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Marlies End Winless Streak at Three with Win Over Rochester

Dallas Eakins records his 124th win as head coach, the most of any Marlies bench boss.

Toronto Marlies
November 30, 2012

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TORONTO MARLIES (4) -AT- ROCHESTER AMERICANS (1)

The Toronto Marlies defeated the Rochester Americans, AHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres, by a score of 4-1 last night from the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester.

Toronto would open the scoring just past the 16-minute mark of the first period when Carter Ashton and Matt Frattin recorded goals 15 seconds apart. Toronto outshot Rochester 14-10 in the opening frame. Frattin would extend Toronto’s lead with his seventh goal of the season coming at 3:41 of the second period. Both teams recorded 10 shots in the middle frame. Maxime Legault would trim Toronto’s lead with his first goal of the season coming at 3:46 of the third period. Jerry D’Amigo secured the victory for Toronto with an empty net goal in the last minute of the game.

Toronto returns home for the second half of a home and home with Rochester tonight at 7 p.m. Tickets are still available and can be purchased by calling the team’s ticket line at 416-597-PUCK (7825). The game can also be seen live on Rogers Sportsnet ONE.

Toronto Goal Scorers: Carter Ashton, Matt Frattin (2; GWG), Jerry D’Amigo
Rochester Goal Scorer(s): Maxime Legault

Game Notes
  • Toronto outshot Rochester 31-29
  • Ben Scrivens earned the victory while David Leggio took the loss
  • Toronto’s powerplay was 1-for-7 while their penalty kill was 4-for-4

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