Erie, Pennsylvania – The Ontario Hockey League announced today that the Erie Otters will open the home portion of the 2021-22 season on Saturday, October 23, 2021, against the Saginaw Spirit at 7 PM at the Erie Insurance Arena.
“Today’s announcement is another monumental step forward to return to hockey in Erie. Our entire organization, starting with Jim Waters, to myself, to our coaching staff, to our business staff, to our entire hockey operations and scouting staff, and especially our players, cannot wait to welcome our season ticket members, corporate partners, and great fans back to the Erie Insurance Arena,” said General Manager Dave Brown.
Erie will be the visiting team for the home openers of both the Flint Firebirds and Saginaw Spirit. The Otters will visit the Firebirds on Saturday, October 9th at 7 PM and Saginaw on Saturday, October 16th at 7:05 PM.
The full 2021-22 Ontario Hockey League schedule will be announced tomorrow, June 29, 2021 at 3 PM.
Season Tickets are on sale now starting as low as $306. For more information, CLICK HERE or call the Otters Office at 814-455-7779.
The next event on the calendar for the Erie Otters and the Ontario Hockey League is the Canadian Hockey League Import Draft on Wednesday, June 30. Held annually since 1992, the CHL Import Draft sees Canadian Hockey League teams draw from international talent in a two-round selection process held live on CHL.ca. The ERIE OTTERS hold the 33rd and 66th overall selections. In 2020 CHL Import Draft, the Otters selection Alexei Kolosov from the Belarus U18 and U20 national teams and Artem Kulakov from Spartak St. Petersburg U17.
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