Marlies Take 2-0 Series Lead in in Western Conference Semi-Final
May 10, 2014
The Toronto Marlies defeated the Chicago Wolves, AHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues, by a score of 4-2 tonight at Allstate Arena. With the win, Toronto now holds a 2-0 series lead in their best-of-seven Western Conference Semifinal.
Peter Holland would score the games first goal just over a minute into the first period. The Marlies would open up a 3-0 lead before the end of the frame with Trevor Smith and Josh Leivo notching even strength goals. Chicago forward Shane Harper tallied the lone goal of the middle frame to cut Torontos lead to 3-1. Dmitrij Jaskin would pull Chicago within one, scoring on a powerplay at 17:21 of the third period. The Wolves were unable to tie the game and Jerry DAmigo added an empty net tally to secure a 4-2 victory for Toronto.
The series now shifts back to Ricoh Coliseum for game three on Wednesday, May 14 at 7 p.m. ET. To purchase tickets please contact the teams ticket line at 416-597-PUCK (7825) or by clicking here.
Toronto Goal Scorers: Peter Holland, Trevor Smith, Josh Leivo (GWG), Jerry DAmigo (EN)
Chicago Goal Scorers: Shane Harper, Dmitrij Jaskin
- Chicago outshot Toronto 24-22
- Drew MacIntyre earned the victory while Jake Allen took the loss
- Toronto went 0-for-1 on the powerplay and 3-for-4 on the penalty kill