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Mitchell caps improbable comeback with OT winner as Marlies beat Stars 5-4 @NHL

DES MOINES, Iowa (CP) - The Toronto Marlies scored twice in the last two minutes of regulation and John Mitchell scored the overtime winner in a 5-4 comeback win over the Iowa Stars on Saturday in the American Hockey League.

Iowa looked sure to win when Yared Hagos scored at 17:48 of the third period. But Jay Harrison brought the Marlies to within one just under a minute later, and Tyson Nash sent it to overtime with just 11 seconds left to play.

Kevin Baker scored Toronto's other two goals.

Junior Lessard, with two, and Janos Vas scored for Iowa.

Jean-Francois Racine made 13 saves for Toronto (16-21-2-3), while Dan Ellis stopped 35 shots for Iowa (21-17-1-1).

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