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January 22, 2014 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Toronto Marlies News Release

What You Need To Know About The Marlies

- Spencer Abbott ranks 4th in AHL scoring with 42 points (10 goals, 32 assists)

- The Marlies rank 8th in AHL attendance with an average of 5,945 fans per home game

- T.J. Brennan continues to lead all AHL defencemen in scoring with 40 points (17 goals, 23 assists)

- The Marlies rank 6th in AHL goals against per game (2.56)

- Defenceman Petter Granberg ranks 2nd among all AHL rookies in plus/minus rating (+15)

- Drew MacIntyre ranks 1st in AHL wins (18)

- Toronto ranks 6th in AHL powerplay percentage (20.4%) and 12th in AHL penalty kill percentage (83.5%)

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Last Week:

The Toronto Marlies posted a record of 3-1-0-0 this past week. On Wednesday, Toronto defeated the Iowa Wild, AHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild, by a score of 4-3 in overtime.

T.J. Brennan notched four points including the game winning goal, while Drew MacIntyre made 27 saves. The Marlies earned their second consecutive overtime victory defeating the Chicago Wolves, AHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues, by a score of 3-2 on Friday night. Sam Carrick scored on a powerplay in overtime and Garret Sparks earned his third victory in a row.

Toronto extended their point streak to six games with a 3-2 win over the Rockford IceHogs, AHL affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, on Monday afternoon. Spencer Abbott tallied three points and Drew MacIntyre stopped 40 of 42 shots.

In their final game of the week, the Marlies were defeated 3-2 last night by the Milwaukee Admirals, AHL affiliate of the Nashville Predators. Greg McKegg notched two points in the loss.

Look Ahead:

The Marlies will take to the ice three times this coming week. On Friday night, Toronto will travel down the QEW for a 7:30 p.m.

game against the Hamilton Bulldogs, AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens. Toronto has posted a record of 4-2-2-0 against Hamilton so far this season.

The Marlies will return home on Saturday afternoon for a 3 p.m. game against the Chicago Wolves. Mark Mancari currently leads the Wolves in scoring with 25 points in 34 games.

Toronto will play their third game in as many days when they host the Lake Erie Monsters, AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, at 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Marlies are 1-2-0-0 against the Monsters so far this season. Mark Olver leads Lake Erie in scoring with 28 points in 34 games.

Marlies Next Five Games

*All Times Local

Fri. Jan. 24 - TOR @ HAM 7:30 p.m.

Sat. Jan. 25 - CHI @ TOR 3 p.m.

Sun. Jan. 26 - LE @ TOR 5 p.m.

Thu. Jan. 30 - TOR @ OKC 7 p.m.

Fri. Jan. 31 - TOR @ SA 7:30 p.m.

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