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The Toronto Marlies (19-11-2-1) are in St. John’s to take on the IceCaps (18-14-1-2) in the first of 7 games on the road for the Marlies. This evening’s match-up will mark the 3rd of 4th meetings between the two teams. The Marlies currently lead the season series 2-0. Their last meeting was on Sunday, December 15th where the Marlies defeated the IceCaps 3-2.

The IceCaps are coming off of a 4-2 win over the Portland Pirates at home. Carl Klingberg had two goals in the victory and Eddie Pasquale made 28 saves ...

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The Toronto Marlies (13-9-1-0) take on the St. John’s IceCaps (15-10-1-2) at Ricoh Coliseum today at 3pm. This will be the second of four match-ups between the two teams this season and the final match-up at home against the IceCaps for the Marlies this year.

Last night, the IceCaps were in Hamilton taking on the Bulldogs where they earned a 3-0 shutout for their third straight win. Jussi Olkinuora earned his first career shutout in the victory. Eric O’Dell scored his 12th goal of the season ...

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Seventy-five down, one to go.

The Marlies are guaranteed the second spot in the West regardless of how this game ends. With no disrespect to past teams, the rosters of the past two playoff-bound Marlies squads have been arguably the best since the club left St. John’s. Fitting that they close out the season against the IceCaps.

Ahead of the final contest of the regular season, here are six things to thing about:

Marlies have collected 86 wins in 151 games (two seasons) heading into ...

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Photo courtesy of Christian Bonin / TSG Photo.

Photo courtesy of Christian Bonin / TSG Photo.

The Toronto Blue Jays have coined the hashtag that perfectly reflects my feelings for the Toronto Marlies right now. #LoveThisTeam

Toronto’s AHL club returns home after a game in Rochester that was much closer than the scoresheet shows. The Marlies are the North Division Champions for the second straight season. Despite adversity of all shapes and sizes, the facts read that the Marlies are heading to the playoffs with plenty of unfinished business left over from last year’s heartbreak in the finals.

Here are ...

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It’s time to play ketchup this time around at the Pre Game Meal….

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Welcome aboard! The Toronto Marlies have lowered the ramp and a mass of talent has formed a crew of young guns trying to make their mark in the AHL. Following in the skate strides of Rielly, Sparks, Broll and Percy are other CHL grads Tyler Biggs (Oshawa-OHL) and Joshua Leivo (Sudbury/Kitchener-OHL) to go along with a captain last year in the NCAA – Andrew MacWilliam (North Dakota).

Tyler Biggs hit the OHL for the first time this season and ...

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Photo courtesy of Christian Bonin / TSG Photo

Photo courtesy of Christian Bonin / TSG Photo

Saturday’s win over the St. John’s IceCaps give the Marlies 89 points on the season. Although the Texas Stars have a game in hand over Toronto, they’re both tied for the conference’s top spot.

Of the 19 Marlies that touched the ice, nine of them were rookies. Pretty fancy, huh? Rookie goalie, rookie defencemen, and even an all-rookie forward line.

And the rookies put on a show. Check it for yourself.

Stuart Percy: Second AHL Regular Season Game

Garret Sparks: First AHL Game

Spencer Abbott: Three AHL Regular ...

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