Marlies Host Monsters in Second Half of Back-To-Back
The Toronto Marlies host the Cleveland Monsters on Saturday afternoon for the second half of a back-to-back. The two teams met on Friday night in Cleveland where the Monsters took a 5-1 victory.
This will be the third straight game between the two teams. Cleveland has won previous two, so the Marlies will be looking to grab a win on Saturday in front of a home crowd. The Monsters are currently on a four game winning streak.
Cleveland are currently second in the North Division standings, while Toronto sits fourth. The Marlies are 4-4-1-1 against North Division opponents and 1-1-1-0 against the Cleveland Monsters.
Some players to watch on the Marlies side include Brett Seney who has eight goals and 13 points so far this season, and Joseph Duszak who leads the team in assists with 13. On the Monsters side, Jake Christiansen leads the team with 17 points, while Brendan Gaunce leads the team in goals with seven.
Puck drops at 4:00 PM EST on Leafs Nation Network and AHLTV. Fans can also follow along on Twitter (@TorontoMarlies) for game updates.
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