Toledo, Ohio – Forwards Lukas and Sam Craggs have each agreed to terms with the Toledo Walleye.
The two brothers will be teamed again for the first time since playing back-to-back years (2017-19) at Bowling Green State University. In the 2018-19 campaign, the pair combined for 40 points (21g-19a) in 73 contests. Each has had time in the ECHL, with Lukas notching 51 points (21g-30a) in 55 games with Florida and Cincinnati and Sam appearing in 11 contests with Toledo last season, scoring five points (1g-4a).
Lukas joins Toledo after splitting last year between Cincinnati and the American Hockey League’s Rochester Americans. The 26-year-old posted 31 points (12g-19a) in 35 games with the Cyclones while adding in another three points (2g-1a) with the Americans. He comes to the Walleye with 109 career pro contests, an even split with 54 games in both the ECHL and AHL. While at Bowling Green, Lukas skated in 116 games with 54 points (30g-24a).
Sam was one of only five Falcons to appear in all 37 games during the 2021-22 season. Craggs left the Falcons as their all-time leader in career games played with 181 and finished ranked ninth all-time in penalty minutes with 295. The 25-year-old totaled 64 points (30g-34a) in his college career. Three times in his career, he was named not only a WCHA Scholar-Athlete, but also three times he landed on the WCHA All-Academic list.