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The Toronto Marlies (34-19-2-3) are in Rochester to take on the Americans (30-20-5-4) tonight at 7:05 pm in a key divisional match-up for the two teams. The Marlies are currently first place in the North with 73 points, while the Americans are not far behind with 69 points.

The Americans are coming off of a 5-4 overtime loss to the Oklahoma City Barons at home on Sunday to close out a three-in-three. Phil Varone notched three points in the victory and has collected 7 points in his last three ...

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The Toronto Marlies (34-19-2-2) finish off their third game in three days as they host the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins (31-20-3-5) today at Ricoh Coliseum for 1964 Night.

This will also be the third game in three days for the Penguins as the team concludes a five-game road swing today in Toronto. The team is coming off a  4-2 victory yesterday in Hamilton against the Bulldogs. Andrew Ebbett had three points in the victory. Tom Kostopoulos currently leads the team in scoring with 41 points over 56 games.

The Marlies are coming off of a ...

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The Toronto Marlies (33-19-2-2) and the Lake Erie Monsters (24-26-0-6) face off once again this afternoon at 3pm at Ricoh Coliseum for a Blue and White Double Dangle game day.

Last night, the Marlies fell to the Monsters in Cleveland by a score of 3-2 in a rather feisty affair as the two teams racked up over 195 minutes in penalties. After trailing 3-0 to the Monsters in the third period, the Marlies managed to score two quick goals in the final frame thanks to Spencer Abbott and Jerry D’Amigo, but ...

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The Toronto Marlies (33-18-2-2) are in Cleveland to take on the Lake Erie Monsters (23-26-0-6) tonight at 7:30pm at the Quicken Loans Arena.

The last game for both the Marlies and the Monsters was against one another this past Sunday, March 2nd when the Marlies defeated the Monsters 5-2 at Ricoh Coliseum. Carter Ashton notched a hat trick while T.J. Brennan and Brendan Kozun also scored for the Marlies. With 70 points, the Marlies currently sit atop the North Division while the Monsters sit ...

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The Toronto Marlies (32-18-2-2) host the Lake Erie Monsters (23-2-5-0-6) today at 3pm for Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation at Ricoh Coliseum.

The Monsters last hit the ice on Friday where they fell 3-2 in a shootout to the Hamilton Bulldogs on the road in Hamilton. The Monsters are 11-9-0-5 against their North Division rivals so far this season. Forward Michael Schumacher is currently on a four game point streak.

The Marlies are coming off of a 5-2 loss to the Hamilton Bulldogs on Saturday at home. Stuart Percy and Jerry ...

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The Toronto Marlies (32-17-2-2) will face off against North Division rivals the Hamilton Bulldogs (23-25-1-4) for the 11th of 12 match-ups between the two teams this season. The Marlies are 5-3-2-0 against the Bulldogs so far this season.

The Bulldogs are coming off of a 3-2 shootout win over the Lake Erie Monsters at home last night. Robert Mayer made 30 saves and Patrick Holland scored the eventual shootout winner. With 53 points, the Bulldogs currently sit third in the North Division.

The Marlies last hit the ice this past ...

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This Sunday, the Marlies will once again be saluting our troops by hosting their annual Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation on March 2nd versus the Lake Erie Monsters. Over 300 troops will be attending the game along with their families as the Marlies honour the men and women of our armed forces. Following the game, the troops will be invited onto the ice to take a group photo with the Marlies.

The Marlies will be also be wearing limited edition camo jerseys during the game. Fans will have the chance ...

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The Toronto Marlies (31-17-2-2) host the Binghamton Senators (33-16-1-3) in their second School Day Game of the season today at 11 am at Ricoh Coliseum.

This will be the first of two match-ups between the two teams this season. The Senators currently sit first in the East Division with 70 points. The team last hit the ice last Saturday, February 22nd in a 3-2 loss to the Utica Comets at home, which snapped a 4-game win streak. Forward Mark Stone is currently on a 10-game point streak. Stephane Da ...

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Special Feature by Kate Gustafson of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

On Saturday, February 22, the Toronto Marlies and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE)  hosted their annual Toronto Marlies Girl Guides Game.

Each year on February 22, Girl Guide members around the globe observe World Thinking Day. Girl Guides of Canada members mark this day by participating in activities with global themes and learning about important issues facing girls. Over 400 girls from Girl Guide units across southern Ontario were in attendance to celebrate the sport of hockey ...

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The Toronto Marlies (30-17-2-2) are home to the Oklahoma City Barons (23-22-1-6) today at 4pm on Sportsnet360 in their final match-up of the season.

The Barons faced the Grand Rapids Griffins last night in a 4-3 loss to end an 8-game unbeaten streak. Anton Lander currently leads the team in scoring with 38 points over 36 games.

The Marlies are coming off of a 2-1 victory over the San Antonio Rampage yesterday afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum. Tyler Biggs scored just 10 seconds into the game while Jerry D’Amigo scored his 14th goal ...

