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Hilbrich off to Chicago

Hilbrich off to Chicago

(Toledo, OH) – Forward Christian Hilbrich has been loaned to the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League. The Wolves play in Grand Rapids against Toledo’s AHL affiliate on Wednesday night.

The 25 year old forward is heading to the AHL as the current Walleye leader in goals scored with 19 while his 37 points is good for second on the team. He has posted a plus 12 rating for the Walleye this season. Hilbrich spent his first professional season with the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL posting 45 points. He scored 16 goals with 29 assists and 48 penalty minutes while playing...

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Walleye News and Notes

Toledo ties a season-high in goals Saturday night: After a loss in Brampton to start the week, Toledo exploded with a six-goal night Saturday in Kalamazoo for a 6-3 road win. The six goals tied the Walleye’s season best for goals in a single game. Forward Christian Hilbrich netted two of those goals and he leads Toledo with 19 strikes on the year. The run stopped right there when Toledo was bested Sunday in Quad City 4-3.

Embach the road warrior: Forward Mike Embach has nine points (3G, 6A) in eight games since joining the Walleye....

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Walleye News and Notes

Defense fuels Walleye to four win week: Back to back shutouts to finish the week and a total of three goals allowed propelled the Walleye to wins over Wheeling, Kansas City and Wichita. Goaltender Matej Machovsky allowed two goals in two starts while Pat Nagle surrendered just one. Over Toledo’s eight-game winning streak they have allowed a total of 10 goals for an average of 1.25 per contest. Only South Carolina (108) has allowed fewer goals than Toledo’s 114 on the season.

Crisp with a crispy week: Walleye forward Connor Crisp scored the game-winning goal in Wheeling...

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Walleye News and Notes

Nagle stops Indy for a Walleye win: Goaltender Pat Nagle turned in a stellar performance in Indianapolis on Saturday night, stopping 44 of the 46 shots he faced in a 4-2 win in the only Walleye game of the week. The win marked the 20th of the season for Nagle who leads all ECHL goaltenders. The victory improved the Walleye all-time record to 20-1-1 against the Fuel.

Strong debut: Forward Mike Embach made his Walleye debut count with scoring what proved to be the game-winning goal Saturday night. He also added an assist and collected three...

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