Orlando Solar Bears Eliminated From ECHL Playoffs

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 27 2015 10:17PM

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For many young players in the Toronto Maple Leafs organization, this season is just getting started. The Toronto Marlies, for example, are flying high and within striking distance of the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs. Tonight, however, their friends on the Orlando Solar Bears bowed out of the ECHL playoffs, falling 1-0 to the Florida Everblades in Game 6 of the opening around.

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Mailbag: ATOs, Not PDOs

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 27 2015 02:07PM

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We got a lot of comments on the mailbag last week! That was really cool. A minor argument broke out, which was even cooler! Hopefully we see that moving forward; especially since there are no more Leafs losses to be upset about. Anyway, here's this weeks two questions, including comment questions!

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Marlies Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Griffins

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 26 2015 04:14PM

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You know what's cool? Winning a playoff game. You know what's cooler? Winning a playoff series. The Toronto Marlies couldn't just sit there and be happy with what they did last night. If they wanted this push to matter,, today had to be as good of a performance if not better. Fortunately for them, after a slow start, they hit the gas pedal and scrolled up the gears, setting themselves up for a 5-2 win to push the Grand Rapids Griffins to the brink of elimination.

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Marlies Take 1-0 Series Lead Over Grand Rapids

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 25 2015 03:48PM

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The playoff push was a hell of an entertaining ride. A fifty seven game stretch that was defined by its conclusions saw the Marlies rise from a last place spot to the seventh seed in the west, and they deserve all the credit in the world for that. But the season has become the postseason, and new expectations have been set. Success has gone from a pleasant surprise to an expectation. Tonight, they delivered on the initial hype, scoring seven even strength goals to win by a three tally margin.

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Monday Mailbag: Marlie Madness

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
April 20 2015 06:50PM

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The Leafs are out of hockey games to lose. They didn't end up with the promised child, Connor McDavid. Unsurprisingly, the topics here have changed a little bit. The focus has shifted to the organizational players that are still playing, and typically that involves the surging Toronto Marlies. Here's four questions you had about the team, plus a raging outlier.

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