SYRACUSE, N.Y. – John Mitchell had two goals and an assist and the Toronto Marlies climbed back into their AHL playoff series with the Syracuse Crunch with an 8-2 win on Tuesday.
The Crunch still hold a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. Jiri Tlusty, Andy Wozniewski, David Ling, Bates Battaglia, Kris Newbury and Jaime Sifers added goals for the Marlies, who got 27 saves from Scott Clemmensen.
Joakim Lindstrom and Nate DiCasmirro replied for Syracuse.
Adam Munro and Karl Goehring combined for 28 stops in goal for the Crunch.
The Crunch host Game 4 on Wednesday.