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Silver Skaters and Golden Goalie

PRINCETON, N.J. - The ECHL announced on Monday the second set of 16 Silver Skaters for the markets which will participate in the second weekend of the ECHL Silver Skater Fantasy Team, presented by The MeiGray Group. Fans had the opportunity to vote on ECHL.com for up to...

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Game Notes for 2.29.12 at Chicago

Today's Game: The Toledo Walleye are in Chicago to take on the Express. Toledo last played against Chicago on January 27th in Toledo (3-2 Walleye win). The Matchup: Toledo is 6-3-0-0 against the Express this season. Toledo lost the first 3 meetings, but has won...

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Game Notes 2.26.12 vs. Cincinnati

Game Preview: This is the eleventh meeting of the season between these Toledo and Cincinnati. Toledo is 5-4-1 against the Cyclones this season. The Walleye have won three consecutive games against Cincinnati, including a 3-2 overtime win on February 12th. This has been a very close series...

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Game Notes 2.25.12 vs. Wheeling

Game Preview: This is the seventh meeting of the season between these former division rivals. Toledo is 2-3-1 against Wheeling so far this season. Wheeling has outscored Toledo 17-13 and has outshot the Walleye 184-146 in the season series. The Walleye are four for twenty four (16.6%) against...

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Walleye Add Another Defenseman

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Walleye and Head Coach Nick Vitucci announced today that the team has agreed to terms with defenseman Paul Cianfrini (CHIN-free-nee). Cianfrini, a native of Dundas, Ontario, played in 14 games this year with Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario. In 42 totals games over the last two...

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Game Notes for 2.22.12 at Kalamazoo

Game Preview: The Walleye enter today’s game with a 23-24-2-2 record on the season. Toledo is 3-3-2 against the Kalamazoo Wings this season. Toledo won 5-4 at Kalamazoo on February 3rd. The Wings dealt Toledo a 4-0 loss on February 4th in Toledo. The...

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Walleye Game Notes 2.19.12 at Greenville

Today's Game: The Toledo Walleye are in Greenville today to take on the Road Warriors. This is the fifth and final meeting this year between the two teams. The Matchup: Toledo is 0-4-0-0 against the Road Warriors this season, including the 8-3 loss on...

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Walleye Game Notes for 2.17.12 at Greenville

Today's Game: The Toledo Walleye are in Greenville tonight to take on the Road Warriors. This is the fourth of five meetings this season between the two teams. The Matchup: Toledo is 0-3-0-0 against the Road Warriors this season. Toledo has been outscored 12-6...

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Walleye Release John May

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Walleye and Head Coach Nick Vitucci announced today that the team has released forward John May. May appeared in Sundays game for the Walleye and did not collect a point. In total, John has worn the Walleye uniform for seven games this year, collecting one...

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Alec Richards Named Goaltender of the Week!

PRINCETON, N.J. - Alec Richards of the Toledo Walleye is the Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Feb. 6-12. The 24-year-old was 4-0-0 with a goals-against average of 1.93 and a save percentage of .941 last week as the Walleye moved to within four points of the final...

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Danis-Pepin to Rockford

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Walleye and Head Coach Nick Vitucci announced today that defenseman Simon Danis-Pepin has been recalled to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League. In another move forward David Toews has been activated off of injured reserve. Danis-Pepin has appeared in 25 games this year with...

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Harrison Reed Returns From Houston

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Walleye and Head Coach Nick Vitucci announced today that forward Harrison Reed has been released from his Player Tryout Agreement with the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League. Reed is expected to be in the lineup tonight at Cincinnati. Harrison has appeared in a...

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Game Notes for 2.8.12 at Cincinnati

Game Preview: Toledo is 2-4-1-0 against the Cyclones, including a 7-6 overtime loss last Wednesday night in Cincinnati. Toledo has been outscored 26-22 by the Cyclones this season. The Walleye power play is just 1 for 24 (4.1%) against the Cyclones penalty kill. The Walleye have out shot Cincinnati 20...

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Walleye trade Ryan Zapolski to Gwinnett

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Walleye and Head Coach Nick Vitucci announced today that the team has traded goaltender Ryan Zapolski to the Gwinnett Gladiators for future considerations. Zapolski appeared in two games with Toledo and went 1-1-0 with a 2.02 goals against average and a .932 save percentage. Ryan was...

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Walleye trade Rob Nolan to Colorado

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Walleye and Head Coach Nick Vitucci announced today that the team has traded goaltender Rob Nolan to the Colorado Eagles for future considerations. Nolan appeared in 11 games with the Walleye after starting the season with the Chicago Express. Nolan was 3-3-2 with a 3.87 goals...

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Alec Richards Assigned to Toledo

Rockford, Ill- The Chicago Blackhawks announced on Sunday that they have reassigned goaltender Alec Richards from the American Hockey Leagues Rockford IceHogs to the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL. Richards, 24, has appeared in 22 games for the IceHogs this season. The puckstopper shows a record of 7-11-2 with a .893 save...

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Walleye Roster Shuffling

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Walleye and Head Coach Nick Vitucci announced today that forward Mike Thomas has been assigned to Toledo from the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League. The team has also released forward Jeremy Tucker and activated goaltender Ryan Zapolski from injured reserve. In an...

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Game Notes for 2.3.12 at Kalamazoo

Game Preview: Toledo is 2-2-2 against the Kalamazoo Wings this season. The Wings defeated Toledo 2-1 in a shootout when the teams last played on January 15th. Four of the six previous meetings have been decided by one goal. Toledo has won two of the four games...

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Game Notes for 2.1.12 at Cincinnati

Game Preview: Toledo is 2-4-0-0 against the Cyclones and has beaten Cincinnati since 3-2 on November 25th (losing the last three games). The two have played twice in Cincinnati so far this season, with the Cyclones winning both 4-2 on November 15th and 3-2 on December 1...

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