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Timing. It is everything in the world of AHL team pictures. You can’t show up the day before…though for the Marlies there was no shortage of trying…you have to be with the team the moment they snap the photo. Now whatever happens to you after or before matters very little. For all of history, a hundred years from now when they look at the photo on the walls of whatever rink they’ve built, you will have been on the team.

Take Jerry D’Amigo who has been instrumental […]

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Science is to academics what baking is to cooking. When you cook, you can add a little of this, a little of that and maybe come up with something interesting. When you bake, there is only following the recipe. IF you want the cookies to look and taste like the cookies in the book…you need to follow the recipe. This kind of rulemaking applies to a lot of science. There is no room to discuss how two negatives make a positive…it is just the rule. Creative people will […]

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The Toronto Marlies (40-20-2-4) will face the Abbotsford Heat (37-24-5-2) this afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum for their final match-up this season. The Marlies and Heat last faced off last Sunday on March 23rd, where the Marlies defeated Abbotsford 3-2.

The Heat roll into town following a 7-2 victory over the Comets in Utica, scoring 5 goals in the second period alone. Today’s match-up against the Marlies will be compete a six-game road trip for the Heat. With a record of 37-24-5-2 and 81 points, the Heat currently sit second in the […]

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The Toronto Marlies (40-20-2-3) host the Iowa Wild (25-30-6-4) this afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum for their second game of their three in three. The last time the Marlies and the Wild met was on January 15th where the Marlies defeated the Wild 4-3 in Iowa.

The Wild are coming off of a 7-0 shutout loss to the Charlotte Checkers this past Wednesday at home in an eventful affair. The teams amassed 44 penalties and 248 combined total penalty minutes. Today’s match-up against Toronto will be the first stop in a 5-game […]

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The Toronto Marlies (39-20-2-3) are once again in Rochester to take on the Americans (30-26-6-4) for their 7th match-up of the season. The last time these two teams met was on Tuesday, March 25th at Ricoh Coliseum, where the Marlies defeated the Americans 3-1.

The Americans fell to the Milwaukee Admirals on Wednesday at home by a score of 3-1 for their eighth loss in a row. With 70 points, the Americans currently sit 2nd in the North Division, and 9th in the Western Conference.

The Marlies last hit the ice on […]

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The Toronto Marlies (38-20-2-3) will be hosting the Rochester Americans (30-24-6-4) today at 11am for their final School Day Game this season. This will be the 6th of 10 match-ups against the Americans for the Marlies this season. The last time these two teams met was on March 14th in Rochester where the Marlies defeated the Americans 2-1 in overtime. The Americans currently lead the season series 3-1-1-0.

With 70 points, the Americans are 11 points behind the Marlies for first place in the North Division. The Americans were shutout for […]

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