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Free Agency 2017: Catching up with the Toronto Marlies

The Toronto Marlies were in need of replenishing after yet another summer of wholesale change for the AHL affiliate. The center position has been of particular concern since the rookie class of 2015-16, including William...

Who’s Qualified: Garret Sparks, Zach Hyman, Connor Brown and Justin Holl receive offers; Antoine...

The RFA qualifying deadline came and went on Monday with the following news from the Toronto Maple Leafs: https://twitter.com/LeafsPR/status/879465851459686400 Absent from the list: Sergey Kalinin, Antoine Bibeau, and Seth Griffith. The only minor surprise here, if there is...

2017 Expansion Draft: Who out of Kerby Rychel, Josh Leivo and Brendan Leipsic should...

The Toronto Maple Leafs will emerge from the expansion draft relatively unscathed, but they will still lose an asset for nothing. It’s looking highly likely that one or more of Kerby Rychel, Brendan Leipsic and...

Toronto Marlies 2016-17 Season in Review

Shorn of William Nylander, Zach Hyman, Connor Brown, Mark Arcobello, T.J Brennan, Connor Carrick, Josh Leivo and Nikita Soshnikov, the Toronto Marlies of 2016-17 were never likely to hit the heights achieved by the...

Leafs Links: Bob McKenzie discusses Kyle Dubas report, shoots down fictitious William Nylander trade...

Bob McKenzie on Kyle Dubas and William Nylander, Sheldon Keefe on the Marlies, and more in the links. Bob McKenzie on Naylor & Landsberg McKenzie on the report that Kyle Dubas has been granted permission to...

Kyle Dubas on player development, Travis Dermott, Frederik Gauthier, Andreas Johnsson and more

Kyle Dubas met with the media on locker clean out day to discuss the season that was for the Toronto Marlies. How do you feel about the growth of your coach, Sheldon Keefe? Kyle Dubas: I think...

Sheldon Keefe on Brendan Leipsic, Dmytro Timashov, Trevor Moore, Kasimir Kaskisuo, Andreas Johnsson and...

Sheldon Keefe met with the media on locker clean out day to discuss the season that was for the Toronto Marlies. Your thoughts about this club, being in last place three months ago and how it compared...

Road woes sink Toronto Marlies again in Game 7 loss to Syracuse Crunch

The Toronto Marlies' season came to a crushing halt with a fourth consecutive away defeat in Game 7 against the Syracuse Crunch on Thursday night. The Marlies struggled to find any semblance of their best...

Going Seven: Andrew Nielsen’s third-period goal lifts Toronto Marlies to Game 6 victory over...

There's no place like home: The Toronto Marlies extended their post-season home unbeaten streak and staved off elimination with a 2-1 win over Syracuse on Monday evening. It was no oil painting -- far from...

Toronto Marlies solved again in Syracuse, trail 3-2 in series

The Toronto Marlies have been pushed to the brink of elimination after a Jekyll and Hyde performance in Game 5 in Syracuse. The first period was more akin to the level of play we saw...

Toronto Marlies hold serve at home, even series against Syracuse Crunch

The Toronto Marlies made good on home-ice advantage on Wednesday evening, winning a second consecutive at the Ricoh Coliseum to even their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Syracuse Crunch. With the series now tied at...

Three goals in 33 seconds spark Toronto Marlies to thrilling Game 3 win over...

With two minutes remaining, the Toronto Marlies were on the precipice of falling behind 3-0 in this series. With the prospect of getting swept in their own building looming large, the Marlies required a spark...
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Toronto Marlies overwhelmed by Syracuse Crunch in Game 2

“Through two games, clearly we weren’t ready. That’s completely on me.” Those were the words of Sheldon Keefe after a second consecutive loss in Syracuse. There was no doubt the players let him down, however,...

Toronto Marlies fall flat in Game 1 versus Syracuse

The Toronto Marlies were handed a lesson to start round two on Friday evening. With a raucous crowd behind them for the opening of this second round series, the Syracuse Crunch were better in every...

Toronto Marlies vs. Syracuse Crunch: Calder Cup Second Round Preview & Schedule

The Syracuse Crunch stand in the way of the Toronto Marlies' attempt to advance to the Eastern Conference Final for the second consecutive season. The teams have only met once before in the Calder Cup...

Travis Dermott: Next in line on the Maple Leafs blue line?

Lou Lamoriello mentioned in his conference call yesterday afternoon that there was "one in particular" the organization is looking at as potentially NHL-ready for next season. We're not inside Lou's head, but anyone who follows...

Sheldon Keefe on the development of Travis Dermott, Frederik Gauthier, Andreas Johnsson

Toronto Marlies head coach Sheldon Keefe joined Leafs Lunch on Tuesday, discussing the Marlies advancing to Round 2, the play of the team's rookies, and the development of Travis Dermott and Frederik Gauthier. If you were...

Toronto Marlies advance to Round 2 on triple OT winner from Justin Holl

Overtime has become a staple of post-season hockey for Toronto teams this season. After clinching Game 3 thanks to a Colin Greening OT winner on home ice, the Toronto Marlies were faced with the same...

Colin Greening’s overtime winner gives Marlies 2-1 series lead over Albany

With the best-of-five series tied at one apiece, the result of Game 3 was already going to put one of these two teams on the brink of elimination. The pendulum swung both ways in a...

Toronto Marlies even series with six-goal outburst in Game 2

In a best-of-five first round, losing a second straight game in Albany was an unthinkable prospect for Toronto. After getting shut out in Game 1, the Marlies got the bounce-back performance they needed with a...

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