Walleye News and Notes
November 20, 2017
Five wins run streak to record-tying heights: Toledo capped a perfect week with back to back wins over the Cincinnati Cyclones on Friday and Saturday. Wins over Indy on the road and a 6-3 win over Fort Wayne at home Thursday morning helped the Walleye run its win streak to five straight and they are now unbeaten in regulation over the last ten games. The ten straight matches the longest run in Walleye history set November 14 through December 9, 2015.
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Walleye acquire All-Star Bradford from Rapid City
November 14, 2017
Toledo, OH – The Toledo have acquired forward Erik Bradford from the Rapid City Rush in exchange for forward Darian Dziurzynski.
Bradford started the year in Norfolk where he appeared in seven games with six points (1G, 5A) and did not appear in a game for Rapid City. The native of Orangeville, Ontario started last season with the Walleye picking up two points (1G, 1A) in five games before being traded to Utah. While with the Grizzlies, Bradford flourished with 61 points (16G, 45A) over 57 contests. His efforts netted him a spot in the ECHL All-Star game this...Read more
Walleye News and Notes
November 7, 2017
Perfect week: Toledo opened a three-game week with a Halloween night tilt in Worcester in which Tyler Barnes scored the game-winning goal in a 3-2 road win. In the first meeting of the year between Toledo and Kalamazoo, the Walleye used A.J. Jenks two goals to post a 5-2 home win over their Michigan rivals on Saturday night. Zach Nastasiuk scored on a breakaway in the early part of the third period on Sunday as the Walleye bested the Fuel 3-2 in Indy Sunday afternoon.
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Defenseman Added to the Lineup
October 31, 2017
Baseball and hockey collide with the Toledo Walleye announcing today that defenseman Kevin Gibson has agreed to terms with the team for the 2017-18 season. He is expected to be in the lineup tonight for the Walleye in Worcester.
The son of former Detroit Tigers great, MLB outfielder and National League Manager of the Year Kirk Gibson started this season in Europe playing for the Milton Keynes Lighting appearing in 10 contests with one goal, four assists and 11 penalty minutes. Gibson does have ECHL experience playing the last two seasons with the Quad City Mallards including a 30 point (...Read more