CLEVELAND—Mason Marchment and Trevor Moore had two goals apiece in the second period as the Toronto Marlies beat the Cleveland Monsters 6-2 on Tuesday to advance to the American Hockey League Eastern Conference final.
Toronto swept the best-of-seven series in four games and will face the winner of the other conference semifinal between the Charlotte Checkers and Hershey Bears.
Michael Carcone also had back-to-back goals for the defending champion Marlies, the AHL affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs, coming in the third period. Kasimir Kaskisuo made 32 saves for the win.
Trey Fix-Wolansky and Zac Dalpe gave Cleveland a 2-0 lead by the first intermission. Brad Thiessen stopped 21 of 26 shots in net for the Monsters.
Marchment scored at the one minute and 3:47 marks of the second, while Moore had goals at 7:12 and 9:56.
Toronto went 2 for 3 on the power play and Cleveland was 1 for 5 with the man advantage.
Published at Wed, 08 May 2019 03:16:24 +0000