The Toronto Marlies (35-19-2-3) face off against the Hamilton Bulldogs (26-29-1-4) for the twelfth and final time this afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum. The Marlies are 5-4-0-2 against the Bulldogs this season. Check out this infographic on how the Battle of Ontario stacks up by the numbers.
The Bulldogs defeated the Syracuse Crunch last night on the road 2-1 in the shootout. Bulldogs forward Mike Blunden was the 18th shooter in the shootout and the only one to notch a goal. Martin St. Pierre leads the team in scoring with 41 points over 56 games played.
The Marlies are coming off of a 2-1 overtime win over the Rochester Americans in Rochester on Friday night. Spencer abbott scored just 37 seconds into the game and also notched the game winning goal in overtime. Goaltender Christopher Gibson made 23 saves for the win.
Puck drop is at 3:00 pm ET, catch all of the action on Sportsnet360. Don’t forget to follow the official Marlies Twitter account (@TorontoMarlies) and join us for the #MarliesLive live chat. We’ll be looking for the Rogers Tweet of the Night and the winner will take home a pair of tickets to an upcoming Marlies home game in the Rogers Red Zone. There’s just a few rules and regs you need to know about so read them here.