Saturday, Dec 10, 2016
One of America's Great Newspapers ~ Toledo, Ohio

Walleye

Walleye, Jackals exchange defensemen

Walleyes-trade-defenseman-Kevin-Harvey

Toledo Walleye defenseman Kevin Harvey (13), right-side, was traded to Elmira on Friday for defenseman Joey Ryan.

The Blade/Dave Zapotosky
Enlarge | Buy This Image

The Toledo Walleye traded defenseman Kevin Harvey to Elmira on Friday in exchange for defenseman Joey Ryan.

Harvey was signed this summer to add grit and toughness to the team. He had zero points in 11 games this season. He also had 44 penalty minutes.

At 27, Harvey was the team's oldest player. Last season he piled up 194 penalty minutes in 37 games in the Central Hockey League. Harvey has 1,337 penalty minutes since making his professional debut in 2006-2007.

But he had a plus-minus rating of minus-6 so far this season for Toledo.

Ryan, 24, is in his fourth pro season and has played in 116 ECHL games. He has scored nine goals, with 30 assists, and 239 penalty minutes. This season with Elmira, Ryan has five assists and 19 penalty minutes in 11 games. The 6-1, 190 pound defenseman was selected in the second round of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by Los Angeles.

Toledo hosts Reading on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Huntington Center. It is the start an eight-game homestand for the Walleye.

Click to comment

Quis autem vel eum iure reprehenderit qui in ea voluptate velit esse quam nihil molestiae consequatur, vel illum qui dolorem?

Temporibus autem quibusdam et aut officiis debitis aut rerum necessitatibus saepe eveniet.

Copyright © 2015 Toledo Blade

To Top

Fetching stories…