Early Erie Otters’ Camp Takeaways

report this ad The Erie Otters opened their orientation camp Saturday morning at Erie Bank Center. It was their first opportunity to see third-overall pick Connor Lockhart take the ice. Lockhart made news Friday night when he officially committed to the Otters. He and general manager Dave Brown spoke to the media with his parents […]

3 Erie Otters OHL Draft Takeaways

The Erie Otters found themselves in an interesting spot Saturday morning as the OHL Draft began. Holding the third overall pick, they had lots of ways they could have gone. The best defenseman in Brandt Clarke was available. Two dynamic centers were available in Connor Lockhart and Mason McTavish. Plus the best goalie to come […]

Windsor Spitfires’ Weekly: Down to Single Digits

Home cooking may have been just what the Windsor Spitfires needed. Their stretch of seven-of-nine games at home is halfway done and, for the most part, it’s been a success. After a road-heavy January, the Spitfires found themselves battling the ninth-place Erie Otters tooth-and-nail for that final playoff spot in the Western Conference. It’s not […]

Windsor Spitfires’ Weekly: Growing Pains & Old-Time Hockey

When you’re a rebuilding club in the OHL, some weekends are going to be better than others. The Windsor Spitfires have realized this, but are showing that inexperience doesn’t mean giving up. The Spitfires started off 2019 reeling off four-straight wins. Afterwards, though, they lost four-of-five coming into last weekend. It’s a turbulent ride that […]

Barrie Colts Rebuild At Deadline

Now that the OHL trade deadline has come and gone, the Barrie Colts’ plan moving forward is clear. It is time to rebuild for the future. Unlike many OHL organizations, Barrie doesn’t have a history of building assets for future seasons. Generally, management focuses on the roster’s current needs that season. It appeared that this […]

Who Could Win Michael DiPietro Sweepstakes?

With a month-and-a-half to go before the OHL trade deadline (usually around Jan. 10), there’s one topic that needs to be addressed. It’s not comfortable for anyone, but it’s one that’s probably inevitable and maybe even required – which team could land Michael DiPietro? Last season, the Windsor Spitfires’ star goaltender became one of the […]