The Marlies may be the farm team for the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs but they look more like a feeder network for the Alberta Junior Hockey League right now. Significant contributions to their Calder Cup run are being made by Albertans.
With 4 ex-AJHLers in their line-up - including Olds' Jay Rosehill - the Toronto Marlies defeated Oklahoma City 5 to nothing on the road to win game one of the American Hockey League's West Final.
Former Calgary Canuck Ben Scrivens made 31 saves to earn the shut-out, while ex-Fort Saskatchewan Trader Matt Frattin netted a goal.
Camrose Kodiak alumni Joe Colborne also contributed by scoring his first professional playoff goal.
Game 2 is tonight in Oklahoma City.
In the East, Norfolk whipped St. John's 6-1 to grab a 1 to nothing series lead.
For The First Time In 11 Years An NHL Team Has Drafted A Player Directly From The Olds Grizzlys. Defenseman Nik Koberstein Was Taken In The 5th Round, 125th Overall By The Montreal Canadiens On Saturday, June 28th.