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Veteran Rogers re-signs with Toledo


Toledo, Ohio – Forward Kyle Rogers has agreed to terms with the Toledo Walleye for the 2014-15 season.

The Walleye are the ECHL affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League and the Grand Rapids Griffins of the American Hockey League.

Rogers is the Walleye’s all-time leader in games played with 278 and has been team captain since the 2011-12 season. He finished last year 34 points (15g-19a) in 64 games. The 29-year-old ranks third on the all-time list in games played for a Toledo ECHL team behind only forwards Rob Thorpe (364) and Rick Judson (455). Rogers also ranks 10th All-Time in points (160) and goals (62) and is eighth in assists (98). He will start the season just three goals shy of Evan Rankin for the most in Walleye history.

Prior to skating with the Walleye, Rogers spent two seasons with the Toronto Marlies in the American Hockey League, and has appeared in 421 professional games in his career, 143 of those in the AHL. The native of Philadelphia, Pa. also spent three years at Niagara University, where he appeared in 97 games and collected 40 points (18g-22a).