The Syracuse Crunch fell to the Toronto Marlies, 5-2, tonight at Coca-Cola Coliseum.
The loss moves the Crunch to 28-23-4-5 on the season and 2-1-0-0 in the six-game season series against the Marlies.
Goaltender Scott Wedgewood stopped 23-of-27 shots in net for the Crunch, while Parker Gahagen earned the win with 19 saves between the pipes for the Marlies. Both teams went 2-for-6 on the power play.
The Marlies were first on the board 13:06 into the game and quickly went up 2-0 with another goal just 12 seconds later. They opened scoring on the power play when Joseph Duszak sent a lead pass for Kenny Agostino at the blue line. He skated in and fired from the top of the left circle. Seconds later, Miikka Salomaki threw a feed across the crease for Tyler Gaudet to score back door.
We'll see these guys again tomorrow. #SYRvsTOR
— Syracuse Crunch (@SyracuseCrunch) March 7, 2020