Marlies move closer to advancing with shutout win in Game 2

Photo Credit: Puck Stopper Photography / PuckStopperPhotography.com / PSPhoto1 The Toronto Marlies moved one step closer to the second round of the Calder Cup playoffs on Sunday evening, shutting out the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at the Webster Bank Arena, completely eliminating any semblance of early-series home ice advantage and allowing themselves three opportunities to close out…


MGD Game 2: Here We Go Again

Photo Credit: Bob McGill/Twitter Last night worked out pretty well for the Toronto Marlies. They started off with one of their weaker periods of the year, but quickly reverted back to their typical game and skated away with a 4-1 victory (more on that here). Now, though, they must get rested up quickly and prepare…


MGD: Let the Games Begin

Photo Credit: Christian Bonin/TSGPhoto.com Winning 54 games is great and all, but you know what would be really nice? Winning 69 games. The Toronto Marlies will begin their push towards the Calder Cup tonight when they take on the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in Game 1 of their first-round series. Here’s what you need to know.


Is Viktor Loov A Hall Of Fame Defenseman?

Embed from Getty Images One of the challenges of the new era of statistical knowledge in hockey is that there’s just so much damn information out there.  It’s tough to keep up with all of it, and a lot of the time certain data points get glossed over. One of these data points is Viktor…


#TLNDraft: Top-10 Review

Over the past two weeks, we have profiled the top-10 prospects for the 2016 NHL Entry Draft and how they might fit into the plans for the Maple Leafs. If you’ve missed any, here they all are in one place.

TLN Draft Prospect Watch: Clayton Keller

Embed from Getty Images After Auston Matthews there’s a steep drop off when it comes to centers in the 2016 draft. Not that the next few options aren’t good, but they are having difficulty climbing into the top ten rankings in draft year that is much deeper on defensemen and power wingers. One of the…


Series Preview: Toronto Marlies vs. Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Photo of Garret Sparks via Christian Bonin/TSGPhoto.com. Photo of Christopher Gibson via HartfordWolfPack.com It’s time for the Toronto Marlies to start playing meaningful hockey again. If we’re being honest about things, the team has been able to coast with a minimum required effort since taking over the first seed from Wilkes-Barre in mid-December. “Typical Marlies…


The NationDrafts Midseason Winner

My friends, today I am here to bestow the honour of greatness upon a group of fantasy hockey heroes. This group of fantasy warriors put their money where their mouthes are and stepped up by entering a top-20 calibre fantasy team. Today, we announce the winners of the mid-season NationDrafts pool!