Rock Roll over Roughnecks 17-12

February 16, 2013

Last night the Toronto Rock (6-2) took on the Calgary Roughnecks (4-3) The Rock looked to keep their winning ways alive and keep control of the eastern conference. In the first period the Roughnecks came out blazing as Dane Dobbie led the offense with a hat trick while Jeff Shattler and Peter McFetridge scored to give the Roughnecks the lead. The Rock were able to stay close though as their…

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Nick Rose Knows “Big Test” Comes with Calgary

February 14, 2013

The Toronto Rock face off with the Calgary Roughnecks this week as the top teams in their respective divisions. Toronto leads the league with five wins but lost last Friday to Minnesota, while Calgary has won four in a row. “We know we have a big test in the Roughnecks coming to the ACC Friday night, so like I said before we need to be ready to play and try…

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CLax Power Rankings: Toronto Stands Pat

February 12, 2013

1. Toronto Shooting Stars 3-1 (Last Week 1) The Toronto Shooting Stars had no action this weekend but they still remain in the top spot in the ILWT CLax Power Rankings. The Shooting Stars have been lead by Peterborough native Aaron Grayson who has seven goals and 13 assists for 20 points, good enough for sixth best in scoring leaders. The Shooting Stars also have a balanced attack of offense…

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Nationals Trade for Martin Cahill

February 10, 2013

The Hamilton Nationals announced yesterday evening that they have acquired midfielder Martin Cahill from the Boston Cannons in return for their fifth round draft pick in the 2014 MLL Collegiate Draft. Cahill, who had played with the Rochester Rattlers, was traded to Boston after a disappointing start to last season. The midfielder was shipped to the Cannons for long bomb shooter Brad Ross who continued to be productive with the…

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Swarm Defeat Rock in Overtime on Hass Goal 13-12

February 9, 2013

The Toronto Rock suffered their second loss of the 2013 season after falling to the Minnesota Swarm 13-12 in overtime. The loss leaves the Rock with a 5-2 record thus far. After a slow start, Toronto found themselves trailing 4-2 at the end of the first quarter. The Rock would attempt to claw at this lead throughout the game, ending the remaining three quarters with the score tied at 7-7,…

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White In Tonight, Edwards Out

February 8, 2013

The Toronto Rock will have the services of defender Chris White available tonight as his appeal hearing is not scheduled until next week.  At the other end of the spectrum, defenceman Damon Edwards will not be in the lineup this evening and will serve his one game suspension this evening. White received a match penalty upon league review for a hit on Rochester’s Casey Powell on January 26th.  There was…

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Both CLax Games Cancelled Friday

February 8, 2013

Both Canadian Lacrosse League games taking place tonight have been cancelled due to inclement weather in the north east. The league released this statement this morning. Due to severe weather the Canadian Lacrosse League has cancelled both scheduled games for Friday February 8. The Toronto Shooting Stars at the Ohsweken Demons and the Iroquois Ironmen at the Brampton Inferno games will be rescheduled for a later date. All tickets purchased…

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NLL: Rock Look for Sixth Against Swarm

February 7, 2013

The Minnesota Swarm will look to get back on track and gain vengeance over the first place Toronto Rock at home Friday night. The last time the two teams met, the Swarm had a convincing 12-8 lead late in the third quarter. The Rock made a huge comeback and scored five unanswered goals to pick up the victory to a 13-12 score. Garrett Billings is building off his record breaking…

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CLax Power Rankings: Week Four

February 6, 2013

The rankings were shuffled this week and for the first time all season, we have a new number one. With two huge wins in week 4, the Toronto Shooting Stars have moved into the number one spot, a place the Demons had been sitting all year. #1 (last week 3) Toronto Shooting Stars 3-1 The Toronto Shooting Stars had an impressive weekend and dominated their opponents at both ends of…

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CLax: Demons Playing Possessed, Take on Toronto

February 4, 2013

After suffering a tough overtime loss in Brampton, the Ohsweken Demons have won two straight and are playing like a team possessed. The Demons sit first in the CLax standings and are four points ahead of the Toronto Shooting Stars, a team they face twice this week. The Demons haven’t lost two in a row since early last season and at times have looked unbeatable. As long as Ohsweken doesn’t…

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