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Published: Friday, 2/7/2014

Walleye win on the road

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CINCINNATI - Walleye captain Kyle Rogers scored two goals tonight, including the game winner in the waning moments as Toledo knocked off host Cincinnati 4-3.

Rogers scored his ninth of the season to give the Walleye a 1-0 lead midway through the first period. He then scored his 10th of the year with 1:50 left in regulation to lift Toledo to the win.

David Gilbert and Aaron Bogosian also scored for the Walleye. Gilbert also had an assist.

Goalie Mac Carruth stopped 23 of the 26 shots he faced.

Toledo outshot the Cyclones 38-26.

After Rogers' first goal, Cincinnati took a 2-1 lead into the second period. But Gilbert tied it up midway through the second period with a power play goal. Bogosian then scored shorthanded to give the Walleye a 3-2 lead early in the third.

But the Cyclones tied it again 5:36 into the third before Rogers scored the decisive goal on assists from Brett Perlini and Gilbert.

The Walleye (16-24-3) defeated the Cyclones (26-15-2) for the second straight game on the road. Toledo defeated Cincinnati 3-2 on Tuesday night.

The Walleye are in the midst of playing five straight road games. They play at Kalamazoo on Saturday night.



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