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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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Toronto vs Lake Erie - Nicolas Deschamps

So much can change in just six games.

When the Marlies departed Ricoh and took to the road, the opening of NHL training camp was yet to be confirmed. Keith Aucoin had yet to be called to camp, let alone collected off waivers by the New York Islanders organization. Ben Scrivens was starting in goal on a regular basis for the Toronto team, and the blue line was bolstered by Mike Kostka and Mark Fraser.

For Dallas Eakins, the Marlies’ bench boss now in his fourth year, change has become […]

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Toronto vs Lake Erie - Jake Gardiner, Mike Zigomanis, Brad Ross

It’s going to be tight.

It’s a fact of today’s American Hockey League that head coach Dallas Eakins has been reminding his team of all along. It has also become a reoccurring theme during his post-game public address to the media.

Wednesday’s game in Cleveland against the Monsters demonstrates this perfectly.

Lake Erie sits in the 13th spot of 15 teams in the AHL’s Western Conference. With a glance down the standings, Lake Erie’s 26 points is only two back of an 8th place poll position. One win. A jump to […]

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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 vs Lake Erie - Nazem Kadri

The Toronto Marlies turn their attention Sunday to the Lake Erie Monsters, a team they have only met once so far this season.

Despite having won only two of their last eight, the Monsters aren’t a team the Marlies can afford to take lightly. The divisional foe handed the Toronto a 4-0 loss their first time in town, and rank third in the league with a 8-4-0 record while on the road. That record is much for the reason of the team’s sixth place standing in the Western Conference, […]

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