Marlies Drop Game 1 To Albany

The Toronto Marlies began their best of five series with the Albany Devils tonight, in front of a somewhat existent crowd at Times Union Center. The first round’s shortened format and option for an interesting game location format makes for a proposition of risk if you’re the favourite; a single win or loss is that…


Matthews, Werenski, Laine Nominated for Calder Trophy

Well, this isn’t much of a surprise. Auston Matthews has been nominated for the Calder Trophy, the National Hockey League’s Rookie of the Year, along with 2016 second overall pick Patrik Laine, and Columbus Blue Jackets defenceman Zach Werenski.


Series Preview: Toronto Marlies vs. Albany Devils

Time can be a flat circle sometimes. Just when you think that you’ve done something for the one and only time, it’ll come back at you again, and again. Over, and over. The Toronto Marlies have had a few repeat playoff opponents over the years, but if there’s one that people were hoping to avoid…


Evaluating the Leafs’ PK Performance in 2016/17

As you might’ve heard, the Leafs are going up against a juggernaut Capitals team in the first round. Not only is Washington excellent at driving 5v5 goal differentials, they also have one of the most dominant power plays in the NHL. Since acquiring Kevin Shattenkirk, the Capitals have generated the most 5v4 shots per 60…


Throwback Thursday: This Week in Hockey History

It’s that time of the week again when you can impart your throwback fun fact hockey knowledge to all of your friends while taking in the first round of this year’s playoffs! Let’s get at ‘er for the week that was April 13-19th: