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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Media Day is always an education in the interest people have in the Maple Leafs. It is overwhelming the first time you experience it from either side of the camera, microphone, or pencil. This year’s edition was a more than what they expected for a few more players than normal.

As the door slid down on the truck and the equipment maestros adjusted to their suits for the charter flight to Halifax where training camp would open the word came to them that some unpacking would have to be done. A […]

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There is a simple solution to rampant raccoon growth and morning neighbourhood traffic snarls. Garbage pick up and school starting times can be moved ahead to past nine and ten o’clock. Leaving garbage out at night for early morning pick up makes little sense to the homeowner devising ways to keep food waste out of the hands of the masked munchers. Those often stopping lumbering trucks and school buses also make for creative tight street driving solutions that pockmark cities each day.

As the Rookie Tournament fades away this year one […]

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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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When Darrell Huff wrote his timeless book How To Lie with Statistics he targeted the folks in advertising and business negotiations who played fast and loose with math. He explained how tricky it is to follow the numbers and how most, if not all, of us get tripped up regularly by nuances in crunching.

The Toronto Marlies have hired a new coach whose numbers simply cannot be confused in any fashion. 54 wins last season with his Sault St Marie Greyhounds. In case you don’t follow Junior hockey closely that number […]

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Back when there wasn’t hardly an Internet and Leafs prospect Lonny Bohonos  was in the league’s top ten in scoring, there was an Empire Division. It was not named after the apple (created in Cornell, NY) or the Romans. (though the Marlies will see plenty of Syracuse and Utica, and pass Rome and Troy in their travels next year) It was so named because New York’s nickname is the Empire State. You might know this because they built a building around this theme somewhere downstate. The Marlies will join this […]

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