American Hockey League

Marlies' Findlay Has Hat Trick In 7-4 Victory Over Wolf Pack

Boo Nieves scored twice for the Hartford Wolf Pack but Toronto's Brett Findlay netted a natural hat trick and Andrew Nielsen had two goals and an assist to give the Marlies a 7-4 victory at the XL Center on Friday night.

Just over a minute into the first period, Wolf Pack defenseman Ryan Graves was whistled for a delay of game, and only 17 seconds later, at 1:41, Nielsen fired a shot past goalie Brandon Halverson.

Nielsen scored again at 8:38, off a drop pass from Colin Greening, causing Wolf Pack head coach Ken Gernander to use his time out. The Wolf Pack then responded 22 seconds later, as center Steven Fogarty deposited an unassisted, one-time goal past Marlie netminder...