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Kids are small. This is not a revelation but we often don’t see them because they are small. Except if you see the Marlies walk to and from their dressing room during games. The players and coaches are all great at connecting with the youngest fans. So how come everything that gets written get written for the typical, older, sports fan? Lets try and rectify that.

It’s a crazy thing to try and write for kids. It’s one of those things that is simple and complicated at the same time. Finding […]

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The Toronto Marlies and Chicago Wolves are back in action for Round 2 of the Calder Cup playoffs tonight at 8pm on LeafsTV.

The Marlies currently lead the best-of-seven series 1-0 following a convincing 5-2 victory last night. Trevor Smith opened up the scoring for the Marlies on the powerplay. In his return to the line-up from injury, Peter Holland tallied three points including a goal and two assists. Spencer Abbott, who was also playing in his first game back from injury also had two assists in the victory. With an […]

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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.

The Wolves […]

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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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L-R Piero Greco, Steve Spott, Derek King, Gord Dineen

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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