■ Where: At Atlanta ■ When: Tonight, 7:35; Saturday, 7:05 ■ Radio: 1230 AM ■ Breakdown: In the season opener for both teams, Walleye coach Dan Watson makes his debut. Watson had served as the team’s assistant coach since its first season (2009-
Longtime assistant worked to get his opportunity to lead Toledo.
13 players overall return for another shot.
Walleye goes all-in for Kelly Cup run.
The Toledo Walleye will be donning jerseys from retro video games and Rocky Balboa jerseys as well as honoring Joe Louis Arena and Super Heroes on other promotional nights during the season. The promotional schedule gives fans a variety of
Eastern Conference North Division ADIRONDACK THUNDER ■ Coach: Cail MacLean ■ AHL affiliate: Stockton Heat ■ NHL affiliate: Calgary Flames ■ Arena: Glens Falls Civic Center ■ Address: 1 Civic Center Plaza, Glens Falls, NY 12801 ■ Phone: 518
When former Walleye coach Derek Lalonde arrived in Toledo, one of his first orders of business was to research the possibility of bringing a sports psychologist onto the Walleye’s staff. The Walleye did not have a comparable position on its staff
Strength coach Dan Jones motivates, mentors players.
The 11 championship banners that hang from the rafters at the Huntington Center represent Toledo’s rich pro hockey tradition, dating back to the 1940s. Cup titles won by the Mercurys, Blades, Goaldiggers, and Storm are recognized at the downtown
Toledo seeks to capture its first hockey championship in 23 years.