MARLIES NEWS – Marlies Go Moose Hunting | Leafs Hub
The Toronto Marlies opened up the 2015-16 AHL season with a convincing 5-3 win over the Manitoba Moose at the Ricoh Colisseum on Friday night. The Marlies controlled the game from the opening face-off and used speed to establish a suffocating forecheck. Josh Leivo led the team offensively with 3 pts (1G, 2A) with Richard Panik assisting on the first two Marlies goals of the evening. Coach Keefe stated during the post game media scum that "we are going to put our players in tough positions. We will push them to become better". This was evident with Connor Brown. The young Marlies winger played on the first line and saw Powerplay and Penalty Killing minutes throughout the evening. A balanced offensive attack will be the key for the young Marlies team throughout the season, and that was reinforced on Friday evening with seven different players getting on the scoresheet. After the game, new Marlies Captain, Andrew Campbell was quoted as saying "this year we will be a four line team that