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Brennan's third-period goal leads Marlies over IceHogs

The Canadian Press

1/20/2014 6:19:56 PM

ROCKFORD, Ill. -- T.J. Brennan's power-play goal early in the third period proved to be the winner as the Toronto Marlies edged the Rockford IceHogs 3-2 in AHL action on Monday afternoon.

Brennan's 17th goal of the season at 4:13 of the third gave Toronto (22-11-4) a 3-2 advantage. Rockford's Joakim Nordstrom rounded out the scoring on the power play at 12:42.

Gregg McKegg and Abbott Spencer had the other goals for Toronto while Drew MacIntyre stopped 40 shots.

Alex Broadhurst also scored for Rockford (18-18-6) while Jason LaBarbera made 19 saves.