Marlies Hot & Cold: November 14th-20th

Mark Owuya picked up two big wins this week against the Rochester Americans- Image Courtesy of Mike Ivall

TORONTO– It was a good week for the Toronto Marlies as they won three games in three days and increased their lead atop the North Division.

Two victories came against North Division rival the Rochester Americans, 2-1 on Friday in Rochester and 3-2 on Saturday in Toronto.

Their weekend was completed with a 4-3 victory against the Peoria Rivermen on Sunday.

Currently, the Marlies are 10-5-2-1, have won four games in a row and sit first in the North Division; four points ahead of the Americans.

With that said, here are the Toronto Marlies hot and cold performers for the week of November 14th to 20th.

Who’s Hot

LW Marcel Mueller

Season Stats: 15 GP 3 G 11 A 14 PTS

Had four points in three games including a goal and an assist against Peoria. Has nine points in seven games since returning from injury

 

D Simon Gysbers

Season Stats: 11 GP 3 G 5 A 8 PTS

Had a goal to go along with two assist on Saturday versus Rochester and picked up five points in three games this week

 

G Mark Owuya

Season Stats: 5 GP 3 W 1 L 1 SOL 1.51 GAA .944 SV%

Picked up two big wins against Rochester, allowing just three goals against on 58 shots. He currently leads the AHL with a 1.51 GAA

 

Who’s Cold

D Jeff Finger

Season Stats: 10 GP 1 G 1 A 2 PTS

Only played in Friday’s game against Rochester and sat out the remainder of the week. No clear injury has been diagnosed and Dallas Eakins said earlier in the season they would monitor they veterans playing time.

 

C Darryl Boyce

Season Stats: 11 GP 3 G 0 A 3 PTS

Continued to be listed as day to day with a back injury however hasn’t skated in a full team practice or played in a game since November 5th. Hopefully will start practicing this week and be ready for Friday.

 

D Matt Lashoff

Season Stats: 9 GP 1 G 4 A 5 PTS

Given the bad news that a knee injury will have him out up to six months which could mean the remainder of the season. The injury occurred after a questionable hit was thrown by Lake Erie Monsters forward Patrick Bordeleau on October 30th.

 

It was a good week for Toronto and worth noting that Jerry D’Amigo, Nazem Kadri, and Greg Scott also put together some solid play this week.

Look for Marlies Hot & Cold every Monday

Kyle Cicerella

@KyleTheReporter

 

 

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