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Byron Froese joins the Walleye

Rockford, Ill- The Chicago Blackhawks announced Monday that they have reassigned forward Byron Froese from the American Hockey Leagues Rockford IceHogs to the Toledo Walleye (ECHL). Chicagos fourth round selection (119th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Froese has been held scoreless in 11 games with the IceHogs this season, registering...

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Game Notes 11.25.11 vs. CIN

Last Game: Toledo lost for the first time this season when leading after two periods 3-2 to Florida on Wednesday night. The Walleye surrendered two unanswered goals in the third period. Todays Game: The Toledo Walleye welcome the Cincinnati Cyclones to the Huntington Center. Following the Fish: The Walleye have...

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Walleye Add a Goalie; Trade Pelech to Cincinnati

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Walleye and head Coach Nick Vitucci announced today that the Walleye have agreed to terms with Goaltender Ryan Zapolski (za-POLE-ski). The Walleye also traded forward Mike Pelech to Cincinnati for future considerations and released goaltender Mike Bacashihua. Zapolski, the native of Erie, Pennsylvania, is in...

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Game Notes 11.23.11 vs. Florida

Last Game: Toledo defeated Cincinnati 6-3 thanks in part to a three goal outburst in the second period. Goaltender Carter Hutton turned aside 33 of the 36 shots he faced for the win. The six goals scored is a season high for the Walleye. Todays Game: The Toledo Walleye welcome the Florida...

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Walleye get Oslund and Fournier back from Grand Rapids - lose Rufenach to the Griffins

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Detroit Red Wings on Monday reassigned defenseman Gleason Fournier from the Grand Rapids Griffins to the Toledo Walleye (ECHL). Additionally, the Griffins today released forward Nick Oslund from his professional tryout and recalled defenseman Bryan Rufenach from Toledo. Fournier, 20, skated in two games with Grand...

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Walleye Trade Harvey to Elmira for Joey Ryan

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Walleye and Head Coach Nick Vitucci announced today that the team has acquired defenseman Joey Ryan from the Elmira Jackals for defenseman Kevin Harvey. The 24-year-old native of Stoneham, Massachusetts is in his fourth professional season and has played in 116 ECHL games, scoring nine goals,...

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Game Notes for 11.16.11 at Chicago

Todays Game: The Toledo Walleye are in Chicago to take on the Express. Toledo is 1-5-0-0 on the road this season. Against Chicago: Toledo is 0-3-0-0 against the Express this season. Chicago defeated Toledo 2-0 in the lone meeting so far this season at Chicago. Last...

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Gilbert Reassigned from Toledo to Rockford

The Chicago Blackhawks announced Monday that they have reassigned center David Gilbert from the Toledo Walleye (ECHL) to the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs. In addition, Chicago has reassigned right winger Chris DiDomenico from Rockford to Toledo. In nine games with Toledo this season, Gilbert, 20, has tallied six points (1g-...

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Walleye Make Two Trades

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Walleye and head Coach Nick Vitucci announced today that the Walleye have acquired defenseman Ryan Blair from the Cincinnati Cyclones for future considerations. In a separate move, Toledo has traded defenseman Scott Fletcher to the Florida Everblades for future considerations. Blair is in his first...

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Gilbert Headed to Rockford

Grand Rapids, MI - The Chicago Blackhawks announced that they have reassigned center David Gilbert from the Toledo Walleye (ECHL) to the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs. Gilbert has played in seven games with the Walleye in 2011-12 and ranks second on the team in scoring with six points. The...

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McCollum and Oslund Headed To Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - The Detroit Red Wings on Monday reassigned goaltender Tom McCollum from the Toledo Walleye (ECHL) to the Grand Rapids Griffins. Additionally, the Griffins today signed forward Nick Oslund to a professional tryout. McCollum, 21, has appeared in 54 games over two seasons (2009-11) with the Griffins, posting a 1...

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Game Notes 11.6.11 at Gwinnett

Todays Game: The Toledo Walleye are in Gwinnett to take on the Gladiators. Against Gwinnett: This is the first meeting of the season between Toledo and Gwinnett. Toledo is 6-5-0 all-time against the Gladiators, including winning three of four games last year. Last Walleye Game: Toledo dropped its fourth...

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Game Notes for 11.5.11 at South Carolina

Todays Game: The Toledo Walleye are in South Carolina tonight to take on the Stingrays. Against South Carolina: This is the second meeting of the season between Toledo and South Carolina. The Walleye won the first meeting of the season 3-2 on October 22nd in the Huntington Center. Last Walleye...

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Game Notes 11.3.11 at Greenville

Todays Game: The Toledo Walleye are in Greenville tonight to take on the Road Warriors. Against Greenville: This is the first of five meetings this season between Toledo and Greenville. The Road Warriors will be in Toledo on December 2nd and January 7th. The two will finish their season series...

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Adam Estoclet Joins Walleye From Grand Rapids

(Toledo, OH) - The Toledo Walleye and Head Coach Nick Vitucci announced today that forward Adam Estoclet has been assigned to the Walleye from the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League. Adam is in his first professional season after a four-year stint at Dartmouth. The native of Naperville,...

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