At the Outdoor Game morning skate

At the Outdoor Game morning skate

The painter Claude Monet, as he progressed in the mental side of his art, began a series of paintings that recorded the same subject at different times of the day. A kind of time lapse before that particular photographic trick was possible. What Monet was doing was illustrating that small changes make you appreciate something a little bit more than you otherwise might. His paintings of Haystacks or Water Lilies are remarkable enough by themselves but next to each other you are able to ...

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It was a special afternoon for the Marlies as the team made their annual visit to SickKids Hospital on February 19th, where they spent the afternoon playing BINGO with the patients and making new friends.

The visit to SickKids Hospital has become an annual tradition for the team, one that both the hospital and the team looks forward to each year. The visit started with introductions from Susie Petro, Child Life Specialist at SickKids, describing the day to the team in the Bear Theatre, where the centre of the ...

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The Toronto Marlies (28-17-2-2) take on the Texas Stars (30-15-3-4) today for a special Family Day game at Air Canada Centre at 3pm in their final match-up this season. The Marlies are 1-2 against the Stars this season.

The Stars last hit the ice on Sunday evening against the Rochester Americans where they lost 5-4 in OT at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. Travis Morin continues to lead the team in scoring with 70 points over 46 games. The last time the Marlies faced the Stars was in a 6-0 shutout ...

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The Toronto Marlies (28-16-2-2) return to regular season action today as they host the Utica Comets (19-23-3-4) today at Ricoh Coliseum. This will be the third of six match-ups between the North Division rivals this season. The last time these two teams met was on Saturday, January 4th at Ricoh Coliseum, where the Marlies defeated the Comets in a convincing 5-2 victory.

The Comets last hit the ice on Saturday against the Rochester Americans, where they defeated Rochester 2-1 in Utica. With the win, the Comets have picked up points in ...

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Photo Courtesy: Jeff Parsons/The AHL

International hockey comes to Ricoh Coliseum as the Toronto Marlies welcome Färjestad BK in exhibition action today at 3pm.

Färjestad is in town as part of this year’s AHL All-Star Festivities. This past week, they took on the AHL All-Stars in the skills competition and All-Star Classic. The Swedish team fell to the All-Stars 7-2 on Wednesday evening in St. John’s at the Mile One Centre and will look for a more favourable result as they take on the Toronto Marlies. Considered one of the top professional ...

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There is a social embrace that isn’t proven but is solidly followed, that we need to give kids roots. We need to provide stable, never changing environments for them to get to the top and get the most out of their childhoods and hockey development.  They need consistent friends right beside them that they can call on for life. The idea is that there needs to be a sameness to inspire greatness. That this is so false it is amusing doesn’t seem to change our thinking on it.

“I ...

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