Wuthrich, Fallen agree to terms with Walleye


Toledo, OH – Forward Austin Wuthrich and defenseman
Tommy Fallen have agreed to terms with the Toledo Walleye for the 2015-16 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.

Wuthrich is a native of Anchorage, Alaska has spent the last four years at Notre Dame where he played in 146 total contests and posted 56 points (28g-28a). The 21-year-old set a career best with 10 goals this past season while tying his high with 17 points. He was drafted in 2012 in the fourth round by the Washington Capitals following his freshman season in which he had 17 points (7g-10a) and was a +5. The 6’1", 205-pound forward was a member of the USA Under-17 team that took home a gold medal in the 2010 World Hockey Challenge.

Fallen appeared in six games at the end of last season with the Wheeling Nailers, collecting his first professional point with one assist and was a +6 in those contests. The Plymouth, Minn. native spent four years at Yale University where he appeared in 138 games with 66 points (19g-47a). In 2012-13, the 24-year-old posted a career-best with 23 points by achieving career highs in goals (7) and assists (16) while helping the Bulldogs win the NCAA championship. He led Yale defensemen in scoring in each of his first two seasons and was team captain during his senior year.