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The wait is over! The 2014-15 AHL regular season schedule was released on Wednesday morning, and the Marlies will be kicking off the season on Saturday, October 11th at home versus the Utica Comets.

So now that you have the schedule, now what?

Break out your favourite Sharpie (and your 2nd favourite, just in case) and mark down all of those dates on your trusty calendar.
You can also download the schedule directly onto your calendar by following these simple instructions right here.
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After defeating the Texas Stars by a score of 2-1 in Game 6 last night to tie up their Western Conference Final series 3-3, the Marlies have forced Game 7 which is set for Tuesday night at 8:30pm ET in Texas.

The Marlies opened the scoring for the 13th consecutive game on Monday. Carter  Ashton scored his third and fourth goals of the playoffs with two tallies in the victory. Peter Holland also had two points with two assists. Curtis McKenzie scored the lone Texas goal on the powerplay late in […]

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It’s a must-win game for the Toronto Marlies to keep their playoff run alive as Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals between the Marlies and Texas Stars is set for tonight at 8:30pm at Cedar Park Center in Texas.

The Stars currently lead the series 3-2 after defeating the Marlies in a close 2-1 win on Saturday afternoon in Toronto. The Marlies opened the scoring thanks to Spencer Abbott’s 4th goal of the playoffs but were unable to find the scoresheet again. Texas outshot Toronto 33-18 and went 0-for-3 on […]

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The Western Conference Finals resume between the Toronto Marlies and Texas Stars as Game 5 is set for 3pm on Saturday at Ricoh Coliseum live on RogersTV.

The Marlies evened up the series 2-2 on Thursday night in Game 4 with a 4-1 victory. Spencer Abbott had a natural hat trick, the first in his professional career while Jerry D’Amigo added an empty-netter in the victory. T.J. Brennan had three points, assisting on all three of Abbott’s goals.

Special teams proved to be efficient for the Marlies in game 4, with all […]

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The Toronto Marlies will look to bounce back after falling to the Texas Stars on Wednesday evening 3-2 as Game 4 is set for  tonight at Ricoh Coliseum. With the loss, the Stars now lead the best-of-seven series 2-1.

The Marlies opened the scoring once again in the game when T.J. Brennan scored just over 9 minutes into the first period. Texas would come back early in the second period to tie it, and the two teams traded goals in the third period but Travis Morin would ultimately score the difference […]

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Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals between the Toronto Marlies and Texas stars comes to Toronto tonight at 7pm. The Stars evened up the series 1-1 with a convincing 6-3 victory over the Marlies on Monday night in Texas.

Brett Ritchie and Scott Glennie had two goals each for the stars while Mike Hedden had three assists in the Stars win. The two teams traded goals in a 5-goal second period, but the Stars ultimately came out on top in the end to tie up the series. Toronto went 1-for-5 […]

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After a weekend off, the Toronto Marlies and Texas Stars return to the ice for Game 2 of the Calder Cup Western Conference Finals at Cedar Park Center. Puck drop is at 8:30pm live on LeafsTV.

The Marlies currently lead the series 1-0 after a 5-1 victory over the Stars in Texas on Friday night. Brandon Kozun opened the scoring for the Marlies while T.J. Brennan and Peter Holland scored just 13 seconds apart in the second period. Drew MacIntyre made 49 saves in the Marlies winning effort.

Despite the score, Marlies […]

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The Western Conference Finals of the Calder Cup playoffs kicks off tonight with the Toronto Marlies and Texas Stars facing off in Texas, live on LeafsTV at 8:30pm.

The Stars eliminated the Grand Rapids Griffins in six games in Round 2 to advance to the Western Conference Finals. The team finished the AHL regular season 1st in the Western Conference with 106 points and 48 wins. Travis Morin lead the league in scoring with 88 points over 66 games played. He also currently leads the Stars in playoff scoring with 10 points […]

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Tomorrow, the Marlies quest for the Calder Cup continues as Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals versus the Texas Stars kicks off at 8:30pm on LeafsTV live from Texas.

The Texas Stars finished off the season first in the Western Conference and boasts a skilled line-up. The Stars defeated the Grand Rapids Griffins in Round 2 in six games to advance to the Western Conference Finals and faced the Marlies 4 times during the regular season. Check out this infographic on how the two teams match-up:

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After taking a 3-0 series lead over the Chicago Wolves on Wednesday thanks to Jerry D’Amigo’s overtime goal, the Marlies have a chance to close out their best-of-seven series tonight at Ricoh Coliseum.

