Auger’s Late Goal Lifts K’s Past Walleye


(Fort Wayne, IN)  Goaltender Hannu Toivonen made 44 saves in the game but the Walleye fell 2-1 Sunday evening in Fort Wayne. Toledo has an overall record of 21-43-3-2 and is 10-21-3-1 on the road.

The Walleye would strike early as CJ Chartrain followed the play into the Komets zone and jumped on a rebound to score his third goal of the season just 22 seconds into the first period. The Komets would even the game at a goal apiece when Brandon Marino sent a back handed shot past Hannu Toivonen at 1:50 of the second period

“It was nice to get off to a very quick start tonight,” said Head Coach Dan Watson. “We figured they would come out trying for a fast start and we withstood that. Toivonen did an amazing job to give us an opportunity with his stellar play.”

The Komets would collect a 2-1 lead at 9:35 of the third period when Chris Auger beat Toivonen with a wrist shot from the right circle. The Komets outshot Toledo 46-19 in the game. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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