Major Series Lacrosse at the Half Way Point

The OLA Senior A ranks, more commonly known as Major Series Lacrosse (MSL), has reached the halfway point of their season. Traditionally the league has been two teams – Brampton and Peterborough. The past few seasons Brooklin and Six Nations have been inching into contention and both feel it’s their time. All six teams, however, have one goal on their mind. With the MSL winner hosting the Mann Cup, everyone…

July 3, 2012
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Lakers Acquire MacIntosh and Carlson

According to IL Indoor, the Peterborough Lakers have acquired goaltender Tyler Carlson and transition player Jordan MacIntosh from the Ajax Rock right before the MSL trade deadline. The Rock acquire a first round pick  and other considerations from the Lakers in exchange for the players. The Lakers now have used a plethora of goalies, including Mike Thompson, Angus Goodleaf and Kevin Croswell. They traded Goodleaf to the Kitcher-Waterloo Kodiaks earlier…

July 2, 2012
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National Lacrosse League Prospects: Brock Sorensen

One of the most highly touted prospects for the 2012 NLL draft is defender Brock Sorensen out of Ohio State. Sorensen played midfield with the Buckeyes for four years. He was the team captain for his last three years with the program. He has missed the entire summer box lacrosse season after tearing his ACL and MCL playing for Ohio State. He was on the roster of the Peterborough Lakers…

July 2, 2012
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Redmen Take on Lakers at MSL Halfway Point

After the Kitchener/Waterloo Kodiaks made a mess of the MSL standings Tuesday night by defeating the Six Nations Chiefs, the Brooklin Redmen started their week at home to the Ajax Rock. The game was the first in two nights for the Redmen as they’ll also travel to Peterborough to take on the Lakers Thursday night (more on this game later). With Kitchener jumping into a tie for third overall Tuesday…

June 28, 2012
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Kodiaks Stun Chiefs at Home in MSL

Concerning Tuesday night’s Major Series Lacrosse matchup between the Kitchener/Waterloo Kodiaks and the Six Nations Chiefs, a wise man once said “The Kodiaks have a chance to take this on home floor” and “The winning team may only need six [goals].” Oh wait, that was me. And, oh wait, I was right. Shameless gloating aside, the two teams, at least on paper, did not match up well at all. Logic dictated…

June 27, 2012
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Chiefs and Kodiaks Preview

Mere days before the halfway point of the Major Series Lacrosse season, both the Six Nations Chiefs and the Kitchener/Waterloo Kodiaks are where many expected them to be in the standings. Kitchener has been in a number of games but has just two wins sitting them two points up on last place Ajax. Meanwhile, strong all year the Chiefs have but one loss on their record (6-5 to Brampton who…

June 26, 2012
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2012 NLL Draft Prospects: Carter Bender

In Lacrosse We Trust is your home for the top news on prospects in the NLL and MLL. We will take a look at at least one NLL draft prospect each week until the 2012 NLL draft.  Carter Bender is already a pro, playing with the Rochester Rattlers of Major League Lacrosse. Playing his college ball with the Hartford Hawks, Bender is actually a native of Caledon, Ontario. Bender also…

June 23, 2012
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Ajax Rock Take on Brooklin Redmen

Round 2 of the Battle of Durham takes place tonight at the Ajax Community Centre at 8pm. The Rock look for their 1st win of the year while the Redmen look to continue to climb the standings of the MSL. The last time these border town rivals met, Brooklin was dominate for two periods until Ajax put a valiant effort in the 3rd but it was not enough to close…

June 22, 2012
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Lakers Blow Out Excelsiors, 19-5

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June 22, 2012

Major Series Lacrosse has been dominated in recent years by the Peterborough Lakers and the Brampton Excelsiors. They’ve been mentioned together like Simon and Garfunkel, Paul McCartney and John Lennon, Sonny and Cher (for the youngsters in the crowd, this would be Selena Gomez and Justin Beiber). Given the MSL’s division restructuring for the 2012 season, if the two were to meet in the playoffs, it would be in the…

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Redmen Top the Lakers for the Second Time in a Row

It was a hot and sticky night at Iroquois Park Arena as the Lakers of Peterborough looked for revenge a loss at the hands of the Brooklin Redmen last week. Redmen veteran Shawn Williams was looking to celebrate his 38th birthday with a win over the Lakers. The Redmen jumped out to a hot start, scoring 16 seconds into the game from a goal off the draw from Caleb Wiles….

June 21, 2012
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