Brandon Kruse

ECHL: Toledo Walleye Announce 2023-24 Season-Ending Roster

The Toledo Walleye have announced the season-ending roster for the 2023-24 season. After a heartbreaking end to their season, Toledo is ready to retool and come back better next season. While the Walleye did not win a Kelly Cup, they did have a well-rounded roster that finished second in the Western Conference with 105 points, […]

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ECHL: Toledo Walleye Announce Protected List

The Toledo Walleye have announced their protected list that was sent to the ECHL. The 24-player list consists of 13 forwards and 11 defenseman. Defenseman (11) Grant Gabriele, Riley McCourt, Jed Pietila, Michael Prapavcessis, Jacob Graves, Brendan Michaelian, Matt Anderson, Cole Cameron, Thomas Farrell, Adrien Beraldo, and Will Cullen. Forwards (13) Jason Willms, Brandon Hawkins, […]

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ECHL Western Conference Final Recap: Kansas City Mavericks Vs Toledo Walleye Game 5 | 05/25/2024

In a titillating high-stakes showdown, the Toledo Walleye clashed with the Kansas Mavericks in a nail-biting game five Saturday night at the Cable Dahmer Arena. The Mavericks, leading the series 3-1, were on the brink of advancing to the Kelly Cup Finals. Toledo, determined to extend the series, made some strategic roster changes, activating Mitch […]

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PHOTOS: Kansas City Mavericks vs. Toledo Walleye – 05/18/2024

TOLEDO, Ohio – Saturday night, the Toledo Walleye went up against the Kansas City Mavericks for Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Mavericks took a 5-2 victory. Jeremy McKenna led the way for the Mavericks with one goal and three assists along with earning the first star of […]

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Toldeo Walleye salute their home crowd after a game two win over the Wheeling Nailers.

ECHL Playoffs Series Recap: Wheeling Nailers vs. Toledo Walleye | Round 2

The Wheeling Nailers and Toledo Walleye met in the 2024 Kelly Cup Playoffs second round in a best-of-seven series to determine who moves on to play for the Western Conference championship. The Nailers put up valiant efforts in games one and four, but it was all Toledo in games three and four as it swept […]

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Lewandowski goes through the line after tying the game at 1.

ECHL Playoff Recap: Wheeling Nailers Vs. Toledo Walleye Game 3 | 05/08/2024

The Wheeling Nailers are in a 0-3 hole in the Central Division Finals after a 7-3 loss to the Toledo Walleye Wednesday night at WesBanco Arena. The Nailers could not find a way to stop the absolute domination tandem of Sam Craggs and Riley Sawchuk in the game. With the win, Toledo extends its win […]

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ECHL: Toledo Walleye Historic Season Continues With League Records

The Toledo Walleye of the ECHL has been successful since game one in 2009. The countless call-ups that have led to success in the higher leagues, the personal achievements, and the number of players who made a difference during their stop in Toledo. As far as the team itself, the season has been a total […]

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PHOTOS: Wheeling Nailers vs. Toledo Walleye – 05/04/2024

TOLEDO, Ohio – Saturday night, the Toledo Walleye went up against the Wheeling Nailers for Game 2 of the Central Division Finals in the Kelly Cup Playoffs. The Walleye took a 5-3 victory and a 2-0 series lead. Mitchell Lewandowski, Sam Craggs, and Brandon Kruse led the way with two points each for the Walleye. […]

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Toledo Walleye celebrate a 5-3 win over the Wheeling Nailers to go up 2-0 in the series.

ECHL Playoffs Recap: Wheeling Nailers Vs. Toledo Walleye Game 2 | 5/4/2024

After winning game one of the Central Division Finals Friday night, the Toledo Walleye hosted the Wheeling Nailers for game two of the Central Division Finals, with the Walleyes taking a 2-0 series lead after a 5-3 win Saturday night at Huntington Center in Toledo, OH. With tonight’s win, the Walleye extended their win streak […]

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Mitchell Lewandowski celebrates his game-tying goal late in the third period.

ECHL Playoffs Recap: Wheeling Nailers Vs. Toledo Walleye Central Division Finals | Game 1

Game one of the Central Division Finals between the Wheeling Nailers and Toledo Walleye did not disappoint at the Walleye took game one 2-1 in overtime Friday night at Huntington Center in Toledo, OH. John Lethemon picked up the win between the pipes for the Walleye, stopping 23 of the 24 shots he faced. The […]

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