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History, when it comes to team play, often doesn’t mean much in the American Hockey League. What happened last year is so disconnected from what is happening now that establishing any kind of rivalry beyond geographical is a reach. Even what happened during the year doesn’t play into the current narrative that much.

Way back in the previous era that was November (it just seemed that long ago) the teams split home games with a SO win in Toronto for the Marlies. Korbinian Holzer had the game tying and Jamie Devane ...

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After taking a 3-0 series lead over the Chicago Wolves on Wednesday thanks to Jerry D’Amigo’s overtime goal, the Marlies have a chance to close out their best-of-seven series tonight at Ricoh Coliseum.

The Marlies and Wolves traded goals early in the first period of Game 3 with T.J. Brennan opening the scoring on the powerplay early in the first. Peter Holland scored his third goal of the playoffs, giving him 5 points over 3 games played. D’Amigo continues to lead the team and the League in scoring with 11 points ...

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The Toronto Marlies return to the ice as their Western Conference Semi-Final series versus the Chicago Wolves continues tonight at Ricoh Coliseum.

The Marlies currently lead the series 2-0 after taking a pair of victories in Chicago this past weekend. Peter Holland had 4 points over the two games in his return to the Marlies line-up, while Jerry D’Amigo continues to lead the team and the League in scoring with 9 points over 5 games.

Toronto has managed to find the scoresheet early in this series, jumping out to a 3-0 lead ...

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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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