Toronto Marlies Capture Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy
For the second time in the last three seasons, the Toronto Marlies secured the Macgregor Kilpatrick Trophy. The trophy is presented to the American Hockey League team that finishes the regular season with the best points percentage.
With four games remaining in the regular season, the Marlies sit first in the AHL with a 51-18-1-2 record (105 points). This season, Toronto reached 50 wins for the third time in franchise history (2007-08, 2015-16) and set the League record for most road wins in a season (29).
The Toronto Marlies clinched a playoff berth on March 10. This is the third time in team history that the Marlies have been Conference Champions (2011-12, 2015-16) and the sixth time that they have been awarded the division championship. This season will mark the 10th trip to the postseason in the team’s 13-year history.
The Toronto Marlies are the primary development program for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The current Toronto Maple Leafs roster features 13 players who were developed by the Marlies (Tyler Bozak, Connor Brown, Connor Carrick, Travis Dermott, Jake Gardiner, Zach Hyman, Andreas Johnsson, Nazem Kadri, Kasperi Kapanen, Leo Komarov, Josh Leivo, William Nylander and Morgan Rielly).
The Calder Cup Playoffs will kick off at Ricoh Coliseum with Games 1 and 2 of the North Division semifinals on Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22, with opponent and times to be decided. Visit Marlies.ca to purchase a 2018-19 Marlies Membership to secure complimentary tickets to all home games in Round 1 of the Calder Cup Playoffs or for single game tickets.