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The Toronto Marlies kick off their annual Royal Winter Fair road trip with a visit to Albany versus the Devils at 3pm Sunday afternoon on AHL Live. This will be the third meeting between the North Division Rivals this season. The last time these two teams met was on October 18th in Toronto, where the Devils skated away with a 3-2 victory.

The Devils last hit the ice on Saturday evening where they defeated the Utica Comets 6-1 at home. Yann danis made 20 of 21 saves for his fourth victory […]

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The Toronto Marlies will host the Grand Rapids Griffins for their Halloween game on Friday evening at 7pm. This will be the first meeting between the Marlies and Griffins since their round 1 playoff match-up in the Calder Cup playoffs last year.

Grand Rapids is 1-5 to start the season and currently sit in last place in the Central Division. Their last game was a week ago in a 3-1 loss to the Charlotte Checkers at home. Ryan Sproul currently leads the team in scoring with 5 points over 6 games. […]

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The Marlies are back on the ice tonight as they host the Syracuse Crunch at 7pm in the first meeting of eight between the North Division rivals this season. The last time the Crunch and the Marlies faced off was in 2013-14, with the Crunch taking the victory in both meetings that season.

Syracuse is coming off of a 4-3 shootout loss to the Rochester Americans this past Sunday. With a record of 2-3-0-1, the Crunch are sixth in the North Division. Goalie Kristers Gudlevskis is 2-0 this season with a […]

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The Marlies three-in-three road weekend comes to a close on Sunday as they travel to Lehigh Valley to take on the Phantoms at 5:05 pm on Sunday afternoon. This will be the first of only two match-ups between the two teams this season.

The Phantoms are coming off of a 3-1 victory over the Providence Bruins at home on Saturday. Goaltender Anthony Stolarz made 23 out of 24 saves. Chris Conner currently leads the team in scoring with 6 points over 5 games played. There are a few familiar faces on […]

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The Toronto Marlies three-in-three road weekend continues with a visit to Binghamton to take on the Senators at 7:05pm on Saturday evening. This will be the first of six match-ups between the North Division rivals this season.

The Senators are coming off of a 3-2 loss to the St. John’s IceCaps this past Wednesday. Eric O’Dell currently leads the Senators in scoring with 4 points over 4 games. With a record of 2-2-0-0, the Senators currently sit in fourth place in the North Division.

The Marlies visit Binghamton following a 8-2 victory […]

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The Toronto Marlies are back in action with their first road game of the season as they take on the Rochester Americans on Friday evening at 7:05pm. This will be the first of eight match-ups between the North Division rivals this season.

The American are coming off of a 4-2 loss on the road to the Utica Comets this past Wednesday. Goaltender Linus Ullmark stopped 43 of 46 shots he faced against the Comets in the loss. Matt Ellis currently leads the Americans in scoring with 4 points over 5 games. […]

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The Toronto Marlies are back in action versus the Albany Devils this afternoon at 3pm following a 3-2 OT Marlies victory the previous afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum.

TJ Brennan scored the game winning goal at 3:38 of the extra frame, good for his first goal of the season. He also notched an assist on Byron Froese’s game tying goal that sent the game into OT. William Nylander had two points in the game, giving him 4 points in his first three games of the season.

The Marlies were 0/3 on the power […]

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After a successful opening weekend with a pair of victories against the Manitoba Moose, the Marlies are back at home for a pair of games against the Albany Devils this weekend. The first game is set for Saturday afternoon at 3pm at Ricoh Coliseum.

The last time the Marlies faced the Devils was back in 2011 on December 10th, when the Marlies defeated the Devils 4-1. Former Marlies player and current Toronto Maple Leaf Nazem Kadri had a tally in that contest.

The Devils have only played one game so far this […]

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Marlies vs. Moose at 3pm

After opening the 2015-16 season with a 5-3 win over the Manitoba Moose, the Marlies will hit the ice again on Saturday afternoon versus Manitoba at 3pm at Ricoh Coliseum. This will be the second of eight match-ups between the two teams this season.

On Friday night, the Marlies tamed the Moose in a 5-3 victory. Special teams proved to be effected for the Marlies as they went 2/4 on the power play and 3/3 on the penalty kill. 10 different Marlies found the scoresheet, with Josh Leivo leading the way […]

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The Toronto Marlies kick off the 2015-16 season on Friday evening versus the Manitoba Moose at Ricoh Coliseum. The Moose are returning to the American Hockey League after a 4-year hiatus.

