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Photo courtesy of Christian Bonin / TSG Photo

Photo courtesy of Christian Bonin / TSG Photo

The early morning sun peaking over the Don Valley Parkway, the smell of fresh popcorn and the sound of seven thousand screaming school age children – nothing is more telling of 11am hockey than the way your senses tingle. Just a little different from every other game. You should try it out some time.

But since I have your ear, I’m just as well sharing six thoughts ahead of Wednesday’s game:

Yes there’s a pink elephant in the room, so we’re just as well ...

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Toronto vs Houston - Jake Gardiner

With the returning of the National Hockey League to regular play, my favourite aspect of the AHL is starting to shine through once again. The development of first-year players.

That’s not to say it was non-existent during the first part of the season – the blooming of Spencer Abbott is a tremendous example of such – but with the holes that were left by players moving up top to the Leafs, the prominence of roles and minutes played by rookies has increased. With all eyes ...

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Toronto vs Rochester - Ben Scrivens

Counting down the Marlies top five plays of the week:

#5 – Brad Ross deflects the puck past the netminder for his first professional hockey league goal

#4 – Korbinian Holzer dishes out a punishing hit

#3 – Ryan Hamilton walks out from the corner and backhands it for a goal

#2 – Ben Scrivens makes a diving save against Rochester’s Verone

#1 – Greg McKegg picks the far corner and opens a floodgate of bears which pour onto the ice

 

There ya have it. The top five plays. Love ‘em? Hate ‘em? Let me know. ...

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Toronto vs Lake Erie - Spencer Abbott

When Keith Aucoin started the season scoring at a point-per-game pace, I don’t believe many were surprised. The veteran had long inked himself as a consistent contributor in the American League.

Matt Frattin’s goal-per-game pace raised a few more eyebrows. I’m not saying it isn’t incredible – because it is – but I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t already thought of Frattin as an impact player. All of us knew he was going to make a splash upon return. He’s a guy that ...

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Toronto v Hamilton - Scott

The boys are back in town.

The Marlies return home Saturday to face the Hamilton Bulldogs in what has begun to feel like a weekly affair. It’s the fifth game between the two rivals of the fledgling regular season, with two more tacked on in preseason.

After battling hard to tie it on Friday, two goals in 34 seconds sealed the fate of the Marlies in the third period, giving the Bulldogs their first win in four games and handing Toronto their first loss in five. After having traveled to six different ...

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Toronto vs Abbotsford - Mike Zigomanis

It would be the greatest understatement of the season thus far if I simply said last night didn’t end the way the Marlies had hoped.

After a pair of outstanding saves from Ben Scrivens and a goal by Leo Komarov that was waived off, the Marlies must have still felt momentum heading into the third. Unfortunately two goals in three seconds dictated a different outcome.

After a heartbreaking loss, however, I received one of the most reassuring tweets from @CVS521 :

http://twitter.com/CVS521/status/264223713090736128

I chuckled.

So back at it for the second against Abbotsford in as many ...

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