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Meanwhile, down on the farm, IceCaps drop finale

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TORONTO -- It may have had absolutely no bearing on the overall standings but for the Toronto Marlies and St. John's IceCaps still had something to play for.

Dylan Yeo scored the shootout winner as the Toronto Marlies beat the St. John's IceCaps 4-3 in the AHL regular-season finale for both clubs.

The Marlies -- who had already clinched first in the AHL's North division -- rested most of their regulars and gave some younger players a chance to prove themselves in advance of Toronto's playoff run.

"That's going to be really important with the (NHL parent club) Leafs getting into the playoffs," said Marlies head coach Dallas Eakins of being able to get the players deeper down on the depth chart playing time. "What happens here is if the Leafs get two injuries and we get one, we lose three guys so we need to have a whole bunch of guys ready."

Toronto will host Game 1 of their best-of-five series with the Rochester Americans on April 27.

St. John's was eliminated from playoff contention weeks ago but, as is always the case in the AHL, players always try to make their case for next season -- either with Winnipeg Jets organization or another one.

"There's some really good character from the older leadership group in that room that helps drive that on the ice," said IceCaps head coach Keith McCambridge. "It's not where we want to be on the outside of the playoff picture but definitely I've been impressed with the effort down the stretch."

 

-- The Canadian Press

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition April 22, 2013 C3

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