TOLEDO, OHIO – The Walleye went three-for-three for the third straight weekend as they battered Wichita by a score of 5-1 tonight in their tenth straight win.
Tonight concluded the back-to-back home series between the Walleye and Thunder at the Huntington Center. It was also Toledo’s final game against a Mountain Division opponent in the regular season. After Friday night’s 5-0 shutout in front of a sold-out T-Town crowd, the Walleye extended their all-time record over the Thunder to 6-0-0.
Wichita came out with a higher intensity than in the previous matchup on Saturday night. With just over three minutes gone, Mark Liwiski put the Thunder on the board with an equal strength goal. Toledo got their first opportunity on the man advantage at the halfway mark of period one as Wichita’s Zack Hoffman picked up a hooking penalty. The Toledo power play was shortlived as Riley