Lakers support Canadian Blood Services

Blood Donor Clinic
July 16, 2017

PETERBOROUGH, ON – The Peterborough Century 21 Lakers and Brooklin Redmen of Major Series Lacrosse are familiar foes, having enjoyed many battles over the years. There comes a time, however, when on-floor rivalries take a back seat to real-life. This coming Tuesday, July 18 and Wednesday, July 19, the Lakers are proud to lend their support to Canadian Blood Services as they host a blood-donor clinic in honour of Tucker Williams. Tucker, the eight-year-old son…

Read More >>

Press Release: Canada wins third game in a row at world championship

Canada lacrosse women's
July 16, 2017

GUILDFORD, ENGLAND – A dominant offensive performance helped Canada earn its third straight win at the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup, 16-7 win over Scotland. Erica Evans (Peterborough, Ont.) led the way with six goals, three in each half, taking home the Game MVP award in the process. She now leads the team with 10 goals through the first three games, two ahead of team captain Dana Dobbie…

Read More >>

OLA Jr. A: Excelsiors not fooled by Lakers’ magical run

Jake Fox of the Peterborough Jr. A Lakers in action against the Brampton Excelsiors on July 3, 2017. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
July 4, 2017

What could have been a magical, though improbable run by the Peterborough Jr. A Lakers probably came to an end on Monday night as they went down 12-11 to the Brampton Excelsiors at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. With just 12 seconds to go and down by just one, some sleight-of-hand by the Lakers Riley Morgan gave the home team a needed face-off win for the last possession of the game….

Read More >>

CLA: Canada makes adjustments to roster

Canada lacrosse women's
June 28, 2017

Team Canada has made some adjustments to its roster for next month’s 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup, adding midfielder Quintin Bullen and naming attackers Tessa Chad and Holly Lloyd as alternates. Bullen, a native of Severn, Ont., was recently named the 2017 Orillia Athlete of the Year. The University of Denver commit, who studies at The Hill Academy in Vaughn, won a provincial championships last summer with the…

Read More >>

CLA: Canada sending nine officials to Women’s World Cup

Team_Canada_Logo_07031
June 27, 2017

The Canadian Lacrosse Association would like to congratulate the eight umpires and one off-field officials from Canada that have been selected to take part in next month’s 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup in Guildford, England. These women will join an international officiating team with representatives from nine other countries, comprised of 40 on-field umpires, 17 off-field officials, and a leadership team of six. “This is the largest group…

Read More >>

MSL: Lakers take over first

The Brooklin Redmen react to a goal scored by the Peterborough Lakers. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
June 20, 2017

Week three of Major Series Lacrosse action saw only one team remain undefeated as the Peterborough Lakers took down the Six Nations Chiefs 7-6 in the battle of the best. The Lakers now sit atop the MSL standing with their perfect record and the contentment (for now) of knowing they bested their fiercest rivals. The Chiefs dropped to second place while Brooklin failed to gain any ground going 1-1. Oakville…

Read More >>

#CANLax150 live streaming events

CLF-150th-PNG sample
June 12, 2017

OTTAWA, ON – Lacrosse fans from across Canada and around the globe will have the opportunity to participate in the once-in-a-lifetime 150th Anniversary of Lacrosse Celebration, even if they can’t make it to Montreal in person, thanks to free live streaming provided by Sports Canada TV. The re-enacted game and lecture series will both be webcasted live at www.sportscanada.tv. After the event, the footage will be archived and remain available…

Read More >>

MSL week 2: Oakville falters but otherwise business as usual

Brampton Excelsiors are crushed 28-7 by the Peterborough Lakers on June 8, 2017. (Photo credit: Ryan Nolan)
June 12, 2017

Week two in the MSL saw more of the same: a lot of patchwork rosters. A clearer picture developed, however, of how the season might go. The Brampton Excelsiors’ early success fell off, while the Cobourg Kodiaks maintained their status quo of trying hard but not quite getting there. There are no words to what the Peterborough Lakers did to the Excelsiors on Thursday, while the Six Nations Chiefs picked…

Read More >>

MSL: Young guns take centre stage

Jake Fox had two shorthanded goals for the Peterborough Lakers against the Brooklin Redmen on June 1, 2017. (Photo credit: Kendall Taylor/AK Graphics)
June 5, 2017

The first week of Canadian summer ball finally arrived but with it came a lot of uncertainty for the early part of the Major Series Lacrosse season. With such a late end to the NLL season, every team in the MSL had to rely on patchwork rosters built from Jr. A and Sr. B call-ups. Some senior players are still in the NLL finals; some just need more time off…

Read More >>

Press Release: 2017 Heritage Cup set for Hamilton

Team_Canada_Logo_0703
May 25, 2017

  The finest box lacrosse players from both Canada and the United States will converge on Hamilton, Ontario, this fall as they face-off in the 2017 Heritage Cup, an international showcase game that will take place at the FirstOntario Centre on Saturday, October 21. The Canadian Lacrosse Association, in association with Core Entertainment, are proud to announce the re-launch of this prestigious event. The 2017 edition will mark the fourth…

Read More >>