The Toronto Marlies held their annual media day on Wednesday morning at MasterCard Centre for Hockey Excellence prior to practice. The players were filmed and photographed, all in preparation for the upcoming season.

Garret Sparks is ready for his close-up

It’s a long day for the team, which is why it’s important to have a little fun at the same time. Jerry D’Amigo interviewed teammate Sam Carrick and stumped him with a bit of a tough question:

Todd Crocker and LeafsTV also sat down […]

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The Leafs rookies will close out the rookie tournament tonight as they take on the Ottawa Senators at 7pm in London, Ontario at Budweiser Gardens.

After defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in a shootout on Saturday night, the Leafs rookies remained perfect in their second straight shootout win of the tournament. Brad Ross notched the winner in the shootout for the Leafs while net minder Christopher Gibson picked up the victory. Defenceman Matt Finn left the game in the first period with a shoulder stinger and his status for […]

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The Leafs Rookie Tournament continues today in London, Ontario from Budweiser Gardens. The Leafs rookies will take on the Pittsburgh Penguins at 7pm. Christopher Gibson is expected to get the start.

After Thursday night’s 3-2 shootout win over the Chicago Blackhawks, the rookies took the ice for practice on Friday. Forward Josh Leivo took part in practice after leaving Thursday’s game with a chest contusion.

Catch all of the action live on RogersTV.  (Channel 368 SD, 369 HD on Rogers Digital Cable across Ontario)

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The Toronto Maple Leafs rookie tournament kicks off today in London, Ontario at Budweiser Gardens. The Leafs rookies take to the ice tonight at 7pm in their first game of the tournament against the Chicago Blackhawks rookie team. Toronto Marlies head coach Steve Spott will be behind the bench along with assistant coaches Derek King and Gord Dineen.

Puck drop is at 7pm. Catch all of the action live on RogersTV (Channel 368 SD, 369 HD on Rogers Digital Cable across Ontario).

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The annual Toronto Maple Leafs Prospect Camp was held in mid July and the future of the organization was on full display.

There are some in the group that will make the jump to the AHL next season and perhaps one or two that will even hit NHL ice very soon. There are also a crop to keep an eye on, as they work closer to a spot pro’s and mature their game, along the way.

Of the 34 players invited to camp, here are a few to pencil into your notebooks […]

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The AHL is a development league. Turnover is expected and often happens on a year to year basis. The Marlies, a recent exception, have done a great job keeping a core group of players over the past three seasons. That group have played a big part in not only attaining success at the farm team level, but have also aided in translating that success to the Maple Leafs and NHL levels.  That said, change is inevitable.

Photo courtesy of Christian Bonin / TSG Photo

With so many Marlies turned Maple Leafs last season and some players getting opportunities […]

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