NHL veteran Ray Emery, continuing to play game he loves after a surprise phone call

January 5, 2016
Veteran NHL goalie Ray Emery is on a pro try-out deal with the Marlies - Image courtesy of Rick Madonik/Toronto Star

Veteran NHL goalie Ray Emery is on a pro try-out deal with the Marlies – Image courtesy of Rick Madonik/Toronto Star

January 6, 2016

TORONTO – When Ray Emery was contacted by Toronto to see if he was interested in playing for the AHL Marlies, all he could do was smirk at who was on the line. Read the rest of this entry »


Prospect Nikita Soshnikov, shining in a secondary role

January 5, 2016
Nikita Soshnikov picked up an assist in Sunday's 3-2 overtime win against the Syracuse Crunch - Image courtesy of Christian Bonin at TSGPhoto

Nikita Soshnikov picked up an assist in Sunday’s 3-2 overtime win against the Syracuse Crunch – Image courtesy of Christian Bonin at TSGPhoto

January 5, 2016

TORONTO – Maple Leafs assistant general manager Kyle Dubas didn’t know what he was getting in Russian winger Nikita Soshnikov when Toronto signed him to a three-year contract last March. Read the rest of this entry »


Russian forward Nikita Soshnikov, earning praise from Marlies teammates

October 26, 2015
Nikita Soshnikov (90) has three goals and four points in his last three games with the Marlies - Image courtesy of Christian Bonin at TSGPhoto

Nikita Soshnikov (90) has three goals and four points in his last three games with the Marlies – Image courtesy of Christian Bonin at TSGPhoto

October 26, 2015

TORONTO – Russian forward Nikita Soshnikov is starting to impress those around him in the Marlies locker room. Read the rest of this entry »


Marlies and Russian forward Nikolai Skladnichenko agree to terminate AHL contract

October 12, 2015
Forward Nikolai Skladnichenko, seen here playing for Russia, and the Toronto Marlies have decided to part ways - Image Courtesy of Andreas Hillergren

Forward Nikolai Skladnichenko, seen here playing for Russia, and the Toronto Marlies have decided to part ways – Image Courtesy of Andreas Hillergren

October 12, 2015

TORONTO — It didn’t take very long for the Marlies and forward Nikolai Skladnichenko to part ways. Read the rest of this entry »