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December 4, 2013 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Toronto Marlies News Release

What You Need To Know About The Marlies

- The Marlies are in the middle of five straight games against divisional opponents. Toronto is 2-0 thus far

- Spencer Abbott and T.J. Brennan rank 9th (tie) in AHL scoring with 22 points. Abbott leads the AHL in assists (19)

- The Marlies own the best home winning percentage in the Western Conference and have not lost a home game since October 26

- Toronto ranks 14th in AHL powerplay percentage (17.5%) and 22nd in AHL penalty kill percentage (81.1%)

- The Marlies rank 4th in AHL shots against per game (26.75)

- Toronto holds a record of 10-0-1-0 when leading after two periods of play

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Last Week: The Toronto Marlies posted a record of 2-0-0-0 this past week. On Friday, Toronto traveled down the QEW where they defeated the Hamilton Bulldogs, AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens, by a score of 3-1.

Jerry D'Amigo, David Broll and Sam Carrick each notched a goal for the Marlies, while Drew MacIntyre stopped 24 of 25 shots. Toronto went 1-for-5 on the powerplay and 2-for-2 on the penalty kill.

In their final game of the week, Toronto defeated the Rochester Americans, AHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres, by a score of 3-2 at Ricoh Coliseum. John- Michael Liles and Sam Carrick each tallied two points, while Drew MacIntyre earned his league leading 11th win of the season.

Look Ahead: The Marlies will take to the ice for two games this coming week. On Thursday, Toronto travels to Cleveland for a 7 p.m. game against the Lake Erie Monsters, AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche. The Marlies have posted a record of 1-1-0-0 against the Monsters so far this season.

Bryan Lerg leads Lake Erie in scoring with 18 points in 20 games.

Toronto returns home on Saturday to host the Hamilton Bulldogs, AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens, at 5 p.m.

The Marlies have yet to suffer a regulation loss in four games against the Bulldogs so far this season. Martin St. Pierre leads Hamilton in scoring with 19 points in 19 games. Goaltender Dustin Tokarski has posted a record of 9-4-1 in 16 games so far this season.

Marlies Next Five Games

*all times local

Thu. Dec. 5 - TOR @ LE - 7 p.m.

Sat. Dec. 7 - HAM @ TOR - 5 p.m.

Fri. Dec. 13 - TOR @ HAM - 7:30 p.m.

Sun. Dec. 15 - STJ @ TOR - 3 p.m.

Wed. Dec. 18 - TOR @ RCH - 7:05 p.m.

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