WALLEYE SEASON PREVIEW

Meet the Walleye: Roster

10/10/2012

NOTE: Roster as of Oct. 5. Goaltenders, others to be determined.

KEY: GP (Games Played); G (Goals); A (Assists); Pts (Points); PIMs (Penalties In Minutes).


THE PLAYERS

Phil Oreskovic
Phil Oreskovic

4 Phil Oreskovic

■Position: Defenseman

■Age: 22

■Ht./Wt.: 6-3, 245

■Birthplace: North York, Ont.

■2011-12 stats: South Carolina (ECHL), 56 GP, 1 G, 5 A, 6 Pts., 110 PIMs

 

 

 

Wes O'Neill
Wes O'Neill

5 Wes O’Neill

■Position: Defenseman

■Age: 26

■Ht./Wt.: 6-4, 224

■Birthplace: Windsor, Ont.

■2011-12 stats: Kalamazoo (ECHL), 29 GP, 0 G, 2 A, 2 Pts., 48 PIMs

 

 

 

David Starenky
David Starenky

8 David Starenky

■Position: Defenseman

■Age: 27

■Ht./Wt.: 6-2, 230

■Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta

■2011-12 stats: Fort Wayne (CHL), 49 GP, 1 G, 6 A, 7 Pts., 137 PIMs

 

 

 

Doug Clarkson
Doug Clarkson

9 Doug Clarkson

■Position: Left wing

■Age: 23

■Ht./Wt.: 6-5, 242

■Birthplace: Mimico, Ont.

■2011-12 stats: Nipissing (CIS) 26 GP, 17 G, 17 A, 34 PTS, 77 PIM

 

 

 

Travis Novak
Travis Novak

12 Travis Novak

■Position: Right wing

■Age: 24

■Ht./Wt.: 5-11, 185

■Birthplace: Lethbridge, Alberta

■2011-12 stats: St. Cloud State (NCAA), 36 GP, 12 G, 13 A, 25 Pts.

 

 

 

Joey Martin
Joey Martin

14 Joey Martin

■Position: Center

■Age: 24

■Ht./Wt.: 5-10, 185

■Birthplace: Thorold, Ont.

■2011-12 stats: Toledo (ECHL), 63 GP, 22 G, 27 A, 49 Pts., 38 PIMs

 

 

 

Joey Ryan
Joey Ryan

16 Joey Ryan

■Position: Defenseman

■Age: 24

■Ht./Wt.: 6-1, 196

■Birthplace: Stoneham, Mass.

■2011-12 stats: Toledo, 37 GP, 3 G, 12 A, 15 Pts., 63 PIMs

 

 

 

Kyle Rogers
Kyle Rogers

17 Kyle Rogers

■Position: Right wing

■Age: 27

■Ht./Wt.: 6-2, 223

■Birthplace: Philadelphia

■2011-12 stats: Toledo, 72 GP, 24 G, 21 A, 44 Pts., 32 PIMs

 

 

 

Randy Rowe
Randy Rowe

18 Randy Rowe

■Position: Left wing

■Age: 32

■Ht./Wt.: 6-0, 188

■Birthplace: Burford, Ont.

■2011-12 stats: Trenton (ECHL), 61 GP, 20 G, 21 A, 41 Pts., 32 PIMs

 

 

 

Max Campbell
Max Campbell

19 Max Campbell

■Position: Center

■Age:23

■Ht./Wt.: 6-0, 185

■Birthplace: Strathroy, Ont.

■2011-12 stats: Stockton (ECHL) 33 GP, 12 G, 13 A, 25 Pts., 6 PIMs

 

 

 

Phil Rauch
Phil Rauch

20 Phil Rauch

■Position: Defenseman

■Age: 25

■Ht./Wt.: 6-2, 200

■Birthplace: Lambertville, Mich.

■2011-12 stats: Toledo, 72 GP, 4 G, 9 A, 13 Pts., 51 PIMs




Todd Griffith
Todd Griffith

22 Todd Griffith

■Position: Center

■Age: 27

■Ht./Wt.: 5-11, 177

■Birthplace: Welland, Ont.

■2011-12 stats: Toledo, 24 GP, 12 G, 9 A, 21 Pts., 56 PIMs

 

 

 

Joshua Turnbull
Joshua Turnbull

28 Joshua Turnbull

■Position: Center

■Age: 24

■Ht./Wt.: 5-11, 185

■Birthplace: Hayward, Wisc.

■2011-12 stats: SouthCarolina (ECHL) 24 GP, 1 G, 4 A, 5 Pts., 12 PIMs

 

 

 

Jake Trask
Jake Trask

29 Jake Trask

■Position: Center

■Age: 21

■Ht./Wt.: 6-0, 175

■Birthplace: Saskatoon, Sask.

■2011-12 stats: Saskatoon (WHL) 62 GP, 23 G, 36 A, 59 Pts., 34 PIMs

 

 

 

Cody Lampl
Cody Lampl

32 Cody Lampl

■Position: Defenseman

■Age: 26

■Ht./Wt.: 5-11, 183

■Birthplace: Ketchum, Idaho

■2011-12 stats: Utah (ECHL) 50 GP, 1 G, 12 A, 13 Pts., 98 PIMs

 

 

Nick Vitucci
Nick Vitucci

Head coach

Nick Vitucci

■Age: 45

■Birthplace: Welland, Ont.

■Experience: Enters fourth season as coach of Walleye (96-101-19 record) and seven overall as coach of Toledo teams; has a career record of 236-205-40. ECHL hall of fame goalie has won five ECHL championships (four as a player and one as an assistant coach).

 

 

WALLEYE STAFF

Dan Watson
Dan Watson

Assistant coach

Dan Watson

■Age: 33

■Birthplace: Glencoe, Ont.

■Experience: Former Toledo Storm defenseman enters his fourth season handling the defense for Vitucci. Played seven professional seasons in the AHL, UHL, and ECHL. His career stats are 447 games played, 23 goals, 66 assists, and 394 penalty minutes.

 

 

Brad Fredrick
Brad Fredrick

Athletic trainer

Brad Fredrick

■Age: 40

■Birthplace: Wayne,Ohio

■Experience: Enters fourth season and also was trainer for the Storm for three seasons. Handles the daily treatment and physical evaluation of players, managing injury rehabilitation. Bowling Green State University graduate spent nine years treating high school athletics at ProMedica Sports Care.



Dave Aleo
Dave Aleo

Equipment Manager

Dave Aleo

■Age: 46

■Birthplace: NiagaraFalls, Ont.

■Experience: In his fourth season with the Walleye, Aleo started as an assistant equipment manager in the NHL with the Toronto Maple Leafs (1994-2001) and the New York Islanders (2001). He also was equipment manager for the Toledo Storm (2003-06). In charge of everything every player wears from head to toe, from goalie mask to skate laces.