The Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League today announced that they have acquired the 37th overall selection in the 2011 CHL Import Draft from the Windsor Spitfires in exchange for Windsor’s fifth round pick in the 2012 OHL Priority Selection and Erie’s seventh round pick in the 2013 OHL Priority Selection.
The Otters now hold three picks (37th, 67th, 94th) in the 2011 CHL Import Draft. Each team in the CHL is permitted to carry two European Import players each season. Goaltender Ramis Sadikov was selected in the 2009 CHL Import Draft and is eligible to return to the Otters next season.
The 2011 CHL Import Draft will take place on Wednesday beginning at 9:00 a.m. The two-round draft will take place online and can be followed live as picks are made at www.chl.ca.
2011-12 Season Tickets are available at one of the most affordable prices in the Ontario Hockey League. Reserve your seat for all 34 Otters home games and receive a number of outstanding Season Ticket Holder Benefits including personalized Season Ticket Books, free tickets to Otters pre-season games played at the Tullio Arena, unused ticket redemption opportunities, merchandise discounts and more! Ask about our new VIP Hat Trick Club!
The ninth annual Erie Otters Champions for Education Golf Tournament will be held Monday, August 29th at Lake Shore Country Club. The noon shotgun tournament offers golfers an opportunity to play a round with a member of the Otters (current or alumni) on one of Erie’s most challenging and picturesque 18-hole courses. The benefactor of the Tournament is the Erie Otters Education Fund, which supports The Brad Boyes Scholarship, awarded annually to a local male high school athlete who excels on and off the playing field. The Fund also assists in the educational needs of former members of the Otters following their OHL careers. The tournament also supports numerous charities. Registration for the tourney is $150 per player and includes golf with cart, lunch, snacks and beverages on the course, dinner following golf, prizes and much, much more. Space is limited so register today by calling the Otters Office at 814-455-7779.