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2008–09 AHL season
Toronto Marlies
City: Toronto, Ontario
League: American Hockey League
Conference: Western Conference
Division: North Division
Founded: 2005
Home Arena: Ricoh Coliseum
Colours: Blue, white

         

Owner(s): Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment
General Manager: Jeff Jackson
Head Coach: Greg Gilbert
Media: Rogers TV
Toronto Star
Toronto Sun
Fan 590
Affiliates: Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)
Reading Royals (ECHL)
Franchise history
1982 to 1986: St. Catharines Saints
1986 to 1991: Newmarket Saints
1991 to 2005: St. John's Maple Leafs
2005 to present: Toronto Marlies
Championships
Division Championships: 1: North Division (2007–08)
Toronto Marlies faceoff at home versus the Syracuse Crunch.

The Toronto Marlies are an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. They play in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the Ricoh Coliseum. They are one of two teams who are in the same market as their NHL affiliate, the Toronto Maple Leafs (the other team is the Philadelphia Phantoms, the AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers).

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History

The AHL had a strong presence in Atlantic Canada in the 1980s and 1990s, but by 2004 the St. John's Maple Leafs were the only remaining team in the region. Although the team was extremely popular and had excellent attendance, the desire of the parent Toronto Maple Leafs to reduce travel costs and have a tenant for its Ricoh Coliseum resulted in the team's relocation to Toronto for the 2005–06 season. Previous minor league and junior ventures in Toronto had not met with success, and there was a general feeling that Toronto fans were only interested in the Toronto Maple Leafs, and not other levels of hockey. With the Marlies as the Leafs top affiliate, it was felt that this obstacle could be overcome, however, attendance of barely 2,800 for the Marlies first home playoff game in April 2006 again raised questions about the viability of the franchise.

The team is named after the former Toronto Marlboroughs junior hockey team, but the abbreviated "Marlies" name was chosen to avoid any potential association with the similarly named cigarette brand.

This market was previously served by:

Season-by-season results

Regular season

Season Games Won Lost OTL SOL Points Goals
for
Goals
against
Standing
2005–06 80 41 29 6 4 92 270 263 4th, North
2006–07 80 34 39 2 5 75 220 270 6th, North
2007–08 80 50 21 3 6 109 246 203 1st, North

Playoffs

Season 1st round 2nd round 3rd round Finals
2005–06 L, 1–4, Grand Rapids
2006–07 Out of playoffs.
2007–08 W, 4-3 San Antonio W, 4-3 Syracuse L, 1-4 Chicago -

Current roster

As of March 31, 2009 [1][2]</small>

Goaltenders
# Player Catches Place of Birth
1 Flag of Canada Justin Pogge L Fort McMurray, Alberta
30 Flag of Canada Adam Munro L St. George, Ontario
<center>Defencemen
# Player Shoots Place of Birth
2 Flag of Canada Jeremy Swanson L Red Rock, Ontario
4 Flag of Canada Phil Oreskovic R North York, Ontario
5 Flag of the United States Joe Ryan* R Stoneham, Massachusetts
7 Flag of Canada Todd Perry L Ingleside, Ontario
8 Flag of Finland Juha Uotila* R Espoo, Finland
9 Flag of the United States Josh Engel R Rice Lake, Wisconsin
15 Flag of Canada Andrew Martens L Calgary, Alberta
21 Flag of the United States Rob LaLonde L Williamsville, New York
26 Flag of the United States Jaime Sifers R Stratford, Connecticut
36 Flag of Sweden Anton Stralman R Tibro, Sweden
38 Flag of Canada Andy Rogers L Calgary, Alberta
<center>Forwards
# Player Position Shoots Place of Birth
10 Flag of Canada Jay Rosehill F L Olds, Alberta
11 Flag of Canada Kris Newbury C L Brampton, Ontario
12 Flag of Canada Ryan Hamilton LW L Oshawa, Ontario
13 Template:Country data BAH Andre Deveaux C R Freeport, Bahamas
16 Flag of Canada Stefano Giliati LW L Montreal, Quebec
17 Flag of the United States Tim Stapleton C R La Grange, Illinois
18 Flag of Canada Brent Aubin RW L Ste-Sophie, Quebec
19 Flag of Canada Jeremy Williams RW R Glenavon, Saskatchewan
23 Flag of the United States Alex Foster C L Canton, Michigan
24 Flag of Canada Max Taylor C L Ottawa, Ontario
25 Flag of Canada Ben Ondrus - C RW R Sherwood Park, Alberta
27 Flag of Canada Ashton Rome RW R Nesbitt, Manitoba
29 Flag of the United States Kyle Rogers RW R Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
33 Flag of the United States Bates Battaglia LW L Chicago, Illinois
41 Flag of the Czech Republic Jiri Tlusty LW L Slaný, Czechoslovakia
44 Flag of the United States Ryan Hollweg LW L Downey, California
47 Flag of Canada Darryl Boyce C L Summerside, Prince Edward Island

*Rookie

Team records

Toronto Marlies alternate logo

Single season

Goals: 36 Flag of the United States John Pohl (2005–06)
Assists: 47 Flag of the United States Bates Battaglia (2005–06)
Points: 75 Flag of the United StatesJohn Pohl (2005–06)
Penalty Minutes: 215 Flag of Canada Kris Newbury (2005–06)
GAA: 2.34 Flag of Canada Justin Pogge (2007–08)
SV%: .910 Flag of the United States Scott Clemmensen (2007–08)
Wins: 26 Flag of Canada Justin Pogge (2007–08)
Shutouts: 4 Flag of CanadaJustin Pogge(2007–08)
  • Goaltending records need a minimum 25 games played by the goaltender

Career

Career Goals: 50 Flag of CanadaKris Newbury
Career Assists: 89 Flag of CanadaKris Newbury
Career Points: 139 Flag of CanadaKris Newbury
Career Penalty Minutes: 403 Flag of CanadaKris Newbury
Career Goaltending Wins: 45 Flag of CanadaJustin Pogge
Career Shutouts: 7 Flag of Canada Justin Pogge
Career Games: 203 Flag of Canada John Mitchell

Team captains

  • Flag of Canada Marc Moro 2005–2007
  • Flag of Canada Ben Ondrus 2007-present

Coaches

External links

  • Toronto Marlies Official Website
  • Marlies Booster Club
American Hockey League
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Trophies and Awards Calder Cup · Les Cunningham Award · John B. Sollenberger Trophy · Willie Marshall Award · Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award · Eddie Shore Award · Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award · Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award · Louis A.R. Pieri Memorial Award · Fred T. Hunt Memorial Award · Yanick Dupre Memorial Award · Jack A. Butterfield Trophy · Richard F. Canning Trophy · Robert W. Clarke Trophy · Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy · Frank Mathers Trophy · Norman R. "Bud" Poile Trophy · Emile Francis Trophy · F. G. "Teddy" Oke Trophy · Sam Pollock Trophy · John D. Chick Trophy  · James C. Hendy Memorial Award  · Thomas Ebright Memorial Award  · James H. Ellery Memorial Awards  · Ken McKenzie Award  · Michael Condon Memorial Award
Related Articles NHL · ECHL · IHL · CHL · SPHL · List of AHL seasons
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