ECHL: Toledo Walleye Announce 2024-25 Schedule

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Today, the Toledo Walleye announced their 2024-25 schedule for the upcoming season, and they have a rough start, playing their first five games on the road. The first home game for the Walleye is November 1st against the Wheeling Nailers, the same team they swept in this year’s playoffs.

The season schedule has Toledo opening the season against the ECHL’s newest team, the Bloomington Bison, an ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers of the NHL. The Walleye will play Bloomington a total of 10 times this season and have a total of 53 division games this season, with 12 of those against division rival, the Cincinnati Cyclones.

The Walleye will play a couple of teams they do not see often. The Orlando Solar Bears, Norfolk Admirals, Wichita Thunder, and the Atlanta Gladiators will see Toledo for a few games. These games are out of the division and are teams they see for seven games throughout the season.

Toledo will join the Bison, Cyclones, Fort Wayne Komets, Indy Fuel, Iowa Heartlanders, and Kalamazoo Wings in the Western Conference’s Central Division.

October

19 at Bloomington
20 at Bloomington
23 at Idaho
25 at Idaho
26 at Idaho

November

1 Wheeling
2 Cincinnati
8 Fort Wayne
9 Cincinnati
10 at Kalamazoo
13 Indy
15 at Norfolk
16 at Norfolk
22 Orlando
23 Orlando
24 Orlando
27 at Wheeling
29 Kalamazoo
30 at Kalamazoo

December

4 Iowa
6 Bloomington
7 Bloomington
11 at Iowa
13 at Iowa
14 at Bloomington
20 at Wheeling
21 Wheeling
27 Iowa
28 at Indy
29 Cincinnati 31 at Cincinnati

January

3 at Fort Wayne 4 Fort Wayne
5 Kalamazoo
8 at Bloomington
10 Bloomington
17 at Fort Wayne
18 at Kalamazoo
20 at Cincinnati
24 Kalamazoo
25 Iowa
26 Iowa
31 Fort Wayne

February

1 at Cincinnati
2 Wheeling
7 at Fort Wayne
8 at Fort Wayne
14 at Iowa
15 at Iowa
16 at Bloomington
19 at Cincinnati
21 Kalamazoo
22 Kalamazoo
23 Iowa
28 at Cincinnati

March

1 Cincinnati
5 Wichita
8 Cincinnati
9 Atlanta
14 at Cincinnati
15 at Kalamazoo
16 at Kalamazoo
21 Wheeling
22 Wheeling
23 Bloomington
28 at Orlando
29 at Orlando

April

4 at Bloomington
5 at Cincinnati
6 at Indy
11 Fort Wayne
13 Indy

The Toledo Walleye will be on the hunt for the Kelly Cup again in 2024-25, having been eliminated in the Western Conference Final against the Kansas City Mavericks four games to two. Look for the Walleye roster to be a different squad, as goaltender John Lethemon, along with forwards Jason Willms and Brady Gilmour, are heading overseas. Head Coach Pat Mikesch will be back behind the bench, looking to lead the Walleye to another successful season.

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