It’s been a tough stretch for the Marlies, who’ve been outscored 16-8 in their last three games. This week was another one full of practices which was to really help Toronto get focused in on these next few against Laval — who were bringing in Cole Caufield to have him gain some professional experience.
And really, he didn’t disappoint for Habs fans. Caufield had two goals and one assist against the Marlies on Friday night and one goal against Toronto on Saturday afternoon.
Cole Caufield scores his first AHL goal. pic.twitter.com/fxguT2kPMV
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Even without Caufield though, the Marlies knew how good Laval is and coming into this weekend they were really just focused on themselves.
“We’re going to have to know where he [Caufield] is on the ice at all times and make it challenging for him.” Said Greg Moore prior to Friday night’s game against Laval. “Most of the preparation, we’ll continue to focus on ourselves and what our game plan is for the team.”
These two games were both a testament to how good the Laval Rocket are, but also to how much the Marlies have …
Author: Nick Barden / The Leafs Nation