This will be an exciting day for Marlies fans in attendance as Don Cherry will be dropping the puck pre-game and the first 2500 fans will receive a rally towel on entrance and magnetic schedule on exit. If you haven’t already, be sure to pick up your tickets for the game.

This year’s Marlies team consists of a few familiar faces […]

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12:56pm - ✔️ Centre ice is DONE!

It’s ice painting day at Ricoh Coliseum, which means that the Marlies home opener is approaching soon! Check in throughout the day for photo updates of how the painting progress is going at Ricoh Coliseum.

8 am – The ice painting process begins with a fresh coat of white paint for the base.

 

10:26am – After the base coat has dried, the blue lines are painted and the first logos are placed.

 

10:50am – The placement and size of the centre ice logo is measured as the first few logos […]

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The Toronto Marlies have announced their 2015-16 regular season schedule and will be opening the season against the Manitoba Moose in a pair of games on October 9th and 10th at Ricoh Coliseum. Here’s a closer look at this year’s schedule for the Marlies.

Click here for the full Marlies schedule

Click here to download the Marlies schedule to your calendar. 

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The deciding game between the Marlies and Griffins in their Western Conference Quarterfinal series is set for 5pm tonight at the Van Andel Arena. The winner of the game will advance to the Western Conference Semi-Finals.

Home ice and special teams have been the difference makers in the series. Following two victories at home, the Marlies had the early advantage before the series shifted to Grand Rapids for games 3 and 4. The Griffins defeated the Marlies in a 5-4 victory on Saturday in Game 4 to force Game 5. Two […]

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 The Western Conference Quarterfinal series between the Marlies and Griffins resume tonight with Game 4 set for 7pm in Grand Rapids. Catch all of the action on LeafsTV.

The Marlies currently hold a 2-1 series lead and have the opportunity to close out the series with a victory tonight. Toronto dropped a 5-2 game 3 decision in Grand Rapids on Wednesday. Troy Bodie scored for the Marlies in his return to the line-up while Christopher Gibson made 25 saves, including one on the penalty shot. Teemu Pulkkinen lead the way for […]

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Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarter Final series between the Toronto Marlies and Grand Rapids Griffins is set for today at 7pm as the series shifts to Grand Rapids, Michigan. Catch all of the action live on LeafsTV and TSN1050.

The Marlies currently hold a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series and have an opportunity to close out tonight against the Griffins. Games 1 and 2 in Toronto were both decisive victories for the Marlies, with Toronto scoring a combined 12 goals over the two games. TJ Brennan, Byron Froese […]

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The Western Conference Quarterfinal match-up between the Marlies and Griffins continues today as Game 2 is set for 3pm at Ricoh Coliseum.

The Marlies took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five series against the Griffins with a 7-4 win yesterday at Ricoh Coliseum. Seven different Marlies tallied for Toronto in the win, with 13 different players tallying at least one point. Josh Leivo lead the way with a four point effort including one goal and three assists. Jack Rodewald and Matt Rupert both scored their first pro goals in the victory. […]

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The Marlies kick off their quest for the Calder Cup this Saturday versus the Grand Rapids Griffins in Round 1. Take a look below at how the teams match-up:

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The Toronto Marlies will close out their 2014-15 regular season schedule with a tilt against the Chicago Wolves this afternoon at 5pm on AHL Live. The last time these two teams met was on April 1st, where the Marlies fell 2-1 to the Wolves at Ricoh Coliseum.

The Wolves are coming off of a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Admirals on Saturday evening. Shane Harper currently leads the team in scoring with 80 points. At 87 points, the Wolves currently sit in 7th place in the Western Conference.

The Marlies are coming […]

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The Toronto Marlies continue their road trip as they make a visit to Rockford to take on the IceHogs at 8pm ET on AHL Live. This will be the second and final meeting between the two teams this season. The last time the two teams met was on October 19th in Toronto where the Marlies defeated the IceHogs 3-0.

The IceHogs are coming off of a 4-3 win over the Chicago Wolves on Friday evening, marking their 9th straight home victory. With 99 points, the IceHogs are 4th in the Western […]

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The Toronto Marlies continue their road trip with a tilt against the Admirals in Milwukee tonight at 8pm on AHL Live. This will be the second game of a two-game season series between the two teams this season. The last time these two teams met, the Marlies defeated the Admirals 3-2 in overtime at home.

The Admirals last hit the ice a week ago on Friday, where they lost to the Chicago Wolves by a score of 4-1. They are currently in the middle of a 4-game losing streak and were […]

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