TORONTO MARLIES GAME REPORT - Friday, January 31, 2020
BarnBurner Sports Writer
Friday, January 31, 2020
Marlies 6 VS Charlotte 2
Charlotte: M. Geekie (14) (T. Broadhurst, G. Forsling), M. McCormick (13) PP (D. Gust, C. Priskie)
Goaltender: A. Forsberg (13/16), A. Nedeljkovic (8/11)
Toronto: N. Petan (10) (Unassisted), M. Hollowell (1) (N. Petan, B. Harpur), S. Pooley (5) (T. Kivihalme, T. Liljegren), S. Pooley (6) (Unassisted), T. MacMaster (10) PP (M. Read, T. Kivihalme), E. Korshkov (10) (T. MacMaster)
Goaltender: K. Kaskisuo (31/33)
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Nic Petan scored unassisted at 7:56 of the first period to put the Marlies on the board and added the primary assist on Hollowell’s second period goal. He has points (2-3-5) in three consecutive games. Petan has 26 points (10 goals, 16 assists) in 18 games this season.
- Mac Hollowell scored at 1:19 of the second period. This was his first career AHL goal. Hollowell has points (1-2-3) in consecutive games for the first time this season.
- Scott Pooley scored at 2:30 and 2:49 of the second period. This is his second two-goal game of the season. Pooley has six goals in 16 games this season.
- Tanner MacMaster scored on the power play at 18:05 of the second period and later added the lone assist on Korshkov’s third period goal. MacMaster has recorded three points (2 goals, 1 assist) through two straight games.
- Egor Korshkov scored at 5:00 of the third period. Korshkov has 17 points (10 goals 7 assists) through 28 games.
- Ben Harpur recorded the secondary assist on Hollowell’s second period goal. Harpur has 10 points (1 goal, 9 assists) through 30 games this season.
- Teemu Kivihalme registered the primary assist on Pooley’s first goal of the second period and the secondary assist on MacMaster’s second period power play goal. This is Kivihalme’s second multi-point game of the season.
- Timothy Liljegren collected the secondary assist on Pooley’s first goal of the second period. Liljegren has 15 points (2 goals, 13 assists) in his last 12 games. Liljegren is eighth in assists (23) amongst AHL defencemen.
- Matt Read had the primary assist on MacMaster’s second period power play goal. Read has 13 points (5 goals, 8 assists) through 31 games this season.
- Kasimir Kaskisuo stopped 31 of 33 shots he faced. He is now 12-6-1-1 on the season with a .912 save percentage and a 2.65 goals against average.
- Toronto’s two fastest goals of the season were both scored by Scott Pooley in the second period (19 seconds).
- Toronto was 2-for-3 on the penalty kill and 1-for-4 on the power play.
- Charlotte had a 33-27 edge in shots in all situations. Egor Korshkov led the Marlies with four shots on goal.
- The Marlies are 2-2-0-1 against Atlantic Division opponents and are 1-1-01 against the Charlotte Checkers.
REGULAR SEASON LEADERS
- Goals: K. Agostino (21)
- Assists: J. Bracco (29)
- Points: P. Aberg (35)
- PPG: N. Petan (6)
- Shots: P. Aberg (113)
- +/-: B. Harpur (+11)
- PIMS: G. Wilson (67)
HOME SWEET HOME
- Toronto’s home record is 14-6-0-0 (28 points) this season. Toronto’s longest home point streak reached 18 points from Oct. 5 to Nov. 24 (9-0-0-0).
- The Marlies have outscored their opponents 72-52. Kenny Agostino leads the Marlies in goals (14) and Jeremy Bracco in assists (17) at home.
- Goaltenders Kasimir Kaskisuo (7-2-0-0) and Joseph Woll (4-4-0-0) have combined to make 451 saves. Michael Hutchinson also started three games (3-0-0-0) at Coca-Cola Coliseum.
- The Marlies are 6-5-0-0 when tied after the first period and 14-0-1-0 when leading after the second period.
- Toronto is 15-10-1-2 when outshot by their opponent.