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Walleye win home opener

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Fans cheer as the Walleye bring it in to celebrate after Scott Arnold, center, scored during the third period.

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Spike, the Toledo Walleye mascot, took to the ice before the start of the game.

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Walleye Trevor Parks (27) kicks the puck over to teammate David Gilbert (10) under pressure from Wheeling's Barry Goers (8) during the first period.

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J.R. Valentine, 10, did the Gagnam Style dance during a lull in play in the first period.

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In a flurry of ice, Walleye David Gilbert (10) fights for control of the puck against a Wheeling defender during the first period.

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Dale Storey, of South Toledo, left, and his son Jake, 8, center, wave glow sticks and a cowbell to cheer the Walleye as the team hits the ice.

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The second shot on goal in a row by Walleye Emerson Clark (26) is rebuffed by Wheeling goalie Mike Condon during the second period.

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Walleye Emerson Clark (26) and Nailer Patrick McGrath (13) slug it out during the first period.

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Walleye goalie Mac Carruth (31) blocks a shot on goal during the second period.

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Walleye Emerson Clark (26) and Nailer Patrick McGrath (13) engage in a fight.

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Walleye C.J. Chartrain (3) collides with two Nailers defenders in pursuit of the puck during the second period.

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Nailer Carter Rowney (17) and Walleye Bobby Shea (8) vie for control of the puck during the second period.

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Walleye Trevor Parks (27) swings around the net during the second period.

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Head coach Nick Vitucci goes over a play with his team during the third period.

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Walleye David Gilbert (10) slides as his shot misses the goal during the third period.

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Walleye Kevin Lynch (14) kicks the puck over to a teammate during the third period.

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Walleye Scott Arnold (11) cheers after scoring during the third period.

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