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March 6, 2013 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Toronto Marlies News Release

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- Marlies goaltender Drew MacIntyre was named CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending March 3, 2013. MacIntyre holds a record of 4-1-1, save percentage of 0.943 and a 1.46 goals against average since joining the Marlies

- Toronto holds a record of 20-7-0-2 in games played at Ricoh Coliseum this season

- Paul Ranger ranks 9th (tie) in AHL plus/minus rating (+18)

- The Marlies rank 11th (tie) in AHL powerplay percentage (17.7%) and 11th in AHL penalty kill percentage (84.4%)

- Toronto holds a record of 22-0-1-1 when leading after two periods of play

- Ryan Hamilton ranks 2nd in AHL shooting percentage (24.8%)

To purchase tickets for Toronto Marlies home games call the team's ticket line at 416-597-PUCK (7825). Last Week:

The Toronto Marlies posted a record of 3-1-0-0 this past week.

On Wednesday, Toronto defeated the Rochester Americans, AHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres, by a score of 2-1 at Ricoh Coliseum. Ryan Hamilton scored both Toronto goals including one on a penalty shot just past the midway point of the second period.

Drew MacIntyre stopped 27 of 28 shots in the victory. Toronto lost the first of back-to-back games against the Binghamton Senators, AHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators, by a score of 4-2 on Saturday. Greg McKegg and Jerry D'Amigo scored for Toronto.

The Marlies responded with a 2-1 shootout victory on Sunday afternoon. Greg Scott scored the lone goal for Toronto in regulation. Joe Colborne and Ryan Hamilton tallied in the shootout, while Drew MacIntyre stopped 4 of 5 Senators shooters.

In their final game of the week, Toronto defeated the Syracuse Crunch, AHL affiliate of the Tampa Bay Lightning, 6-3. Spencer Abbott, Joe Colborne, Jake Gardiner, Ryan Hamilton, Paul Ranger, Kenny Ryan and Mike Zigomanis each recorded two points in the win. Drew MacIntyre stopped 40 of 43 shots to earn his third victory of the week.

Look Ahead:

The Marlies will play two games this coming week.

On Saturday, Toronto plays host to the Abbotsford Heat, AHL affiliate of the Calgary Flames.

Puck drop is set for 3 p.m. Ben Walter leads the Heat with 33 points in 51 games. Abbotsford currently ranks eighth in the Western Conference.

In the second half of back-to- back games, Toronto will play host to the Peoria Rivermen, AHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues.

Puck drop is set for 3 p.m. T.J.

Hensick leads the Rivermen with 48 points in 56 games. Peoria currently ranks 14th in the Western Conference.

Marlies Upcoming Schedule *All times local

Sat, Mar. 9 - ABB @ TOR - 3 p.m.

Sun, Mar. 10 - PEO @ TOR - 3 p.m.

Wed, Mar. 13 - LE @ TOR - 7 p.m.

Sat, Mar. 16 - RCH @ TOR - 5 p.m.

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