The Toronto Marlies and Albany Devils will open the North Division finals Wednesday, starting the best of seven series at Ricoh Coliseum. The two teams will play a 2-3-2 format, with the Marlies hosting the first two games and if necessary the final two games of the series. The full schedule is as follows;
Game 1 – Wednesday, May 4 – Albany at Toronto, 7:30 PM
Game 2 – Friday, May 6 – Albany at Toronto, 7:30 PM
Game 3 – Sunday, May 8 – Toronto at Albany, 5:00 PM
Game 4 – Tuesday, May 10 – Toronto at Albany, 7:00 PM
*Game 5 – Thursday, May 12 – Toronto at Albany, 7:00 PM
*Game 6 – Saturday, May 14 – Albany at Toronto, 3:00 PM
*Game 7 – Monday, May 16 – Albany at Toronto, 7:30 PM
*if necessary… All times Eastern
The North final will showcase the divisions first place Marlies (.750) against the second place Devils (.671). In six meetings this season, Toronto holds a 4-2-0-0 advantage, outscoring Albany 17-10. Toronto enters the series following a first round sweep of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, while the Albany Devils dispatched of the Utica Comets in four games.
Tickets for all round two home games go on sale at noon through marlies.ca or by calling 416-597-PUCK (7825).