TORONTO – Moving down the stretch, every game becomes more critical. With the North Division being so tight, there’s little room for error. As the Toronto Marlies face the Cleveland Monsters in an afternoon showdown, it could be one of the most important games to date.
NUTS AND BOLTS
Standing: 8th in North (25th in AHL)
Away Record: 10-14-4
Power Play Record: 29/210 – 13.8% (27th in AHL)
Penalty Kill Record: 37/236 – 84.5% (9th in AHL)
Goals Per Game: 2.69 (24th in AHL)
Goals Against Per Game: 2.98 (13th in AHL)
Shots Per Game: 28.15 (26th in AHL)
Shots Against Per Game: 29.49 (16th in AHL)
Sin Bin Spotlight: Adam Clendening 48 GP (6G, 30A, 36PTS). Birthplace: Niagara Falls, NY.
Standing: 7th in North (21st in AHL)
Home Record: 17-10-0
Power Play Record: 42/205 – 20.5% (6th in AHL)
Penalty Kill Record: 46/2015 – 77.5% (30th in AHL)
Goals Per Game: 3.42 (5th in AHL)
Goals Against Per Game: 3.38 (27th in AHL)
Shots Per Game: 27.62 (28th in AHL)
Shots Against Per Game: 31.79 (25th in AHL)
Sin Bin Spotlight: Kenny Agostino – 45 GP (23G, 17A, 40PTS). Birthplace: Morristown, NJ.
SIN BIN SWAMI SEZ
It’s too big of a game to let your opponent get that first goal. You don’t want the opposition thinking they’re going to win; you can’t let them get confident. An early goal can set the tone for the rest of the game and break confidence. Whoever scores the first goal will carry the courage for the rest of the game and win.
The game will begin Wednesday, February 26 at 11:00 am EST and will be broadcast live on AHLTV.
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