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Lander has three points as Barons beat Marlies

The Canadian Press

1/30/2014 11:42:21 PM

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma City Barons got five goals from five different players to topple the visiting Toronto Marlies 5-3 in American Hockey League action on Thursday.

Anton Lander had a goal and two assists, Tyler Pitlick had a goal and one assist, and Ryan Hamilton, Travis Ewanyk and Jack Combs each added singles for Oklahoma City (17-22-6).

Spencer Abbott scored two power-play goals and added an assist for the North Division leading Marlies (25-14-4), and T.J. Brennan added the other Toronto goal in the upset.

Oklahoma City made it 3-1 with Ewanyk's goal late in the second period, but Toronto replied to make it 3-2 on Abbott's 12th of the season two minutes later, and tied the game on Brennan's 19th at 7:28 of the third.

Barons goalie Richard Bachman made 19 saves for the victory, while Toronto's Drew MacIntyre stopped 37 shots in the losing effort.

Oklahoma City outshot Toronto 42-22, and held the Marlies to just six shots apiece in the first and third periods.

Toronto was 2 for 6 on the power play while the Barons, who racked up 40 penalty minutes on 13 infractions, scored just once on five chances with the man advantage.