Toledo signs local product Rauch

Toledo, Ohio – The Toledo Walleye and Head Coach Nick Vitucci announced today that defenseman Phil Rauch has agreed to terms for the 2011-12 season.


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


Rauch, a native of Temperance, Mich., has spent the last four years with Canisius College where he appeared in 122 games over his college career. The 24 year old served as Captain of the 2010-11 Griffins squad and was a +13 over the course of his last two seasons. In all four seasons, Phil was named to the Atlantic Hockey Conference All-Academic Team.


Team Press Release