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Battaglia scores in shootout and regulation as Marlies win 3-2 over Admirals

MILWAUKEE – Bates Battaglia scored in shootout to go with a goal and an assist in regulation as the Toronto Marlies edged the Milwaukee Admirals 3-2 in AHL action on Thursday night.

Tim Stapleton also scored in the shootout for Toronto, while Marlies winger Jiri Tlusty netted his seventh of the year in the second period.

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Andreas Thuresson opened the scoring for the Admirals and Nick Spaling tied it up for Milwaukee with less than a minute left to play.

Mark Dekanich stopped 30 of 32 shots for MIlwaukee (24-9-1-2), while Justin Pogge made 22 saves for Toronto (20-14-0-3).