Photo courtesy of Christian Bonin / TSG Photo

Photo courtesy of Christian Bonin / TSG Photo

Six things to think about ahead of Saturday’s game against Rochester:

Defenceman Kevin Marshall will wear #26 with the Marlies – he has practiced with the club following his trade earlier this week in exchange for Nicolas Deschamps
Marlies acquired Ryan Lasch in a trade that saw the Maple Leafs part ways with David Steckel, Lasch will wear #45
Joe Colborne has four points in the past five games
Ryan Hamilton is only five goals away from hitting the 30 goal plateau for the first time ...

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Toronto vs Lake Erie - Jake Gardiner, Mike Zigomanis

Here are six tidbits for you ahead of Wednesday’s game against the Lake Erie Monsters:

Marlies presently rank 8th in the AHL with an average attendance of 6,531 per game – the team has yet to crack the top ten since returning to Toronto
Greg McKegg have five points over the past three games
Jussi Rynnas allowed only one goal against in his last game against Peoria, it was the first time since December 29th
A win Wednesday for Lake Erie will vault them into a tie for 8th place, sliding them ...

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AHL Toronto Marlies vs Preoria Rivermen, March 10, 2013

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Congrat’s are in order for Marlies forward Mike Zigomanis. The Scarborough native is in his 4th year with his hometown franchise and recently hit a pair of AHL milestones. After playing in his 500th AHL game on February 23rd vs Milwaukee, number 7  again laced em’ up for the Marlies on March 6th vs Syracuse and recorded point number 400 in his AHL career. That mark was acheived at Ricoh and in front of over 7 thousand students from around the GTA as the Marlies defeated the Crunch 6-3.

 

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Toronto vs Peoria - Jesse Blacker

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Here are six notes from me, to you, ahead of Sunday’s game against the Peoria Rivermen:

I’d way rather take a cab ride to the ACC than a bus to Peoria (10hrs)
Despite the 4-2 loss to Abbotsford on Saturday, Marlies maintain their top-of-the-division, third-in-the-conference ranking
Joe Colborne has points in three straight games
Peoria sit 14th in the Western Conference and have managed only two wins over their past five
Stud Peoria goaltender – and former Canadian World Junior – Jake Allen was recently recalled to ...

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Toronto vs Abbotsford - Ryan Hamilton

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Here are six things to keep in mind ahead of Saturday’s game against the Abbotsford Heat:

With 21 games left in the regular season the Toronto Marlies sit third in the conference, four points out of second and ten back of first
With a pair of assists on Wednesday, Mike Zigomanis hit the 400 point marker
Wednesday’s school-day win over Syracuse was the first time Drew MacIntyre has allowed more than two goals in his six starts with Toronto
The Heat have lost three straight and a ...

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Toronto vs Binghamton - Jerry D'Amigo

Here are six points ahead of Wednesday’s game against Syracuse:

The Marlies play the first of two school-day games at Ricoh Coliseum, to catch the action make sure you tune in starting at 11am
In five appearances for the Marlies, Drew MacIntyre has allowed only six goals against and was most recently named the AHL Player of the Week
Sam Carrick has an assist and three shots through his first two AHL games
Syracuse ranks second in the East while the Marlies sit third in the West
Syracuse’s Ondrej Palat has four goals ...

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