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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
Adam Brooks of the Toronto Marlies

Toronto Maple Leafs sign Adam Brooks to a two-year, two-way contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs secured the services of forward Adam Brooks with a two-year, two-way contract last week. The contract breaks down as follows, with...
Toronto Marlies vs. Syracuse Crunch

Toronto Marlies’ playoff hopes hanging by a thread after loss to Syracuse

A loss to Syracuse on Saturday leaves the Toronto Marlies seven points back of a playoff berth, with the Binghamton Devils now winners of...
Toronto Marlies vs. Syracuse Crunch

Two goals from Kenny Agostino power Toronto Marlies to a home win over Syracuse

It wasn’t a perfect performance by any means, but a far better 60-minute effort combined with an opportunistic offense sent the Toronto Marlies to...
Toronto Marlies vs. Belleville Senators

Toronto Marlies’ playoff hopes dwindling after Belleville lights them up for eight

“Our lack of compete right from the start... For how many points we need right now, what this week is, and what we’ve been...
Toronto Marlies vs. Texas Stars

Toronto Marlies pull off inspired third-period comeback in Texas

“I think we really looked to our veteran players and our power play, and they really stepped up when we needed them.” Goaltender Joseph...
Toronto Marlies vs. Binghamton Senators

Toronto Marlies fall in best-of-nine to Binghamton as defensive breakdowns prove costly

“A frustrating hockey game.” That was Greg Moore’s first sentence in his post-game presser. He honestly could have left it there. There were moments when the...
Toronto Marlies vs. Utica Comets

Toronto Marlies lit up for seven in loss to Utica

All of the optimism gathered from the new additions to the lineup and the Toronto Marlies' convincing win over Binghamton on Wednesday was swept...
Toronto Marlies vs. Cleveland Monsters

Tanner MacMaster scores overtime winner as Toronto Marlies claim a big two points against...

Recent trades created a different look to the Toronto Marlies' lineup on Wednesday. It paid immediate dividends as the Marlies broke a three-game winless...
Toronto Marlies' Calle Rosen

Calle Rosen and Matt Lorito: Deadline day acquisitions provide a much-needed boost to Toronto’s...

The Toronto Maple Leafs made a pair of minor-league deals on trade deadline day in an attempt to boost a Toronto Marlies team that...
Toronto Marlies vs. Binghamton Senators

Late comeback falls short as Toronto Marlies fall to second straight defeat against Binghamton

After failing to match the intensity and pace of Binghamton through 40 minutes of play, the Toronto Marlies almost pulled off another improbable comeback....
Toronto Marlies Flag

Toronto organization adds Max Veronneau, Trent Bourque to farm system ahead of trade deadline

This past Wednesday, both Toronto teams made deals to benefit their farm system. The Toronto Maple Leafs announced that the club has acquired forward...
Toronto Marlies vs. Binghamton Senators

Toronto Marlies outworked in 5-2 loss to Binghamton

Without the services of Adam Brooks due to injury -- plus Egor Korshkov and Mason Marchment to call-ups -- the Toronto Marlies were icing...
Toronto Marlies vs. Belleville Senators

Toronto Marlies surge to a memorable comeback victory over Belleville after twice trailing by...

In past seasons, I have often called the Toronto Marlies the “comeback kids” because of their impressive ability to rescue victory from the jaws...
Toronto Marlies vs. Belleville Senators

Mason Marchment scores seventh goal in his last four games as Toronto Marlies win...

The task for the Toronto Marlies this weekend: Take points off an Eastern Conference-leading Belleville team that had won seven straight games entering the...
Toronto Marlies vs. Laval Rocket

Three-goal first period propels Toronto Marlies to home victory over Laval

Two points behind Laval in the standings and sitting outside of a playoff spot, this was a game the Toronto Marlies needed to win...
Joseph Woll, Toronto Marlies vs. Rochester Americans

Joseph Woll’s shutout backstops Toronto Marlies to home win over Rochester

The Toronto Marlies couldn't afford to drop another two points to a division rival after throwing away a 4-2 lead and leaving Belleville empty-handed...
Toronto Marlies vs. Belleville Senators

Five unanswered goals send Toronto Marlies to defeat in Belleville despite Mason Marchment hat...

The Toronto Maple Leafs showed signs of turning it around with a solid performance through almost 40 minutes before the same old defensive frailty...
Toronto Marlies vs. Belleville Senators

Special teams sink Toronto Marlies in home loss to Belleville

The Toronto Marlies produced a good effort at 5v5, but squandered scoring opportunities and special-teams struggles led to a 3-1 defeat to the North...
Toronto Marlies vs. Charlotte Checkers

Toronto Marlies split weekend back-to-back with Charlotte as third-period comeback attempt falls short

Less than 24 hours after their best performance in a long while, the Toronto Marlies took two steps backward on Saturday. Facing a motivated Charlotte...
Toronto Marlies vs. Charlotte Checkers

Toronto Marlies snap five-game winless slump with victory over Charlotte

Maybe it was the All-Star break or the return to more familiar surroundings at Coca Cola Colesium, but the Toronto Marlies broke a five-game...

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