Alleged killer nurse back in court today
A trial date is expected to be set today in a Woodstock court for a former nurse charged with killing eight nursing-home residents and injuring several others in London and Woodstock.
Forty-nine-year-old Elizabeth Wettlaufer waived her right to a preliminary hearing when she appeared in court earlier this month.
She was charged with eight counts of first-degree murder last October and an additional four counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault in January.
Court documents allege Wettlaufer injected those six alleged victims in her care with insulin.
GM Joey Burke has announced the IceDogs acquisition of D-man Elijah Roberts from the Kitchener Rangers. The IceDogs send three picks, a second and two thirds, in exchange for Roberts.
The IceDogs have hired Ted Dent as an Associate Coach. Dent comes to Niagara from the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL, the top affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, where he served six years as head coach and 5 years as assistant.
IceDogs Head Coach David Bell has accepted an assistant coaching position with the Ontario Reign of the AHL. After four years with the IceDogs, the last as head coach, Bell moves on to the number one affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings.