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Taylor Raddysh Propels Otters to 9-3 Victory, Round 2

The Otters entered Wednesday night with a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Sarnia Sting. With Game 4 played in Erie due to the unusual 1-2-2-1-1 format for the OHL’s best regular season team, the Otters had a chance to close out the first round in Erie. Justin Fazio, who missed the past two games of the series, was in ...

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Hockey Canada mandates cross ice programming

Re-printed from Hockey Canada press release CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada wants all of Canada on the same page when it comes to the delivery of its Initiation Program – traditionally a player’s first brush with organized hockey at the ages of five and six. Although the Initiation Program – originally developed more than 35 years ago – always recommended ...

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Otters Take 3-0 Series Lead

With a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven playoff series, the Erie Otters entered Sarnia looking to take a stranglehold on the round one matchup against the Sting. The Otters won a hard-fought battle 5-3 to take a 3-0 series lead; they’ll head back to Erie for Game 4 needing one win to secure a round 2 berth. Sarnia immediately started ...

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Otters Sting Sarnia 9-3

After taking Game 1 largely because of a two-goal, three-point effort from forward Kyle Maksimovich, the Otters headed to Sarnia for Game 2, the round one matchup seeing an unusual 1-2-2-1-1 format for the OHL regular season champions. Despite playing in Sarnia, the Otters skated to an easy 9-3 victory to take the series 2-0. Sarnia goaltender Justin Fazio, who ...

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Oswego players named to AHCA All America Team

GLOUCESTER, Mass. – Stephen Johnson and Kenny Neil of the Oswego State men’s ice hockey team have been named to the American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) All-America Team. Johnson was the recipient of a First-Team honor, while Neil was named to the third team. During the Lakers 21-6-1 season, – which saw it win the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) regular ...

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Otters Defeat Sting 6-3, Secure Game 1

After clinching first place in the OHL and the Western Conference, the Erie Otters headed into the first round playoff battle against the Sarnia Sting in Erie. They decisively defeated the Sting 6-3. The Otters started the first period sleepily, surrendering an early goal to the Sting when Drake Rymsha poked the rebound under Erie goaltender Troy Timpano’s pad. Instead ...

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Otters Announce Partnership with Erie Youth Hockey Association

Erie, Pennsylvania – The Erie Otters Hockey Club is pleased to announce its partnership with the Erie Youth Hockey Association in the creation of the Junior Otters hockey program and the continued support of growing the game of hockey in the Erie region. “We are proud to help Erie Youth Hockey grow and develop,” Erie Otters Executive Vice President and ...

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Mercyhurst senior signs pro contract

Mercyhurst senior Kyle Dutra has signed a Standard Player Contract with the Norfolk Admirals of the East Coast Hockey League. The Norfolk Admirals are affiliates of the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League and the Bakersfield Condors of the American Hockey League. The Admirals have ten games left in the regular season. “It was a great opportunity that presented itself ...

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Otters Defeat Guelph 5-2, Clinch First in League

Needing just one win to safely secure the top spot in the Western Conference and a fourth-straight fifty-win season, the Otters faced the Guelph Storm in Erie for the last game of the regular season. The Otters spent most of the game in Guelph’s zone and skated away with a solid 5-2 win, clinching the OHL’s regular season title and ...

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Otters Stay Atop West With 3-2 OT Win

The Otters traveled to Kitchener on St. Patrick’s Day for an important game against the Rangers: in a fierce battle for first in the Western Conference, the Otters needed every point possible to keep apace with Owen Sound and London; further, they needed two wins to reach their fourth-straight fifty-win season. The Otters defeated the Rangers 3-2 in overtime to ...

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