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Rankin back in the pond

Rankin back in the pond

Walleye forward Evan Rankin is back to play more T-Town Hockey, as he was released this week from his PTO with St. John's of the AHL. Rankin appeared in three games with the IceCaps, registering no points.  

This season with the Walleye, Rankin has scored 8...

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Berschbach, Jenks and Rankin find a groove together

Berschbach, Jenks and Rankin find a groove together

A key ingredient for a hockey team with championship aspirations is having a dominant forward line. Toledo Walleye Head Coach Derek Lalonde believes he has that on nights when he can line up center A.J. Jenks with wingers Shane Berschbach and Evan Rankin.

“They can...

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Walleye News and Notes

Three wins over a busy week : Wednesday night vs. Colorado started a very busy week for the Walleye with four games over five days. Toledo had four different goal scorers in Wednesday's 4-3 win. Shane Berschbach scored a pair of goals Friday night in Fort Wayne but the...

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Late night in the Fort

Late night in the Fort

Dominating home play: Wednesday home victory was the seventh consecutive for the Toledo Walleye. That ties the Walleye record set during last year’s season from January 25 through March 1, 2015. Toledo has a home record of 17-5-0-1 and has outscored teams 75-42 on home ice.

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Rankin rejoins AHL with St. John’s

Rankin rejoins AHL with St. John’s

Forward Evan Rankin has been loaned to the St. John’s IceCaps of the American Hockey League.

Rankin scored a goal in last night’s 4-3 win over Colorado and has eight goals and seven assists in 16 games with the Walleye. In 159 total games for...

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Walleye News and Notes

Big finish to week allows Toledo to pick up five points: After starting the week with a 5-4 overtime loss Friday night in Brampton, the Walleye rebounded to win the last two games to pick five of a possible six points over the weekend. Michael Leone started a comeback...

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Hunting the Beast

Hunting the Beast

A rare occurrence: Toledo has dropped back to back games for only the third time this year. In each of the prior occasions the Walleye lost a third straight before embarking on a long unbeaten streak. The first came from November 6 through November 13 but a win on November 14...

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Roster shakes for the Walleye

Roster shakes for the Walleye

Defenseman Joel Chouinard has been loaned to the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL. Forward Dane Walters has been assigned to the Walleye from the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL. Toledo has traded for defenseman Joe Sova from the Tulsa Oilers in exchange for future considerations.

Sova...

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Walleye News and Notes

Goals against lead to a slow week: Toledo allowed five goals to the KWings in both games this past weekend losing 5-1 Friday night and then 5-2 Saturday in Kalamazoo. In Saturday's loss, the Walleye held a 2-1 lead early in the third period only to surrender four...

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A look to the future

A look to the future

Four game win streak gone: Last night's loss snapped Toledo's consecutive winning streak at four games. The Walleye had also won two consecutive road contests. In the games following any kind of loss for the Walleye they have a record of 9-5-0-1.

Berschbach...

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Walleye News and Notes

Walleye take seven of eight during home stand: Toledo took all three games this past weekend to post a near perfect home stand (7-1-0-0). Friday night saw Jake Paterson pick up his first professional shutout with 28 saves as the Walleye collected a 4-0 win over Brampton. The...

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