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TORONTO - After a big 5-1 win on Friday against the Texas Stars, the Toronto Marlies knew they had to improve on their 50-shots-against performance in game #2 on Monday night or else risk...

Toronto Marlies open round two with a bang versus Chicago TORONTO - On Friday night the Toronto Marlies and the Chicago Wolves kicked off their round two Calder Cup matchup in Chicago. Toronto, coming off a long layoff...

The Toronto Maple Leafs are sitting in fifth place in the Eastern Conference (fourth in the Eastern Conference in wins) and some folks, even Leaf fans who write about the game, are simply writing it of...

The Maple Leafs have signed 23-year-old left winger Spencer Abbott of the Maine Black Bears, according to reports. had his best season offensively and was named this week one of 10 finalists for...

It was no less than two months ago that I was pondering this same question, that of captaincy, and examining the same factors. Thinking of all the tangibles – speed, talent and scoring – along with attributes that are harder to judge – the ability to command the respect of the team, lead with strength of character and handle the Toronto media through success and failure. The lone difference is that last time, it was the Leafs.

I really had so many options with this title. With all the Anaheim prospects on Toronto, I thought of calling it “Duck, Duck, Duck, Moose!” With many players returning from injury, I pondered using “I’ve got 99 Problems, but a Stitch Ain’t One.” But really, being five points out with five games remaining, the Marlies truly are on a wild Moose chase.As it stands now, the Marlies will have to win all of their final five games to have a hope of extending the season past April 12th. The two most important of these will need to come this weekend as Toronto faces Manitoba, the current occupant of the 4th and final spot.

While the Leafs made the decision not to renew Marlies coach Greg Gilbert, some of the players are truly on the ball.Some Marlies have traded their skates for runners, augmenting any off season training...

Editted ** What? You were expecting Sidney Crosby or Alex Ovechkin to top the leading scorers in March? Well then. You'd be wrong ... sort of. AO actually was tied at...

JUSTIN POGGE (# 29) – GPlayer FactsBirthdate: April 22, 1986 Stargazing: Taurus Hometown: Fort McMurray, AlbertaSize: 6-3, 204 lbs (team listing) Catches: LeftAcquired: Drafted by Toronto in 2004 (3rd round, 90th overall) Cap hit: N/A (plays in AHL);...