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Walleye bring back Albert

Wednesday, September 14th
Walleye bring back Albert

Toledo, Ohio– John Albert has agreed to terms with the Toledo Walleye for the 2022-23 season.Albert completed his first season in a Walleye uniform in 2021-22 by posting 48 points (24g-24a) in 51 regular-season games. He also posted 17 points (7g-10a) in 21 contests during the Walleye's run to the 2022 Kelly Cup Finals. A sixth-round pick by Atlanta in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft made it the highest level with nine NHL games for the Winnipeg Jets during the 2013-14 campaign, scoring a goal. Albert is a longtime veteran of the American Hockey League with six total seasons and 339 total games that featured 170 points (72g-98a).In the 2019-20 season, Albert skated in 44 contests for Jacksonville with 29 points (8g-21a). He posted career-bests in goals with 28 and points with 45 while skating in the AHL for St. John’s in the 2013-14 season.

Prior to turning professional, the 33-year-old spent four seasons at Ohio State University. He had over 20 points in all four seasons, 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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