After a scoreless first period, Ryan Hamilton gave Toronto a 1-0 lead 15 second into the middle frame. Mark Mancari would equalize for Rochester on a powerplay at 11:41. The Marlies would score the eventual game winning goal at 13:28 of the second period when Ryan Hamilton notched his second goal of the game on a penalty shot.
Toronto returns to the ice on Saturday afternoon when they host the Binghamton Senators, AHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators. Puck drop is set for 3 p.m.
Toronto Goal Scorers: Ryan Hamilton (2; GWG)
Rochester Goal Scorer(s): Mark Mancari
– Toronto outshot Rochester 39-28
– Drew MacIntyre earned the victory while David Leggio took the loss
– The Marlies went 1-for-4 on the powerplay and 1-for-2 on the penalty kill