TORONTO: T. Brennan (J. Leivo, A. MacWilliam), Greg McKegg (J. Leivo, C. Brown), M. Rupert (P. Granberg, V. Loov), B. Froese (S. Percy), B. Leipsic (C. Brown), J. Rodewald (J. Leivo), J. Leivo (S. Carrick)

GRAND RAPIDS: A. Athanasiou (X. Oullet, M. Frk), T. Pulkkinen (M. Zengerle, A. Miele), L. Aubry (M. Tvrdon, M. Frk), T. Pulkkinen (A. Mantha, J. Hoggan)


  • JOSH LEIVO opened his post season with a four point performance, recording three assists and adding an empty net goal
  • CONNOR BROWN continued his scoring pace, recording two assists on the afternoon
  • TJ BRENNAN moved into a tie for fifth on the all-time playoff point leaders for the Marlies, recording his first goal of the post-season and his 15th playoff point as a Marlie
  • GREG MCKEGG recorded his first goal of the post season, the 7th of his Marlie post season career
  • MATT RUPERT and JACK RODEWALD both scored this afternoon, recording their first professional goals, first playoff points and first goals as Marlies
  • BYRON FROESE scored his first goal of the post season with 4 seconds left in the second period, recording his first AHL playoff point
  • The Marlies had 13 players record a point during yesterday’s game
  • CHRISTOPHER GIBSON turned aside 24 shots to earn the victory

Game 2 goes today at 3 p.m. at the Ricoh (available on Rogers TV).

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