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Kalamazoo

Tonight in Kalamazoo. Justin Suda and Mike Hedden are scratches, while Jordan Pearce will start. Steve Oleksy and Brandon Naurato are in.

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Toledo falls in a Shootout at Reading

The night started great for Toledo as Maxime Tanguay collected his second goal of the year on the power play in the first. Toledo led 1-0 after the first. In the second however, the Royals came alive as they scored 3 times to take a 3-1 after 2. Mike Hedden scored a third period penalty shot goal and Adam Hobson collected a power play goal also as Toledo tied it at 3. The shootout went to Reading as the Royals win 4-3 in a shootout. Next up the first place Kalamazoo Wings!

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Random Stats, etc.

Kalamazoo, Elmira, and Idaho are the only undefeated teams left in the 20-team ECHL...they are all 5-0-0 on the year. Johnstown is the only winless team at 0-3-1 Toledo leads the ECHL in attendance at 6,412 fans per game...the league average is 4,451 through 47 games. JC Sawyer is tied for the league lead with 2 game-winning goals. Goaltender Alec Richards is 5th in the ECHL with a 1.63 GAA. Toledo is 5th in the league in power play percentage at 23.3% (7-30) Toledo is also 5th in the league in the penalty kill at 88.9% (24-27). Toledo plays at Reading on Thursday...

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In Reading

Following our first overnight bus trip, the team is in Reading, PA. It was a good bus trip considering the rain and fog. The team had some jump after the ride for a solid day of practice. Should be a great rest of the day prior to tomorrow nights game against the Royals. By the way, a great note on the team. In each game so far this year, Toledo has increased its shot total per game. Wow!

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