The Marlies and Wolves traded goals early in the first period of Game 3 with T.J. Brennan opening the scoring on the powerplay early in the first. Peter Holland scored his third goal of the playoffs, giving him 5 points over 3 games played. D’Amigo continues to lead the team and the League in scoring with 11 points […]

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The Toronto Marlies return to the ice as their Western Conference Semi-Final series versus the Chicago Wolves continues tonight at Ricoh Coliseum.

The Marlies currently lead the series 2-0 after taking a pair of victories in Chicago this past weekend. Peter Holland had 4 points over the two games in his return to the Marlies line-up, while Jerry D’Amigo continues to lead the team and the League in scoring with 9 points over 5 games.

Toronto has managed to find the scoresheet early in this series, jumping out to a 3-0 lead […]

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The Toronto Marlies and Chicago Wolves are back in action for Round 2 of the Calder Cup playoffs tonight at 8pm on LeafsTV.

The Marlies currently lead the best-of-seven series 1-0 following a convincing 5-2 victory last night. Trevor Smith opened up the scoring for the Marlies on the powerplay. In his return to the line-up from injury, Peter Holland tallied three points including a goal and two assists. Spencer Abbott, who was also playing in his first game back from injury also had two assists in the victory. With an […]

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The Toronto Marlies quest for the Calder Cup continues tonight as game 1 of the Western Conference Semi-Finals kicks off in Chicago at 8:30 pm ET. The Marlies will be taking on the Chicago Wolves, AHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues in the best-of-seven series.

The Marlies were last in action on Thursday, May 1st, where they completed the sweep of their first round opponents, the Milwaukee Admirals in Game 3 at Ricoh Coliseum. Jerry D’Amigo currently leads the Marlies in playoff scoring with 6 points over three games.

The Wolves […]

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As the Marlies get set for Round 2 of the Calder Cup Playoffs which kicks off tomorrow night in Chicago, here’s an infographic preview of how the two teams stack up against one another:

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On Tuesday, the OHL announced in a press conference at Ricoh Coliseum that Leafs prospect Connor Brown was the winner of the Red Tilson Trophy for the OHL’s Most Outstanding Player of the Year.

Brown captured the Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy as the league’s Top Scorer setting a franchise record with 128 points in 68 games including 45 goals and 83 assists leading the Otters to their best season in team history with 52 wins and 106 points.

Take a closer look at Brown’s season in the infographic below:

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Game 3 of the Marlies Round 1 series shifts to Ricoh Coliseum as the Marlies take on the Milwaukee Admirals tonight at 7pm ET on RogersTV.

The Marlies currently lead the best-of-fives series 2-0 after two convincing victories in Milwaukee this past weekend and have a chance to close out the series tonight. The Marlies have outscored the Admirals 11-4 with Sam Carrick leading the way with 3 goals over the two games. Jerry D’Amigo has 5 points so far in the playoffs, while Drew MacIntyre hads a 0.933 save percentage over […]

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The Toronto Marlies currently lead their Round 1, best-of-five playoff series versus the Milwaukee Admirals 2-0. The series is set to return home tomorrow for Game 3 in a possible deciding game. Puck drop is at 7pm, you won’t want to miss it. Click here for tickets or tune in on RogersTV.

Check out how the series stacks up so far in this nifty infographic:

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The Toronto Marlies won’t have to wait long to defend their round 1 series lead over the Milwaukee Admirals as Game 2 of the best-of-five series is set for tonight at 8pm ET at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee. The Marlies took a 1-0 series lead after defeating the Admirals by a score of 6-2 last night in Wisconsin.

After a tentative start for both teams, the Marlies seemed to take control of the game after Sam Carrick opened up the scoring for the Marlies late in […]

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The quest for the Calder Cup begins tonight for the Toronto Marlies as game 1 of their first round match-up versus the Milwaukee Admirals, AHL affiliate of the Nashville Predators, kicks off tonight at the Bradley Center in Wisconsin at 8pm ET on LeafsTV.

The Marlies finished the season with 96 points, good for first in the North Division and third overall in the Western Conference. The Marlies captured their third straight North Division title this season and became only the sixth team in AHL history to do so. […]

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As the Marlies get set to take on the Milwaukee Admirals in Round 1 of the Calder Cup Playoffs, here’s an infographic that takes a look at how the two teams stack up:

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