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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
Nick Robertson, Toronto Marlies

Toronto Marlies miss out on the playoffs for the first time since 2011 with...

“We truly felt our team was and is good enough to make the playoffs and be part of the post-season.” That's a mystifying quote from...
Toronto Marlies vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Bobby McMann

Maple Leafs sign late-bloomer Bobby McMann to a two-year, two-way contract amid standout rookie...

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on Friday the signing of forward Bobby McMann to a two-year, two-way future contract with an annual value of...
Michael Hutchinson, Toronto Marlies

Overtime loss in Laval leaves Toronto Marlies one point shy of playoff qualification with...

The Toronto Marlies were again guilty of throwing away a third-period lead, but their defensive play throughout the 60 minutes simply wasn’t up to...
Joey Anderson, Brett Seney, Toronto Marlies

Joey Anderson scores OT winner, Toronto Marlies now within striking distance of a playoff...

“Character is a pretty good way to describe it . We just found a way tonight. We weren’t giving up.” -Joseph Blandisi The Toronto Marlies are...
Joey Anderson, Toronto Marlies

Playoff push dealt a setback as Toronto Marlies lose final home game of the...

The Toronto Marlies could not have banked on Cleveland sweeping Rochester in a pair of weekend games, but that’s exactly what transpired. However, the...
Toronto Marlies vs. Stockton Heat, Nick Robertson

Secondary scoring and perfect penalty kill power Toronto Marlies to much-needed victory over Laval

“Our penalty kill was probably the difference between us being down a few goals early. I don’t think the score was indicative of the...
Toronto Marlies vs. Belleville Senators

Pontus Holmberg makes impressive debut, Nick Robertson scores twice in Toronto Marlies’ costly loss...

“Given the circumstances of where we are in the season and how important this game was, the results are very tough to swallow right...
Toronto Marlies vs. Syracuse Crunch

Toronto Marlies require a “short memory” after ugly road loss in Syracuse

“The shorter memory we have right now the better. We can’t linger too long on what this game was and feel bad for ourselves....
Toronto Marlies vs. Harford Wolf Pack

Nick Robertson extends point streak to five games as Toronto Marlies defeat Hartford to...

“We got better as the first period went on," said head coach Greg Moore. "The team did a good job of recognizing it and...
Toronto Marlies vs. Grand Rapids

Max Ellis makes Toronto Marlies debut in bounce-back victory over Grand Rapids

There were a few driving forces behind the Toronto Marlies' rebound victory after their 7-5 loss to the Grand Rapids Griffins the day prior. The...
Toronto Marlies vs. Grand Rapids Griffins

Toronto Marlies blow a three-goal lead in home loss to Grand Rapids

“It just wasn't good enough. The first period was fine, but that’s why it's a 60-minute hockey game.” If I were gifted a few Canadian...
Toronto Marlies vs. Syracuse Crunch

Mikhail Abramov scores OT winner as Toronto Marlies claim important two points against Syracuse

“They don’t ask how. They ask how many.” Greg Moore will certainly take this result -- regardless of the process behind the victory -- in...
Toronto Marlies vs. Manitoba Moose

Toronto Marlies relinquish the lead three times, fall to second consecutive defeat against Manitoba

Overall, this was a much better effort from the Toronto Marlies compared to their previous 5-0 defeat to Manitoba. The frustrations lie in the fact...
Toronto Marlies vs. Manitoba Moose

Lacklustre performance leads to heavy road loss as Toronto Marlies are shut out by...

Whether it was the exertions in Abbotsford (where the Marlies won twice despite goaltending personnel issues) or something else that took the wind out...
Josh Ho-Sang, Toronto Marlies

Josh Ho-Sang scores overtime winner as depleted Toronto Marlies lineup completes sweep of Abbotsford

The Toronto Marlies signed goaltender Billy Christopoulos to a PTO and released Tavin Grant from his ATO before this game against the Abbotsford Canucks. Christopoulos,...
Talor Joseph, Toronto Marlies EBUG

Nick Robertson scores twice, EBUG Talor Joseph wins in his professional debut as Toronto...

Two hours before puck drop, the Toronto Marlies were left without a goaltender. Keith Petruzelli wasn't able to play due to illness, while an injury...
Joey Anderson, Toronto Marlies

Humbled on home ice, Toronto Marlies allow four first-period goals in defeat to Bridgeport

Excellent goaltending and poor finishing meant the Toronto Marlies weren't made to pay for their defensive mistakes in their shootout win over Rochester on...
Toronto Marlies vs. Rochester Americans

Michael Hutchinson records 100th career victory, Toronto Marlies earn come from behind shootout victory...

As has often been the case this season, strong goaltending earned the Toronto Marlies a pair of points they didn’t deserve on the run...
Toronto Marlies vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Bobby McMann

Nick Robertson records career-high four points, Jo Ho-Sang scores twice as Toronto Marlies hit...

The Toronto Marlies responded to an embarrassing defeat the day before in a positive fashion: a resounding victory against a hard-working and resilient Penguins...
Toronto Marlies vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Second-period collapse condemns Toronto Marlies to home loss against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

The Toronto Marlies relinquished a 1-0 lead after 20 minutes with a three-goal-against second period that consigned them to defeat on Monday night versus...

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