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GALLERY: Too many bears on the ice

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    Rob Wiercinski, the Walleye communications manager, tosses a bear as he organizes teddy bears and other stuffed toys.

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    Amy Galvan, assistant director at the Lucas County Department of Family Services, loads teddy bears and other stuffed toys into her car.

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    Stuffed toys that were thrown on the ice after a goal by Dylan Sadowy in Saturday's Walleye game against the Indy Fuel are hauled out to the Salvation Army truck at the Huntington Center in Toledo on Monday.

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    Julie Malkin, director of communications for Lucas County Children's Services, front, and Amy Galvan, assistant director at the Lucas County Department of Family Services, haul teddy bears and other stuffed toys.

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    Representatives from the Toledo Police Department pick up bagged teddy bears and other stuffed toys thrown on the ice.

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    Amy Galvan, assistant director at the Lucas County Department of Family Services, loads a teddy bear into her car.

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    Julie Malkin, director of communications for Lucas County Children's Services, hauls teddy bears and other stuffed toys thrown on the ice.

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    Amy Galvan, assistant director at the Lucas County Department of Family Services, buckles up in her car with teddy bears and other stuffed toys.

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    Salvation Army Major Susan Kelly, left, hands Salvation Army worker Tom Bancroft stuffed toys that were thrown on the ice.

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Thousands of stuffed animal were thrown onto the ice after the Walleye’s Dylan Sadowy scored a goal in Saturday’s game. The animals are being donated to various groups in Toledo helping children in times of crisis. 3,160 stuffed animals were collected from the game, according to Rob Wiercinski, a communications manager for the Walleye. 

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