Toronto Marlies Report – March 12th

Toronto Marlies Report – March 12th

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Last Week:
Marlies-statsThe Toronto Marlies posted a record of 1-1-1-0 in three games this past week.

On Friday night, Toronto traveled to Cleveland, where they were defeated 3-2 by the Lake Erie Monsters, AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche. Spencer Abbott and Jerry D’Amigo scored for the Marlies, while the two teams combined for 200 minutes in penalties.

The Marlies returned home on Saturday afternoon for the second half of back-to-back games against the Monsters. Toronto earned a 4-1 victory behind a hat-trick from rookie forward Josh Leivo. Three of Toronto’s four goals came on the powerplay.

In their third game in as many days, the Marlies were defeated 4-3 in a shootout by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, AHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Captain Trevor Smith recorded two points against his former team, while Drew MacIntyre made 32 saves in the loss.

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Look Ahead:
The Marlies will take to the ice for two games this coming week. On Friday night, Toronto travels to New York for a 7:05 p.m. game against the Rochester Americans, AHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres.

The Marlies have posted a record of 1-2-0-1 against the Amerks so far this season. Phil Varone leads
Rochester in scoring having recorded 50 points (14 goals, 36 assists) in 52 games. The Marlies return home on Sunday afternoon for their final meeting of the season against the Hamilton Bulldogs, AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens.

The game can be seen live on Rogers Sportsnet 360 at 3 p.m. Toronto has posted a record of 5-4-2-0 against Hamilton so far this season. Martin St. Pierre leads the Bulldogs in scoring with 40 points (10 goals, 30 assists) in 54

What You Need To Know About the Marlies
Spencer Abbott ranks 4th in AHL scoring with 62 points (14 goals, 48 assists). Abbott’s 48 assists rank 1st in the AHL -T.J. Brennan ranks 5th in AHL scoring and leads all defencemen with 59 points (21 goals, 38 assists)

  • Drew MacIntyre ranks 2nd in AHL wins (25)
  • The Toronto Marlies rank 9th in AHL powerplay percentage (19.9%)
  • The Toronto Marlies rank 7th in AHL penalty kill percentage (84.4%)
  • The Toronto Marlies hold a record of 24-0-1-1 when leading after two periods of play
  • The Toronto Marlies rank 9th in AHL attendance with an average of 5,950 fans per home game
  • Six of Toronto’s 18 remaining games are against the Rochester Americans

To purchase tickets for Toronto Marlies home games call the team’s ticket line at 416-597-PUCK (7825) or visit marlies.ca