Rockford recalls Toledo Walleye defenseman Ben Youds

4/9/2013
BLADE STAFF
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The Walleye have lost their most productive defenseman to a call up to the American Hockey League.

Ben Youds was recalled to Rockford of the American Hockey League today.

Youds has played in 43 games this season with the Walleye and leads all defensemen with 34 points. Youds has scored seven goals and has 27 assists. He is tied for fifth on the team in scoring.

The native of Maple Grove, Minn. has also skated in 22 games with Rockford, posting a goal with eight assists.

Toledo trails Cincinnati two games to none in a best-of-seven ECHL playoff series. Game 3 is Wednesday night in Cincinnati.