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Walleye add veteran forward Albert

Tuesday, September 28th
Walleye add veteran forward Albert

Toledo, Ohio – Veteran center John Albert has agreed to terms with the Toledo Walleye for the 2021-22 season.Albert split the 2020-21 season between Wichita and Rapid City, totaling 11 points (5g-6a) over 30 games. A sixth-round selection by the Atlanta Thrasher in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft made his NHL debut with the Winnipeg Jets, skating in nine games during the 2013-14 season, scoring one goal. Albert has spent six seasons in the American Hockey League, totaling 170 points (72g-98a).In the 2019-20 season, Albert skated in 44 games with Jacksonville recording 29 points (8g-21a). He posted career-bests in goals (28) and points (45) while skating for the AHL's St. John’s IceCaps in the 2013-14 season.

Prior to turning professional, the 32-year-old spent four seasons with Ohio State University. He had over 20 points in all four years for the Buckeyes including surpassing 30 points in each of the last three years. His highest point total came as a sophomore in the 2008-09 season with 39 points (11g-28a) in 42 games played.

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