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The Toronto Marlies (8-6-1-0) will once again take on the Charlotte Checkers (5-9-0-1) this evening at Ricoh Coliseum. The two teams faced each other this past Saturday at Ricoh Coliseum where the Marlies defeated the Checkers 4-1.

Including the Saturday loss to the Marlies, the Checkers have dropped 6 games in a row and currently sit last in the West Division. The Checkers currently have a road record of 5-3-1.

The Marlies are coming off of a 3-2 victory over the Texas Stars on Sunday. Jamie Devane and Korbinian Holzer both scored ...

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The Toronto Marlies (6-6-1-0) will be taking on a brand new opponent as they face off against the Charlotte Checkers (5-8-0-1) for the very first time this afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum.

The Checkers currently sit last in the West Division and are amidst a 5-game losing streak. Their last match-up was on Thursday at home against the Hershey Bears where they lost 8-1. The Checkers are winless at home this season, but hold a record of 5-2-1 while on the road. Forward Victor Rask leads all active Checkers players in points ...

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The Toronto Marlies (6-5-1-0)  will be rounding out their 6-game road stand when they take on the Lake Erie Monsters (6-6-0-0) tonight in Cleveland.

This will be the second of 8 match-ups between the two division rivals. The last time the Marlies and Monsters met was on Sunday, October 6th where the Marlies defeated the Monsters by a score of 5-1. The Monsters are coming off of a 2-1 shootout victory against the Rochester Americans on Monday. Calvin Pickard stopped 34 shots in the victory while Bryan Lerg scored his second ...

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It’s game day! The Marlies (6-3-1-0) are in Abbotsford to take on the Heat (9-4-0-1) tonight at 10:00 pm ET for the first game of a double-header. This will be the first of four match-ups between the two teams this season and this weekend will be the only visit to B.C. for the Marlies this year. Last season, the Marlies had a record of 2-6 against the Heat.

The Heat enter tonight’s match-up on a five-game win streak and are sitting second in the Western Conference. All 5 victories ...

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The Royal Winter Fair road trip officially kicks off for the Toronto Marlies (5-3-1-0) as they take on the Utica Comets (0-6-1-1), AHL Affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks, on the road tonight at 7:00 pm.

This will be the first time that the two North Division rivals will face each other as the Comets are new to the AHL this season. Over 8 games so far, the Comets are still searching for their first win of the season. With a record of 0-6-1-1, they are currently last in the ...

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The Toronto Marlies (4-2-0-0) are back on the ice at Ricoh Coliseum today at 5pm to take on the Rochester Americans (3-2-1-0), in their first visit to Toronto this season. The last time these two teams met was in Rochester on October 18th, where the Marlies suffered their first loss of the season in a 4-1 defeat. This will mark the first visit to Toronto for former Marlie Mike Zigomanis since signing in Rochester in the off-season.

The Americans come into Ricoh Coliseum with a record of 3-2-1-0 on ...

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Tonight, the Marlies (4-1) are back on the ice hosting the Rockford IceHogs (4-2-1) at 7pm at Ricoh Coliseum. This will be the first of only two match-ups between the two teams this season, and the only one at home for the Marlies.

The IceHogs were in Hamilton on Tuesday evening taking on the Bulldogs where they lost 5-4 in overtime. Forward Mark McNeill scored twice in the loss and is current second in team scoring with 7 points over 7 games. Defenceman Adam Clendening currently leads the IceHogs in scoring ...

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The Toronto Marlies are back in action this afternoon at 3pm as they host the Hamilton Bulldogs at Ricoh Coliseum. This will be the first of 12 match-ups this season between the division rivals.

Both teams are coming off of road losses on Friday evening. The Bulldogs were in Lake Erie taking on the Monsters where they lost 3-2 in a shootout. Defenseman Greg Pateryn currently leads the team in scoring with 4 points (2 goals, 2 assists.) The Bulldogs are currently 4th in the division with a record ...

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After starting the season at home and going 3-0, the Marlies will look to extend their win streak as they play in their first road game of the season this evening in Rochester against the Americans.

The Americans are currently fourth in the North Division with a record of 1-2 over 3 games. Their last outing was a 5-1 loss against the Syracuse Crunch. Forward Luke Adam currently leads the team with 3 goals.

