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.


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

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  • Optimustic

    Big 4 point game coming up against the Amerks.  Win and they have a comfort zone,lose and they’ll be breathing down the Marlies backs for a while.  Go Marlies.

  • wendelsfist

    4-0 nothing for Boston.  They are going to want to get Price back soon but he cannot help their scoring challenges

  • MaxwellHowe

    Bruins hammerin’ the Habs. bitter sweet, but more sweet than bitter

  • Jmessih

    Lol Boston just spanking the Habs, this makes last nights game so much better

  • wiski

    wendelsfist  I said in the last thread 6 periods and counting the habs are goalless

  • Jmessih

    Alex Borrows with his first of the year…hello its March 12th

  • wiski

    Optimustic  Ziggy will be up for it

  • Jmessih

    Has anyone here bought the MLHS sweater before? If so can they post a picture of theirs in “real life”? I know the quality is not as good as the pic and I want to see what it looks like in real life. Thanks!!

  • DeclanK

    Jmessih  Looks just like it does in the pic. Really good quality.

  • DeclanK

    Gilbey93  I don’t think so, but that’s just me.