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Otters fall 2-1

Coming off a close game against the Flint Firebirds the night previous, the Otters traveled to Kitchener to complete their three-game weekend. Kitchener, the sixth ranked team in the Western Conference, would be the matchup against Erie (third in the conference) if the OHL playoffs were to start on Sunday. Erie was unable to solve netminder Luke Opilka in the ...

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Otters prevail in a shootout

Coming off a dominant 8-0 performance against Ottawa the night previous, the Otters remained in Erie to face Flint looking to continue their win-streak. They managed to hold off the Firebirds, defeating their opponent 4-3 in the shootout; Strome scored the shootout winner, and Troy Timpano stopped all three shootout attempts to secure the victory for Erie. The first two ...

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Buffalo Stars youth Spotlight Player of the week

Buffalo Stars Youth Spotlight Player of the Week Name:  Jadyn G. Clark      Age:  10 Height:  5’ 1’’ Weight:  66LB Position:  Goalie Hometown:  Hamburg, NY Grade in School:   5th Favorite Subject:   Science Career Interest:   Veterinarian Favorite NHL Player: Dominic Hasek Favorite College Team: Niagara University Favorite Hobbies:   Video games, TV, Basketball, Drawing, Pokemon GO, Hockey Favorite Food:   Ribs Favorite Music:   None ...

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Otters rout Ottawa

With final trade deadline acquisition Cam Lizotte joining the Otters along with Anthony Cirelli and Warren Foegele, Erie met Ottawa at the Erie Insurance Arena looking to solidify their reputation as one of the top contenders in the OHL. They did just that, defeating Ottawa in a dominant 8-0 performance. Though Erie and Ottawa were each granted a power play ...

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Otters new acquisitions pay off in 6-3 win

With Dylan Strome, Erik Cernak, and Taylor Raddysh rejoining the team after the World Junior Championships, the Otters met Kitchener in Erie looking to avenge a 5-2 loss to the Rangers on January 1st. New acquisitions Anthony Cirelli and Warren Foegele were on the roster to start the night, though Cameron Lizotte, whom the Otters had acquired just the night ...

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Buffalo Stars youth Spotlight player of the week

Our Buffalo Stars Midget Spotlight Player of the Week ending January 8, 2017 is Kyle Lee from the Midget U16 team. Name:  Kyle Brandan Lee Age:  15 Height:  6’½” Weight:  155lbs Position:  Forward Hometown:  North Tonawanda Grade in School:  10 Favorite Subject: Math   Career Interest:  Business Favorite NHL Player: T.J.Oshie Favorite College Team: Boston College Favorite Hobbies:  working out ...

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Otters pick up Cameron Lizotte from Barrie

Erie Otters General Manager Dave Brown announced this evening that the team has acquired defenseman Cameron Lizotte from the Barrie Colts in exchange for three choices at future OHL Priority Selections. Lizotte, 6’-2”, 195-pound defenseman, has appeared in 27 games this season with the Barrie Colts, recording five assists and 44 PIM. Originally a second-round pick (25th overall) of the ...

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Otters acquire Cirelli from Oshawa

Erie Otters General Manager Dave Brown announced today that the team has acquired forward Anthony Cirelli from the Oshawa Generals in exchange for Allan McShane and draft choices in upcoming Ontario Hockey League Priority Selections. Cirelli, a 6’-1”, 184-pound center, committed to the Oshawa Generals in 2014 following a free agent training camp invite. The Woodbridge, Ontario native went on ...

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Otters fall to Spirit

The Erie Otters headed to Saginaw looking to pick up their third straight win of 2017; workhorse goaltender Troy Timpano made his 28th start of the season against the Spirit, facing off against New Jersey draft pick and Saginaw starting goalie Evan Cormier. Cormier stood tall and stymied Erie’s high-powered offense as the Spirit defeated the Otters 4-2. Saginaw pressured ...

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Stony Brook back in action tonight

Happy New Year Fans! The Stony Brook Seawolves will be back in action this coming Saturday, 1/7, at 8:30 pm and again on Sunday, 1/8, at 3:30 pm against divisional rivals, Liberty University Flames. The last time these two teams met back in November, the Flames won the first game in a shoot out and the Seawolves won the second ...

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