• MSL: Rock won’t roll over for Lakers
  • MLL: Outlaws capture Steinfeld Trophy
  • Minto Cup: Excelsiors vs. Adanacs in final
  • MSL: Redmen frustrated after falling to Lakers in game seven
  • CLA: Alberta claims Midget Nats title for second consecutive year

Minto Cup: Game two finally goes to the Adanacs

Would they play, or wouldn’t they? That was the question the lacrosse world waited to have answered on Thursday after game two of the Minto Cup final was cancelled when the referees refused to officiate after the Canadian Lacrosse Association overturned a suspension to Brampton’s star player Jeff Teat stemming from an alleged abuse of official incident in game one on Tuesday night. First the 3 p.m. deadline passed, then…

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MSL: Rock won’t roll over for Lakers

The Oakville Rock are proving to be formidable opponents. Of course, the Peterborough Lakers already knew they would be, but everyone else now knows it too after the Rock defeated the Lakers 10-8 in game two of the best-of-seven MSL final series on Thursday night at the TRAC. The series is tied 1-1 with game three set for Sunday night at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Centre. The Rock have…

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MLL: Outlaws capture Steinfeld Trophy

The Denver Outlaws shocked the Dallas Rattlers with a 16-12 win on Saturday night at MUSC Stadium to give them their third MLL championship in five years, having previously won the Steinfeld Trophy in 2014 and 2016. The Rattlers had high hopes for their season after finishing in first place after the move from Rochester. As lightning danced across the sky and thunder boomed to echo an Outlaws fan’s pounding…

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Minto Cup: Adanacs take game one

Bolstered by a big third period, the Coquitlam Adanacs defeated the Brampton Excelsiors 11-9 to take game 1 of the Minto Cup on Tuesday night. The Adanacs seized momentum, scoring six times in the last frame, and then leaned on Christian Del Bianco to bring home the victory. The final minutes of the third ended with some bad blood after Brampton defender Robbie Stovel was given a five-minute charging penalty…

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Minto Cup: Excelsiors vs. Adanacs in final

After four days of competition, the two teams set to compete for Canada’s top junior lacrosse prize have been determined. The Brampton Excelsiors will take on the Coquitlam Adanacs in a best-of-five series starting tonight to determine this year’s winner of the Minto Cup taking place in Calgary. Brampton earned their way to the finals by going a perfect 3-0 in round-robin play. The Excels’ offense was rolling, putting up…

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MSL: Redmen frustrated after falling to Lakers in game seven

Can anyone beat the Peterborough Lakers? Brooklin Redmen head coach Derek Keenan is wondering that after his Redmen fell 13-7 in game seven of their MSL semi-final series last week despite having the strongest team the Durham Region franchise has seen in years. The Lakers jumped out to a convincing 3-0 series lead, only to see the Redmen storm back and win the next three. Game seven was tied at…

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CLA: Alberta claims Midget Nats title for second consecutive year

The 2018 Canadian Midget National Championship came to end Saturday afternoon, and for the second straight year it was Team Alberta defeating Team Ontario 7-2 laying claim to the title of best Midget Team in the country. The championship comes on the heels of last year’s historic victory which saw an Alberta team hoist the Tackaberry Trophy for the very first time. Alberta finished the round robin with a 5-1…

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MLL: Rattlers reach final with win over Lizards

The New York Lizards traveled to The Star in Frisco, Texas for the semifinals of MLL championship play and ran into a buzz saw in the form of the Dallas Rattlers, falling 15-12 and ending their bid at returning to the championship game. The Rattlers showed why they held onto the number one spot in the regular season longer than any other team by jumping out to a 6-1 lead…

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Johnny Powless on the move again

In a three-way deal between the New England Blackwolves, Calgary Roughnecks and Toronto Rock, forward Johnny Powless has been sent to the fifth team of his brief career. The Roughnecks receive Dan Taylor from the Rock in the deal, while the Blackwolves get two draft picks from the Roughnecks. Taylor has some upside—and returns to his hometown—so the Roughnecks are likely happy to receive a secondary scorer who could evolve…

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