Marlies point streak ends at ten games

Jan. 8: Marlies 1 at Hamilton 2

Marlies scorers: Kadri (8)
Bulldogs scorers: Holland (5), Dumont (11)
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Forward lines:: Hamilton–Aucoin–Abbott, D’Amigo-Kadri_Scott, Ashton–Colborne–Ryan, Deschamps-Acton-Zigomanis
Defence pairings: Fraser-Holzer, Ranger-Kostka, Gysbers-Blacker
Goaltenders: Rynnas (Loss, 59:25 minutes played, 36 SV, 2 GA), Scrviens (0:00)

The Toronto Marlies dropped a 2-1 decision to the Hamilton Bulldogs on Tuesday. The loss ended a string of ten consecutive games in which the club had earned at least one point in the standings (8-0-2).

Both Bulldogs goals were scored in the final minute of a period. With Nazem Kadri opening the scoring with a second period marker at 9:18, Hamilton’s Patrick Holland scored with one second left before the intermission.

With the game appearing headed for overtime, Gabriel Dumont fired the game-winner with just under 48 seconds remaining in regulation time.

Jussi Rynnas took the defeat in goal, making 36 saves.

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In other team news, the Marlies have recalled Andrew Crescenzi, Jamie Devane and Mark Owuya from their respective ECHL teams. The club has also signed defenceman Ryan Grimshaw to a Professional Try-Out (PTO).

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