Pelech enjoying elder statesman role with surging Otters
If it seems that Adam Pelech is comfortable in his role as one of the Erie Otters’ elder statesmen, it may be because it’s a position he feels he’s played for a few years already.
“I’ve been one of the older guys for the past three years, just because of how young this team has been,” he said. “It’s a role I enjoy.”
Pelech, who was selected in the third round, 65th overall, of the 2012 NHL Draft by the New York Islanders, is a key player on a resurgent Otters’ squad. Along with Connor Crisp, Pelech was a rookie on the 2010-11 team that finished with 40 wins and lost in the first round of the OHL playoffs.… read more