Toronto Marlies Game Report- March 20
BarnBurner Sports Writer
Thursday, March 21, 2019
ORONTO MARLIES (2) @ BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS (1)
Toronto: D. Tymashov (12) PP (J. Bracco, A. Brooks), A. Brooks (19) (C. Mueller, R. Sandin)
Goaltender: M. Hutchinson (30/31)
Bridgeport: S. Aho (7) (S. Bernier, O. Koivula)
Goaltender: J. Smith (25/27)
ON THE SCORESHEET
· Dmytro Timashov scored on the power play at 2:00 of the third period. Timashov has 44 points (12 goals, 32 assists) in 63 games this season.
· Adam Brooks scored at 2:38 of overtime and earlier added the secondary assist on Timashov’s third period goal. This is his second overtime goal of the season and his fourth game-winning goal. Brooks has seven points (4 goals, 3 assists) in his last five games.
· Jeremy Bracco registered the primary assist on Timashov’s third period power play goal. Bracco’s assist set the new single-season franchise record for power play assists (30). He has also tied the franchise record of 52 for assists (Spencer Abbott – 2013-14). Bracco has recorded a point (2-9-11) in six consecutive games.
· Chris Mueller recorded the primary assist on Brooks’ overtime goal. Mueller has recorded points (9-8-17) in 10 consecutive games. Mueller has 58 points (28 goals, 30 assists) in 51 games this season.
· Rasmus Sandin picked up the secondary assist on Brooks’ overtime goal. This is Sandin’s eighth consecutive game recording a point (1-11-12), establishing a franchise record for consecutive games (8) registering a point by a defenceman.
· Michael Hutchinson stopped 30 of 31 shots he faced. Hutchinson’s record with the Marlies is now 13-3-3-0 on the season with a .914 Save Percentage and a 2.76 Goals Against Average.
- This is Toronto’s 18th overtime game of the season, setting a franchise high as well as their 12th overtime win of which seven have come on the road.
- Toronto is 20-8-3-2 since January 4 and have outscored their opponents 107-91, facing 17 different teams. In 25 of 33 games, Toronto has earned a point (45).
- Toronto went 5-for-5 on the penalty kill and 1-for-2 on the power play. Toronto’s power play on the road is first overall (26.8%) in the AHL with the most power play goals-for (42) and has scored seven goals on their four-game road trip. During the same time, Toronto’s penalty kill has allowed only one goal (14/15).
- Bridgeport had a 31-27 edge in shots in all situations. Tanner MacMaster led the Marlies with four shots on goal.
- The Marlies are 10-6-0-1 against Atlantic Division opponents and are 1-0-0-1 against the Sound Tigers.
REGULAR SEASON LEADERS
- Goals: C. Mueller (28)
- Assists: J. Bracco (52)*
- Points: J. Bracco (70)
- PPG: C. Mueller (14)
- Shots: P. Engvall (143)
- +/-: C. Rosen (+10)
- PIMS: S. Oleksy (60)
- The Marlies are 10-6-3-1 when tied after the first period and 3-16-2-1 when trailing after the second period.
- Toronto is 16-11-2-2 when outshot by their opponent.
- The Marlies are 6-4-0-1 in Wednesday games and are 6-2-0-1 in March.
CURRENT POINT STREAKS
- Jeremy Bracco has points (2-7-9) in five consecutive games.
- Adam Brooks has points (2-2-4) in consecutive games.
- Chris Mueller has points (9-8-17) in 10 consecutive games.
- Rasmus Sandin has points (1-11-12) in eight consecutive games.
- Andreas Borgman (concussion) did not dress for tonight’s game. He left Toronto’s game following the first period on February 16 against Springfield.
- Frank Corrado (knee) did not dress for tonight’s game. He has not appeared for Toronto since February 5 against Belleville.
- Colin Greening (knee) did not dress for tonight’s game. He left Toronto’s game in the third period on March 10 against Bridgeport and did not return.
- Mason Marchment (collarbone) did not dress for tonight’s game. He left Toronto’s game in the first period on February 1 against Laval and did not return