Marlies Monday: February 1, 2016 The Toronto Marlies took five points from a possible six, but were far from their best, with the All-Star break probably coming at the right time. They’ve been playing some sloppy hockey of late which is probably a combination of tiredness due to a hectic schedule and an over-reliance, perhaps cockiness… More Marlies Monday: February 1, 2016
A game that featured many spills and thrills may have been enjoyed by many, but doubtless Sheldon Keefe was tearing his hair out. Mental fatigue may have played a part in some of the individual errors and general sloppiness in play but this has been a trend for a while now, covered up by the… More Toronto Marlies pay the penalty
Trailing 2-1 with less than seven minutes to play, the Toronto Marlies required yet another comeback. Watching them, you never feel like they are truly beaten and I wonder if that translates into the thinking of the opposition, who know they are facing a team capable of almost anything. The third period began with the… More Antoine Bibeau enables late third-period comeback
School day games with early starts can often be strange affairs. Toronto crossed the border to pay a visit to the Grand Rapids Griffins. These two teams used to have epic battles but with the landscape of the AHL changed, this was only the second meeting of the season. It wouldn’t take long for the… More Sparks superb as Marlies shutout Griffins
Finally back at home for three games this past week, the Syracuse Crunch were the first visitors to Ricoh Coliseum. It proved to be a Wednesday evening not to forget, as Toronto staged another remarkable comeback. Trailing by two goals with less than ten minutes remaining, Hyman scored on a rebound to bring them within… More Marlies Monday: January 25, 2016
October 30, 2015 feels like a lifetime ago in this incredible season for the Toronto Marlies. It’s probably felt longer for Connor Brown who injured himself blocking a shot on that day against Grand Rapids Griffins. He would be out of action for 85 days and miss 35 games in the process. It’s been a… More Connor Brown back with a bang!
On what was Superhero day at Ricoh Coliseum it was perhaps fitting that five of the six goals were scored on the power play. The visiting Utica Comets will count themselves hard done by, but will also look back on missed opportunities. The road team were quickly out of the blocks with Carter Bancks almost… More Marlies power past Comets