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March 5, 2014 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Toronto Marlies News Release

What You Need To Know About the Marlies

- During the team's recent 10-game home stand the Marlies outscored their opponents 38-23

- The Marlies hold a record of 23-0-1-1 when leading after two periods of play

- T.J. Brennan continues to lead all AHL defencemen in points (56), goals (21), powerplay points (35) and shots (188)

- The Marlies currently rank 9th in AHL powerplay percentage (19.3%) and 10th in AHL penalty kill percentage (83.8%)

- Toronto ranks 4th in AHL goals against per game (2.56)

- Jerry D'Amigo has recorded 10 goals in his last 12 games

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Last Week: The Toronto Marlies posted a record of 1-1-0-0 in two games this past week. On Saturday, Toronto dropped a 5-2 decision to the Hamilton Bulldogs, AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens. Stuart Percy and Jerry D'Amigo scored for the Marlies, while Drew MacIntyre made 28 saves in the loss. Toronto went 0-for-4 on the powerplay and 5-for-5 on the penalty kill.

In their second and final game of the week, the Marlies earned a 5-2 victory over the Lake Erie Monsters, AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche, on Sunday afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum.

Carter Ashton recorded his first hat-trick of the season, while T.J. Brennan and Brandon Kozun added single tallies for Toronto. Drew MacIntyre stopped 21 shots to earn his league leading 25th victory of the season. Toronto went 0-for-3 on the powerplay and 5-for-6 on the penalty kill.

Look Ahead:

The Marlies will take to the ice three times this coming week. On Friday night, Toronto travels to Cleveland for a 7:30 p.m. game against the Lake Erie Monsters. The Marlies have posted a record of 3-2- 0-0 against Lake Erie so far this season. Andrew Agozzino leads the Monsters in scoring with 35 points (12 goals, 23 assists) in 55 games.

The Marlies return home on Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. to complete the second half of back-to- back games against Lake Erie. The game can be seen live on Rogers TV.

In their third game in as many days, the Marlies will play host to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, AHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. Tom Kostopoulos leads the Penguins in scoring with 39 points (20 goals, 19 assists) in 54 games.

Marlies Next Five Games

*All Times Local

Fri. Mar. 7 - TOR @ LE - 7:30 p.m.

Sat. Mar. 8 - LE @ TOR - 3 p.m.

Sun. Mar. 9 - WBS @ TOR - 3 p.m.

Fri. Mar. 14-TOR @ RCH - 7:05 p.m.

Sun. Mar. 16 - HAM @ TOR - 3 p.m.

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