TOLEDO - Defenseman Ben Youds and Forward Luke Glendening will represent the Toledo Walleye at this year's ECHL All-Star game.
Youds is having a tremendous season. He is currently tied for the ECHL lead in points for defensemen with 26 (4g, 22a). The 22 assists he has collected are the most for any defenseman, and he currently sits fourth on the Walleye in scoring. He is also a plus 8 on the season. Youds started the year in Rockford, appearing in three games with 2 assists.
Glendening was recalled to Grand Rapids on December 18. When he left Toledo, he was third among Toledo players in scoring with 21 points (14g, 7a). He was also fifth among ECHL first year players in scoring at that time. Two of his 14 goals were shorthanded goals and Glendening was playing as a plus 13 in Toledo. With the Griffins, he has one goal and one assist in six games.
The ECHL All-Star Classic is being played January 23rd in Colorado as the host team is the Colorado Eagles.