Marlies load up, but lose last school day game of the year

Jeff Veillette
April 13 2016 04:28PM

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The Toronto Maple Leafs' season is over, and with it goes the rotation of first looks for players who started their season at Ricoh Coliseum. The group has been sent back, the roster has ballooned to a whopping 47 players, and the team set its sight on rebuilding chemistry before the start of the Calder Cup Playoffs. Their first crack at it wasn't overly successful, though, as they fell 3-2 to the Hartford Wolfpack on a sunny but chilly Wednesday morning.

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Marlies extend point streak, set franchise record over weekend

Jeff Veillette
April 10 2016 06:19PM

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Regardless of what happens in the Toronto Marlies' last week of the season, they'll finish the season as the AHL's best team this year and the franchise's best team in history. In the last three-in-three run of 2015/16, the blue and white picked up five of a possible six points while icing a whole bevy of players.

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TJ Brennan named to AHL First All-Star Team, Stalock Sent Home

Jeff Veillette
April 07 2016 02:01PM

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While the debate flies back and forth as to whether TJ Brennan is talented enough to have a long-term career in the NHL, one thing is for certain - he's an Elite AHLer. So much so, that for the second time in three years, the American Hockey League has named the Toronto Marlies defenceman to their first All-Star Team.

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LGD: Reverse Snowbirds

Jeff Veillette
April 04 2016 02:34PM

The last time these two teams met up, the Leafs got a break from the worst type of winter; no snow, but lots of cold, and even scored five goals on the back of a Nazem Kadri hat trick. Their time in Sunrise was practically a vacation, really.

Fast forward a week, and the final grudge match is in Toronto, the weather is miserable, and Kadri won't be around to bail his team out.

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Pittsburgh Penguins clinch Playoffs, Leafs To Recieve 1st Rounder

Jeff Veillette
April 02 2016 04:07PM

After months of slight nervousness, the Pittsburgh Penguins have finally clinched their expected spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, meaning that the conditions have been finalized for the trade that sent former Leafs star Phil Kessel to the Steel City.

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