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The Marlies finally got their season underway earlier this week, earning back to back victories over the Manitoba Moose on Monday and Tuesday before dropping the third game on Thursday to bring their record to 2-1-0. Despite the strong start, not everything has gone according to plan for head coach Greg Moore and his squad.
A few weeks ago, it appeared as though the Leafs organization was going to be in tough to find enough starts to go around for their minor league goaltenders. Since then, Aaron Dell was claimed off waivers by New Jersey and Jack Campbell suffered a leg injury that has kept him out since January 24th. In turn, Michael Hutchinson has been thrust into the role of primary backup to Frederik Andersen which has forced the Leafs to keep Joseph Woll on their taxi squad. The silver lining in all of this was that it looked like Ian Scott was going to get a good run of starts after missing all of last season recovering from hip surgery but before the Marlies could even take the ice for their first game, Scott once again suffered an injury that will keep him …
Author: Nick Richard / The Leafs Nation