Marlies Defeat Barons in Front of Home Town CrowdWill Acton's goal is his first game winner of the season.
April 16, 2013
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TORONTO MARLIES (2) -VS- OKLAHOMA CITY BARONS (1)
The Toronto Marlies defeated the Oklahoma City Barons, AHL affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers, by a score of 2-1 tonight in front of over 6,000 fans at Ricoh Coliseum.
Greg McKegg opened the scoring at 11:04 of the second period with Morgan Rielly and Josh Leivo drawing the assists. Leivo’s assist was his first pro point. Will Acton’s eighth goal of the season would give the Marlies a 2-0 lead just past the midway point of the third period.
Philippe Cornet cut Toronto’s lead in half with just over one minute remaining in regulation, however, the Barons were unable to tie the game.
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Toronto Goal Scorers: Greg McKegg, Will Acton (GWG)
Oklahoma City Goal Scorer(s): Philippe Cornet
- Toronto outshot Oklahoma City 32-31
- Drew MacIntyre earned the victory, while Yann Danis took the loss
- The Marlies went 0-for-2 on the powerplay and 3-for-3 on the penalty kill