ABBOTSFORD CANUCKS (23-17-3-1 – 50 Points) vs.
TORONTO MARLIES (24-16-3-1 – 52 Points)
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2022
Abbotsford: S. Rempal (21) PP (N. Petan, N. Juulsen), D. Klimovich (6) (Unassisted), B. Hickey (1) (S. Rempal, J. Stevens), S. Rempal (22) (J. Stevens), S. Dries (29) PP (N. Petan, A. Kannok Leipert), N. Petan (12) PP (S. Dries)
Goaltender: M. DiPietro (25/29) W
Toronto: M. Hollowell (5) (C. Douglas, J. Duszak), J. Duszak (5) (Unassisted), B. McMann (12) (M. Hollowell), C. Douglas (5) (R. Clune, B. Menell)
Goaltender: E. Källgren (20/26) L, J. Woll (10/10)
ON THE SCORESHEET
- Mac Hollowell opened the scoring at 5:40 of the first period and later added the lone assist on McMann’s third period goal. He has 18 points (5 goals, 13 assists) in 29 games this season.
- Joseph Duszak scored unassisted at 9:13 of the second period and earlierhad the secondary assist on Hollowell’s first period goal. He has points (3-8-11) in his last nine games. This matches the longest point streak set by a defenceman set by T.J. Brennan in 2015-16.
- Bobby McMann scored 49 seconds into the third period. He has points (1-1-2) in consecutive games. McMann has 19 points (12 goals, 7 assists) in 35 games this season.
- Curtis Douglas scored at 16:03 of the third period and earlierrecorded the primary assist on Hollowell’s first period goal. He has 20 points (5 goals, 15 assists) in 41 games this season.
- Rich Clune recorded the primary assist on Douglas’ third period goal. He has four points (1 goal, 3 assists) in 33 games this season.
- Brennan Menell registered the secondary assist on Douglas’ third period goal. He has assists (2) in consecutive games.
- Erik Källgren stopped 20 of 26 shots he faced 43:39 of action. Joseph Woll stopped all 10 shots he faced in relief of Källgren.
- Toronto went 4-for-7 on the penalty kill and 0-for-1 on the power play. Toronto is 6-7-2-1 when not scoring on the power play and 12-9-2-1 when allowing a goal on the penalty kill.
- Abbotsford had a 36-29 edge in shots in all situations. Joseph Duszak, Filip Král and Kristiāns Rubīns led the Marlies with four shots on goal. Toronto is 15-11-2-1 when outshot by their opponents.
- The Marlies are 0-1-0-0 against Pacific Division opponents and 0-1-0-0 against the Canucks. This is the only team Toronto plays from the Pacific Division. This is Toronto’s first game against Abbotsford in franchise history. Abbotsford was relocated from Utica following 2020-21 season.
Scoring first 18-2-1-1
Trailing after 1 6-13-1-0
Trailing after 2 2-13-1-0
At home 12-8-2-1
*Amongst active players
Goals 19 (J. Anderson)
Assists 31 (J. Duszak)
Points 39 (B. Seney)
PPG 6 (J. Anderson)
Shots 112 (A. Steeves)
+/- +15 (B. Seney)
PIMS 84 (R. Clune)
HEAD COACH GREG MOORE
On recent challenges with the penalty kill:
Just the wear and tear we’re putting our penalty kill through with how many penalties we’re taking in the last couple of games. Penalty kill has been strong all year but if we just keep taking minor infractions and keep putting ourselves in the position where the same guys have got to burn energy in that area of the game, we just put ourselves in a tough spot.
BOBBY McMANN (1 GOAL)
On facing a new opponent:
We felt them out a little bit too much and you never want to do that in this league. You know every team is going to come to play and every team is going to be ready, and we show when we have our good starts, that’s when we win hockey games. So unfortunately, we didn’t do that.
*All times Eastern Standard Time
March 5 at Cleveland – 7:00 p.m.
March 6 at Cleveland – 12:00 p.m.
March 8 vs. Providence – 3:00 p.m.
March 9 vs. Abbotsford – 11:00 a.m.
March 11 at Utica – 7:00 p.m.