The Toronto Marlies defeated the Charlotte Checkers by a score of 3-1 on Friday evening at Time Warner Cable Arena in their first visit to Charlotte in franchise history.
After a scoreless first period, Tyler Biggs opened up the scoring at 17:03 of the second period. Spencer Abbott would extend the lead to 2-0 just 43 seconds later. The Marlies made it 3-0 in the third period when Brad Ross scored at 8:27 of the final frame. Zach Boychuk would get the Checkers on the board at 13:09 of the third period with his league leading 10th power play goal but it wouldn’t be enough as the Marlies would go on to win the game 3-1.
The rematch between these two teams is set for tomorrow at noon at Time Warner Cable Arena. Catch all of the action on AHL Live. For all Marlies ticket inquiries, contact the team’s ticket line at 416-597-PUCK (7825).
Toronto Goal Scorers: Tyler Biggs, Spencer Abbott, Brad Ross
Charlotte Goal Scorers: Zach Boychuk
3. CHA – Zach Boychuk
2. TOR – Tyler Biggs
1. TOR – Christopher Gibson