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The Toronto Marlies (29-17-2-2) host the San Antonio Rampage (23-21-3-5) in their final match-up this season today at Ricoh Coliseum. The last time these two teams met was on February 5th, where the Marlies defeated the Rampage 5-4.

The Rampage were in Rochester last night taking on the Americans where they won 3-2 in the shootout. The win was the sixth victory in a row for the Rampage, who have collected points in 16 of their last 17 games. Vincent Trochek leads the team in scoring with 37 points over 49 ...

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It was a special afternoon for the Marlies as the team made their annual visit to SickKids Hospital on February 19th, where they spent the afternoon playing BINGO with the patients and making new friends.

The visit to SickKids Hospital has become an annual tradition for the team, one that both the hospital and the team looks forward to each year. The visit started with introductions from Susie Petro, Child Life Specialist at SickKids, describing the day to the team in the Bear Theatre, where the centre of the ...

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The Toronto Marlies (28-17-2-2) take on the Texas Stars (30-15-3-4) today for a special Family Day game at Air Canada Centre at 3pm in their final match-up this season. The Marlies are 1-2 against the Stars this season.

The Stars last hit the ice on Sunday evening against the Rochester Americans where they lost 5-4 in OT at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. Travis Morin continues to lead the team in scoring with 70 points over 46 games. The last time the Marlies faced the Stars was in a 6-0 shutout ...

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The Toronto Marlies (28-16-2-2) return to regular season action today as they host the Utica Comets (19-23-3-4) today at Ricoh Coliseum. This will be the third of six match-ups between the North Division rivals this season. The last time these two teams met was on Saturday, January 4th at Ricoh Coliseum, where the Marlies defeated the Comets in a convincing 5-2 victory.

The Comets last hit the ice on Saturday against the Rochester Americans, where they defeated Rochester 2-1 in Utica. With the win, the Comets have picked up points in ...

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International hockey comes to Ricoh Coliseum as the Toronto Marlies welcome Färjestad BK in exhibition action today at 3pm.

Färjestad is in town as part of this year’s AHL All-Star Festivities. This past week, they took on the AHL All-Stars in the skills competition and All-Star Classic. The Swedish team fell to the All-Stars 7-2 on Wednesday evening in St. John’s at the Mile One Centre and will look for a more favourable result as they take on the Toronto Marlies. Considered one of the top professional ...

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The Toronto Marlies (28-15-2-2) welcome division rivals the Hamilton Bulldogs (21-22-0-4) to Ricoh Coliseum this afternoon at 3pm for Round 10 of 12 of the AHL’s Battle of Ontario. The last time these two teams met was on January 24th, where the Marlies defeated the Bulldogs 2-0 in Hamilton. The Marlies currently sit first in the North Division with 60 points, while the Bulldogs sit third with 46.

The Bulldogs are coming off of a 5-4 win in overtime over the Binghamton Senators last night at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa. ...

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The Toronto Marlies will be hosting the Grand Rapids Griffins tonight at 7pm at Ricoh Coliseum. This will be the 2nd game in a 10-game home stand for the Marlies and the final match-up between the two teams this season.

The last time the Griffins and Marlies met was on December 31st in Grand Rapids where the Marlies defeated the Griffins 3-1, going undefeated against the team so far this season.

The Griffins last game was a 4-0 shutout loss against the Lake Erie Monsters on Wednesday at home. Teemu Pulkkinen leads the ...

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The Toronto Marlies defeated the San Antonio Rampage by a score of 5-4 in the shootout today in front of a crowd of 7,851 students and teachers from the Toronto District School Board at Ricoh Coliseum.

It was a back and forth contest throughout the game between the two teams. Jerry D’Amigo opened the scoring at 7:38 of the opening period with Drew Shore tying it less than a minute later. D’Amigo gave the Marlies the lead on the power play at 1:18 into the second period with his second goal ...

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The Toronto Marlies (26-15-2-2) will be taking on the San Antonio Rampage (17-21-3-4) today at 11 am for their very first School Day Game this season. This will be the third of four match-ups between the Marlies and Rampage this season, with the Marlies collecting victories in the two meetings against the Rampage so far this year.

The last time these two teams met was also the last time the Rampage hit the ice, last week on Friday, January 31st in a penalty-filled showdown in San Antonio. The Marlies skated away ...

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The Toronto Marlies (26-14-2-2) travel to Cedar Park, Texas to take on the Stars (27-13-2-3) tonight at 8pm ET at the Cedar Park Center on AHL Live.

The last time the Marlies and Stars faced off was back in November, where the Marlies were defeated 5-2. The Stars last game was on Wednesday at home versus the San Antonio Rampage where they were defeated 4-2. The Stars outshot the Ramapge 46-12 but were unable to come up with the victory. Travis Morin continues to lead the Stars, and the League in ...

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