Toledo Walleye notes

Staff Writer

• Season highs hit over the week: Toledo started the week setting a season-high for shots in a period with 20 in the first period Friday night in their 4-3 win. Saturday night in Fort Wayne, Toledo exploded for a new season-high in goals scored with its 8-2 win. Forward Gordie Green became the first Walleye player this season to post a three-goal game, while finishing the week with five goals.
• The turnstiles keep churning: The Walleye reached the standing room mark once again last week with 7,918 on Friday night vs. Kalamazoo. Toledo has 237 all-time sellouts in Walleye history. Toledo has had 209 of those in the regular season and another 28 in the playoffs. For the year, the Walleye are averaging 7,487 fans per game (sellout is 7,431), they are the only team in the ECHL to average over a sellout per game.
• Getting out to the lead: Toledo is tied with Atlanta for the ECHL league-lead in first goals this year with 21. Toledo scored first on Friday night, which at the time was the ninth consecutive game in which the Walleye scored first. The streak came to an end on Saturday night in Fort Wayne. Toledo has a record of 10-8-3 in games in which they score first. Forward Thomas Ebbing leads the Walleye with three first goals.


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