Toronto Marlies Game Report- March 15
BarnBurner Sports Writer
Friday, March 15, 2019
Toronto Marlies (5) @ Hersey Bears (4) OT
Toronto: A. Brooks (17) PP (C. Mueller, D. Timashov), J. Bracco (18) PP (R. Sandin, D. Timashov), M. Carcone (17) (T. MacMaster, S. Pooley), J. Subban (3) (J. Bracco, V. LoVerde), C. Mueller (25) PP (J. Bracco, R. Sandin)
Goaltender: M. Hutchinson (16/20)
Hershey: J. Megna (17) (G. Pilon, T. Lewington), N. Walker (14) (J. Megna, D Smith-Pelly), G. Pilon (8) (N. Walker, R. Sproul), D. Smith-Pelly (5) (Unassisted)
Goaltender: V. Vanecek (22/27)
ON THE SCORESHEET
· Adam Brooks opened the scoring on the power pay at 7:28 of the second period. Brooks has collected seven points (4 goals, 3 assists) in his last eight games.
· Jeremy Bracco scored on the power play at 10:33 of the second period and later added the primary assists on Subban’s second period goal and Mueller’s overtime power play goal. Bracco has 16 points (4 goals, 12 assists) in his last 12 games. This is his 19th multipoint game of the season and the seventh time he’s recorded three or more points in one game.
· Michael Carcone scored at 14:03 of the second period. Carcone has 38 points (17 goals, 21 assists) through 51 games this season.
· Jordan Subban scored at 15:02 of the second period. Subban has 12 points (3 goals, 9 assists) in 38 games this season.
· Chris Mueller scored the game-winning goal on the power play at 1:39 of overtime. He earlier recorded the primary assist on Brooks’ second period power play goal. This is Mueller’s seventh game-winning goal and his fourth overtime goal this season. Mueller has 53 points (25 goals, 28 assists) in 48 games this season. This is Mueller’s first game since returning from injury on Feb. 10.
· Dmytro Timashov registered the secondary assists on Brooks’ and Bracco’s power play goals, both in the second period. Timashov has 12 points (6 goals, 6 assists) in his last 12 games. This is his ninth multipoint game of the season.
· Rasmus Sandin picked up the primary assist on Bracco’s second period power play goal and the secondary assist on Mueller’s overtime goal. This is Sandin’s fifth consecutive game recording a point (1-6-7).
· Tanner MacMaster had the primary assist on Carcone’s second period goal. MacMaster has 15 points (3 goals, 12 assists) through 45 games this season.
· Scott Pooley recorded the secondary assist on Carcone’s second period goal. This is Pooley’s first point this season in two games with Toronto.
· Vincent LoVerde registered the secondary assist on Subban’s second period goal. LoVerde has recorded a point (1-2-3) in three consecutive games.
· Michael Hutchinson stopped 16 of 20 shots he faced. Hutchinson’s recorded with the Marlies is now 11-3-3-0 on the season with a .907 Save Percentage and a 2.86 Goals Against Average.
- Toronto is 18-7-3-2 since January 4 and have outscored their opponents 98-84, facing 15 different teams. In 23 of 30 games, Toronto has earned a point (41).
- Toronto went 4-for-4 on the penalty kill and 3-for-9 on the power play. Toronto’s power play on the road is second (26.0%) in the AHL with the most power play goals-for (38). This is the fourth time this season Toronto has scored three power play goals. Toronto has not allowed a power play goal in six games through 20 penalties.
- Toronto had a 27-20 edge in shots in all situations. Jeremy Bracco and Chris Mueller led the Marlies with four shots on goal.
- The Marlies are 8-5-0-1 against Atlantic Division opponents and are 1-0-0-0 against the Bears.
REGULAR SEASON LEADERS
- Goals: C. Mueller (25)
- Assists: J. Bracco (47)*
- Points: J. Bracco (65)
- PPG: C. Mueller (12)
- Shots: N. Baptiste (135)
- +/-: C. Rosen (+10)
- PIMS: P. Engvall, S. Jardine (57)
- Toronto is 27-7-1-2 when recording the first goal of the game.
- The Marlies are 9-5-3-1 when tied after the first period and 24-1-1-1 when leading after the second period.
- Toronto is 16-10-4-2 when outshooting their opponent.
- The Marlies are 9-5-2-2 in Friday games and are 4-1-0-1 in March.
CURRENT POINT STREAKS
- Jeremy Bracco has points (2-4-6) in three consecutive games.
- Adam Brooks has points (1-1-2) in consecutive games.
- Vincent LoVerde has points (1-2-3) in three consecutive games.
- Rasmus Sandin has points (1-6-7) in five consecutive games.