Marlie Jussi Rynnas believes Toronto is the place to be

Toronto is the only place Jussi Rynnas wants to play. When he was offered several contracts with different NHL clubs at the end of the 2009-10 season, the young goaltender chose the Maple Leafs. Rynnas says it is due to the reputation the city holds for professional hockey. “I just heard so many good things […]

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New Marlie Mike Kostka looking for NHL shot

The newly acquired Marlie talks about his early success with Toronto so far as well as improving his game in hopes to play in the NHL one day. New Toronto Marlie Mike Kostka has come very close to playing in the NHL after participating in the league’s exhibition games before being the final cut by […]

NHL lockout keeps young talent down on the farm

The last couple of weeks haven’t gone exactly as Sam Carrick expected. He thought he would be playing for the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League (AHL) this season. Instead, he was cut from the team during training camp. “It was a little disappointing,” Carrick said. “You never go into a camp like that expecting to get cut. I think I proved I could play at that level so my hopes were high to stick there.”

Toronto Marlies lose in first Battle of Ontario home-and-home series

HAMILTON — Patrick Holland scored the winner on a tip as the Hamilton Bulldogs beat the Toronto Marlies 4-1 at the Copps Coliseum on Friday night, in the first of 12 meetings between the teams this season. Louis Leblanc scored twice, opening the scoring with one and ending the night with the final goal into […]

Marlies powerless in 4-0 shutout by Monsters

Lake Erie Monsters goaltender Calvin Pickard was an indomitable force on Sunday, making 40 saves as he shut out the Toronto Marlies 4-0 in American Hockey League afternoon action at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. Winger Geoff Walker scored two goals, including the game-winning goal in the first period. Thomas Pock had a goal and two […]