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Walleye News and Notes

Overtime victory highlights three win week: Toledo took care of Brampton Wednesday night with a five-goal outburst in a 5-1 win. The power play went three of four on Saturday night spearheading a come from behind 4-3 win over Tulsa. Tylor Spink sent the home crowd home happy on Sunday when he scored early in overtime to lift the Walleye to a 3-2 win. Toledo has a record of 7-2 in games decided this year in the three on three overtime session.

Number 18: Saturday night’s crowd of 8,078 was the 18th sellout crowd of the season for the Walleye at the Huntington Center which matches the record set last year with 18 sellouts in 36 home games. Toledo is currently second in average attendance at 7,099.

Home streaking: With a perfect week behind them, the Walleye have won nine straight home games and is unbeaten in regulation over the last ten contests played at the Huntington Center (9-0-1).

Ahead of the record pace: This year's team has 95 points and 46 wins through 63 games played this year which is ahead the 2014-15 team (44-13-6) at this same point that won a Toledo ECHL record 50 games.

Berschbach reaches 200: When Landon Oslanski scored early in the second period, Shane Berschbach collected an assist which was his 200th point in a Walleye uniform. In total, Berschbach has 201 points (56G, 145A) over 188 career games played in Toledo. He is currently on an eight-game points streak with four goals and nine assists. Berschbach ranks second to Evan Rankin (209) in most career Walleye points.

South Division flair for the weekend: A three in three home weekend will see all South Division foes coming to Toledo. For the only time this season the Walleye will play the Florida Everblades this upcoming week on Friday and Saturday. Toledo is 10-12-2 all-time against the team from Fort Myers, Florida. Sunday evening the Walleye host the Norfolk Admirals. Toledo won both meetings in Norfolk back in October.

Promotions: Following Friday’s game is the final post-game party with the players for the season happening in the club level lounge. Sunday is Faith and Family night with a special video presentation featuring Alden HIrschfeld's return to the ice following brain surgery. Sunday is also Paws and Pucks night meaning you can bring your dog to the Huntington Center. Tickets are five dollars for the dogs with 100% of the proceeds going to the Lucas County Canine and Control and Toledo Humane Society.