Marlies Defeat Rochester and Retake Top Spot in the North

Toronto defeats Rochester 2-1

Toronto Marlies
February 27, 2013

The Toronto Marlies defeated the Rochester Americans, AHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres, by a score of 2-1 tonight at Ricoh Coliseum.

                After a scoreless first period, Ryan Hamilton gave Toronto a 1-0 lead 15 second into the middle frame. Mark Mancari would equalize for Rochester on a powerplay at 11:41. The Marlies would score the eventual game winning goal at 13:28 of the second period when Ryan Hamilton notched his second goal of the game on a penalty shot.

                Toronto returns to the ice on Saturday afternoon when they host the Binghamton Senators, AHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators. Puck drop is set for 3 p.m. Tickets are still available and can be purchased by calling the team’s ticket line at 416-597-PUCK (7825).
Toronto Goal Scorers: Ryan Hamilton (2; GWG)
Rochester Goal Scorer(s): Mark Mancari

Game Notes
·         Toronto outshot Rochester 39-28
·         Drew MacIntyre earned the victory while David Leggio took the loss
·         The Marlies went 1-for-4 on the powerplay and 1-for-2 on the penalty kill

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