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Justin Holl signs one-year NHL entry-level contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed 24-year-old defenceman Justin Holl to a one year entry-level contract. This is a move that should secure some much-needed help for a currently-thin Toronto Marlies blue line. Originally drafted by the...

Who’s Qualified: A breakdown of the Toronto Maple Leafs 2016 RFAs

The Toronto Maple Leafs continued their rebuild this past week, albeit in classic Lou Lamoriello sleuth-mode as there still hasn’t been an official announcement regarding the status of their 2016 restricted free agents. Of the nine RFAs...

Toronto Marlies End-of-Year Player Grades for the 2015-16 Season

The Calder Cup was awarded to a deserving Lake Erie team last weekend, bringing the 2015-16 American Hockey League season to an end. The dust has now settled on a memorable Toronto Marlies season. Following up on the...

The Toronto Marlies 2015-16 Season: A Comprehensive Review

It was difficult to weigh up the expectations for the Toronto Marlies back in September. The Toronto Marlies camp, held down east in Newfoundland, featured players that would predominately suit up for the Orlando Solar Bears of...

Game #5 Review: Hershey Bears 3 vs. Toronto Marlies 2

The Toronto Marlies' Calder Cup dream is over. Needing victory to avoid elimination, the Toronto Marlies dug themselves a hole heading into the final 20 minutes of regulation. Trailing 3-1 and having only registered 12 shots on...

Toronto Marlies vs. Hershey Bears — Game Five Preview & Projected Lines

Toronto Marlies (1-3) vs. Hershey Bears (3-1): Game 5, Eastern Conference Final Best-of-Seven Series Puck drop: 3:00 p.m. EST  |  Watch: TSN2  |  Listen: TSN1050 More of the same from Game 4 is needed for the Toronto Marlies in Game 5. The Marlies have...

Game #4 Review: Toronto Marlies 5 vs. Hershey Bears 0

The Toronto Marlies had a checklist to meet heading into a do-or-die Game 4. They needed their best players to be their best players, and their goaltending needed to be a whole lot better than of late. Both...

Toronto Marlies vs. Hershey Bears — Game Four Preview & Projected Lines

Toronto Marlies (0-3) vs. Hershey Bears (3-0): Game 4, Eastern Conference Final Best-of-Seven Series Puck drop: 7:30 p.m. EST  |  Watch: TSN2  |  Listen: TSN1050 The Toronto Marlies are attempting to achieve something only three others teams in Calder Cup history...

Game #3 Review: Hershey Bears 8 vs. Toronto Marlies 2

There is much soul searching in store for the Toronto Marlies. A catalogue of errors was bad enough, but the manner of this defeat, in which the players simply gave up in the third period, was absolutely unacceptable. First...

Toronto Marlies vs. Hershey Bears — Game Three Preview

Toronto Marlies (0-2) vs. Hershey Bears (2-0): Game 3, Eastern Conference Final Best-of-Seven Series Puck drop: 7:30 p.m. EST  |  Watch: TSN2  |  Listen: TSN1050 The Toronto Marlies are understandably frustrated to find themselves behind 0-2 in their series with the Hershey...

Game #2 Review: Hershey Bears 3 vs. Toronto Marlies 2

It was a tale of two goaltenders as the Toronto Marlies dropped two consecutive for the first time in the 2016 playoffs. Sheldon Keefe replaced Antoine Bibeau with Garret Sparks, while Hershey unsurprisingly stuck with the red-hot...

Toronto Marlies vs. Hershey Bears — Game Two Projected Lines & Discussion Thread

Toronto Marlies (0-1) at Hershey Bears (1-0): Game 2, Eastern Conference Final Best-of-Seven Series Puck drop: 7:00 p.m. EST  |  Watch: TSN2  |  Listen: TSN1050 Toronto Marlies Projected Lineup Forwards Josh Leivo - Mark Arcobello - Connor Brown Kasperi Kapanen - Ben Smith - William Nylander Brendan Leipsic - Colin Smith - Zach Hyman Rich...

Game #1 Review: Hershey Bears 3 vs. Toronto Marlies 1

The Toronto Marlies put on their worst performance of the playoffs in the opening game of the Eastern Conference Finals. On a high after downing Albany in seven games, Toronto rarely competed with a Hershey Bears...

Toronto Marlies vs. Hershey Bears — Game One Projected Lines & Discussion Thread

Toronto Marlies (0-0) at Hershey Bears (0-0): Game 1, Eastern Conference Final Best-of-Seven Series Puck drop: 7:00 p.m. EST  |  Watch: TSN2 |  Listen: TSN1050 Toronto Marlies Projected Lineup Forwards Josh Leivo - Mark Arcobello - Connor Brown Brendan Leipsic - William Nylander - Kasperi Kapanen Tobias Lindberg - Frederik Gauthier - Zach...

Toronto Marlies vs. Hershey Bears: Eastern Conference Final Preview & Schedule

The Hershey Bears stand in the way between the Toronto Marlies and the Calder Cup Final. The Marlies' quest for their first ever championship will need to go through one of the most storied franchises in American Hockey League...

Toronto Marlies: Calder Cup Second Round Wrap-up

The Toronto Marlies secured their third Conference Final berth in five years, but it was far from plain sailing in Round 2. As expected, the Albany Devils were a tough nut to crack, pushing Toronto...

Game #7 Review: Toronto Marlies 4 vs. Albany Devils 3

Down and out? Not these Marlies, as their never-say-die attitude led to yet another remarkable comeback in the biggest period of their season. Many times during the regular season, the Toronto Marlies found themselves behind...

Toronto Marlies vs. Albany Devils — Game Seven Projected Lines & Discussion Thread

Toronto Marlies (3-3) vs. Albany Devils (3-3): Game 7, Eastern Conference Semifinal Best-of-Seven Series Puck drop: 7:30 p.m. EST  |  Watch: Rogers TV  |  Listen: TSN1050 Game Day Quote I was talking with Willie (Nylander) the other day, about it – you’re not going...

Game #6 Review: Albany Devils 4 vs. Toronto Marlies 1

Any Marlies fans or players under the illusion that this series was over experienced a rude awakening on Saturday afternoon. A belligerent and determined Albany Devils team showed a great deal more desperation than the Toronto...

Game #5 Review: Toronto Marlies 5 vs. Albany Devils 1

After trailing twice in this series, Toronto finally got their noses in front of Albany thanks to a victory in Game Five. The momentum has swung back and forth so far between the two teams, but...
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