Uncertainty looms for Marlies after Hutchinson departure

The Toronto Maple Leafs didn’t want to recall Michael Hutchinson from the AHL and deflate the Marlies’ hopes of a sizeable playoff run, but they had to. Desperate times had called for desperate measures. Garret Sparks’ season-long struggles forced the Maple Leafs to re-evaluate their backup goalie position and clearly they came to the reality that…


Marlies Clinch Eighth Straight Playoff Berth

The Toronto Marlies are heading to the Calder Cup Playoffs. With the Hershey Bears defeating the Belleville Senators and the Marlies defeating the Comets 2-1 on Friday evening, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ AHL affiliate will be making their eighth straight playoff appearance. More Heart. More Hustle. More Noise. More Hockey. We’re Back for More. For…


Where Does Joseph Woll Rank Amongst Leafs’ Goalies?

One day after his Junior season at Boston College was cut short by the Northeastern Huskies in the Hockey-East Championship, Toronto Maple Leafs goalie prospect Joseph Woll, a Hobey-Baker Nominee this past season, signed a three-year entry-level contract with the organization on Saturday. Woll, 20, will report to the Maple Leafs later this week. By…


Teenagers Sandin, Liljegren Thriving in Marlies Top Four

Very few teenaged defenceman crack AHL rosters, let alone play prominent roles for their NHL-affliate before their 20th birthday. However, with the Toronto Maple Leafs organization having so many injured defenceman, the Toronto Marlies have been forced to rely heavily on the franchises two most recent first round picks; 18-year-old Rasmus Sandin and 19-year-old Timothy…


Leafs on Deck Episode 20: Are Rasmus Sandin/ Jeremy Bracco NHL ready?

This week, the guys dive into the positive strides that Leafs prospects Jeremy Bracco and Rasmus Sandin have made with the Toronto Marlies. Plus, Jake and Mike discuss the report of Sheldon Keefe closing in on an extension with the Leafs organization and last, but certainly not least….we answer YOUR questions on ‘The Scrum.’ Listen…


Marlies sign Leafs prospect Eemeli Rasanen to PTO

20-year-old defenceman Eemeli Rasanen, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2017 second round pick, is heading back to North America on a professional tryout offer (PTO) with the AHL’s Toronto Marlies, the team announced Friday afternoon. The #Marlies have signed defenceman Eemeli Rasanen to a PTO. #MarliesLive pic.twitter.com/ZjGTWoo4k9 — Toronto Marlies (@TorontoMarlies) March 15, 2019 After playing…


Meet Nick Baptiste, the Marlies’ most intriguing reclamation project yet

It was not long ago that 23-year-old Nick Baptiste, the Toronto Marlies’ newest acquisition, was a highly touted prospect in the Buffalo Sabres’ organization. That may seem surprising, especially considering that it was just last week that the Toronto Maple Leafs acquired Baptiste from the Nashville Predators–his third team in as many years– in exchange…


Canucks trade Marlies forward Sam Gagner to Oilers

Days after it was announced that centre Chris Mueller would be week-to-week with a hamstring injury, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ AHL affiliate has been dealt another hefty blow. TRADE 🔄 The #Oilers have acquired forward Sam Gagner from the @Canucks in exchange for forward Ryan Spooner. pic.twitter.com/4ZS4z75lh0 — Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) February 16, 2019 Gagner,…


Marlies Have Personnel To Combat Grundstrom Departure, Marchment Injury

Like plenty other AHL teams from the past and present, the Toronto Marlies are in the midst of some major mid-season turnover. With Carl Grundstrom being included in the package that landed Jake Muzzin and a broken collarbone sidelining Mason Marchment for the next two to three months, the Marlies are inadvertently undergoing a face-lift….