Meanwhile, the Marlies are coming off a 6-3 win over the St. John’s IceCaps last Saturday at Ricoh ...

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The Toronto Marlies are back in action this afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum as they host the St. John’s IceCaps today at 3pm.

Last night, the IceCaps were in Hamilton taking on the Bulldogs where they lost 3-2. They currently sit second in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference with a record of 1-1-1-0 over 3 games. Eric O’Dell leads the team in goals with 4.

The Marlies last game was on Sunday, October 6th versus the Lake Erie Monsters where they skated to a 5-1 victory.  Defenceman T.J. Brennan ...

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Opening weekend continues for the Marlies as they face the Lake Erie Monsters, AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche today at 5pm at Ricoh Coliseum. This will be the third game in 3 days for the Monsters and the second game in two days for the Marlies. The Monsters hosted the Abbotsford Heat at home on Friday and Saturday and earned a split over the two games.

The Marlies kicked off their season with an exciting 4-3 OT win over the Grand Rapids Griffins Saturday afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum. ...

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The Toronto Marlies will face a familiar foe when they open the 2013-14 regular season, as they host the reigning Calder Cup Champions the Grand Rapids Griffins this afternoon at 3pm at Ricoh Coliseum. The last time these two teams met was on May 21, 2013 when the Griffins eliminated the Marlies from the post-season with a 4-3 victory.

The Griffins have several returning players from that squad, including captain Jeff Hoggan, defenceman Nathan Paetsch and forward Gustav Nyquist. Grand Rapids opened up the 2013-14 season last night on ...

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After defeating the Bulldogs 5-3 last night in Oakville, the Marlies will look to repeat tonight at the Cobourg Community Centre as they host Hamilton in their second and final preseason game. Jerry D’Amigo had 3 points (2 goals, 1 assist) in Friday night’s victory while Spencer Abbott was named 1st Star.

Puck drop is at 7pm. Be sure to follow play-by-play announcer Todd Crocker (@HockeyCrock) and the official Marlies account on Twitter (@TorontoMarlies) for all of your game action and join us for the #MarliesLive game chat.

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The rivalry begins tonight.  The Toronto Marlies kick off the preseason with their first of a back-to-back match-up against their QEW rivals, the Hamilton Bulldogs. Hamilton will be hosting the Marlies at Sixteen Mile Creek Sports Complex in Oakville.

The two teams will meet 12 times this season with their first regular season meeting taking place on Saturday, October 20th at Ricoh Coliseum. Last year, the Marlies went 7-5 against Hamilton.

Puck drop is set for 7:30 pm. Be sure to follow play-by-play announcer Todd Crocker (@HockeyCrock) and the official ...

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The Leafs rookies will close out the rookie tournament tonight as they take on the Ottawa Senators at 7pm in London, Ontario at Budweiser Gardens.

After defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in a shootout on Saturday night, the Leafs rookies remained perfect in their second straight shootout win of the tournament. Brad Ross notched the winner in the shootout for the Leafs while net minder Christopher Gibson picked up the victory. Defenceman Matt Finn left the game in the first period with a shoulder stinger and his status for ...

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The Leafs Rookie Tournament continues today in London, Ontario from Budweiser Gardens. The Leafs rookies will take on the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7pm. Christopher Gibson is expected to get the start.

After Thursday night’s 3-2 shootout win over the Chicago Blackhawks, the rookies took the ice for practice on Friday. Forward Josh Leivo took part in practice after leaving Thursday’s game with a chest contusion.

Catch all of the action live on RogersTV.  (Channel 368 SD, 369 HD on Rogers Digital Cable across Ontario)

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The Toronto Maple Leafs rookie tournament kicks off today in London, Ontario at Budweiser Gardens. The Leafs rookies take to the ice tonight at 7pm in their first game of the tournament against the Chicago Blackhawks rookie team. Toronto Marlies head coach Steve Spott will be behind the bench along with assistant coaches Derek King and Gord Dineen.

Puck drop is at 7pm. Catch all of the action live on RogersTV (Channel 368 SD, 369 HD on Rogers Digital Cable across Ontario).

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