Toronto Marlies Post Game Notes
Toronto: N. Soshnikov (unassisted) R. Rupert (B. Leipsic, S. Percy) N. Soshnikov (Shootout)
Goaltender: A. Bibeau: 35/37
Utica: J. Landry (H. Shinkaruk, A. Friesen) D. Archibald (H. Shinkaruk, A. Pedan)
Goaltender: R. Bachman: 19/21
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Antoine Bibeau turned aside 35 shots, including all three in the shootout, to earn his 12th victory of the year. He was named the game's first star.
- Nikita Soshnikov opened the scoring for the Marlies and scored the only goal of the shootout, his second shootout winning goal (Wilkes-Barre). He has goals in back to back games.
- Ryan Rupert collected his eighth point of the year, scoring Toronto's second goal of the game.
- Stuart Percy collected his 10th assist of the year on the Marlies second period goal.
- Brendan Leipsic recorded the primary assist on the Rupert goal; it is Leipsic's 24th point of the year.
- Toronto is the first team to reach the 30 win plateau in the AHL.
- Toronto now improves to 20-1-0-0 when leading after two periods
- Tonight was the Marlies 12th overtime game of the season; they have compiled a 10-0-2-0 record in those games including a 4-0 record in the shootout.
- This is the fourth meeting between Toronto and Utica this season; three of the four games have been decided in overtime or by shootout. The Marlies have won all three games in Utica.
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