TORONTO MARLIES (2) vs. UTICA COMETS (5)

FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018 Game 4 Series 2-2

By: Nabeela Damji

Saturday, April 28, 2018

TORONTO MARLIES (2-2) vs. UTICA COMETS (2-2)

FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018

 

 

1

2

3

OT

FINAL

TORONTO

0

0

2

-

2

UTICA

1

2

2

-

5

 

 

 

SCORING SUMMARY

Toronto: D. Timashov (2) PP (C. Mueller, T. Moore), P. Engvall (2) (M. Marincin, F. Gauthier)
Goaltender: G. Sparks (15/20)

 

Utica: R. Boucher (2) (C. Darcy, N. Goldobin), T. MacMaster (1) (P. Wiercioch, M. Chaput), R. Boucher (3) (N. Goldobin, C. Darcy), M. Carcone (1) PP (P Wiercioch, T. MacMaster), T. Motte (2) (C. Cassels)
Goaltender
: T. Demko (40/42)


 

FROM THE SCORESHEET

 

  • Dmytro Timashov scored on the power play 47 seconds into the third period. Timashov has four points (2 goals, 2 assists) in this series.
  • Pierre Engvall scored at 15:30 of the third period. Engvall’s goal was his second of the series.
  • Chris Mueller recorded the primary assist on Timashov’s power play goal. Mueller has three points (1 goal, 2 assists) in this series.
  • Trevor Moore registered the secondary assist on Timashov’s power play goal. Moore has four points (1 goal, 3 assists) in this series.
  • Martin Marincin had the primary assist on Engvall’s third period goal. Marincin has four assists in this series.
  • Frederik Gauthier recorded the secondary assist on Engvall’s third period goal. Gauthier has three assists in this series.
  • Garret Sparks stopped 15 of 20 shots. Sparks is now 2-2 in the playoffs with a .860 Save Percentage and a 3.41 Goals Against Average.

 

 

 

NOTABLES                                                                                                                   

 

 

 

  • Toronto went 3-for-4 on the penalty kill and 1-for-4 on the power play.
  • Toronto had a 42-20 edge in shots in all situations.
  • Colin Greening led the Marlies with nine shots on goal.

 

 

 

REGULAR SEASON LEADERS

 

  • Goals: C. Greening, P. Engvall, D. Timashov (2)
  • Assists: M. Marincin (4)
  • Points: T. Moore, D. Timashov (4)
  • PPG: D. Timashov (2)
  • Shots: C. Greening (21)
  • +/-: C. Greening, M. Marincin (+3)
  • PIMS: M. Marchment (8)

 

 

 

 

 

POSTGAME QUOTES

 

 

 

HEAD COACH SHELDON KEEFE

 

On tonight’s game:

 

We didn’t get enough quality shots. We gave up more quality than we got ourselves. We carried play though. We spent enough time on their half of the ice but couldn’t get to the real good areas to get the kind of chances that we need to generate in order to be able to threaten to score against a goaltender of this caliber. I didn’t like the chances that we gave up, gave some of their best people really good looks. Obviously, that’s not going help our cause. We know we have another level to get to in this series. Through the four games, including the two at home, we can play better than we have. We have some guys who haven’t really made an impact on the series that we would hope or would expect that they would. But we’ve got full confidence in our group from our leaders all the way down that in a game of this magnitude that’s upcoming that everyone will be at their best where we need them to be.

 


NEXT GAME:


 

April 29 vs Utica – 4:00 p.m. ET