Erie, Pennsylvania – The Erie Otters today announced their schedule for the first round of the Ontario Hockey League Playoffs against the Saginaw Spirit, including the change in venue for a possible game five that would take place at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. In the event that a game five is forced, the Erie Otters will host the Saginaw Spirit at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York on Saturday, April 2 at 3 p.m. More information, including ticket on-sale details, will be released in the near future.
The First Niagara Center hosted its first OHL game, welcoming the Erie Otters and the Niagara IceDogs for a regular season tilt in front of 11,391 on October 22, 2014, where the Otters prevailed 8-4.
The first round schedule is as follows:
· Game 1 – Friday, March 25, Saginaw @ Erie, Erie Insurance Arena, 7 PM
· Game 2 – Sunday, March 27, Saginaw @ Erie, Erie Insurance Arena, 7 PM
· Game 3 – Tuesday, March 29, Erie @ Saginaw, Dow Event Center, 7:05 PM
· Game 4 – Thursday, March 31, Erie @ Saginaw, Dow Event Center, 7:05 PM
· *Game 5 – Saturday, April 2, Saginaw @ Erie, First Niagara Center, Buffalo, NY, 3 PM
· *Game 6 – Sunday, April 3, Erie @ Saginaw, Dow Event Center, 4 PM
· *Game 7 – Tuesday, April 5, Saginaw @ Erie, Erie Insurance Arena, 7 PM
Playoff ticket packages are on sale now at the Erie Otters Front Office, or by calling 814-455-7779. Individual playoff game tickets are also on sale for games one and two of the first round. Fans can take advantage of the Erie Otters ticket price freeze in the first round by visiting the Erie Insurance Arena box office, visiting ErieEvents.com, or by calling 814-452-4857.