IceCaps Weekly Forecast | ‘Caps Face Marlies for a Pair at Home

(Photo by Amy Johnson | Rocket Sports Media)

IceCaps Weekly Forecast gives a first look of the week ahead for your St. John’s IceCaps. Staff writer Danielle Barnes maps out the schedule, provides a statistical comparison of each matchup, identifies players to watch, as well as goaltenders and notes for each team. Refer to this page as your guide for each game in the IceCaps schedule this week. 

by Danielle Barnes, Staff Writer, AHL Report

(Photo by Amy Johnson | Rocket Sports Media)

ST JOHN’S, NL. — This week, the St. John’s IceCaps will face the Toronto Marlies for a pair on January 27th and 28th.

Calendar: January 23 – 29
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St. John’s IceCaps
Players to Watch
  • Brett Lernout – Lernout has accumulated 12 points 42 games this season, and earned the third star in the IceCaps game against the Albany devils on the 22nd.
  • Chris Terry – Terry continues to lead the team with 12 goals and 19 assists in 24 games played. He also held and assist streak from December 4, 2016 to January 21, 2017.
Notes Goaltenders
The IceCaps Mark Barberio remains with the Canadiens and is unavailable play in the AHL All-Star Classic. He has been replaced with Albany Devils defenseman Vojtech Mozik.  

  • Lindgren 14-10-3 | 2.73 GAA | .913 Sv% 
  • Danis 6-3-3 | 2.75 GAA | .911 Sv%

Friday and Saturday January 27th, 28th

Toronto Marlies
The Toronto Marlies (17-20-2-1) hold the sixth spot in the north division, and remain in the bottom five in the league. Despite their low standings, they are ahead of the IceCaps in the special teams penalty kill and power-play, which may give them an advantage in this weeks games.
Players to Watch
  • Brett Findlay – Scoring four goals, Findlay was on fire in the Marlies back to back games against the Hartford Wolf Pack and the Bridgeport Sound Tigers last weekend. 
  • Seth Griffith – Griffith played his first game with the Marlies against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers this weekend. He has assists in consecutive games.
Notes Goaltenders
Kerby Rychel has seven assists in his last three games. Willie Corrin played his first game for the Marlies after tallying 10 points in 17 games for the Brampton Beast (ECHL.)
  • Bibeau 7-10-3 | 2.78 GAA | .900 Sv% 
  • Sparks 7-5-0 | 2.12 GAA | .924 Sv%
January 27th, 28th | St. John’s, NL

ICECAPS (stats as of Jan. 22, 2017) MARLIES
 46 (3rd) Points (Div. Rank) 37 (6th)
20-16-5-1 Record 17-20-2-1
10-8-2-0 (home) Home/Away Record 7-13-1-1 (away)
.548 Winning Percentage .463
 117 Goals For 115
 126 Goals Against  112
21.1% Power-play 23.3%
77.4 % Penalty-kill 80.3%

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