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Published: Friday, 1/24/2014

Walleye versus Wheeling Nailers

Walleye Watch

Vs. Wheeling Nailers

When: Today, 7:15 p.m.


Radio: 1230 AM

Notes: This is the final game of the first half of the season for Toledo (12-20-3). The Walleye are 14 points out of the eighth and final playoff spot. … It is the first of three home games this weekend at the Huntington Center, where Toledo is 8-7-0. Toledo hosts Reading on Saturday and Greenville on Sunday. … The Walleye will play 21 of their final 37 games at home and 16 on the road. They are 4-13-3 away from home. … Toledo lost twice at Reading last weekend by a combined score of 10-6. … Former Bowling Green State University defenseman Bobby Shea was reassigned to the team. Shea played in the first three games of the season for the Walleye and had one assist. D Russ Sinkewich also has returned from the AHL. Sinkewich posted 10 assists in 20 games with Toledo earlier this year. G Brooks Ostergard also signed with the Walleye after appearing in five ECHL games this year for Idaho, South Carolina, and Wheeling. … The Walleye power-play unit ranks second overall in the ECHL (scoring on 20.3 percent of its 138 chances). … Toledo has lost its top three scorers to AHL promotions. … G Mac Carruth (4-7-0) has a 3.24 GAA. … F Aaron Clarke is on a four-game goal-scoring streak, the second longest current streak in the ECHL. … The Walleye have won two straight against Wheeling and are 3-1-0 overall against the Nailers. … Rookie Sahir Gill leads Wheeling with 28 points (8 G, 20 A). G Mike Condon (12-8-4) has a 2.54 GAA for the Nailers. … The first 2,000 fans to the Huntington Center will receive a Walleye scarf.

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