Toronto Marlies (0-0) at Albany Devils (0-0):
Game 1, Eastern Conference Semifinal Best of Seven Series

Puck drop: 7:30 p.m. EST | Watch: Rogers TV | Listen: TSN1050


Lineup quick hits:

– Andrew Campbell will not be available for this series vs. Albany due to injury. Rinat Valiev steps into the lineup in his place next to Connor Carrick.

– William Nylander sounds likely for game two, but will not be available tonight due to illness. Ben Smith will shift to center while Tobias Lindberg enters the lineup on the fourth line with Gauthier and Clune.

– Nikita Soshnikov is still out day to day with an injury.

Full series preview:


Sheldon Keefe Game Day


Toronto Marlies Projected Lineup

Josh Leivo – Mark Arcobello – Connor Brown
Kasperi Kapanen – Ben Smith – Colin Smith
Brendan Leipsic – Sam Carrick – Zach Hyman
Rich Clune – Frederik Gauthier – Tobias Lindberg

Rinat Valiev – Connor Carrick
Viktor Loov – Stuart Percy
TJ Brennan – Justin Holl

Starting Goaltender: Garret Sparks

Scratches: Matt Frattin, David Kolomatis, Travis Dermott, Andreas Johnson
Injured: Nikita Soshnikov (day to day), William Nylander (day to day), Andrew Campbell (out for series)


Matchup Stats

(regular season only)

CategoryTorontoAlbany
Record54-16-5-146-20-8-2
Points %0.75 (1st)0.671 (3rd)
GF/G3.82 (1st)2.76 (T-17th)
GA/G2.5 (4th)2.17 (2nd)
Goal Differential+103 (1st)+45 (3rd)
Shots/Game32.5 (4th)29.75 (16th)
Est. Fenwick Close %52.82 (6th)55.77 (1st)
Shots Against/Game29.7 (12th)24.38 (1st)
Shooting Percentage11.17 (2nd)9.09 (14th)
Save Percentage.918 (3rd).914 (8th)
PDO102.96 (1st)100.48 (12th)
Home27-9-2-027-7-3-1
Away27-7-3-119-13-5-1
OT9-59-8
Powerplay17.4% (10th)18.3% (8th)
Penalty Kill84% (12th)87.2% (3rd)
PIMs/G12.3 (27th)16.2 (7th)
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