The Toronto Marlies (42-22-2-4) are hitting the road this week for three games in three days. First stop, they visit the Rochester Americans (33-27-6-4) for a 7:05 tilt tonight on AHL Live. The Marlies are 4-3-0-1 against the Americans this year. This will be the 9th of 10 match-ups between the two teams this season.
The Americans last game was against the Marlies on Saturday, April 5th where they stunned the Marlies with a 4-3 comeback win. The Americans erased a 3 goal deficit with 4 unanswered goals in the final frame to secure the victory. With 76 points, the Americans sit second in the North Division.
The Marlies are coming off of a 3-2 win over the Utica Comets at home this past Sunday. The win secured the North Division Title for the third straight year for the Marlies, and the team became just the sixth in AHL history to win three straight division titles. Sam Carrick had two goals to lead the Marlies to the win.
Puck drop is at 7:05 pm ET, catch all of the action on AHL Live. 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 4 tickets to a round 1 Toronto Marlies playoff home game. There’s just a few rules and regs you need to know about so read them here.