Marlies Slay Monsters 5-1Smith Notches 3 Points In Torontos Second Victory of the Season
October 6, 2013
TheToronto Marlies defeated the Lake Erie Monsters, AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, by a score of 5-1 tonight at Ricoh Coliseum.
After a scoreless opening frame, rookie Tyler Biggs gave Toronto a 1-0 lead with his team shorthanded at 3:06 of the second period. Lake Erie responded when Mark Olver notched his first goal of the season on a powerplay at 16:25. Marlies captain Trevor Smith restored the one-goal lead with his team on the man advantage at 17:59 of the middle frame. Toronto jumped out to a 3-1 lead early in the third period when Trevor Smith tallied his third goal of the season. T.J. Brennan and Greg McKegg added empty net goals to secure the victory for Toronto.
The Marlies return to the ice on Saturday, October 12 when they welcome the St. John’s IceCaps, AHL affiliate of the Winnipeg Jets, to Ricoh Coliseum. Puck drop is set for 3 p.m. Tickets are still available and can still be purchased by calling the team’s ticket line at 416-597-PUCK (7825).
Toronto Goal Scorers: Tyler Biggs, Trevor Smith (2; GWG), T.J. Brennan, Greg McKegg
Lake Erie Goal Scorer(s): Mark Olver
- Toronto outshot Lake Erie 33-21
- The Marlies went 1-for-8 on the powerplay and 4-for-5 on the penalty kill
- Captain Trevor Smith finished the game with 3 points