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Opening weekend continues for the Marlies as they face the Lake Erie Monsters, AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche today at 5pm at Ricoh Coliseum. This will be the third game in 3 days for the Monsters and the second game in two days for the Marlies. The Monsters hosted the Abbotsford Heat at home on Friday and Saturday and earned a split over the two games.

The Marlies kicked off their season with an exciting 4-3 OT win over the Grand Rapids Griffins Saturday afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum. […]

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Following the NHL trade deadline, Toronto’s hockey teams rosters have remained in tact. In fact, the AHL version has grown, following the completion of playoff runs in the CHL. A trio of OHL’ers have migrated to the American Hockey League to join the Marlies.

Garret Sparks played 60 of his club’s 68 games this season. While with the Guelph Storm, Sparks put up 36 regular season wins to lead the OHL and  to go along with a .917 save

percentage. The Elmhurst, Illinois native also finished first in that league in minutes […]

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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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Photo courtesy of Christian Bonin / TSG

Photo courtesy of Christian Bonin / TSG

Six things ahead of Tuesday’s road game against the Monsters:

Marlies have picked up points in the past five games against the Monsters
Toronto is riding a four game win streak and have won six of the last seven
Captain Ryan Hamilton has four goals in the past two games including a hat trick last Saturday against Rochester
The Monsters have only three wins in the past 19 games
Marlies are on game two of seven straight away from Ricoh
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Toronto vs Lake Erie - Joe Colborne

Photo courtesy of Christian Bonin / TSG Photo

Marlies are on the road and here are six things to keep in mind ahead of the game:

On Saturday Ryan Hamilton registered his second professional hat trick as the Marlies walked over Rochester 6-1
Newcomer Kevin Marshall collected his first point (assist) for the Marlies on Saturday
The schedule has the Marlies and Monsters matching up three times in four games, Sunday is the second of those three meetings
Joe Colborne collected the game winner on Wednesday against Lake Erie
The Marlies have been to Cleveland […]

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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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