Marlies fall in a shootout
Oct. 21: Marlies 3 vs. Grand Rapids 4
Forward lines:: McKegg-Kadri-Scott, Colborne-Zigomanis-Komarov, Deschamps-Aucoin-Hamilton, Ashton-Acton-Ryan
Defence pairings: Holzer-Fraser, Gardiner-Kostka, Yeo-Blacker
Goaltenders: Rynnas (Shootout loss, 64:41 minutes played, 28 SV, 3 GA), Owuya (0:00)
The Grand Rapids Griffins rallied from a 3-1 deficit to edge the Toronto Marlies 4-3 in a shootout on Sunday afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum. Gustav Nyquist had a big day for the visitors, registering a pair of goals plus the shootout winner. Marlies goaltender Jussi Rynnas struggled in the shootout, failing to make a save in three opportunities.
Leo Komarov had his first career AHL goal, while Mike Kostka and Korbinian Holzer also found the scoresheet.
Toronto now embarks on an eight-game road trip with the Royal Winter Fair moving into the CNE grounds for the next couple of weeks.