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Otters Score 9 in Victory Over Steelheads

  The Erie Otters met Mississauga at the Erie Insurance Arena before their departure for a three-game road-trip to start December. The Otters featured the OHL’s two leading scorers in Taylor Raddysh and Alex DeBrincat, with goaltender Troy Timpano leading the league in wins, and Allan McShane ranked at number five in rookie scoring. The Otters dominated the Steelheads through ...

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Buffalo Stars Peewee Majors take Rochester Invitational

The Buffalo Stars Pee Wee AA team coached by Scott Rutherford took first place in the Rochester Thanksgiving Tournament this past weekend. The Stars overcame a 4-0 loss in round robin play to the Niagara Falls Flyers by bouncing back and playing them to a 3-3 score in the championship game.  They prevailed in the shootout on goals by Owen ...

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Otters out battle Battalion

Hosting the North Bay Battalion, the Erie Otters held their annual charitable Teddy Bear Toss looking for two points to put them back at the top of their conference. The Otters dominated the Battalion through the game, outshooting their opponents 32-11 and winning 4-2. The Otters took three consecutive penalties within the first four minutes of the game’s opening period, ...

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING

The Staff of the Great Lakes Hockey Report wishes all of you a HAPPY THANKSGIVING

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Otters sting Sarnia 4-3

 With three losses in a row and a reputation for struggling on the road this season, the Erie Otters faced the Sting in Sarnia with the expectation of getting back in the win column before returning to the Erie Insurance Arena. They accomplished just that, scoring four en route to a regulation victory. Sarnia was the first to jump out ...

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Kyle Pettit named Otters Captain

Erie Otters Head Coach Kris Knoblauch announced today that overage forward Kyle Pettit has been named captain of the team for the 2016-17 campaign. “Kyle is the ultimate selfless player,” Kris Knoblauch said. “He doesn’t care about goals, assists, or personal awards. He just wants to do what’s best for the team. The coaches respect what Kyle brings, and I ...

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Otters Vanquished in 8-3 Shocker by Spirit

  On a two-game losing streak entering the game against Saginaw, the Erie Otters continued their extended road trip looking for two points against the OHL’s last-placed team. The Spirit took advantage of a sleepy Otters team, however, and won in shocking fashion, 8-3. The Otters started the game slowly, and Saginaw was able to capitalize: Matthew Kreis banked a ...

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Buffalo State Bengals YOUTH HOCKEY NIGHT

  The Buffalo State Men’s Hockey program invites all youth hockey players and their families to campus on Saturday, December 3rd for “Youth Hockey Night.” The Bengals will square off with SUNYAC rival and Nationally-Ranked #7 Geneseo that night. Puck drop is 7 p.m. Players who wear their team jerseys will get in free along with the rest of the ...

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Buffalo Stars Youth Player of the Week ending November 13th

Congratulations to Buffalo Stars Peewee Red Player Dillon Dake who is the Buffalo Stars Youth Player of the Week for the week ending November 13, 2016 In the Peewee Red season opener against Fredonia, Dillon scored three goals and assisted on two others. Dillon has transitioned well from playing primarily as right wing to becoming a playmaking center this season. ...

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Otters Defeated by Battalion in OT, 3-2

  With their win-streak broken the night previous and starting goaltender Troy Timpano needing a rest, the Erie Otters turned to rookie Anand Oberoi in net against the North Bay Battalion. Longtime backup goaltender Jake Lawr was a healthy scratch alongside Erik Cernak, who was serving the first game of a suspension for slew-footing during the game on November 12 ...

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