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Mark covers all aspects of the Toronto Marlies for Maple Leafs Hot Stove. Mark has been covering the Marlies since 2008 at various outlets and has been with MLHS since 2015. Follow him on twitter: twitter.com/markukleaf
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2019 Free Agency: Possible Reclamation Projects for Toronto to consider

Ever since Kyle Dubas was hired in 2014, the Toronto organization has shown a liking for taking on reclamation projects. Call it sniffing out market...
2018-19 Toronto Marlies Season

Toronto Marlies’ offseason rebuild: Laurence Gilman faces a busy summer

While Kyle Dubas attempts to piece together a team capable of winning the Stanley Cup while navigating significant cap challenges, Toronto Marlies General Manager...
Toronto Marlies eliminated from the playoffs after Game 6 loss to the Charlotte Checkers in the Eastern Conference Final

Controversial goal ends Toronto Marlies’ season as Charlotte wins Game 6 in double overtime

The Toronto Marlies saw their gallant postseason run come to an end in dramatic fashion in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Refereeing played...
Toronto Marlies vs. Charlotte Checkers, Game 5

Toronto Marlies on the brink of elimination following Game 5 loss to Charlotte

Just 24 hours after an exhilarating come-from-behind victory, the Toronto Marlies' bubble was burst with a defeat largely of their own making in Game...
Michael Carcone of the Toronto Marlies vs. Charlotte Checkers, Game 4

Michael Carcone’s hat trick propels Toronto Marlies to Game 4 comeback victory against Charlotte

The word resiliency has often been used to describe the 2018-19 Toronto Marlies. They showed that trait in spades in Game 4 after trailing twice...
Toronto Marlies vs. Charlotte Checkers, Game 3

Charlotte scores four unanswered goals to take 2-1 series lead over Toronto Marlies

For the first time in their 2019 playoff campaign, the Toronto Marlies are facing some real adversity: Trailing in a series after dropping Game...
Toronto Marlies vs. Charlotte Checkers

Toronto Marlies cough up three-goal lead in Game 2 in Charlotte, series all square...

The Toronto Marlies were never going to stay unbeaten through the entirety of their Calder Cup playoff run, although the manner of their Game...
Toronto Marlies vs. Charlotte Checkers Game 1

Toronto Marlies take 1-0 series lead over Charlotte with good defensive effort in Conference...

The Toronto Marlies are tasked with defeating the regular season champions if they want a shot at defending their Calder Cup crown. The Charlotte Checkers...
Kasimir Kaskisuo of the Toronto Marlies

Exceeding Expectations: Toronto Marlies’ top playoff performers through two rounds

The Toronto Marlies have already exceeded expectations by progressing to the Eastern Conference Finals. Not only is reaching this stage of the Calder Cup playoffs...
Toronto Marlies vs. Cleveland Monsters

Trevor Moore and Mason Marchment both score twice as Toronto Marlies complete second-round sweep...

“We felt if we could score the next goal, we could make things interesting and that’s exactly what happened. Once we get going, we’re...
Toronto Marlies vs. Cleveland Monsters

Kasimir Kaskisuo shuts the door on Cleveland Monsters as Toronto Marlies take a 3-0...

“His confidence is growing by the day, our confidence in him has been there for quite a while now, and he's a big reason...

Egor Korshkov scores in debut, Michael Carcone plays overtime hero as Toronto Marlies take...

“Well this time of year, you need results and the fact that we could find a way to get a win in a game...
Toronto Marlies vs. Cleveland Monsters

Trevor Moore scores twice, Jeremy Bracco records four assists as Toronto Marlies defeat Cleveland...

The Toronto Marlies surged to a Game 1 victory over Cleveland Monsters thanks to an impressive second-period scoring outburst from their power play. In the...
Toronto Marlies vs. Cleveland Monsters

Toronto Marlies vs. Cleveland Monsters: Calder Cup Second Round Series Preview, Schedule, Predictions &...

Regular season standings counted for nothing in the American Hockey League’s North Division, with both top seeds cleaning out their lockers after the first...
Toronto Marlies vs. Rochester Americans, Marlies sweep

Adam Brooks scores hat trick as Toronto Marlies complete first-round sweep of Rochester Americans

Adam Brooks will rightly grab the headlines for his outstanding hat-trick performance in Game 3, but again it was Kasimir Kaskisuo who was the...
Toronto Marlies vs. Rochester Americans, Jeremy Bracco

Jeremy Bracco’s overtime winner completes Toronto Marlies’ comeback victory in Game 2 against Rochester

“It shows a lot about this group that we can strike back like that and tie the game and finish it in overtime.” Those were...
Toronto Marlies vs. Rochester Americans

Rasmus Sandin picks up three assists in playoff debut, Chris Mueller scores twice as...

Great goaltending, excellent special teams, timely scoring and a dollop of good fortune were the story as the Toronto Marlies took Game 1 of...
Toronto Marlies vs. Rochester Americans

Toronto Marlies vs. Rochester Americans: Calder Cup First Round Series Preview, Schedule, Predictions &...

The reigning Calder Cup Champions begin their defense of the title with a first-round series against their cross-border rivals, the Rochester Americans. These two teams...
Toronto Marlies vs. Cleveland Monsters

Toronto Marlies close out regular season with a 5-1 loss to Cleveland

The final game of the regular season was one to forget for the Toronto Marlies. Sheldon Keefe made the decision to rest the majority of...
Toronto Marlies vs. Belleville Senators

Already clinched, Toronto Marlies come back to claim point in do-or-die game for Belleville

The penultimate game of the regular season brought together two teams with differing agendas. The Toronto Marlies -- who clinched a playoff berth already and...

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