Fish Fall to Greenville, 3-0; Return Home Sunday at 4pm Against the Wings
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2/26/2011 - (Toledo, OH)-Toledo was unable to score on the Road Warriors' goaltender Nic Riopel as the Walleye fell to Greenville 3-0 in front of a sold out crowd of 8,000 at the Huntington Center. The Walleye are 25-25-3-1 on the season and 13-13-1-1 at the Huntington Center.
Greenville would get on the board first after Jimmy Kilpatrick took a backdoor pass through the crease and put the puck in behind Walleye goaltender Thomas McCollum at 8:55 of the first period.
The Road Warriors took a 2-0 lead at 18:15 after Marc-Olivier Vallerand beat McCollum with an assist to Trevor Glass.
The shots in the first period were 8 or Greenville and 7 for Toledo.
As the first period ended, the Fish were able to get a flurry of chances on Riopel that brought the sold out crowd to life.
The second period went scoreless as Toledo out shot the Road Warriors 8 to 7. After two periods of play the shots were even at 15 a piece.
Andrew Rowe scored an unassisted goal to put Greenville up 3-0 at when he put a shot behind McCollum.
-Walleye goaltender Thomas McCollum saved 24 of 27 shots and is 4-3 with Toledo this season.
-Toledo killed off 2 of their 3 penalties and were unable to score on their power play chances.
-Toledo Walleye playoff tickets will go on sale Saturday, March 5. More details to come in the next few days.
-The Walleye return home on Sunday, February 27 at 4pm to take on the Kalamazoo Wings. Fans can call 419-725-WALL or visit the arena box office for ticket information.
Game Story By: Samantha Hoot