Centre Adam Brooks eyes roster spot with Toronto Marlies

One way to draw the attention of any employer is through hard work. That’s the approach Adam Brooks took Sunday morning, as the centre represented one of only two prospects to show up for an optional skate session at Ricoh Coliseum. Though the Winnipeg, Man., native has missed some time this weekend after a seemingly […]

Marlies, Hyman take on the Albany Devils Saturday

Toronto Marlies head coach Sheldon Keefe likes what he’s seen from his team at practice ahead of two back-to-back games against the Albany Devils. Toronto (2-0-0) will host the 0-1-0 Devils on Saturday as they continue a four-game homestand to begin its season at Ricoh Coliseum. “I feel pretty good,” said the bench boss outside […]

Leafs’ prospect Kenny Ryan is a workhorse

When it comes to Kenny Ryan there’s no holding back. The native of Franklin Village, MI, was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the second round of the 2009 draft and is entering his third season with the Marlies, the NHL club’s minor league affiliate in the American Hockey League.    The 22-year prides […]

Pan Am venues will bring opportunities to next generation

When Canadian Olympic hurdler Priscilla Lopes-Schliep was growing up, Toronto had a severe lack of sporting infrastructure. That situation has changed now that Toronto has won the bid to host the 2015 Pan American Games. The winning city was announced Friday and supporters say holding the events will bring countless opportunities for the next generation […]