Mann Cup: Chiefs Play Host to Burrards Following Historic Series Win

MSL champion Six Nations Chiefs. (Photo: Anna Taylor)
September 9, 2016

They’re calling it the “reverse sweep.” When the Six Nations Chiefs completed their improbable comeback from an 0-3 deficit to the Peterborough Lakers in the MSL final this past weekend, they made history. No senior Ontario lacrosse team had been down three games in a series to come back and win four straight games until 2016. The Chiefs looked down and out after game three but an 8-1 win in…

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Adanacs Bring Minto Cup West With Second Title in Six Years

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September 3, 2016

For the first time since 2005, both of Canada’s most prized lacrosse trophies reside on the west coast. The Coquitlam Adanacs won their first Minto Cup since 2010, but it took an extra 10 minutes to put away a resilient Orangeville Northmen in five games. A monstrous Christian Del Bianco save with minutes on the clock preserved a 6-5 victory for the A’s, after trade acquisition Dereck Downs scored at…

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Canadian Lacrosse League Ceases Operations Before 2017 Season

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September 1, 2016

The Canadian Lacrosse League (C-Lax), which operated throughout Ontario for five seasons, announced today that it will cease operations ahead of the 2017 season. Beginning in 2012, the Canadian Lacrosse League has been committed to operating a professional league that is dedicated to developing players and promoting the sport of lacrosse. Since the league’s inception, over forty players have gone on to play in the National Lacrosse League. The Canadian…

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CUFLA Countdown 2016: Trent University Excalibur

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August 31, 2016

In 2008 and 2009 the Trent Excalibur finished first in the East and looked like they were on the rise to becoming a powerhouse in the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association. But the next three seasons were a struggle for the Excalibur, as the team failed to reach .500 in each of those seasons. Last year Trent finished with a 6-6 record, won a playoff game and lost by one…

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MSL Season in Review: Cobourg Kodiaks

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August 27, 2016

The first season for the MSL’s Kodiaks in Cobourg was a memorable one. Off the floor, there are good memories. On the floor, however, the last place finish was pretty forgettable. The Kodiaks managed just one win and one tie in 18 games and did not make the playoffs. They’ve been off since July 28 while the league’s top four teams battle for the right to host the Mann Cup….

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Minto Cup: Adanacs Continue Dominance Against Calgary

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August 22, 2016

If you wanted to see just how dominant the Coquitlam Adanacs can be at this Minto Cup, a shellacking of Alberta champion Calgary Mountaineers should give you a good idea. Calgary failed to score in the final 23:52 of regulation and managed to put just three goals past Coquitlam’s Christian Del Bianco overall as the A’s pushed their perfect record to 2-0 with a 10-3 win. Depending on the outcome…

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Lakers and Chiefs Meet in MSL Finals for Third Straight Year

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August 18, 2016

For the third year in a row, the Century 21 Lakers have a date with the Six Nations Chiefs in the MSL final. The Lakers defeated the Oakville Rock Monday night 6-4 to win their semi-final series four games to two. The Chiefs defeated the Brooklin Redmen also in six games. “It seems like we can’t get away from playing them,” said Lakers goaltender Matt Vinc. Each of the past…

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Adanacs and Islanders Head to Game Three in BCJALL

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August 8, 2016

The Coquitlam Adanacs were a goal away from being shutout of the opening two games of the BCJALL Finals, despite going undefeated in 25 straight regular season and playoff games. It took overtime goals from Reid Bowering and Dereck Downs for the A’s to tie their best-of-three series against the Delta Islanders 1-1, setting up a pivotal third and deciding game. That goes in Coquitlam on Tuesday with a 7:30…

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Langley and Nanaimo Face Off in WCSLA Championship

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August 7, 2016

The 2016 WCSLA Championship kicked off with a matinee on the carpet as the Langley Warriors get set to host the Nanaimo Timbermen at the Langley Events Centre yesterday. The best-of-five series will decide both the WCSLA champion and the team that will represent BC at the 2016 President’s Cup, which runs from Aug. 29 to Sept. 4. Both teams earned the right to get to the finals with big semi-final…

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MSL Playoff Preview: Rock, Lakers, Chiefs, and Redmen

Six Nations Chiefs vs. Cobourg Kodiaks. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
August 1, 2016

It came down to the second last day of the regular season for MSL playoff matches to be decided and what an August it will be! With the Mann Cup pushed back to September 9, teams have until the 18th to settle their first rounds. Brampton and Cobourg are the two teams on the outside looking in while Peterborough, Brooklin, Six Nations, and Oakville are now all fighting for the…

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