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Team: Toledo Walleye
Location: Toledo, Ohio
Venue: Huntington Center
Notable Players: Shane Berschbach, Evan Rankin, A.J. Jenks, Kyle Rogers, Kyle Bonis, Alden Hirschfeld, Tyler Barnes, T.J. Hensick, Joey Martin and Simon Denis
Toledo Walleye TicketsThe city of Toledo has a long, rich association with ice hockey that dates back to 1947 when the Toledo Mercurys was first founded as a member of the International Hockey League. The team finished its inaugural season as Turner Cup champions in 1948 and then proceeded to win back-to-back championships over Grand Rapids in 1951 and 1952. After the Mercurys folded, Toledo acquired a new team in 1963 called the Blades, which won the Turner Cup in 1964 and 1967. More championships followed in 1975, 1978, 1982 and 1983 with a new name: the Goaldiggers. The team’s final season in 1986 marked the end of the city’s association with the IHL. The birth of the Storm in 1992, however, began a new relationship with the East Coast Hockey League. The team captured back-to-back championships in 1993 and 1994. After 2007, the team closed shop for two years and then returned as today’s team, the Toledo Walleye. In its best-ever regular-season finish, the Walleye took home both the 2015 and 2017 Brabham Cups for the best regular-season record. Pick up your Toledo Walleye tickets at StubHub.
Who is the Toledo Walleye's affiliate?Toledo has maintained an affiliate agreement with both the Detroit Red Wings of the NHL and the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL for most of its history.
When does the upcoming Toledo Walleye's hockey season take place?The Toledo Walleye launched its bid for the ECHL championship with a road game against the Brampton Beast on Oct. 12, 2019. In a key stretch of the season, Toledo played Fort Wayne three times in four games between Jan. 18 and 26. There was also a rematch of the previous championship game against Newfoundland on Nov. 15 and 16. Other critical games include the Cincinnati Cyclones, Kalamazoo Wings, Indy Fuel and Wheeling Nailers. If Toledo makes the playoffs, then it will begin the postseason campaign on April 8, 2020.
What was Toledo’s record last season?The Toledo Walleye accumulated 89 points in the 2018-2019 regular season with a record of 40-23, plus six overtime losses and three shootout losses. As the second-place team in the Central Division, Toledo made team history with its first-ever berth in the Kelly Cup Championship series with victories over the Fort Wayne Komets in six games, the Cincinnati Cyclones in five games and the Tulsa Oilers in a seven-game thriller. In the championship series, Toledo fell to the Newfoundland Growlers in six games. After falling into a two-game deficit — both games lost by a single goal — Toledo won game three by a score of 4-1. Newfoundland then took game four by 4-2 to come within a game of the championship. Toledo staved off defeat with a 3-2 victory in game five. However, Newfoundland clinched the title with a close 4-3 victory, thanks to three goals in the second period. Toledo fell short despite scoring two goals in the third.
Who is Toledo’s main rival?The Toledo Walleye and the Fort Wayne Komets rivalry goes back decades. The teams meet annually in the regular season and occasionally the playoffs. Fans will note that forward A.J. Jenks has played on both sides of the rivalry, first for the Walleye and then for the Komets.
Who is Toledo’s head coach?Walleye head coach Dan Watson has spent much of his professional career in the city of Toledo. After finishing his playing career with the Storm in 2007, Watson became the assistant coach of the Walleye for seven seasons. He was then named head coach.
How large is the team's home venue?The team’s home stadium, the Huntington Center, features more than 8,000 fixed seats, 20 private suites and 750 club seats, in addition to a club-level lounge. The exterior of the arena has a 900-square foot green wall that cools the interior by shading the glass-enclosed main entrance. The arena is accessible by various mass transit options.
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