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Marlies Split Weekend Series with Ice Caps | Leafs Hub
It was a battle between the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs farm teams, as the Toronto Marlies kicked off a weekend home series against the St. John's Ice Caps. The Marlies returned home after a six-game road trip. Their latest game was a 7-2 loss to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Byron Froese and Milan Michalek got the goals for the Marlies. It was a game that they would like to forget. And they hoped that returning to home ice would help them out. Saturday, November 19th, 2016: A two- goal second period from the St. John's Ice Caps proved to be the difference maker as they downed the Toronto Marlies, 2-1. Kasperi Kapanen got the scoring started early in the first period. Brett Lernout took an interference penalty and on the ensuing power-play, Kapanen ripped a shot past Yann Danis. The goal was initially waived off, but after a review, they awarded Kapanen his eighth of the year. After the goal, the Marlies seemed to be a step behind. For the rest of the first period,