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Posted: June 16th, 2010

The Ontario Hockey League released the schedule of games for the 2010-2011 season on Wednesday.

The Erie Otters open their 15th campaign of OHL play with a road game against the Brampton Battalion on September 24 before returning home to the Tullio Arena for their 2010-11 home opener at 7 p.m. on September 25 against the Saginaw Spirit. The Otters plan to retire the late Vince Scott’s No. 18 at the home opener.

The Otters will play 27-of-34 home games on weekends: nine Fridays, 16 Saturdays, and two Sundays. Home games are scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 4:30 p.m. on Sundays.

The longest home stand of the season takes place October 27 to November 6, when the Otters will play host to the Plymouth Whalers, Windsor Spitfires, Oshawa Generals and Owen Sound Attack.

As part of the 15th anniversary festivities, the Otters will mark their 1,000th game in team history on February 5 against Windsor. The home schedule concludes March 12 against the rival Kitchener Rangers, and the team’s season will wrap up with a pair of road games in Sarnia and Saginaw on March 17-18.

2010-2011 Otters’ schedule highlights:
· Home Opener – September 25 @ 7 p.m. against the Saginaw Spirit. The Otters will retire Vince Scott’s No. 18 to the Tullio Arena rafters.
· Annual Thanksgiving Game will take place on November 25 against the Belleville Bulls
· Home Game Breakdown: 16 Saturdays; nine Fridays; five Wednesdays; two Sundays; and two Thursdays
· Longest Home Stand: five games (October 27-November 6)
· Longest Road Trip: five games (January 21-30)
· 1000th game in franchise history: Saturday, February 5 @ 7:00 p.m. against the Windsor Spitfires
· Nine sets of three-games-in-three days

Check out the Otters’ complete schedule by clicking the link.

Posted: March 12th, 2010

AHA Tournament schedule

Quarterfinals (best-of-3)

No. 4 Mercyhurst vs. No. 5 Canisius

Game 1 – Canisius 5, Mercyhurst 1

Game 2 – Saturday at Mercyhurst, 7:05 p.m.

Game 3 – Sunday at Mercyhurst, 7:05 p.m.*

Canisius leads series, 1-0

No. 2 Sacred Heart vs. No. 7 Holy Cross

Game 1 – Sacred Heart 4, Holy Cross 0

Game 2 – Saturday at Sacred Heart, 7:05 p.m.

Game 3 – Sunday at Sacred Heart, 7:05 p.m.*

Sacred Heart leads series 1-0

No. 1 Rochester Institute of Technology vs. No. 9 Connecticut

Game 1 - RIT 4, Connecticut 3 (OT)

Game 2 - Saturday at RIT, 7:05 p.m.

Game 3 - Sunday at RIT, 7:05 p.m.*

RIT lead series 1-0

No. 3 Air Force vs. No. 6 Army

Game 1 - Air Force 3, Army 0

Game 2 - Saturday at Air Force, 9:05 p.m.

Game 3 - Sunday at Air Force, 9:05 p.m.*

Air Force leads series 1-0

* If necessary

Posted: February 19th, 2010

Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League, in association with the 2010 MasterCard Memorial Cup host committee, have announced the schedule and start times for the event, which will be held May 14-23 at the Keystone Centre in Brandon, Manitoba.

The puck drops on May 14 at 7 pm CT when the host Wheat Kings take on the champions from the Ontario Hockey League, with the tournament wrapping up with the championship game scheduled for May 23 at 2 pm C T.  All games will be broadcast to a national audience live on Rogers Sportsnet and RDS.

The Memorial Cup will be hosted in the province of Manitoba for the first time ever in the event’s 92-year history.

Competing against the league champions from the Western Hockey League, OHL, and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, the host Wheat Kings will be striving for their first Memorial Cup championship.  This will be the fifth time the Wheat Kings have competed in the event, including past appearances in1949 (runner-up finish), 1979 (runner-up), 1995 and 1996.

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