Oklahoma City Barons: Western Conference finalists, Barons and Marlies, meet for first time this season

The Barons will host the annual Field Trip Day game at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday.
by Michael Baldwin Published: November 12, 2012
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TORONTO MARLIES at BARONS

When: 10:35 a.m. Tuesday.

Where: Cox Convention Center.

Tickets: Tickets starting as low as $10 are available at the Cox Center box office.

Radio: KXY-FM 96.1. Jim Byers play-by-play.

Scouting report: This is the first meeting between the two teams that met in the Western Conference finals last season ... Oklahoma City is 6-5-1, and Toronto 6-4-1. ... The Barons ended a three-game winless streak with a 2-1 overtime win over Abbotsford on Saturday night on Justin Schultz's seventh goal. Schultz leads the AHL in scoring (16 points). Jordan Eberle has 12 points and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins 11. Toronto is led by center Keith Aucoin (11 points). ... Former Barons defenseman Dylan Yeo signed with Toronto during the offseason, but he has played in just five games so far. Yeo has two points. ... OKC is 29th in the league in penalty killing (71.9 percent). ... The Marlies will be without left winger Leo Komarov, who was suspended one game by the league for an illegal check to the head.

by Michael Baldwin
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Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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