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WALLEYE SEASON PREVIEW

Meet the Walleye: Roster

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    Garrett Clarke.

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    Jason Lepine.

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    Scott Arnold.

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    Bogosian.

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    CJ Chartrain.

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    Brooks Ostergard.

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    Phil Oreskovic.

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    Nicastro.

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    Vigilante.

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    David Gilbert.

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    Novak.

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    Thorne.

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    Lynch.

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    Rogers.

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    Daniel Koger.

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    Aleo

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    Fredrick.

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    Watson.

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    Vitucci

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    Lampl

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    Carruth.

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    Carruth.

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    Conway.

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    Conway.

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    Parkes.

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    Clark.

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1 Brooks Ostergard

■ Position: Goaltender

■ Age: 26

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-2, 190

■ Birthplace: Chagrin Falls, Ohio

■ 2012-13 stats: Trenton (ECHL) 7 GP, 5-1-0 Record, 3.13 GAA, .907 SVP

 

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4 Phil Oreskovic

■ Position: Defenseman

■ Age: 23

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-3, 245

■ Birthplace: North York, Ontario

■ 2012-13 stats: Toledo (ECHL), 68 GP, 1 G, 13 A, 14 Pts., 121 PIMs

 

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7 Max Nicastro

■ Position: Defenseman

■ Age: 23

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-3, 225

■ Birthplace: Thousand Oaks, Calif.

■ 2012-13 stats: Grand Rapids (AHL) 25 GP, 1 G, 2 A, 3 Pts., 10 PIMs

 

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9 John Vigilante

■ Position: Left wing

■ Age: 28

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-0, 201

■ Birthplace: Dearborn, Mich.

■ 2012-13 stats: Oskarshamn (Sweden), 52 GP, 9 G, 17 A, 26 Pts., 50 PIMs

 

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10 David Gilbert

■ Position: Left wing

■ Age: 22

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-2, 185

■ Birthplace: Chateauguay, Quebec

■ 2012-13 stats: Bloomington (CHL) 49 GP, 21 G, 19 A, 40 Pts., 22 PIMs

 

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12 Travis Novak

■ Position: Right wing

■ Age: 25

■ Ht./Wt.: 5-11, 185

■ Birthplace: Lethbridge, Alberta

■ 2012-13 stats: Toledo (ECHL), 65 GP, 11 G, 23 A, 34 Pts., 39 PIMs

 

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13 Stephon Thorne

■ Position: Left wing

■ Age: 23

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-0, 178

■Birthplace: Mississauga,Ontario

■ 2012-13: Toledo, 37 GP, 5 G, 6 A, 11 Pts., 58 PIMs

 

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14 Kevin Lynch

■ Position: Center

■ Age: 22

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-1, 205

■ Birthplace: Grosse Pointe, Mich.

■ 2012-13: University of Michigan (NCAA) 40 GP, 10 G, 17 A, 27 Pts., 46 PIMs

 

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16 Aaron Bogosian

■ Position: Center

■ Age: 26

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-0, 190

■ Birthplace: Massena, N.Y.

■ 2012-13 stats: Florida (ECHL) 55 GP, 11 G, 15 A, 26 Pts., 146 PIMs

 

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17 Kyle Rogers

■ Position: Right wing

■ Age: 28 

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-3, 223

■ Birthplace: Philadelphia

■ 2012-13 stats: Toledo, 72 GP, 15 G, 31 A, 46 Pts.,36 PIMs

 

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18 Daniel Koger

■ Position: Left wing

■ Age: 23

■ Birthplace: Szekesfehervar, Hungary

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-4, 201

■ 2012-13 stats: Bakersfield (ECHL) 35 GP, 2 G, 5 A, 7 Pts., 26 PIMs 

 

 

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20 Phil Rauch

■ Position: Defenseman

■ Age: 26

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-2, 200

■ Birthplace: Lambertville, Mich.

■ 2012-13 stats: Toledo, 71 GP, 1 G, 9 A, 10 Pts., 67 PIMs

 

23 Alden Hirschfeld

■ Position: Center 

■ Age: 25

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-1, 205

■ Birthplace: Sylvania, Ohio

■ 2012-13 stats: Providence (AHL) 37 GP, 4 G, 4 A, 8 Pts., 20 PIMs

 

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24 Jason Lepine

■ Position: Defenseman

■ Age: 28

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-0, 185

■ Birthplace: Cornwall, Ontario

■ 2012-13 stats: Iserlohn (Germany) 14 GP, 0 G, 1 A, 1 Pts., 10 PIMs

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26 Emerson Clark

■ Position: Left wing

■ Age: 20

■ Ht./Wt.: 5-10, 181

■ Birthplace: Whitby, Ontario

■ 2012-13 stats: Windsor (OHL) 63 GP, 7 G, 11 A, 18 Pts., 131 PIMs

 

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27 Trevor Parkes

■ Position: Right wing

■ Age: 22

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-2, 202

■ Birthplace: Fort Erie, Ontario

■ 2012-13 stats: Grand Rapids (AHL) 36 GP, 3 G, 6 A, 9 Pts., 35 PIMs

 

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29 Tyler Pilmore

■ Position: 6-0, 185

■ Age: 24

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-0, 185

■ Birthplace: Sylvania, Ohio

■ 2012-13 stats: Ohio (NCAA) 40 GP, 14 G, 44 A, 58 Pts., 18 PIMs

 

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30 Neil Conway

■ Position: Goaltender

■ Age: 25

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-1, 183

■ Birthplace: Concord, Ohio

■2012-13 stats: Quad City (CHL) 24 GP, 15-8-0 Record, 2.65 GAA, .910 SVP

 

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31 Mac Carruth

■ Position: Goaltender

■ Age: 21

■ Ht./Wt.: 6-3, 182

■ Birthplace: Shorewood, Minn.

■ 2012-13 stats: Portland (WHL) 30 GP, 30-7-2, 2.06 GAA, .929 SVP

 

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32 Cody Lampl

■ Position: Defenseman

■ Age: 27

■ Ht./Wt.: 5-11, 183

■ Birthplace: Ketchum, Idaho

■ 2012-13 stats: Toledo, 64 GP, 6 G, 9 A, 15 Pts., 127 PIMs

 

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Head coach

Nick Vitucci

■ Age: 46

■ Birthplace: Welland, Ontario

■ Experience: Enters fifth season as coach of Walleye (133-127-28 record) and eighth overall as coach of Toledo teams; has a career record of 273-231-49.

ECHL hall of fame goalie has won five ECHL championship (four as a player and one as an assistant  coach).

 

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Assistant coach

Dan Watson

■Age: 34

■Birthplace: Glencoe, Ontario

■Experience: Former Toledo Storm defenseman enters his fifth 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.

 

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Athletic Trainer

Brad Fredrick

■Age: 41

■Birthplace: Wayne, Ohio

■Experience: Enters fifth 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 covering high school athletics with ProMedica Sports Care.

 

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Equipment Manager 

Dave Aleo

■ Age: 47

■ Birthplace: Niagara Falls, Ontario

■ Experience: In his fifth 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.

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