The final victory of the weekend www.news4pal.com/phil-esposito-jersey-c-1_25.html was the seventh straight success for Toronto, tying a franchise record. Their 16-4-0 record leads the AHL and provides them with a seven-point cushion at the top of the North Division.
Toronto’s record against divisional rivals improved to 11-1-0 and their current +30 goal differential and 1.85 goals-against-average lead the AHL in both categories.
Toronto’s penalty kill continues to prove ultra reliable, allowing just one goal against on the 20 occasions they went to work in the past five games. It’s now ranked second best in the league at 89.5% and also recorded its third shorthanded goal (tied for fourth best in the league).
The Marlies power play struck five times but still relied on moments of individual brilliance and also gave up shorthanded goals in consecutive games. Despite continuing to draw the most www.officialrangersshop.com/jeff-beukeboom-jersey-c-1_16.html man-advantage opportunities in the league (114), Toronto’s power play is registering at 14.9% (22nd in the AHL).