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Published: Saturday, 3/1/2014 - Updated: 1 year ago

Walleye Watch

Toledo faces off against the Greenville Road Warriors

Walleye Watch

Vs. Greenville Road Warriors

When: Today, 7:15 p.m.; Sunday, 5:15 p.m.


Radio: 1230 AM

Notes: The ice will be colored a pink hue for both games this weekend for the fifth annual “Pink in the Rink” event, promoting breast cancer awareness. Wristbands will be given away today and rally towels on Sunday. Fans are encouraged to wear pink. … Toledo (16-31-4) has lost eight straight games, and longtime coach Nick Vitucci resigned on Tuesday. Vitucci's assistant for the organization's first five seasons, Dan Watson, is now the interim coach. … The Walleye begin a five-game homestand this weekend. … Fifteen of the team's final 21 games will be played at the Huntington Center. Toledo is 9-14-1 at home (7-17-4 on the road). … The Walleye have given up a league-high 3.84 goals per game and are ranked 15th out of 22 in goals scored (2.86 per game). … F Travis Novak leads the team with 30 points (10 G, 20 A), followed by Alden Hirschfeld's 29 points (9 G, 20 A) and David Gilbert's 28 (12 G, 16 A). G Mac Carruth (8-14-0) has a 3.28 GAA. … D Bobby Shea was recalled to Rockford of the American Hockey League on Friday. Shea has played in 19 games (2 G, 2 A). … The Walleye have split the season series with Greenville, winning 4-2 and losing 6-1 at Greenville. … The Road Warriors (28-20-5) are fighting for a playoff spot and sit in seventh place in the Eastern Conference.

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