Walleye Add Two More Defensemen: Toledo Adds Toughness with Lampl and Starenky
8/21/2012 1:57 PM
Defensemen Cody Lampl and David Starenky have each agreed to terms with the Toledo Walleye for the 2012-13 season.
Lampl, the native of Ketchum, Idaho, spent the past season suiting up with Utah of the ECHL. In 50 games with the Grizzlies, Cody posted one goal, twelve assists and 98 penalty minutes.
"Cody is a solid defenseman in his own zone and he has a very high competition level," said head coach Nick Vitucci. "He is a proven defenseman at this level and will be a great asset in front of our net."
Lampl has appeared in a professional total of 153 games between ECHL teams Las Vegas, Idaho, and Utah, plus one game in the American Hockey League with Abbotsford. In those games, Cody has racked up 195 penalty minutes and 42 points (2g, 40a).
Prior to his professional career, Lampl spent four seasons at Colorado College. He participated in 86 games during his four year college career with the Tigers. Cody collected 75 penalty minutes and 20 points (6g, 14a).
Starenky hails from Calgary, Alberta, and joins the Walleye following a season with Ft. Wayne in the CHL. "David is an extremely physical defenseman,"Â said Head Coach Nick Vitucci. "He will bring us toughness all season long."
In 49 contests with the Komets last year, David posted 137 penalty minutes with a goal and six helpers. In his professional career, he has amassed 596 penalty minutes in just 135 games.
David played his junior hockey in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with three teams (Gatineau, Saint John and Rouyn-Noranda). Over the course of three junior seasons, David found himself in the penalty box for a total of 305 penalty minutes.
The Toledo Walleye will open the 2012-13 regular season on Saturday, October 13 at home against the division rival Kalamazoo Wings. 2012-13 game plans are on sale now at www.toledowalleye.com or by phone at 419-725-9255.
Toledo Inks Two Players: Warkentin and Clarkson to Join Walleye
8/8/2012 9:12 AM
Forward Doug Clarkson and Defenseman Dale Warkentin (WAR-kent-ihn) have each agreed to terms with the Toledo Walleye for the 2012-13 season.
Clarkson played last season in the Canadian College ranks with Nipissing University where he scored 17 goals with 17 assists to go along with 77 penalty minutes in just 26 games. Doug is the younger brother of New Jersey Devils forward David Clarkson.
Head Coach Nick Vitucci said "He has great size and strength, with a flair for offense. He is a crasher from the forward position." Doug has appeared in 48 career games in the Ontario Hockey League, collecting 14 points (6g, 8a) and 67 penalty minutes.
Warkentin spent four years (2007-2011) with the OCN Blizzard of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League. "He is a big strapping defenseman who has great mobility, a cannon of a shot and brings overall toughness,"Â said Head Coach Nick Vitucci. In 2009-10, the twenty-two year old collected 41 points (13g, 28a) and 116 penalty minutes in 62 contests. Dale was named to the MJHL First All-Star Team in 2010, and was Second All-Star Team in 2011.