TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule

Marlies clinch North Division title after downing Americans

{eot}
The Canadian Press
4/19/2013 10:19:18 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The Toronto Marlies earned their second consecutive North Division title Friday as they downed the host Rochester Americans 4-1 in American Hockey League action.

Greg Scott scored once and set up two others for the Marlies (42-23-9), who finish the season series with Rochester 9-1-0, and Mike Zigomanis had a goal and an assist.

The three-point outing was Scott's first of the season while Zigomanis halted a four-game pointless streak.

Jerry D'Amigo and Spencer Abbott also scored for Toronto, which got 17 saves from goaltender Drew MacIntyre.

MacIntyre, who played the 2011-12 season for Rochester, is 4-0-0 against his former club, hasn't allowed more than one goal in any start and owns a .951 save percentage.

Cody McCormick scored the lone goal for the Americans (41-29-4), who sit second in the North seven points behind the Marlies, and David Leggio stopped 35-of-37 shots.

Toronto put 15 shots on Leggio in the first period, however the 28-year-old stopped them all as the game went to intermission scoreless.

D'Amigo put the Marlies on the board at 6:28 of the second period while on the power play and the score stayed that way until 1:44 of the third when Abbott scored the eventual winner.

At 11:03 Dylan Yeo picked up a double minor and a 10-minute misconduct, which led to McCormick scoring a power-play goal for the Americans to cut Toronto's lead in half.

Needing a win to stay alive in the North title race, Rochester couldn't muster anymore offence and Zigomanis and Scott each scored empty-net goals within 34 seconds to seal the victory for the Marlies.

Toronto went 1 for 3 on the power play while Rochester scored once on seven chances with the man advantage.

The Marlies have won three Sam Pollock trophies since the 2007-08 season, including last year when they made it to the Calder Cup final. Toronto currently sits second in the Western Conference and will wrap up the regular season this weekend by hosting the St. John's IceCaps in back-to-back contests starting Saturday.

Greg Scott (Photo: Texas Stars)

zoom

(Photo: Texas Stars)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


Blue Jays on TSN Radio 1050

TSN 1050 baseball insider Scott MacArthur provides daily coverage of the Blue Jays.


Jays Watch | Latest on the Jays


@
 | Friday at 7:07pm | Smyly vs. Stroman
@
 | W 9-5 | W: Dickey | L: Nelson

Maple Leafs on TSN Radio 1050

TSN 1050 is the home of the Leafs with Jonas Siegel providing daily coverage in his Leaf Report.


Latest on the Leafs | Leafs on 1050 Schedule


 | Free Agency Tracker
 | DraftCentre

Raptors on TSN Radio 1050

TSN 1050 is the home of the Raptors with Josh Lewenberg providing coverage in his Raptors Report.


Latest on the Raptors


 | Free Agency Tracker
 | NBA Draft

Argos on TSN Radio 1050

TSN 1050 is the official broadcaster of the Argos with Mike Hogan providing coverage in his Argos Report.


Argos Hashmarks | Argos on TSN 1050 Schedule


@
 | Saturday at 4pm | (TSN 1050)
@
 | L 33-17 | Glenn: 208y | Ray: 181y

Toronto FC on TSN Radio 1050

TSN 1050's Gareth Wheeler provides coverage of TFC matches including pre-game shows live from BMO Field


Latest on TFC | TFC on TSN 1050 Schedule


@
 | Saturday at 7pm |
@
 | L 4-1 | Gilberto | Dwyer (2), Saad, Sapong
TSN TweetBox

Connect with TSN Radio 1050

Email us at live@tsn1050.ca

Text your comments to 105050 (standard message rates apply) Details

Or

Text inquiries to 105050 (standard message rates apply) Details

Follow on Twitter: @TSN1050Radio

Call us at 416-870-1050 or Toll Free Across Canada: 855-591-6876

Advertising: Call: 416-384-2900. Or email: advertising@tsn1050.ca

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television