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Buffalo Regals Junior “Spotlight” Player of the week ending 10/13/17

Player Name Benjamin Gallivan Jersey # 17 Position Forward Hometown Kenmore, NY Previous Team NY Applecore Grade in School Graduated 2015 Favorite Subject Social Studies Career Interest DEC Officer Favorite NHL Team Buffalo Sabres Favorite Player Patrick Kane Player you resemble Ryan O`Reilly Favorite College Team North Dakota Hobbies Fishing, Hunting Favorite TV Program How I Met Your Mother Favorite ...

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Special Teams Propels Erie to Second Preseason Victory

Buffalo, New York – The Erie Otters and their special teams highlighted Saturday night’s action with a shorthanded goal and three power play goals to defeat the Flint Firebirds 4-3 on day two of the OHL Preseason Showcase at the HarborCenter in Buffalo, New York. Erie continued the momentum from Friday night’s victory rolling into the early parts of the ...

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Otters Down Petes 4-1 in Preseason Opener

Buffalo, New York – The Erie Otters spread the offense around Friday night at the HarborCenter to down the Peterborough Petes 4-1 in their preseason exhibition opener. The Otters controlled the pace of the first period from the drop of the puck with a few chances early before Mitchell Mendonca put Erie on the board first. Mendonca whacked home a ...

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Otters Acquire Alex Gritz from Greyhounds

Erie, Pennsylvania – Erie Otters General Manager Dave Brown announced today that the team has acquired forward Alex Gritz from the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in exchange for two picks in future OHL Priority Selections. Gritz, a 6-foot, 175-pound forward, appeared in 37 regular season games with the Greyhounds during his rookie season in 2016-17, scoring two goals while recording ...

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Otters Training Camp Schedule

Otters Release 2017 Training Camp Schedule Erie, Pennsylvania – The Erie Otters Hockey Club announced today that the team will hold their 2017 training camp at the Erie Insurance Arena beginning Tuesday, August 29th, running through Thursday, August 31st, then concluding with the OHL Preseason Showcase at HarborCenter in Buffalo, New York over Labor Day weekend. The schedule for the ...

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Erie Otters Sign General Manager Dave Brown to Three-Year Extension

Erie, Pennsylvania – Erie Otters Hockey Club C.O.O. and E.V.P. Roy Mlakar announced today that the team has signed General Manager Dave Brown to a three-year contract extension through the 2019-20 season.             “Ownership is pleased with the direction Dave has made with the club and our success,” Erie Otters C.O.O. and E.V.P. Roy Mlakar said. “His diligent hard work, ...

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Otters Name Chris Hartsburg Head Coach, Extend Adams and Wolf

Erie, Pennsylvania – Erie Otters General Manager Dave Brown announced today that the Otters have hired Chris Hartsburg as the team’s eighth head coach in its Erie history, while promoting B.J. Adams to Associate Coach and extending him and Assistant Coach Wes Wolfe through 2020. “We’re happy to have Chris back with the Otters family,” said General Manager Dave Brown. ...

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OHL Pre Season opens in Buffalo

Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced the exhibition game schedule for the 2017-18 season. The schedule includes 45 games from Friday September 1 through Sunday September 17 and also features a six-team Pre-Season Showcase in partnership with Buffalo’s HarborCenter. The HarborCenter OHL Showcase features the hostErie Otters along with the Flint Firebirds, Kitchener Rangers, North Bay Battalion, Peterborough ...

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Minnesota Wild Draft Otters Ivan Lodnia

Chicago, Illinois – Erie Otters forward Ivan Lodnia was selected by the Minnesota Wild with the 85th overall pick in the third round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Lodnia, the Erie Otters first round pick in the 2015 OHL Priority Selection, finished eighth on the team in scoring, compiling 24 goals and 57 points in the 2016-17 campaign. His ...

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…..For immediate release….. Thursday, June 15, 2017 Buffalo Regals Juniors to hold 2nd mini-camp! The Buffalo Regals of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League will conduct the second in a series of mini camps on Wednesday, June 21st and Friday, June 23rd at Holiday Twin Rinks in Cheektowaga.  The ice session  starts at 5pm on the 21st and 5:30pm on ...

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