The Marlies won their fourth straight this morning with a 4-2 win over the Binghamton Senators. Jerry D’Amigo scored his ninth goal in the last ten games while Kenny Ryan, Mike Duco and Josh Leivo rounded out the scoring.
MARLIES EXTEND WIN STREAK TO FOUR IN WIN OVER BINGHAMTON
The Toronto Marlies defeated the Binghamton Senators, AHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators, by a score of 4-2 today at Ricoh Coliseum.
Kenny Ryan opened the scoring with his team shorthanded at 19:46 of the first period. The Marlies would take a 2-0 lead when Jerry D’Amigo notched his 15th goal of the season just 46 seconds into the middle frame. Matt Puempel cut Toronto’s lead to one less than a minute after D’Amigo’s goal. Mike Duco and Mark Stone traded goals before the end of the period, giving the Marlies a 3-2 lead heading into the final frame. Josh Leivo added an empty net tally late in regulation to secure a 4-2 victory for Toronto.
The Marlies return to the ice on Saturday afternoon, when they host the Hamilton Bulldogs, AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens, at 3 p.m.
Toronto Goal Scorers: Kenny Ryan, Jerry D’Amigo, Mike Duco (GWG), Josh Leivo
Binghamton Goal Scorers: Matt Puempel, Mark Stone
– Binghamton outshot Toronto 36-30
– Drew MacIntyre earned the victory while Andrew Hammond took the loss
– The Marlies went 1-for-6 on the powerplay and 5-for-6 on the penalty kill
– The Marlies have posted a record of 6-2-0-0 through the first eight games of their 10- game home stand
– Toronto and Norfolk have surrendered the fewest goals in the AHL this season (134)
– Drew MacIntyre ranks 1st in AHL wins (2) and saves (1097)
– Toronto ranks 8th in AHL attendance with an average of 6,127 fans per home game
– Jerry D’Amigo has tallied nine goals in his last ten games.
– Toronto ranks 8th in AHL powerplay percentage (19.9%) and 11th in AHL penalty kill percentage (83.5%)
I see more in D'Amigo than I do in Ashton. I think a fourth line of D'Amgio - Holland - McClement/Ashton is the way to go