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Toronto Marlies Clinch Overtime Victory to Even Playoff Series Against Belleville Senators

In a thrilling showdown at the Coca-Cola Coliseum, the Toronto Marlies bounced back from their initial playoff loss to the Belleville Senators, clinching a heart-stopping overtime victory to even the series at 1-1. The Marlies emerged triumphant with a final score of 4-3, showcasing their resilience and determination on home ice.

From the onset, the Marlies set the tone with an early goal by Blandisi just 59 seconds into the game, igniting the home crowd’s fervor. Clifford added to their lead in the second period, only for Belleville to mount a comeback with goals from Sebrango and Pilon, drawing the game level heading into the final period.

With tensions running high and the game on the line, both teams battled fiercely, exchanging power-play goals in the dying minutes of regulation. Pilon’s second goal of the night for Belleville seemed to secure their lead, but Toronto refused to back down.

In a dramatic overtime period, Gambrell emerged as the hero for the Marlies, burying the game-winning goal just 50 seconds into the extra frame, sending the crowd into a frenzy and breathing new life into Toronto’s playoff hopes.


The Toronto Marlies‘ victory in game two of the playoff series against the Belleville Senators couldn’t have come at a better time. After dropping the series opener, the Marlies needed a strong response to keep their championship aspirations alive. The team’s resilience and determination were on full display as they battled back from deficits and ultimately secured the win in overtime.

With the series now tied at 1-1, both teams are set for a fierce battle in the upcoming games. The momentum swings and intensity of playoff hockey are sure to make every moment of this series gripping for fans on both sides. As the rivalry heats up, the Marlies will look to build on their momentum and continue their quest for playoff glory, while the Senators will aim to regain their edge and assert their dominance. One thing is for certain: the stage is set for an electrifying series that fans won’t soon forget.

Ennio Sorgini

Ennio Sorgini is our Hockey Analyst, specializing in coverage of the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Marlies. With a wealth of knowledge and a passion for the sport, Sorgini provides expert analysis, player insights, and game breakdowns for both teams. For inquiries or feedback, contact Ennio at

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