Erie Otters Advance to Western Conference Finals; Cowbells Banned at EIA to Increase Venue Safety

The Erie Otters defeated the London Knights 5-4 Tuesday night in front of thousands at the Erie Insurance Arena. Warren Foegele scored the game winning goal in overtime, sending the Otters to the Western Conference Finals.

Due to the actions of some people in attendance at Tuesday night’s game, cowbells are no longer permitted inside the Erie Insurance Arena. To provide for a safer environment for the players, coaches, staff and patrons at our venue, we appreciate your cooperation with this matter.

The Otters will face the Owen Sound Attack in the Western Conference Finals starting Friday, April 21. Tickets for the first two games scheduled at the Erie Insurance Arena Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 go on sale Wednesday, April 19 at noon. You can purchase tickets at the Erie Insurance Arena Box Office, online at or by calling 814-452-4857.

The schedule is as follows:

  1. Friday, April 21 at 7 PM
  2. Saturday, April 22 at 7 PM
  3. Monday, April 24 @ 7 PM @ Owen Sound
  4. Wednesday, April 26 @ 7 PM @ Owen Sound
  5. Friday, April 28 @ 7 PM
  6. Sunday, April 30 @ 2 PM @ Owen Sound
  7. Monday, May 1 @ 7 PM

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