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The Toronto Marlies quest for the Calder Cup continues tonight as game 1 of the Western Conference Semi-Finals kicks off in Chicago at 8:30 pm ET. The Marlies will be taking on the Chicago Wolves, AHL affiliate of the St. Louis Blues in the best-of-seven series.

The Marlies were last in action on Thursday, May 1st, where they completed the sweep of their first round opponents, the Milwaukee Admirals in Game 3 at Ricoh Coliseum. Jerry D’Amigo currently leads the Marlies in playoff scoring with 6 points over three games.

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As the Marlies get set for Round 2 of the Calder Cup Playoffs which kicks off tomorrow night in Chicago, here’s an infographic preview of how the two teams stack up against one another:

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On Tuesday, the OHL announced in a press conference at Ricoh Coliseum that Leafs prospect Connor Brown was the winner of the Red Tilson Trophy for the OHL’s Most Outstanding Player of the Year.

Brown captured the Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy as the league’s Top Scorer setting a franchise record with 128 points in 68 games including 45 goals and 83 assists leading the Otters to their best season in team history with 52 wins and 106 points.

Take a closer look at Brown’s season in the infographic below:

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Fred Smith who once owned the now defunct CFL’s Memphis Mad Dogs has another notable accomplishment. His college professor wasn’t exactly enthusiastic about his paper on running an overnight delivery company. There was some praise for the plan but not a lot for thinking of something that could realistically be achieved. Smith overcame significant obstacles including where to hide airplanes from folks who wanted to be paid but, his idea called Federal Express took off.

At the beginning of this year Steve Spott heard from all corners about how patient he ...

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Game 3 of the Marlies Round 1 series shifts to Ricoh Coliseum as the Marlies take on the Milwaukee Admirals tonight at 7pm ET on RogersTV.

The Marlies currently lead the best-of-fives series 2-0 after two convincing victories in Milwaukee this past weekend and have a chance to close out the series tonight. The Marlies have outscored the Admirals 11-4 with Sam Carrick leading the way with 3 goals over the two games. Jerry D’Amigo has 5 points so far in the playoffs, while Drew MacIntyre hads a 0.933 save percentage over ...

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The Toronto Marlies currently lead their Round 1, best-of-five playoff series versus the Milwaukee Admirals 2-0. The series is set to return home tomorrow for Game 3 in a possible deciding game. Puck drop is at 7pm, you won’t want to miss it. Click here for tickets or tune in on RogersTV.

Check out how the series stacks up so far in this nifty infographic:

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