The Toronto Marlies fell to the Texas Stars by a score of 5-2 Saturday evening at Cedar Park Center in Texas.

Brett Ritchie opened the scoring for the Stars at 14:51 of the first period. The Marlies would tie it just 31 seconds into the second thanks to Spencer Abbott’s second goal of the season. However, the Stars would score 3 goals to give them a 4-1 lead. Carter Ashton scored at 16:10 of the second period to make it 4-2, but the Marlies couldn’t battle back from the deficit, as […]

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The Toronto Marlies (9-6-1-0) are in Texas to take on the Texas Stars (9-6-2-2-) tonight at the Cedar Park Center. The last time these two teams met was on Sunday, November 17th when the Marlies defeated the Stars 3-2 in a shootout. After 10 rounds and 20 shooters, Sam Carrick notched the winner for the Marlies.

This will be the second game in as many nights for the Stars as they dropped a 4-3 shootout loss to the San Antonio Rampage at home on Friday night. Travis Morin currently leads the […]

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In commemoration news, a splinter news category if ever there was one, the Los Angeles aqueduct turned a hundred years old this year. This piece of remarkable engineering moved water over the desert to the folks in L.A., who turned an outpost into one of America’s most incredible cities. Moving resources around to create strength and viability is a precarious game. It likely means you are also weakening the place you are moving that abundance from.

“I didn’t see a problem with it. You take the pass on your backhand. Not […]

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This past Tuesday, Dave Andrews, Dave Poulin and Steve Spott announced that the Marlies will be playing Färjestad BK of the Swedish Hockey League on Saturday, February 15th in an exhibition game as part of this year’s AHL All-Star Festivities. Färjestad will also be facing this year’s AHL All-Star team during the AHL All-Star Classic in St. John’s on February 11th and 12th.

Färjestad BK (Full name Färjestad Bollklub) is based out of Karlstad and considered one of the most successful hockey clubs in Sweden, playing in 19 league finals and […]

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With only 10 days left in Movember, we thought it was time to check in on how the moustaches are coming along for the Toronto Marlies. Some are fairly impressive and others…well, you’ll see for yourself. Regardless of the quality of facial hair, Team MOple Leaf Sports has managed to raise over $18,000 so far all thanks to your amazing support. Andrew MacWilliam currently leads the Marlies with $500 raised.

Without further ado….the mo’s:

Stefan Legein:


Greg McKegg:


T.J. Brennan:


David Broll:


Tyler Biggs:


Stuart Percy:


Sam Carrick:


Andrew MacWilliam:


So, which one do you think is the best so […]

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The Toronto Marlies (8-6-1-0) will once again take on the Charlotte Checkers (5-9-0-1) this evening at Ricoh Coliseum. The two teams faced each other this past Saturday at Ricoh Coliseum where the Marlies defeated the Checkers 4-1.

Including the Saturday loss to the Marlies, the Checkers have dropped 6 games in a row and currently sit last in the West Division. The Checkers currently have a road record of 5-3-1.

The Marlies are coming off of a 3-2 victory over the Texas Stars on Sunday. Jamie Devane and Korbinian Holzer both scored […]

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