Toledo Walleye sign forward Justin Buzzeo to a 1-year contract

Via the Toledo Blade’s Mark Monroe on Twitter, the ECHL’s Toledo Walleye made a player-signing announcement today:

Forward Justin Buzzeo (buzz-ee-oh) has agreed to terms with the Toledo Walleye for the 2019-20 season.

Buzzeo has spent the past two seasons in Europe including appearing in a total of 43 games this past season with 12 goals and 21 assists. The Windsor, Ontario native last played in the ECHL in the 2016-17 season when he split the year between Atlanta and Orlando. That season Buzzeo posted career highs scoring 19 goals with 44 assists in 69 games played. In 139 career ECHL games played he has 31 goals, 63 assists with 66 penalty minutes.

“Justin is a tremendous hockey player,” said Head Coach Dan Watson. “He has parlayed a strong college career into a terrific professional one that will make him a great asset for us.”

The 5’11”, 174 pound forward spent four years (2011-2015) at Ferris State University prior to turning professional. Buzzeo posted 68 points (29G, 39A) in 122 career game for the Bulldogs. His 32 points (14G, 18A) in 2013-14 tied for the team lead over 42 games. Twice Buzzeo landed on the WCHA All-Academic Team from 2013-2015.

Justin Buzzeo played with former @ToledoWalleye D Simon Denis and F Kyle Bonis at Ferris State. https://t.co/kdQHUn7hBs— Mark Monroe (@MonroeBlade) July 10, 2019

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