Heritage Cup: Canada asserts dominance over USA with 19-6 win

Ryan Dilks of Team Canada is all smiles after winning the 2017 Heritage Cup in Hamilton, Ont. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
October 23, 2017

The Heritage Cup will remain in Canada after a dominant 19-6 win by the Canadians over Team USA on Saturday night at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton. It was a fun game to watch, and even more fun to play in, according to the players. Established in 2002, the Heritage Cup was meant to serve as an annual competition for the Canadian, American and Iroquois teams in between world championships, which…

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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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NLL Three Stars: Dickson Dominated in West Division Semifinals

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May 10, 2016

Third Star- Mike Poulin- Calgary Roughnecks 
Mike Poulin came up huge on Saturday night, making 56 saves on 66 shots to help lift the Calgary Roughnecks past the Colorado Mammoth 11-10 in overtime in the West Division Semifinals. Poulin also added a pair of assists in the victory. It wasn’t just the quantity of saves that made Poulin made, but rather the quality and timeliness of the saves the Kitchener,ON…

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NLL Week 18 Three Stars : Hellyer Shines in Season Finale

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May 3, 2016

Third Star- Dhane Smith- Buffalo Bandits

 As the old adage goes, records are meant to be broken but in 2016 Dhane Smith took that saying to heart. After breaking the single-season points record last week, Smith continued to etch his name in the record books scoring his 72nd goal of the year, passing Athan Innanucci’s previous record of goals in a single season(71). His six point performance helped lift the…

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NLL Three Stars: Great Dhane Continues Historic Season

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March 31, 2016

Third Star: Chris Corbeil—Saskatchewan Rush Although Week 13 was filled with offensive performances, Chris Corbeil made his presence felt on the defensive side of the ball for the Saskatchewan Rush. The Rush defense, led by Corbeil, was a huge reason the Rush swept the Toronto Rock in a home and home this past weekend. The Rush captain scooped up 18 loose balls and forced five caused turnovers while adding an…

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Week 1 CLax Three Stars: New Year, Same Fowler

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January 19, 2016


Third Star: Ian Martin—Ohsweken Demons Ian Martin had a strong opening weekend for the Ohsweken Demons, netting six goals and four assists in two games. In Friday’s season opener, Martin tallied four points (2 G, 2 A) in the Demons 14-12 loss to the Barrie Blizzard on Friday. The next night, the Six Nation Arrows product followed up with an impressive six point (4 G, 2 A) performance in Ohsweken’s…

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NLL Three Stars: Saunders Shines in Week 2

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January 11, 2016

Third Star: Randy Staats—Georgia Swarm 
 Randy Staats’ rookie campaign is off to a hot start as he totaled seven points (3 G, 4 A) in the Georgia Swarm’s impressive 12-7 win over the Toronto Rock on Saturday night. The 2016 first-round pick has 14 points and sits just one point behind the league leader Adam Jones. The former Syracuse Orange sniper has scored a hat trick in his first…

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McGill Redmen Crowned Canadian University Champions

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November 11, 2015

Last season, the McGill Redmen ended their season by watching the Guelph Gryphons raise the Baggataway Cup while they let their perfect season slip right through their fingers. Fast forward 12 months later, and those very same Redmen claimed redemption as they knocked off the Western Mustangs 15-11 to capture the program’s second Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association title and cap off a perfect 15-0 CUFLA season. Although the back-to-back…

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Week 7 CUFLA Three Stars: Cavanaugh Comes Up Big for Guelph

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October 26, 2015

Photo Credit: SPORTDAD Sports Photography Third Star- Mitch de Snoo- University of Toronto Attackman Mitch de Snoo capped off a solid season with a 10 point performance this past weekend. On Saturday, the Drexel University grad netted a hat trick and added an assist for four points in a 13-10 loss to McMaster. In the final game of the regular season, De Snoo tallied five goals and an assist for…

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