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Commodity trading isn’t a difficult concept to understand but it has a level of prediction that encompasses so many variables you wonder how they ever negotiate a price for orange juice, wheat, oil or corn three months ahead of time. In 1864 the world’s first futures exchange in Chicago was set up, merchants were attempting to ensure that there were always buyers and sellers for commodities, thereby gaining a better idea of what they should dig for, grow or refine.  It wasn’t about setting price so much as was and ...

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The Toronto Marlies (22-11-2-2) take on the Rockford IceHogs (18-18-4-2) today at 2:00 pm ET in their final match-up this season for Martin Luther King Jr. Day at BMO Harris Bank Center in Rockford. The last time these two teams met was on October 23rd, 2013 at Ricoh Coliseum where the Marlies fell 3-2 to the IceHogs.

The IceHogs last hit the ice on Saturday evening on the road versus the Chicago Wolves, there they dropped a 2-1 decision. Adam Clendening currently leads the team in scoring with 32 points. The IceHogs ...

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Sam Carrick had the winning goal in overtime as the Toronto Marlies defeated the Chicago Wolves 3-2 on Friday evening at the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois, making it the third straight game the Marlies have pushed to extra frames on their extended Boat Show Road Trip.

Special teams made the difference as all 5 goals in the game were scored on the powerplay. David Broll opened the scoring at 19:41 of the first period, with Spencer Abbott extending the lead to 2-0 at 11:29 of the middle frame. ...

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The Toronto Marlies (21-11-2-2) continue their road trip tonight in as they take on the Chicago Wolves (20-14-1-2) at Allstate Arena in Chicago at 8:30 pm ET. This will mark the first of second match-ups between the two teams this season.

The Wolves currently sit second in the Midwest Division behind the Grand Rapids Griffins and are coming off of a 3-1 loss to the Griffins this past Wednesday on the road. Corey Locke currently leads the team in scoring with 25 points over 34 games.

The Marlies last game was on ...

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The Toronto Marlies battled back from a 2-0 deficit in the first period to defeat the Iowa Wild 4-3 in overtime on Wednesday evening at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. 3 different Marlies had multiple point nights in the victory – T.J. Brennan (1G, 3A), Spencer Abbott (2G, 1A), and Josh Leivo (1G, 1A).

Jake Dowell opened the scoring for the Wild at 3:56 of the first period. Defenseman Steven Kampfer made it 2-0 for Iowa less than 10 minutes later to give the Wild the lead to ...

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The Toronto Marlies (20-11-2-2) take on the Iowa Wild (15-16-2-2), AHL affiliate of the Minneosta Wild, for the first time in franchise history tonight at 8pm ET at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Minnesota. This will be the first of two meetings between the two teams this season.

The Wild last hit the ice on Sunday, where they dropped a 3-1 decision to the Hamilton Bulldogs on the road  at Copps Coliseum to finish off a 6 game road trip. Forward Marc Hagel scored the lone tally for the Wild. ...

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