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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
Joseph Woll, Toronto Maries vs. Belleville Senators

Joseph Woll posts shutout, Jeremy McKenna extends scoring streak as Toronto Marlies blank Belleville...

“The team played a full 60 minutes. The energy was really good... Overall, it was exactly what we wanted, especially in the third period.” -...
Calle Rosen, Toronto Marlies

Toronto Marlies slump to second consecutive loss to Belleville

A visibly angry Greg Moore wasn't mincing words in his post-game press conference after a 5-1 loss to Belleville on Saturday night. The first question...
Joseph Woll, Toronto Marlies

Second best in special teams battle, Toronto Marlies suffer narrow loss to Belleville

The Toronto Marlies' failure to put together a 60-minute effort coupled with less-than-stellar special teams spelled defeat in their first meeting of the season...
Toronto Marlies vs. Laval Rocket

Toronto Marlies fight back from 3-0 and 4-2 down to earn a point in...

The 8-1 loss to Stockton a couple of weeks ago was an abject performance by the Toronto Marlies, but you could attribute some of...
Toronto Marlies vs. Laval Rocket, Joseph Woll

Three-point debut for Alexander Barabanov, two-point games for Alex Galchenyuk & Nic Petan, 31...

After a week off, a much different Toronto Marlies lineup did just enough to edge out the Laval Rocket and get back on the...
Toronto Marlies vs. Stockton Heat

Late collapse sends Toronto Marlies to second straight loss against Stockton

“It wasn't the result we wanted, but as a staff, we were really excited about the response our team had right from the start...
Toronto Marlies vs. Stockton Heat

Toronto Marlies clearly second best in loss to Stockton

“There really wasn't a great effort from our group from the beginning of the game. Stockton came with a gameplan. They came to work...
Rourke Chartier, Toronto Marlies

Special teams prove the difference in Toronto Marlies’ second consecutive win over Manitoba

Despite the positive result, this was one of the Toronto Marlies' least effective performances at five-on-five this season. "We were definitely happy with special teams,...
Rich Clune, Toronto Marlies

Alex Galchenyuk makes his debut, Rich Clune named captain, Nick Robertson scores as Toronto...

The Toronto Marlies returned to action at Coca-Cola Coliseum almost a full year after a pair of skates last touched the ice surface in...
Toronto Marlies vs. Stockton Heat

Toronto Marlies end eight-game road trip with embarrassing loss to Stockton

“It was to be expected... This was Stockton's first four games and they got better with every game. We expected them to push and...
Toronto Marlies vs. Stockton Heat

Toronto Marlies outmatched in special teams battle in loss to Stockton

The Toronto Marlies power play has enjoyed early success this season, but it failed to register on six opportunities in this game, including some...
Toronto Marlies vs. Stockton Heat

Joey Anderson scores twice, Toronto Marlies pick up second consecutive victory over Stockton

An offensively-opportunistic Toronto Marlies team had this game against the Stockton Heat dead and buried after just 25 minutes. "We were very fortunate to be...
Andrew D'Agostini, Toronto Marlies

Toronto Marlies blow out Stockton in the first of a four-game series

After getting stonewalled by Manitoba goalie Mikhail Berdin for two straight games, the Toronto Marlies rediscovered their scoring touch in Calgary. After an energetic start...
Nick Robertson, Toronto Marlies

Toronto Marlies rue missed opportunities in second consecutive loss to Manitoba

The fourth game in five days was a tough task for both teams to start the season. Once again left wondering how they didn't capitalize...

Mikhail Berdin steals the show as Toronto Marlies fall to first defeat of the...

This game perfectly encapsulated the talent difference between the pipes of these two teams. Legitimate NHL prospect Mikhail Berdin was outstanding in turning aside 43...

Nick Robertson scores first AHL goal, Toronto Marlies score five unanswered in second-straight victory...

Slow starts are not holding back the Toronto Marlies through two games. For the second straight game, they found themselves trailing after 20 minutes but...
Toronto Marlies vs. Manitoba Moose

Toronto Marlies start the season with a comeback victory in Manitoba

Despite opening the campaign without a recognizable goaltender on the active roster, the Toronto Marlies were able to claim victory in game one of...
Toronto Marlies Flag

Toronto Marlies set to open the 2020-21 season in Manitoba

On Monday night, the Toronto Marlies will finally return to action a full 11 months after their last game. While the American Hockey League officially...
Toronto Marlies hockey

Toronto Marlies: 2019-20 Season Review and a look ahead to 2021

Dear MLHS Readers,  It’s been a while. My last article for MLHS was a Toronto Marlies game review back on March 11, 2020. As I am sure...
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...

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