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The Marlies measured up against the Albany Devils twice this past weekend  and for many of these young players they found out that the AHL is league to be respected or it will punish you. The first forty minutes of the weekend saw a host of veterans let these rookie players know that wearing the big boy pants isn’t as simple as just pulling them on and showing up.

Corey Tropp (148 NHL games) was the first punch thrown as he battled hard out front with Marlies captain Andrew Campbell. It […]

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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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“With the Marlies we’ve had a great atmosphere and had winning teams the years I’ve been here…” that was Sam Carrick answering a question about a more positive mood at the Marlies that might have been trickling down with the changes in the organization. The history of the matter is that the Marlies have been erupting with that positive atmosphere since they went to the Calder Cup final four season ago. This season the Marlies have a very different team than those previous ones but expectations from fans and the […]

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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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