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Greg McKegg for MLSE Shape Up

 

On Thursday, September 26th, the MLSE Shape Up program launched its fourth season to a school-wide assembly at St. Leo Catholic School in Etobicoke. The MLSE Shape Up program is a FREE, online DPA (Daily Physical Activity) and H&PE (Health & Physical Activity) resource for teachers – providing tools they need to help get their students active.

As a part of the program, Shape Up visits schools throughout the year, bringing the excitement and spirit of the Toronto Marlies, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, and Toronto FC to the classroom in hopes of […]

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It’s a seven game series and putting a team away for four games is no simple feat.

Those sentiments were shared by veteran defenceman Mike Komisarek following practice on Thursday, one day ahead of game four. Although he wasn’t part of the Marlies squad that fell in the finals last season, the blue liner knows the feeling all too well. As part of the 2003 Hamilton team, Komisarek advanced to the cup finals. The Bulldogs took the series the distance, but in the end they were shutout in game seven and watched […]

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After a first round sweep of the Western Conference Quarter Finals, here is a little Marlies info to wet your whistle before round 2.

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Toronto’s 3-2 overtime win in-game 3 of the 1st round vs Rochester provided them with a sweep over the Americans in the first round, for the second straight post-season. Marlies forward Will Acton was the hero scoring  at the 5:14 mark of the 20 minute extra frame. When it was all said and done, Toronto had 14 skaters pick up at least a point in the opening […]

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Toronto vs Lake Erie - Jake Gardiner, Mike Zigomanis

Here are six tidbits for you ahead of Wednesday’s game against the Lake Erie Monsters:

Marlies presently rank 8th in the AHL with an average attendance of 6,531 per game – the team has yet to crack the top ten since returning to Toronto
Greg McKegg have five points over the past three games
Jussi Rynnas allowed only one goal against in his last game against Peoria, it was the first time since December 29th
A win Wednesday for Lake Erie will vault them into a tie for 8th place, sliding them […]

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AHL Toronto Marlies vs Binghamton Senators, March 2, 2013

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Sam Carrick has played hockey in the Toronto area for a long time. The 21-year-old played his entire OHL career in Brampton, totalling almost 300 games with the Battalion. After a stint with Idaho in the ECHL, the Stouffville native returned home to play his 1st AHL game in his own backyard. Lacing them up for the Marlies on Saturday vs the Binghamton Senators, the Maple Leafs 5th rounder was quick

to make it a milestone affair. Sam tallied an assist on Toronto’s opening goal of the game, and grabbed his […]

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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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