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Toronto Marlies will soon play their home games at Coca-Cola Coliseum

First, SkyDome became the Rogers Centre. Then the Air Canada Centre was renamed Scotiabank Arena. And now, the Toronto Marlies home rink, Ricoh Coliseum, will now be known as Coca-Cola Coliseum. You’ll forgive Toronto sports fans if they’re a bit confused. Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) announced a new 10-year deal with Coca-Cola for the right to have its name and logo on the outside of ...

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Marlies bring a hockey championship to Toronto, win Calder Cup

Andreas Johnsson scored two goals and added an assist as the Toronto Marlies beat the Texas Stars 6-1 on Thursday night to win the Calder Cup final in seven games. Mason Marchment also had a pair for the hometown Marlies while Carl Grundstrom and Ben Smith added singles. Austin Fyten scored the lone goal for the Stars, ending Garret Sparks’ ...

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Marlies give Sparks nod in goal for Game 7 of Calder Cup final

​The Toronto Marlies plan to stick with goaltender Garret Sparks for Thursday’s decisive Game 7 of the Calder Cup final (7 p.m. ET) against the Texas Stars. Sparks had a rare off-game in a 5-2 loss in Game 6 on Tuesday and was pulled early in the third period. ​Head coach Sheldon Keefe said the Marlies will lean on Sparks ...

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Stars shine to force Calder Cup Game 7 against Marlies

Toronto Marlies goaltender Garret Sparks offered a two-word reply when asked about his confidence level for Game 7 of the Calder Cup final. “Extremely high,” he said. He’ll need to be much better than he was in Game 6 if the Marlies are going to win the American Hockey League championship. Sparks had a rare off-game Tuesday and the Texas ...

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Stars pull even with Marlies in Calder Cup final

Frustration was the main emotion in the Toronto Marlies’ locker room on Thursday. Outshooting the Texas Stars 31-18 and at times completely outplaying them in Game 4 of the Calder Cup final, the Marlies suffered a 3-2 loss and the series is now tied 2-2. Justin Dowling’s deflection goal midway through the third period was the Stars’ winner. “It’s frustrating, ...

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Marlies edge Stars to reclaim Calder Cup final lead

Marlies blue-liner Calle Rosen is known more for defending the net than trying to find it. But he came up with a big goal Tuesday night, breaking a tie game in the second period to lead Toronto to a 2-1 victory over the Texas Stars in Game 3 of the Calder Cup final. The win puts the Marlies up 2-1 ...

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Red-hot Toronto Marlies are the team to beat for AHL's Calder Cup

The Toronto Marlies haven’t lost a game since April 27. After a fantastic 11-2 run through the first three rounds of the American Hockey League playoffs, including back-to-back four-game sweeps that have run their winning streak to nine games, only one team stands in the way of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ top farm team bringing a Calder Cup to the city ...

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Toronto Marlies advance to Calder Cup final with 9th straight win

Forward Andreas Johnsson returned at the right time for the Toronto Marlies. Johnsson scored twice as the Marlies beat the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 3-1 on Friday to advance to the Calder Cup final. Toronto is rolling into the American Hockey League championship round having won nine straight post-season games since Johnsson was loaned to the Marlies by the Maple Leafs on April 27th after the parent club was knocked out of the NHL playoffs by the ...

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Maple Leafs investing in Marlies to build Cup contenders at both levels

The sensible course for each NHL team is to build through the draft and have sound player development in the American Hockey League. The top-two Canadian-based clubs this season, the Winnipeg Jets and Toronto Maple Leafs, are proof of this philosophy. Not only are the Jets and Maple Leafs considered legitimate Stanley Cup challengers, their respective AHL affiliates also are ...

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Maple Leafs place Zaitsev on IR, recall Marincin from Marlies

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