The St. John's IceCaps persevered against the Toronto Marlies Saturday afternoon, coming away with a 4-3 shootout win in the first of two battles between the teams in Toronto this weekend.
Eric O'Dell scored his 29th of the 2012-13 season and notched the eventual shootout winner to help lift the IceCaps to their 32nd victory of the season.
Both O'Dell and Ben Maxwell finished the game with a goal and an assist.
Mark Dekanich made 19 saves through regulation and overtime before stopping three-of-four shooters in the shootout.
The two teams finish up the regular season on Sunday afternoon, with a rematch at Ricoh Coliseum.