Toronto Marlies Take 2-0 Series Lead With Back-to-Back Victories in Milwaukee

Toronto Marlies Take 2-0 Series Lead With Back-to-Back Victories in Milwaukee

Tyler Biggs
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The Western Conference Quarter Final Shifts Back to Ricoh Coliseum Tomorrow Night

What You Need To Know About the Toronto Marlies

  • Jerry D’Amigo leads the 2014 Calder Cup Playoffs in points with five (2 goals, 3 assists).
  • D’Amigo also ranks 1st on the Marlies all-time playoff scoring list with 27 points (11 goals, 16 assists) in 28 games
  • Captain Trevor Smith leads all AHL skaters in playoff assists with four
  • Forward Sam Carrick leads all AHL skaters in playoff goals with three
  • The Marlies currently rank 6th in AHL post-season powerplay percentage (25.0%) and 4th in AHL post-season penalty kill percentage (91.7%)

Last Week:

The Toronto Marlies posted a record of 2-0-0 in their first two games of the 2014 Calder Cup Playoffs.

On Friday night, Toronto travelled to Wisconsin to open their first round best-of-five series. The Marlies defeated the Milwaukee Admirals, AHL affiliate of the Nashville Predators, by a score of 6-2. T.J. Brennan registered a goal and an assist while Sam Carrick contributed two goals in the win. Drew MacIntyre made 28 saves in the victory.

On Saturday night, the Marlies took a 2-0 series lead with a 5-2 victory at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Brandon Kozun and Jerry D’Amigo each recorded three points, while Drew MacIntyre stopped 28 of 30 shots to earn his second consecutive win.
Over the course of both games, Toronto went 4-for-16 on the powerplay and 11-for-12 on the penalty kill. The Marlies also tallied two shorthanded goals.

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CALDER CUP PLAYOFFS:

Western Conference:
(1) Texas vs. (8) Oklahoma City – TEX leads 2-0
(2) Chicago vs. (7) Rochester – Tied 1-1
(4)Grand Rapids vs. (5) Abbotsford–GR leads 2-0

Eastern Conference:
(1) Manchester vs. (8) Norfolk– Tied 1-1
(2) Springfield vs. (7) Providence – Tied 2-2
(3) Binghamton vs. (6) W-B/Scranton – Tied 1-1
(4) St. John’s vs. (5) Albany – Tied 1-1

Series Shifts Back to Toronto:
The Marlies will continue round one of the Calder Cup Playoffs with game three against Milwaukee on Thursday at Ricoh Coliseum.
Milwaukee defenceman Bryan Rodney leads the Admirals in post-season scoring with three points (1 goal, 2 assists). Rookie goaltender Marek Mazanec started both games for the Admirals, compiling 58 saves and a 0.879 save percentage against the Marlies.

Over the course of games one and two in Wisconsin, the Admirals went 1-for-12 on the powerplay and 12-for-16 on the penalty kill.

 

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123 comments
MaxwellHowe
MaxwellHowe

Quite a pass from Zuccarello.  And Carcillo seems to be one of those guys who is only useful during the playoffs. 

ingy56
ingy56

ATTA BOY CONCILLO!

Jordan29
Jordan29

Wild, Sharks, and Philly will win tonight. You heard it here

Bring the Cup Home
Bring the Cup Home

anyone know of a good way to watch the raps game for a huge raps fan sitting in the USA?  any good streams?  any way to watch on my apple tv?  i'd be happy to pay for a good stream.

maple1967leafs
maple1967leafs

Im cheering for the last wild card left,,GL WILD

mike_84
mike_84

More and more of the mock drafts are showing Ritchie climbing up the charts to 6.

Jordan29
Jordan29

When did Mason decide to be a good goalie again?

ingy56
ingy56

Poor Dale Rolfe, that was disgusting. I remember that quite well. 

ShiFty_D
ShiFty_D

@DeclanK    Is Tim kicking a** and taking names in this one? :D

Lescott
Lescott

Burkie did vamp up the scouting and front office.

Shame about the coaches.

NotTheCanucksnaphook
NotTheCanucksnaphook

@CanuckUKinToronto  Wow but Fenton told me we were really good at drafting?  What the fuck?


How are the stats AND I wrong again?


edit:  Thanks very much for the synopsis.

NotTheCanucksnaphook
NotTheCanucksnaphook

@mike_84  Doesnt shock me at all.  I wont be upset with somebody else at 8.   I  see vancouver taking Virtanen. and Carolina taking Ritchie.

Lescott
Lescott

We have any pro-coaching scouts?

NotSince67
NotSince67

@Lescott  IMO Carrick has a better shot that Verhaeghe... I really am not big on Verhaeghe.

Connor Brown plays wing. (Brown-McDavid-Burakovsky)

Lescott
Lescott

We have drafted 3 d-men in the past 4 or 5 first rounds. Schenn, Percy, and Reilly. The last one's a fucking gem, and Stu will hopefully turn out too. Finn in the second round, Granberg? In the 5th?

I csn see the three centres we have in the O and the Q finding their way onto the roster in 3-5 years.

...Vergy, Brown, and that big defensive fucker.