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Two more interesting distinctions in learning, come to mind every day, every year and every practice in the American Hockey League. When we are good at something and we like to do it, we become better at it. Makes sense right? You’ve likely learned a whole lot of things in your life this way from eating to text messaging to your job. In hockey, the majority of players who have come this far have done so because they like the game, they are good at it and they […]

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The Toronto Marlies are back in action this afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum as they host the St. John’s IceCaps today at 3pm.

Last night, the IceCaps were in Hamilton taking on the Bulldogs where they lost 3-2. They currently sit second in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference with a record of 1-1-1-0 over 3 games. Eric O’Dell leads the team in goals with 4.

The Marlies last game was on Sunday, October 6th versus the Lake Erie Monsters where they skated to a 5-1 victory.  Defenceman T.J. Brennan […]

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There is a moment in your life, and it happens pretty early, when you have a birthday but for some reason your party is held another day that is more convenient. That is like winning player of the week. Plenty of people congratulate you at the time but, the official stuff? The presents? They come later.  So it will be with T.J. Brennan, CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the opening frame of the season. The AHL will provide the hardware that goes with the award at a later game.

While […]

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Opening weekend continues for the Marlies as they face the Lake Erie Monsters, AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche today at 5pm at Ricoh Coliseum. This will be the third game in 3 days for the Monsters and the second game in two days for the Marlies. The Monsters hosted the Abbotsford Heat at home on Friday and Saturday and earned a split over the two games.

The Marlies kicked off their season with an exciting 4-3 OT win over the Grand Rapids Griffins Saturday afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum. […]

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The Toronto Marlies will face a familiar foe when they open the 2013-14 regular season, as they host the reigning Calder Cup Champions the Grand Rapids Griffins this afternoon at 3pm at Ricoh Coliseum. The last time these two teams met was on May 21, 2013 when the Griffins eliminated the Marlies from the post-season with a 4-3 victory.

The Griffins have several returning players from that squad, including captain Jeff Hoggan, defenceman Nathan Paetsch and forward Gustav Nyquist. Grand Rapids opened up the 2013-14 season last night on […]

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To celebrate the home opener this weekend for both the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Marlies, Drew MacIntyre, Spencer Abbott, Greg McKegg, Andrew MacWilliam, Tyler Biggs and Jerry D’Amigo joined Johnny Bower and MLSE Chief Commercial Officer Dave Hopkinson to ring the bell at the Toronto Stock Exchange on Thursday morning to open the markets for the trading day.

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The Marlies had a chance to chat with staff and big hockey fans at the Toronto Stock Exchange over breakfast prior to […]

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