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Published: Friday, 4/4/2014 - Updated: 1 year ago


Toledo faces off against Fort Wayne


Walleye Watch

Vs. Fort Wayne Komets

When: Today, 7:15 p.m.


Radio: 1230 AM

Notes: Toledo (21-41-5) is coming off back-to-back shutout losses to Wheeling (4-0 and 3-0) on Tuesday and Wednesday. … Toledo is 1-4-1 against the Komets this year. … Fort Wayne (32-23-12) currently occupies the eighth and final playoff spot, two points ahead of Florida and four behind Wheeling. … The teams will meet again on Sunday in Fort Wayne. … Toledo has five games left, including three at home and three against the Komets. … The Walleye will miss the playoffs for the third time in five years. … The team is without eight of its top 14 scorers due to various roster moves. … The team signed rookie F Kristoff Kontos on Tuesday. The 20-year-old played for Saginaw of the Ontario Hockey League, scoring 25 goals with a team-high 50 assists in 68 games. D Joe Gleason was sent back to Toledo from Rockford of the AHL. Gleason has 18 points (3G, 15A) in 48 games. … D Jake Chelios was loaned to Chicago of the AHL. Chelios has collected one goal and one assist in seven games since signing with Toledo on March 22. … F Ryan Flanigan has played for four ECHL teams this year. He has seven points (4G, 3A) in 10 games this year with the Walleye. … G Jared Coreau (1-12-5 and 4.10 GAA) has not won since Nov. 23, a span of 12 games. … F Travis Novak leads the team with 32 points (11 G, 21 A) in 47 games. … F Brandon Marino leads Fort Wayne with 81 points (27 G, 54 A) in 67 games. … The Mud Hens’ season opener also is today at 4. The organizations are offering a "doubleheader" ticket for the hockey and baseball games. The tickets are $25. For more info, call 419-725-9255 or go to mudhens.com.

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