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Barnes’ goal sparks Walleye to victory


Toledo's Tyler Barnes (7) looks for an opening during the first period of a game in 2015.

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WORCESTER, Mass. — Tyler Barnes scored early in the third period to propel the Walleye to a 3-2 win Tuesday night against host Worcester.

Toledo is 4-2-1-0, and is 3-2-1-0 on the road. The Walleye are back home on Saturday night against  Kalamazoo.

Toledo took the lead when Mike Borkowski scored his first goal of the season by sending in a rebound 3 minutes, 20 seconds into the first period. Parker Reno and Shane Berschbach had assists.

 Toledo outshot the Railers 11-6 in the opening period. The Railers took the lead midway throught the second period.

Toledo tied the game at 17:11 of the second period when Alden Hirschfeld deflected in a pass.

Early in the third period, Darian Dziurzynski fed a pass to Tyler Barnes for a backhanded shot that found the top of the net for his second goal of the year at 2:30 of the period.

Goaltender Pat Nagle started the game for the Walleye and stopped 26 of the 28 shots he faced. He has a 4-0-1-0 record this season.

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