The Toronto Marlies will look to rebound from a 4-3 loss to the Abbotsford Heat on Saturday evening as the two teams will face each other once more tonight to conclude their weekend series in Abbotsford.

The Marlies and Heat battled one another less than 24 hours ago in a close game. The Marlies fought their way back from a 3-1 deficit to tie it heading into the third period, but could not seal the victory as Michael Ferland would notch the eventual game winner on the power play for the […]

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It’s game day! The Marlies (6-3-1-0) are in Abbotsford to take on the Heat (9-4-0-1) tonight at 10:00 pm ET for the first game of a double-header. This will be the first of four match-ups between the two teams this season and this weekend will be the only visit to B.C. for the Marlies this year. Last season, the Marlies had a record of 2-6 against the Heat.

The Heat enter tonight’s match-up on a five-game win streak and are sitting second in the Western Conference. All 5 victories […]

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Hamilton native Spencer Abbott is a late bloomer making waves with the Toronto Marlies.

Hamilton native Spencer Abbott is a late bloomer making waves with the  Marlies.

There are two kinds of speed that propel professional hockey players.

The speed of the brain and the speed of the feet.

The Marlies’ Spencer Abbott has the first. He is working on the second.

The second-year forward has registered at least a point in all nine games he has played. Abbott has a goal and 11 assists and sits second in team scoring behind defenceman T.J. Brennan who is in the middle of the season of a lifetime that […]

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The Marlies turned ten on Tuesday night in Utica. Ten is a terrific time to look at accomplishments. There isn’t any need to write a memoir with that many games in the history books but it’s a nice number to draw some thoughts out about this team and why it is having some success.

“We need to get those dirty areas of the ice and play a simple game, we can’t play too complicated. When we do that we fail.” If you tune in regularly to the website or the broadcasts, […]

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(Comets Photo by Lindsay A. Mogle)

The Toronto Marlies defeated the Utica Comets by a score of 5-2 Tuesday night in Utica. This is the 6th win of the season for the Marlies, and the team currently sits first place in the North Division with 13 points.

Alexandre Grenier opened the scoring early in the game for the Comets, banging in a rebound at the 1:10 mark of the opening frame. Sam Carrick would get the Marlies on the board at 17:10 of the first with his first goal of the […]

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The Royal Winter Fair road trip officially kicks off for the Toronto Marlies (5-3-1-0) as they take on the Utica Comets (0-6-1-1), AHL Affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks, on the road tonight at 7:00 pm.

This will be the first time that the two North Division rivals will face each other as the Comets are new to the AHL this season. Over 8 games so far, the Comets are still searching for their first win of the season. With a record of 0-6-1-1, they are currently last in the […]

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