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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
Toronto Marlies' Calle Rosen

Consistency remains elusive as Toronto Marlies fall below .500 with 6-2 loss to Laval

The Toronto Marlies' inability to string two consecutive quality performances together must be a concern 13 games into the season for head coach Sheldon...
Toronto Marlies vs. Belleville Senators

Carl Grundstrom scores twice, Mason Marchment records second consecutive two-point game as Toronto Marlies...

Whatever was said by Sheldon Keefe and his staff following Friday night’s abject performance, the message was received by the team he iced for...
Rasmus Sandin

Rasmus Sandin picks up another point, Mason Marchment scores twice in Toronto Marlies’ high-scoring...

The Toronto Marlies are proving a frustrating team to watch so far this season. Offense isn’t the problem -- as their 47 goals in 11...
Toronto Marlies' Trevor Moore

Toronto Marlies rescue a point but fall in shootout in sloppy loss to Cleveland

“Our play today was unacceptable.” Those were the post-game words from head coach Sheldon Keefe, whose Marlies team's early-season penchant for high-scoring games and defensive fragility...
Toronto Marlies' Carl Grundstrom

Toronto Marlies Month in Review: Coming Around After a Slow Start

The 2017-18 Toronto Marlies campaign was a smashing success on all fronts. A) They were the best AHL team through the regular season and won...
Rasmus Sandin of the Toronto Marlies

Rasmus Sandin scores in debut as Toronto Marlies extend winning streak to three against...

The Toronto Marlies climbed back to the .500 mark with their best performance of the young season. The Marlies limited the visiting Syracuse Crunch to...
Toronto Marlies vs. Laval Rocket

Adam Cracknell scores overtime winner versus former team in Toronto Marlies victory over Laval

The Toronto Marlies extended their points streak to three games with a hard-fought victory over the Laval Rocket at Coca-Cola Colesium on Tuesday night. This...
Toronto Marlies' Mason Marchment

Two goals from Trevor Moore lead Toronto Marlies to first home win of the...

It probably should have been a more comfortable victory, but the Toronto Marlies picked up their first home win of the season over Hartford...

Newfoundland Growlers: On the start so far, Marlies prospects, and head coach Ryan...

With the reintroduction of a professional hockey team in St. John’s, Newfoundland, the Toronto Maple Leafs organization has pieced together the last piece of...
Toronto Marlies' Sam Gagner

Toronto Marlies fall to fifth consecutive defeat, pick up loser point versus Rochester

The Toronto Marlies are finding offense easy to come by, but their defensive woes continue to dominate the narrative to start the season. Despite a...
Toronto Marlies' Adam Cracknell

Toronto Marlies handed weekend sweep by Utica, fall to fourth consecutive defeat

The Toronto Marlies find themselves rooted to the bottom of the North Division standings following a third successive defeat on home ice in the...
Timothy Liljegren of the Toronto Marlies

Toronto Marlies give up seven goals, slip to third straight loss versus Utica

The Toronto Marlies slipped to a third consecutive defeat following an insipid performance on home ice against the Utica Comets. The Comets scored four times...
Toronto Marlies vs. Cleveland Monsters

Slow start sinks Toronto Marlies in home opener versus Cleveland

It was a case of too little, too late for the Toronto Marlies as a bad start sunk them in their home opener on...

Sam Gagner’s three-point game goes for naught as Toronto Marlies give up seven in...

“When you score five goals, you should win 100% of the games you play.” Those were the post-game words of Sheldon Keefe after conceding seven...
Trevor Moore of the Toronto Marlies

Trevor Moore tallies twice, Timothy Liljegren scores first of the year in Toronto Marlies’...

The personnel may be a little different, but the Toronto Marlies picked up where they left off last season with an emphatic victory in...
Carl Grundstrom of the Toronto Marlies

Toronto Marlies 2018-19 Season Preview: Roster Notes & Projected Opening Night Lines

For the first time in franchise history, the Toronto Marlies will enter the season as defending Calder Cup champions. The Marlies training camp, due to...

Five Toronto Marlies with plenty to play for at 2018 training camp

A successful rebuild by Toronto Maple Leafs management has fostered an environment in which competition for roster spots has never been steeper in recent...
jordan subban toronto maple leafs

[Leafs Links] The Jordan Subban Reclamation Project

The signing of John Tavares on July 1 rightly stole the headlines, but the acquisition of defenseman Jordan Subban was a quietly interesting addition...

Toronto Marlies Mid-Summer Update: Additions, Subtractions, and the work left to do

The dust had barely settled on the Calder Cup Championship win before incoming General Manager Laurence Gilman got down to work in his new...
Toronto Marlies, 2018 Calder Cup Champions

The 2017-18 Toronto Marlies: What we learned, and a look at the path forward

An incredible season for the Toronto Marlies ended in a franchise-first Calder Cup championship. There were many key elements that resulted in a wildly successful...

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