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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 vs. Cleveland Monsters

Joseph Woll outstanding in return to action, Toronto Marlies earn shootout victory over Cleveland

This game was a perfect opportunity for Toronto to right the wrong after Saturday’s heavy loss against Rochester. Facing a Cleveland Monsters team playing its...
Toronto Marlies vs. Rochester Americans

Toronto Marlies concede seven in loss to Rochester

Greg Moore talked about a better effort in the media availability following the Toronto Marlies' second straight home defeat. His body language and glazed eyes...
Toronto Marlies vs. Manitoba Moose

Nick Robertson suffers lower-body injury, Toronto Marlies shut out in blowout loss to Manitoba

It seems that 24 hours is a long time in hockey. There have been some poor performances during Greg Moore’s tenure as head coach, but...
Josh Ho-Sang, Toronto Marlies

Josh Ho-Sang scores twice, Kirill Semyonov records three assists as Toronto Marlies win home...

The Toronto Marlies got off to a near-perfect start to their 2021-22 season with an emphatic 5-1 victory over Manitoba on Saturday. First Period The Marlies...
Toronto Marlies hockey

Toronto Marlies 2021-22 Season Preview: Goalie depth to be tested, plenty of intrigue among...

The American Hockey League is back, although not quite as we remember it. The Abbotsford Canucks are the latest new arrivals in the league, points...
Pavel Gogolev, Toronto Marlies

Reflecting on the Toronto Marlies’ 2020-21 season, players to keep an eye on for...

How to analyze the Toronto Marlies' 2020-21 season is a question I have been wrestling with since the season's end. After the Canadian Division started...
Spencer Carbery, Toronto Maple Leafs coach

Toronto Maple Leafs hire Spencer Carbery, 2020-21 AHL coach of the year, as an...

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced the hiring of Spencer Carbery as an assistant coach on Saturday. The hiring comes as a bolt out of the...
Toronto Marlies vs. Belleville Senators

A comeback victory completes the season as Toronto Marlies score six against Belleville

From potentially having no season to a 36-game schedule interrupted by a COVID pause that put the Toronto Marlies season at risk of a...
Toronto Marlies vs. Belleville Senators

Late rally falls short in the third period, Toronto Marlies lose the penultimate game...

Coming off of hard-earned victories against Laval, this was a letdown performance from the Toronto Marlies in Belleville on Wednesday night. For the umpteenth time...
Carey Price, Laval Rocket vs. Toronto Marlies

Michael Hutchinson posts 39-save shutout, inexperienced Toronto Marlies lineup defeats Laval team featuring Gallagher...

The Toronto Marlies finished the season series against the Laval Rocket with a remarkable victory. The Marlies dressed eight AHL rookies, including a professional debut...
Pavel Gogolev, Toronto Marlies

Pavel Gogolev scores third straight game-winning goal, Toronto Marlies down Laval in overtime

Pavel Gogolev is making quite the name for himself after just 10 AHL games this season. A third consecutive game-winner earned him first star honours,...
Pavel Gogolev, Toronto Marlies

Three-point night for Pavel Gogolev, Michael Hutchinson’s 39 saves power Toronto Marlies to second...

A first-line of Pavel Gogolev, Kalle Kossila, and Jeremy McKenna was not something we could have anticipated coming together this season. With the Marlies playing...
Joseph Woll, Toronto Marlies vs. Laval

Mikko Kokkonen scores his first AHL goal, Joseph Woll excellent again in Toronto Marlies’...

The Toronto Marlies last game on home ice this season ended with a much-needed victory, ending a run of nine consecutive defeats at Coca-Cola...
Pavel Gogolev, Toronto Marlies

Late comeback falls short, Toronto Marlies suffer ninth straight home loss in defeat to...

The Toronto Marlies have suffered some humbling and at times embarrassing defeats this season. However, even during this losing stretch, there has been nothing quite...
Toronto Marlies vs. Manitoba Moose

Joseph Woll brilliant despite Toronto Marlies’ third consecutive loss to Manitoba

The Toronto Marlies have now allowed 41 goals in the last nine games while picking up just three points over that span. It was another...
Frederik Andersen, Toronto Marlies vs. Manitoba Moose

Frederik Andersen plays a full 65 minutes, Toronto Marlies fall in shootout to Manitoba

The scoreline was closer on paper, but this was another shoddy performance from the Toronto Marlies regardless of how much more competitive Greg Moore...
Frederik Andersen, Toronto Marlies vs. Manitoba Moose

Frederik Andersen returns to action, Toronto Marlies slump to sixth straight home loss

“Our players proved today we weren't ready to play in the first period, which is extremely frustrating. We're fighting this consistency thing with the...
Joseph Woll, Toronto Marlies

Joseph Woll sets franchise record with 57 saves, Toronto Marlies show resilience in come-from-behind OT win...

Goaltender Joseph Woll set a new franchise record with 57 saves against the Laval Rocket on Tuesday night, including a 27-save second period. Woll was...
Veini Vehvilainen, Toronto Marlies

Two shorthanded goals against in 74 seconds send Toronto Marlies to second consecutive defeat

"We didn't come out with the tenacity and level of compete we needed... We can’t have a first period like that." Those are press conference...
Joseph Duszak, Toronto Marlies vs. Belleville Senators

Pavel Gogolev impressive in debut, Toronto Marlies’ return to action ends with a home...

The Toronto Marlies were back in competitive game action for the first time since April 10. With 13 games scheduled in the first 20 days...

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