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First Round Import Selection Gera Poddubnyi Commits to Erie

August 30, 2016 - Erie, Pennsylvania - Erie Otters General Manager Dave Brown announced today that the team's first round selection in the 2016 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft, Gera Poddubnyi, has committed to the team and agreed to an Ontario Hockey League standard player agreement. "We're thrilled to receive commitment from Gera," General Manager Dave Brown said. "He has great size, and the skill and compete that the Otters want each night. He's a world class addition to our organization." Poddubnyi, a 6'2", 165-pound forward, spe... Full Story

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Otters Acquire Timpano from Sudbury Wolves

August 24, 2016 - Erie, Pennsylvania - Erie Otters General Manager Dave Brown announced today that the team has acquired goaltender Troy Timpano from the Sudbury Wolves in exchange for three draft picks. Timpano, drafted 27th overall by the Wolves in 2013, has appeared in 93 OHL games with Sudbury. The 6'-1", 184-pound goaltender finished last season with a .878 save percentage and a 4.74 goals against average, going 10-22-1-1 with one shutout which came against the Otters on December 12th where he stopped 30 Erie shots. The 18-year-old, P... Full Story

Otters Select German Poddubnnyi with Import Pick

June 28, 2016 - The Erie Otters selected German Poddubnnyi with the 58th overall pick in the first round of the 2016 Canadian Hockey League Import Draft. Poddubnnyi, a 6'2", 165-pound forward, spent the 2015-16 season with the Philadelphia Jr. Flyers. The Sarov, Russia native led the Tier 1 Elite Hockey League U-16 with 25 goals and 48 points. The 17-year-old is eligible for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. "He's a world class player," Otters General Manager Dave Brown said of Poddubnnyi. "His skill and compete level fit our team's brand ... Full Story

Knoblauch, Adams Agree to Extensions; Otters Hire Wes Wolfe as Assistant

June 17, 2016 - Erie, Pennsylvania - Erie Otters General Manager Dave Brown announced today that the team has come to terms on two-year contract extensions with Head Coach Kris Knoblauch and Assistant Coach B.J. Adams, and also hired Wes Wolfe as an assistant coach. "I'm elated and enthusiastic for the organization, players, and our loyal fans to be able to extend Kris and B.J. for another two seasons," Otters General Manager Dave Brown said. "This will provide consistency and continuity to the culture we have developed together, and al... Full Story


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