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Trevor Smith, Jerry D'Amigo lift Marlies to 4-3 shootout win over Monsters

Wednesday, 03.19.2014 / 10:35 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Trevor Smith, Jerry D'Amigo lift Marlies to 4-3 shootout win over Monsters

CLEVELAND - Trevor Smith and Jerry D'Amigo scored in the shootout as the Toronto Marlies edged the Lake Erie Monsters 4-3 on Wednesday in American Hockey League action.

Smith had a power-play goal in the second period for Toronto (37-19-5), which tied the game 3-3 on Korbinian Holzer's goal at the 17:30 mark of the third period.

Josh Leivo also scored for the Marlies, while Garret Sparks made 30 saves and turned aside four skaters in the shootout to earn the win in net.

Michael Schumacher, Stefan Elliott and Brett Clark supplied the offence for Lake Erie (26-28-7), while Calvin Pickard stopped 30 shots.

Smith's power-play goal was the only score on Toronto's three man advantages. The Monsters went 0 for 4 on the power play.

The Marlies are on a five game point streak, having won four and lost once in the shootout.

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