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Published: Monday, 10/14/2013 - Updated: 9 months ago

TOLEDO WALLEYE

Walleye add another rookie goalie

BY MARK MONROE
BLADE SPORTS WRITER

Rookie goaltender Jared Coreau has been assigned to the Toledo Walleye from Grand Rapids of the American Hockey League.

Coreau, 21, played three seasons at Northern Michigan University before signing a three-year entry-level contract with the Detroit Red Wings in April.

Coreau made his pro debut in Grand Rapids' 4-3 loss to Toronto on Saturday. Coreau had 22 saves on 26 shots that he faced.

The native of Perth, Ontario started in 38 games for Northern Michigan last season, posting a 15-19-4 record, and a 2.70 goals-against average.

Coreau, who is 6-foot-5 and 235 pounds, joins fellow rookie Mac Carruth in Toledo. Carruth (6-3, 176 pounds) stopped all 32 shots he faced and posted a shutout in Toledo's 3-0 win in a preseason contest against Kalamazoo on Saturday.

The Walleye also released goaltenders Brooks Ostergard and Neil Conway today.



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