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Walleye Watch

Walleye Watch

vs. Tulsa

■ When: 7:15 p.m. Friday


■ Radio: 1230 AM

■ Breakdown: Toledo (14-5-3) continues a four-game homestand with back-to-back games Friday and Saturday at the Huntington Center. … The Walleye have lost two of their past three with two setbacks to rival Fort Wayne. They twice led the Komets in the third period but allowed Fort Wayne to rally for wins. … Toledo saw its seven-game home winning streak to start the season snapped Wednesday in a 5-2 loss to Fort Wayne. … Tulsa (7-8-6) has lost eight of 10 but collected one point in three of those games. The Oilers are 4-6-5 on the road. This will be the lone meeting between the teams. … Toledo ranks 10th in the ECHL in goals scored (3.36 per game) and ranks third in goals against (2.55). Tulsa ranks 23rd in goals for (2.76) and is 14th in goals against (3.24). … The Walleye have the ninth best power-play percentage (19.0) and the top penalty kill (91.0) in the ECHL. The Oilers have the 24th-ranked power play (13.0 percent) and are 23rd in penalty kill (78.9). … Walleye goalie Pat Nagle (12-1-2) leads the league in wins and ranks eighth with a 2.36 goals-against average. Tulsa goalie Devin Williams (4-2-2) has a 2.80 GAA (16th in the league). … Forward Christian Hilbrich leads Toledo with 19 points (10 G, 9 A) in 22 games, while forward Tyler Barnes is second with 17 points (5 G, 12 A) in 20 games. … Tulsa forward Evan Richardson has a team-high 16 points (6 G, 10 A) in 22 games, and Joey Sides is second with 14 points (5 G, 9 A) in 22 games. … Toledo hosts Wheeling on Saturday, when the annual Star Wars night event will take place. The Walleye players will wear special Chewbacca-themed jerseys. For more info go to

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