Erie, Pennsylvania – The Erie Otters today unveiled the logo for their 25th anniversary as well as a commemorative third jersey for their silver anniversary that will be celebrated during the 2020-21 OHL season.
“We are very excited to present a logo that makes us proud of our most cherished organizational accomplishments while tying in our home state recognition and, most importantly, what Erie and our community have come to know in our team’s logo,” said general manager and vice president of operations Dave Brown. “The anniversary sweater has a sparkle that will allow us to remember the countless bright moments we have shared from our 25 years together. Lastly, we hope this jersey gives us all a sparkle and opportunity to be optimistic about our future. We are excited to share this time with our partners, passionate season ticket members, and the faithful Erie community, and we hope this brings brighter moments to the community moving forward.”
The yearlong celebration will start with the beginning of the 2020-21 season on February 4th with the OHL’s planned opening date as part of the return to play plan and will continue throughout the calendar year of 2021. The festivities will feature the announcement of the Otters 25th anniversary team as voted by the fans this past summer, player and alumni appearances, unique benefits for season ticket holders, and other anniversary-themed initiatives.
The anniversary logo features the Otters primary logo planted on a keystone background that is highlights by the team’s two J. Ross Robertson Cup championships and the 25 years that the franchise has been in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Commemorative 25th anniversary season merchandise will go on sale Friday, November 20th on the Otters online store and will also be featured at the team’s brand-new merchandise store located inside the Erie Insurance Arena. In collaboration with the grand opening of the team’s merchandise store on Friday, fans can take advantage of a free hat special when they spend $25 or more. Additionally, all fans who stop by the team store during its grand opening weekend this Friday and Saturday will be entered to win a team autographed stick (no purchase necessary). The team store will open under Holiday Hours: open 11am-5pm Monday through Wednesday, 11am-7pm Thursday through Friday, and 10am-2pm on Saturday or contact Darcie Chabola to schedule an appointment for a socially distanced store visit at 814-480-6092.
For the latest Otters news and up to date information on the 2020-21 season, visit www.ottershockey.com, or follow the team on Facebook (www.facebook.com/erieottershockey), Twitter (@ErieOtters) and Instagram (@ErieOtters).