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Johnsson ready for spot on Leafs after Calder Cup, playoff MVP

11 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

TORONTO - Andreas Johnsson can finally breathe easy.
The longest season of his life is over, culminating with fireworks, confetti and a never-ending series of hugs from his Toronto Marlies teammates. It was a transformative 273-day journey that ended in jubilation on Thursday night with the organization's first Calder Cup championship and Johnsson being named MVP of the American Hockey League playoffs.
“It's been a lot of emotions going up and down,” he said after a 6-1 series-clinching win over the Texas Stars in Game 7. “I'm happy to stand here now.”
He might as well have skated off the...
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Capitals star: My finger ‘kinda fell off' during Stanley Cup finals

Capitals star: My finger ‘kinda fell off' during Stanley Cup finals

11 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

If you need more proof that hockey players are tough, Brooks Orpik is Exhibit A. The star defenseman, who helped lead the Capitals to a Stanley Cup title with a 4-1 series win over the Golden Knights, told reporters he had part of his left pinky finger sliced off during Game 2 of the finals...
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Toronto beats Texas 6-1 to win AHL's Calder Cup

11 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

The Toronto Marlies, the Toronto Maple Leafs' top farm club, beat the Texas Stars, the Dallas Stars' top development team, 6-1 in Game 7 on Thursday night to win the American Hockey League's Calder Cup.
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Toronto beats Texas 6-1 in Game 7 to win AHL's Calder Cup

11 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

TORONTO Andreas Johnsson had two goals and an assist to help the Toronto Marlies win the American Hockey League's Calder Cup, 6-1 over the Texas Stars in Game 7 on Thursday night.
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Marlies finish off Stars in Game 7 to capture Calder Cup title

11 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

The Toronto Marlies are AHL champions, as the Maple Leafs' farm club topped the Texas Stars 6-1 in Game 7 of the Calder Cup Final on Thursday to clinch the title. The victory marks the first Calder Cup from a Leafs affiliate since 1982, when they shared the New Brunswick Hawks with the Chicago Blackhawks. The Marlies were led by forward Andreas Johnsson, who scored two goals while adding an assist in the contest. The 23-year-old also earned playoff MVP honors after registering 24 points in 16 games, all of which followed a six-game postseason stint with the Maple Leafs in April. The...
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Marlies' Game 7 win ends Toronto's pro hockey championship drought

11 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

TORONTO - At long last, Toronto finally has another pro hockey championship.
For the first time since the Toronto Maple Leafs last earned the Stanley Cup more than a half century ago, it was their little brother who returned the city to the winner's circle.
The Toronto Marlies - the AHL club of the Leafs - won the Calder Cup on Thursday in front of a boisterous home crowd, beating the Texas Stars 6-1 in Game 7.
On the strength of two first-period goals, a rebound performance from the league's top goaltender Garret Sparks, and some late scoring, the Marlies continued the trend of the teams...
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Marlies capture Calder Cup with Game 7 win vs. Stars

11 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Toronto Marlies won their first-ever Calder Cup with a 6-1, Game 7 win against the Texas Stars on Thursday.
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