Foster lifts Marlies over River Rats

Alex Fosters short-handed goal in the third period broke a 2-2 tie and the Toronto Marlies beat the Albany River Rats 3-2 Wednesday in American Hockey League action. Derrick Walser scored a pair of goals for the Marlies (7-0-0-1), who lead the North Division with 15 points. Scott Clemmensen was largely untested in Torontos net, making 12 saves on 14 shots.