TORONTO, Cananda - Dylan Yeo scored the shootout winner as the Toronto Marlies beat the St. John’s IceCaps 4-3 in the AHL regular-season finale for both clubs.
Lunden got his first power-play goal of the night at 13:29 when Josh Leivo was in the box for a boarding penalty.
Toronto re-took the lead at 6:47 of the second when Simon Gysbers’ had his shot from the left point deflected by Lasch.
The IceCaps took their first lead of the night just over three minutes later when Lunden led an odd-man rush into the Marlies zone. From the right side Lunden dished to centre Maxime Macenauer who then passed it over to Maxwell for the quick high shot that beat Sparks.
The Marlies forced overtime by capitalizing on a power play at 13:31. An attempted IceCaps clearance was deflected by Jerry D’Amigo towards the front of the goal where Lasch snapped it in.
Sparks made 20 saves for Toronto while Dekanich made 25 for St. John’s.
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