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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.

DESSERT

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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Juraj Mikus & Jay Rosehill

It’s been noted 1,800 of the world’s 10,000 bird species are long-distance migrants.

Apparently the ratio of hockey players flying away isn’t much different. The week has been filled with news of American Hockey Leaguers leaving for a spattering of European teams and leagues.

Born Europeans get a chance to play closer to home, to family and to speak a familiar tongue. Let’s not forget the draw of the Nuremburger on the McDonalds menu. For those born on this side of the big A, the financial benefits can be incredibly lucrative (and […]

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Steeltown Showdown

A line of 175 people draws attention in even the most usual places on the most usual of days.

Now dress them in maroon and white jerseys in midday heat reaching well into the seventies. At this point both my empathy and intrigue go through the roof.

I’ll lay this out at the beginning; no, there was not an ice-cream truck fronting the group.

Hockey tickets went on sale Monday in Hershey, PA, for an event which is designed to take place in far cooler outdoor temperatures. The fourth year of the AHL’s […]

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