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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
Logan Shaw & Nick Abruzzese, Toronto Marlies

Toronto Marlies punch playoff ticket with a weekend sweep of Syracuse in Matt Murray’s...

“I thought we played pretty well. On special teams, they had the advantage over us, but every time they tied it, we responded. Maybe...
Nick Abruzzese, Toronto Marlies

Toronto Marlies produce dogged road performance in first victory of the season against Syracuse

“I liked our patience. I like the fact we stuck with the game plan. They got one late, but at the end of the...
Dennis Hildeby, Toronto Marlies

Toronto Marlies let a two-goal lead slip in overtime loss to Belleville

“I thought, for the most part, we were playing a flawless game until the miscue on their first goal, and that gave them a...
Alex Steeves, Toronto Marlies

Toronto Marlies produce abject performance in home loss against Utica 

“ came out ready. They were hungry. They threw some pucks on net and were able to capitalize. The only time that we started...
Roni Hirvonen, Toronto Marlies

Dennis Hildeby sets franchise rookie record for wins, Roni Hirvonen scores twice, and Jacob...

“I love our start. We were rolling. We were disciplined. Once we took that 5-1 lead, even sometimes in the second period, I thought...
Logan Shaw, Toronto Marlies

Secondary scoring lifts Toronto Marlies to much-needed victory against Springfield 

“It seems like when we have to answer the bell, we answer the bell. Kudos to the guys for doing it. We're going to...
Zach Solow, Marlies vs. Moose

Three unanswered goals sink the Toronto Marlies in Manitoba

“I thought we did a much better job breaking pucks out today, creating a little more space for ourselves, and getting into open ice....
Dennis Hildeby, Marlies vs. Moose

Dennis Hildeby backstops Toronto Marlies to unlikely victory over Manitoba 

“It was a little sloppy, to be honest... I give our guys credit for hanging in there and sticking to it... For to...
Toronto Marlies vs. Laval Rocket

Toronto Marlies finish 3-in-3 weekend on down note with loss to Laval

The table was set for the Toronto Marlies to establish themselves in third place and open up a five-point gap on Belleville in sixth....
Luke Cavallin, Toronto Marlies

Secondary scoring shifts momentum as Toronto Marlies come from behind to defeat Hartford

“We knew they were going to push hard as they didn't play last night and we did. We just kept our composure.” - John...
Dennis Hildeby, Toronto Marlies

Dennis Hildeby stops 31 of 32 shots as Toronto Marlies begin 3-in-3 weekend with...

“I thought we played a smart game from the get-go. I liked our effort and our decisions which led up to playoff winning...
Kieffer Bellows, Toronto Marlies

Four-goal first period propels Toronto Marlies to blowout victory over Laval

“I liked our focus right from the get-go and how we kept pushing. I loved our response after goal.” - John Gruden The Toronto...
Kieffer Bellows, Toronto Marlies

Kieffer Bellows’ four-point game powers Toronto Marlies past Rochester

"I thought our response in the third period was very nice. You have got to give a lot of credit to Luke Cavallin...
Mikko Kokkonen, Toronto Marlies

Road defeat in Rochester puts Toronto Marlies in playoff peril

“I liked our response after not a very good start... I liked our possession game . We started moving the puck quicker, and we...
Keith Petruzzelli, Marlies

Scoring touch deserts Toronto Marlies in ill-tempered loss to Springfield

“ goalie played pretty well. We weren't able to make good on a lot of our chances. A combination of them being more opportunistic...
Nick Abruzzese, Marlies vs. Comets

Toronto Marlies win wild 7-6 game after third-period comeback in Utica

“We shot ourselves in the foot . The mistakes, when we make them, seem to end up in the back of our net. It...
Marlies vs. Senators

Special teams step up as Toronto Marlies edge Belleville in much-needed home win 

The special teams were huge for us.  A great job by the penalty killers and the goaltender to kill off . I didn't particularly...
Logan Shaw, Toronto Marlies vs. Syracuse Crunch

Struggles on home ice continue as Toronto Marlies suffer sweep at hands of Syracuse

“It's little mistakes that cost us. What get is what we give them. Unfortunately, tonight we gave them too much.” - Logan Shaw This...
Dennis Hildeby, Toronto Marlies

Lack of finish sinks Toronto Marlies in regulation defeat to Syracuse

“I thought we played well other than the first few minutes... We scored the big goal in the third and had a lot...
Kieffer Bellows, Toronto Marlies

Kieffer Bellows scores late to force overtime, Toronto Marlies suffer frustrating defeat in Cleveland

“We played extremely well. Those mistakes we make at crucial times allowed them access to get the result. We shot ourselves in the...

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