Walleye sign forward Branden Troock

The Toledo Walleye announced the signing of forward Branden Troock this afternoon:

Toledo, OH – Forward Branden Troock has agreed to terms with the Toledo Walleye for the 2019-2020 season.

Troock was drafted in the fifth round of the 2012 draft (#134 overall) by the Dallas Stars. The Edmonton, Alberta native spent last year splitting his time between Atlanta and Maine of the ECHL. In 27 total games, he picked up 10 goals with seven assists and 12 penalty minutes. Troock has appeared in 100 ECHL games since turning professional in 2014 with 84 points (37G, 47A) and 52 penalty minutes.

“Branden brings a lot of championship experience to the Walleye,” said Head Coach Dan Watson. “He will add some scoring punch to our forward unit.”

The 25-year-old  played 119 career AHL games including a 2014 Calder Cup Championship when he was a member of the Texas Stars. Troock scored 13 career goals at the AHL level with 24 assists and 80 penalty minutes. Most of his AHL appearances have been with Texas that includes 98 games played for the Stars. Prior to his professional career, Troock spent parts of five seasons with Seattle in the WHL. The 6’2”, 220 pound forward picked up 101 points (45G, 56A) in 144 career junior contests.

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