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The Toronto Marlies (40-20-2-4) will face the Abbotsford Heat (37-24-5-2) this afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum for their final match-up this season. The Marlies and Heat last faced off last Sunday on March 23rd, where the Marlies defeated Abbotsford 3-2.

The Heat roll into town following a 7-2 victory over the Comets in Utica, scoring 5 goals in the second period alone. Today’s match-up against the Marlies will be compete a six-game road trip for the Heat. With a record of 37-24-5-2 and 81 points, the Heat currently sit second in the ...

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The Toronto Marlies (37-20-2-3) host the Abbotsford Heat (35-23-5-2) this afternoon at 2:30pm at Ricoh Coliseum on Sportsnet360. This will be the third of four match-ups between the two teams this season. The last time the Marlies and Heat met was on November 10th, where the Marlies were defeated 6-3 in Abbotsford. The Marlies are currently 0-2 against the Heat this season and will be looking to change that this afternoon.

The Heat are in the middle of a six game road trip and were in Hamilton yesterday taking on the ...

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Photo courtesy Christian Bonin / TSG Photo

Photo courtesy Christian Bonin / TSG Photo

There you have it. Following Chicago’s loss on Friday night, the Marlies now know they have one of the eight Western Conference tickets allowing entry into the post-season gala. Now all that’s left to be decided is in which spot they’ll be slotted and if it will guarantee home ice advantage.

Marlies presently hold the conference’s second place. With a game in hand on first place Texas, a win against Abbotsford in their final duel this season will go a long way. Here are ...

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Photo courtesy Christian Bonin / TSG Photo

Do I spoil the surprise now, or do I wait to include it in one of my six points to think about? That is the question.

Oh what the heck. Why not?

The Toronto Marlies could clinch a playoff berth with a win against Abbotsford. Exciting, isn’t it? With only six games remaining in the regular season, the post-season seems to be within arms reach. The Heat however have the happy job of playing spoiler. Already eliminated from playoff contention, each win garnered by the ...

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Photo courtesy of Christian Bonin / TSG Photo

It’s Saturday afternoon and we’re inside ten games left in the AHL regular season. The Marlies are finally finished that last big road trip, and they return home to a familiar crowd. Abbotsford is in town, a divisional rival that has a long history of hard fought games against the Marlies. Here are six things to keep in mind ahead of the game.

Toronto returns home after seven straight on the road where they registered four wins and two post-regulation losses, leaving only ...

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DESSERT

It was no ordinary trip through the Midwest division for the Toronto Marlies this past weekend. The group of games through Chicago, Milwaukee and Peoria represented numbers 3,4 and 5 of 7 straight away from Ricoh Coliseum and also brought the total number of states visited to 4 during the stretch of travel/games. However, those are not even the cool stats! The game against the Wolves, followed up by the game vs the Admirals represented to milestone moments for a pair of young Marlies.

Morgan Rielly scored his 1st AHL/Pro goal ...

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