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Walleye News and Notes: October 15

Starting the season in Greenville: Toledo started season 10 of Walleye hockey with back to back games in South Carolina. Friday night, the Walleye fell behind 3-0 midway through the second period before Matt Register’s shorthanded goal from the Walleye zone sparked a rally that was completed when AJ Jenks scored 3:17 into overtime for a 4-3 win. Saturday night, Jenks was at it again as he scored to even the game at two with under five minutes left but a Greenville goal less than a minute later sealed Toledo’s fate in a 4-2 loss.

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Walleye add power forward in Hunter Smith

Walleye add power forward in Hunter Smith

Forward Hunter Smith has agreed to terms with the Toledo Walleye for the 2018-19 season. Smith joins Toledo after being released from the AHL camp of the Colorado Eagles. The native of Windsor, Ontario spent last season in Kansas City where in 35 games he scored nine goals with eight assists and 47 penalty minutes. Smith spent the previous two years with Stockton of the AHL where the 23-year-old skated in 88 contests for the Heat with five goals, 14 assists, 124 penalty minutes and a plus 10. The former second round pick (54th overall) by Calgary in the 2014 NHL draft, appeared in 166 career OHL...

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Walleye announce training camp roster

Walleye announce training camp roster

Toledo, OH – Toledo Walleye hockey gets underway on Monday, October 1 with the first day of training camp at the Huntington Center. The Walleye will hit the ice at 11 a.m. for the first practice of the 2018-19 season. Fourteen forwards in camp to start the season are: Tyler Spezia, Shane Berschbach, Hayden Hodgson, Jordan Topping, Dylan Sadowy, Bryan Moore, Luke Nogard, John Siemer, Ben Storm, Charlie O’Connor, Luke Kirwan, Daniel Leavens, A.J. Jenks and Greg Wolfe. Seven total defensemen are in camp with Brenden Kotyk, Kevin Tansey, Ryan Obuchowski, Olivier Schingh-Gomez, Jake Faiella,...

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Meet the new Walleye Daniel Leavens

Meet the new Walleye Daniel Leavens

Daniel is a 6’1”,200 pound forward from Toronto, Ontario obtained by the Walleye via trade with Wichita. He played four years at Robert Morris University, and split last season between Wheeling, Allen and Rapid City in the ECHL. We caught up with Daniel for a quick Q-and-A session. 

 

Q: Who was your favorite hockey player growing up?

A: “When I was a kid, my favorite player was Pavel Datsyuk. He was so skilled offensively but he was also extremely solid defensively.”

 

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