The Toronto Marlies defeated the Milwaukee Admirals, AHL affiliate of the Nashville Predators, by a score of 2-0 tonight at Ricoh Coliseum to earn a three-game sweep in round one of the Calder Cup Playoffs. With tonight’s victory, the Marlies have now swept their first round playoff opponent for the third straight year.
After a scoreless opening frame, Greg McKegg broke the deadlock on a power play at 17:31 of the middle frame. T.J. Brennan added an empty net goal to secure a 2-0 victory for the Marlies. Drew MacIntyre stopped all 29 shots he faced to earn his third consecutive victory.
The Marlies now await their second round opponent. For all Toronto Marlies ticket inquiries, please contact the team’s ticket line at 416-597-PUCK (7825) or visit marlies.ca.
Toronto Goal Scorers: Greg McKegg (GWG), T.J. Brennan (EN)
•Milwaukee outshot Toronto 29-23
•Drew MacIntyre earned the victory while Marek Mazanec took the loss
•Toronto went 2-for-7 on the powerplay and 3-for-3 on the penalty kill