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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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Toronto was vastly different landscape in 1964. Do you remember? The Gardiner Expressway was finished and traffic was eased through downtown coming in and out of the city. Do you remember? The skyline was telling tales of things to come but it was still dominated by the Royal York Hotel. You remember.  The Cork Room served a mean dinner for under five bucks.  Is it coming back? Water fountains,  lumbering streetcars, a busy industrial waterfront…and a phenomenal junior team in the Marlboros.

Likely there are a lot of you who don’t ...

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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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What did people conclude prior to 1913 when events happened causing other events to unfold? That was the year Max Bodenstein first put together the idea of chain reaction. While his thoughts ran more toward molecules than social miscues and diplomatic tension it did give a name to something that will continue to happen year in year out in the hockey season. Trade deadline.

The AHL dressing room is a microcosm of the greater world of hockey.  There is chatter, possible combinations, quizzical looks, plenty of posturing  and there is kidding ...

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