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April 16th, 2015 In News, OHL 0 comments

The 2015 OHL Playoffs for the Erie Otters to this point has been the Connor McDavid show.  On the same day that Jack Eichel won the Hobey Baker as a freshman, McDavid goes out and scores 5 goals in a game against the London Knights.  It's turned into a game of "Anything you can do, I can do better." It was the 1st time in McDavid's OHL career...

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March 18th, 2015 In News, OHL 0 comments

A couple of weeks back, after an Erie Otters victory, I can remember leaving the locker room area to head back up to the press box.  The sight that I saw on my way back is something that I will not soon forget. In the corner of the rink nearest the Zamboni entrance, was a gate separating the stands from where the players leave the back of the...

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March 16th, 2015 In CHL, OHL 0 comments

The long-awaited mascot, logo and jersey designs finally have been unveiled for the new OHL team moving to Flint, Michigan, next season. https://twitter.com/FlintFirebirds/status/577473736779010048 There you have it, the Plymouth Whalers are becoming the Flint Firebirds. Team president Costa Papista had this to say about why the name...

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February 26th, 2015 In OHL, Prospects 0 comments

On Wednesday night, Connor McDavid did several things that he has never done in his 156 game OHL career.  Among his latest accomplishments, he got both his 1st hat trick and 4 goal game as an Erie Otter.  He also recorded his 1st 6 point game of his OHL career. As good as McDavid has been all season, his game on Wednesday against the Guelph...

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February 19th, 2015 In OHL, Prospects 1 comments

When the news broke that Connor McDavid broke his hand in a fight, the main concern at the time was making sure he got healthy as quickly as possible.  Any thoughts of winning the scoring title took a back seat.  It's time to bring this conversation back to the front seat. Since the McDavid injury, 2 players, Mitch Marner and Dylan Strome,...

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January 21st, 2015 In New York Islanders, News, OHL 3 comments

If you’ve ever cheered a goal, you’re a fan. If you’ve ever booed the opposition, you’re a fan. If you’ve ever lined up at midnight so you could buy the latest piece of technology, you’re a fan. If you’ve ever idolized a pop star or have seen your favorite band in concert numerous times, you’re a fan. Being a fan, whether of...

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November 24th, 2014 In News, OHL 0 comments

Erie Otters star Connor McDavid surprisingly made an appearance at his team’s practice on Monday.  Surprisingly, because not even coach Kris Knobloch knew McDavid was there.  He came in like he normally does after a day of school.  We had the chance to talk with McDavid, for the 1st time since he suffered a broken hand 2 weeks ago.  He had...

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November 23rd, 2014 In OHL 0 comments

Thomas Welsh has taken the road less traveled over the past four years. After playing two seasons in Prep School and being drafted in the 5th round of the OHL Draft by the Sarnia Sting, he decided he wanted to play NCAA hockey for Penn State University.  After his father was diagnosed with cancer, he thought it would be best to decommit from PSU...

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November 12th, 2014 In News, OHL 0 comments

McDavid Will Miss 5-6 Weeks The Erie Otters have announced that phenom Connor McDavid could miss up to 5-6 weeks of the Erie Otters schedule after fracturing his right hand in a fight in a game on Tuesday against the Mississauga Steelheads. According to the media release, McDavid suffered a fracture of his 5th metacarpal bone in his right hand....

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