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Published: Thursday, 9/10/2009

Walleye sign 4 players

BLADE STAFF

The Toledo Walleye has signed four more players for its inaugural season.

The organization yesterday agreed to terms with Chris Robertson, Milan Maslonka, Ryan Smyth and Brock Wilson.

Robertson, a 25-year-old center, played five seasons in the Central Hockey League and has 102 career goals and 166 assists in 304 games. He scored a career-high 34 goals in each of the last two seasons.

Maslonka, a 22-year-old defenseman from Slovakia, played for Dayton and Stockton in the ECHL last year.

He also has played in the American Hockey League, CHL and United Hockey League. Maslonka had a career-high 298 penalty minutes in 2007-08.

After a record-setting career at Colgate University, the 24-year-old Smyth played three seasons in the ECHL. The right winger tallied 55 points in his collegiate career. He played for Dayton last year where he established career-highs in goals (20), assists (16) and points (36).

Wilson, a 24-year-old defenseman, has played in 132 professional games, including 63 in the ECHL. Last year, Wilson split time in the ECHL between Augusta and Dayton where he had a career-high five goals. He had 32 points (29 G, 3 A) in 2007-08 while playing for Flint in the International Hockey League.

All four players also have been invited to American Hockey League training camp in Rockford, Ill.

- Mark Monroe



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