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Published: 1/4/2013

Walleye's defenseman Youds, forward Glendening headed to All-Star Game

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Walleye defenseman Ben Youds, 25, picked for ECHL All-Star game. Walleye defenseman Ben Youds, 25, picked for ECHL All-Star game.
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The Toledo Walleye will be represented by defenseman Ben Youds and forward Luke Glendening at the ECHL All-Star Game on Jan. 23.

The league announced the reserves today for the all-star game that will be held in Loveland, Colo.

Youds is tied for first among all ECHL defensemen with 26 points. Youds has scored four goals and dished out a team-high 22 assists.

Youds, 24, is in his second full season. The Minnesota native is in his first year with the Walleye.

Walleye forward Luke Glendening selected for ECHL All-Star game. Walleye forward Luke Glendening selected for ECHL All-Star game.
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Glendening, who is currently recalled to Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League, is third among all ECHL rookies with 14 goals. Glendening has 21 points in 27 games and has a plus-minus rating of plus-13.

Glendening, 23, is a native of Grand Rapids, Mich. and was a captain at the University of Michigan.

The Walleye have no starters in the all-star game that will feature the Colorado Eagles taking on the ECHL All-Stars.



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