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By dengdai on Apr 29, 2014 02:49 AM
TORONTO -- The fate of the Toronto Marlies in the second round of the American Hockey League playoffs could come down to the continued offensive success of two penalty killers and a rookie centre. Ray-Ban Outlet . Head coach Dallas Eakins put Greg Scott and Jerry DAmigo on a line with first-year player Greg McKegg in the Marlies opening round series against the Rochester Americans. All the trio did was put up eight goals and six assists in a three-game sweep, and Eakins is looking for more of the same when Toronto kicks off the second round of the playoffs at home against the Grand Rapids Griffins on Friday night. "I hope we can rely on all of our lines," said Eakins. "Wed like more scoring out of everyone, but thats a line that well start with." Top penalty killers Scott and DAmigo, along with 2010 third-round pick McKegg, provided more than 60 per cent of Torontos offence against Rochester. "In a sense, were kind of similar players," said Scott. "Jerry and I have had chemistry before. McKeggs a good skilled guy who can get the puck to the net and more often than not good things will come with that." Scott had a breakout series against the Americans, leading all scorers with five goals and an assist in three games. "I was playing with good guys who were getting the puck to me and I just put my head down and had some luck," he added. "Hopefully Ill have the same result in the Grand Rapids series." Toronto enters relatively healthy after an eight-day layoff, with only forward Spencer Abbott expected to miss Game 1 with an undisclosed injury. "In the playoffs (rest) is a double-edged sword," said Eakins. "Against Rochester I didnt like the way we matched up. I ran five forwards really, really hard and they didnt need a day off, they needed three days off. So that was a good rest for us." The Griffins, who needed five games to down the Houston Aeros in the first round, were led by forward Tomas Tatar (three goals, one assist) and rookie goaltender Petr Mrazek, who posted a 1.83 goals-against average and .924 save percentage. Toronto finished the regular season second in the AHLs Western Conference, while the Griffins finished in third spot, four points back. The Marlies took the season series 2-0-2, but all of those games were played prior to the end of the NHL lockout, meaning each clubs roster has changed drastically since the last meeting in December. "Weve been watching their games," said Eakins. "It doesnt look like their systems have drastically changed. They have some guys up (in NHL), but they look like the basis of their game is the same as the last couple years. In the end you play against whos out there, so theres no Plan B." While the Marlies were a perfect 16-for-16 on the penalty kill against the Americans, success against Grand Rapids will likely be a product of improved discipline against the offensively gifted Griffins. "With Grand Rapids being so highly skilled, their power play is going to be dangerous," said Scott. "Our penalty kill during the regular season wasnt where we wanted it but we still have tons of confidence. This is the time that matters." Notes: Toronto goalie Drew MacIntyre, who earned his first-career AHL playoff win with the Griffins in 2006 against the Marlies, had a solid first round by stopping 93-of-98 shots to go along with a shutout. ... Depending on the post-season success of their parent NHL clubs, Joe Colborne and Ryan Hamilton are eligible to return from the Maple Leafs, while the Griffins could get forwards Gustav Nyquist and Joakim Andersson back from the Detroit Red Wings. cheap ray ban wayfarer sunglasses .C. -- For years, they have been rivals. ray ban sale discount . Cameron Darcy had a pair of goals in the second period for Cape Breton (32-24-4). Thomas Stavert and Daniel Sprong replied for the Islanders (18-36-6), who squandered a 52-save performance by goaltender Mason McDonald.DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers have avoided arbitration with Alex Avila by agreeing to terms on a one-year contract with their No. 1 catcher. The Tigers announced the agreement on Friday night. Avila had a .227 batting average with 11 homers and 47 RBIs last season, hitting .303 after the All-Star break. He has a .254 carreer average with 51 homers and 222 RBIs over 492 games and five seasons with the Tigers. cheap ray ban sunglasses. . Avilas best season was 2011 when he was on the All-Star team and finished the season with a .295 average, 19 homers and 82 RBIs in 141 games -- all career highs -- in his second full year in the major leagues. ' ' '
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