IN-GAME BLOG: Barons vs. Marlies
Minute-by-minute updates from Oklahoma City versus Toronto
5:00: Overtime is now underway.
3:30: Justin Schultz skates to the bench gingerly after getting a puck off the leg.
2:30: Alex Plante takes a penalty for hooking in front of the Barons net, giving the Marlies a four-on-three power play.
27.8: Marlies score just as the penalty to Plante expires. Jake Gardiner just tees up a blast from the right circle past Danis to give Toronto the win. | TOR 6, OKC 5
20:00: The third period is now underway.
17:06: Joe Colborne is sent off for tripping to put the Barons back on the power play, down 4-1.
15:07: With one second left in the power play, Mark Arcobello jams home a rebound to draw the Barons within two. Marincin and Tyler Pitlick with the assists. | TOR 4, OKC 2
13:05: Taylor Hall gets called for tripping.
12:50: 15 seconds later, Toronto regains their three-goal lead. Mike Zigomanis redirects a point shot from Mike Kostka past Yann Danis. | TOR 5, OKC 2
5:22: Curtis Hamilton gets clipped with a high stick by Zigomanis, resulting in a penalty and last-ditch power play attempt for the Barons.
4:34: Barons go on a two-man advantage following a Carter Ashton penalty.
3:28: Marlies take a bench minor, extending the two-man advantage. Dallas Eakins was also ejected from the game.
3:16: Barons looked to have scored on a quick one-timer from Ryan Nugent-Hopkins to the right side of the Marlies net. The puck was ruled to have not crossed the line but it went to video review. After review, it indeed was ruled to have gone in. | TOR 5, OKC 3
2:03: Barons pull Yann Danis for the extra attacker while still up a man on the power play. Eberle makes it a one-goal game with a wrister from the left circle that beats Brynas. | TOR 5, OKC 4
21.9: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scores to tie the game, picking up a loose puck in the crease and banging it in. | OKC 5, TOR 5
0:00: Shots on goal after regulation time was 33-21 for the Barons.
20:00: The second period is now underway.
13:39: Dylan Yeo gets a tripping penalty to put the Barons on the power play for the second time in the game and an opportunity to get back in the game.
10:00: At the midway point of the period, Oklahoma City is outshooting Toronto 6-1 but still looking for their first goal.
9:04: Martin Marincin gets sent off for slashing after a bit of a scrum between both sides in the Barons zone.
6:49: Both teams go four skaters aside after Teubert and Acton each get two minutes for roughing.
4:10: Barons have some great chances around the Toronto net with Hall, Eberle and Nugent-Hopkins on the ice but the puck won't settle down. The constant pressure does force the Marlies to take a penalty. Yeo goes off again, this time for holding.
3:41: Taylor Hall scores to break the Marlies' shutout bid and get OKC within three. On the power play, Hall slides in back door and takes a nice pass across the slot from Nugent-Hopkins and puts it into the open cage. | TOR 4, OKC 1
0:00: After two periods, OKC is outshooting Toronto 21-18 but trailing 4-1 on the scoreboard.
20:00: Today's game is now underway.
19:24: It only takes Toronto 36 seconds to get on the board. The Marlies entered the Barons zone on a four-on-three rush. The puck was passed across the slot by Paul Ranger and redirected in by Will Acton. | TOR 1, OKC 0
15:27: Keith Aucoin takes a tripping penalty for Toronto deep in his own end to give Oklahoma their first power play of the day.
7:20: Martin Marincin pinched in and took a blast from the top of the left faceoff circle that Marlies netminder Jussi Rynnas had to be sharp in turning away with his right pad.
2:15: Toronto doubles their lead with just over two minutes to play. Roy stops the initial two shots during the Marlies onslaught off the rush before Nicolas Deschamps hammered in the third rebound from the slot for the goal. | TOR 2, OKC 0
1:36: Less than 30 seconds later, Toronto strikes again. Kenny Ryan scores to extend the Marlies lead to 3-0. | TOR 3, OKC 0
1:36: Yann Danis comes in to replace Roy, who allowed three goals on 10 shots.
47.8: Greg Scott makes it three goals in less than two minutes for Toronto. Scott takes the puck at the right side of the net and fires it in for the goal. | TOR 4, OKC 0
9.7: Colten Teubert takes a holding penalty to give Toronto its first power play of the game.
0:00: First period comes to an end with Toronto outshooting Oklahoma City 12-10.
The Oklahoma City Barons face the Toronto Marlies in a special morning game today. We'll be updating the action from the game as it happens. We'll also be adding photos, videos from big plays and more throughout the game.
The Barons will be going with a lineup similar to what they had on Saturday against Abbotsford, with the exception of Olivier Roy being the starting goaltender. For Toronto, Jussi Rynnas is starting in goal.
Line Combinations (and defence pairings) for the Barons:
Hall - Nugent-Hopkins - Eberle
Paajarvi - Lander - Hartikainen
Pitlick - Arcobello - Hamilton
Byers - VandeVelde - House
Marincin - Schultz
Fedun - Teubert
Plante - Henry