Walleye add pair of forwards

Toledo, Ohio – Forwards Andrew Huff and Collin MacDonald have agreed to terms with the Toledo Walleye for the 2016-17 season.

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

The rights to Huff were acquired by Toledo from Wichita for future considerations on Aug. 8. The native of Howell, Mich. posted 26 points (11g-15a) and 30 penalty minutes for the Thunder last season. Huff split his first professional year between Florida, Idaho and Rapid City in which he combined for one goal and seven assists.

In four years at Ferris State (2010-14), Huff recorded 51 points (22g-29a) in 129 career games. He helped the Bulldogs win a CCHA regular-season championship in the 2011-12 season with 10 points (4g-6a) in 30 games. The 24-year-old finished his college career in 2013-14 by setting career bests in goals (11), assists (14), points (25), penalty minutes (41) and games played (40) on a Bulldog team that won the WCHA.

MacDonald, a native of West Milford, N.J., has spent the last four years at the University of New Hampshire posting 11 points (6g-5a) over 70 games. This past season, he served as captain for the Wildcats . The 24-year-old forward picked up a career best three goals and four assists with 10 penalty minutes during his junior season (2014-15) in 20 games.

MacDonald was twice on the Hockey East All-Academic Team and was inducted into the National College Athletic Honor Society. Prior to joining the Wildcats, he appeared in 51 games for the Jersey Hitmen of the EJHL posting 46 points (28g-18a) and 14 penalty minutes.