The Toronto Marlies were defeated by the Rochester Americans, AHL Affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 2-1 in a shootout on Wednesday evening at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester.
Carter Ashton got the Marlies on the board on a power play at 7:45 of the first period. After a scoreless second period, the Americans tied the game at 1 when Mike Zigomanis beat Drew MacIntyre at 9:52 of the third period. Carter Ashton got the Marlies the lead in the third round of the shootout, but Johan Larsson would tie it for the Americans in Round 5. Rookie Dan Catenacci would end up notching the winner for the Americans.
Next up, the Marlies travel to Charlotte to take on the Checkers for a pair of games this weekend. For all Marlies ticket inquiries, call the team’s ticket line at 416-597-PUCK (7825).