The Toronto Marlies (7-6-1-0) will be taking to the ice today versus the Texas Stars (9-5-2-0) for the first of four match-ups this season.
The Stars are coming off of a 2-1 win over the Comets last night in Utica. Goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp stopped 28-of-29 shots in the victory while forward Mike Hedden had a goal and an assist in the game, extending his point streak to 8 games. Colton Sceviour currently leads the Stars with 19 points over 16 games.
At the other end of the rink, the Marlies are coming off of a 4-1 victory over the Charlotte Checkers yesterday afternoon that snapped a 3-game losing skid. Greg McKegg had a 4-point game with 2 goals and 2 assists while Spencer Abbott notched an assist to extend his point streak to 13 games. Drew MacIntyre stopped 30 of 31 shots in the win. Last season, the Marlies went 1-1 against the Stars.
Puck drop is at 5pm, catch all of the action on LeafsTV. 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 #MarliesLive Tweet of the Night and the winner will take home a pair of House of Marley headphones. There’s just a few rules and regs you need to know about so read them here.