NLL: Bandits Take on Rock In Toronto

February 28, 2013

Tonight the Buffalo Bandits face off with the Toronto Rock at the Air Canada Centre. The Bandits have made several moves this week, including activating captain and 22 year veteran John Tavares for tonight’s game. To make room, they placed forward Tracey Kelusky on the Injured Reserve. They also released rookies Hayden Smith and Kevin Brownell while they activated Mat Giles and Mike McNamara. The right side will be a…


CLax: Inferno Face Stars

February 27, 2013

This week in CLAX the Battle of GTA heats up as the Toronto Shooting Stars (4-2) face off against the Brampton Inferno (4-2). Both teams will be looking for their fifth victory of the season and will hope to improve their position in the standings. For the Shooting Stars this game will come down to if they can contain Brampton’s offense. Brampton has been led on offense by Ryan Campbell…


TurfDogs Acquire Kenny from Shooting Stars

February 27, 2013

The Durham TurfDogs made a big move on Tuesday sending Dan Ransom to the Toronto Shooting Stars in exchange for Blake Kenny. Ransom hadn’t seen much turf time as of late and was out of the lineup completely when Durham met the Barrie Blizzard on Sunday. It’s still unclear as to why he wasn’t dressed but his teammates say he was unhappy about sitting out and that could be what…


Demons Stay in First, Defeat Stars

February 26, 2013

The Toronto Shooting Stars four game winning streak came to an end as the Ohsweken Demons handed Toronto a 14-13 loss. The win bumped Ohsweken into a first place tie with the Niagara Lock Monsters. Anticipation was running high for this game as it was a make up from week five’s match up which was canceled due to weather. The Shooting Stars came out of the gate flying coming out…


Rattlers and Nationals to Play in Florida

February 25, 2013

Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league (MLL), and ELEV|8 Sports Institute, announced today that the Hamilton Nationals home game against the Rochester Rattlers will be played at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla. on Saturday, June 22, at 7:30 p.m. MLL returns to Palm Beach County for the second consecutive year, after a successful All Star Game in 2012. “We had a very successful All Star Game…


CLax Announces Make-Up Date for Stars vs Demons

February 21, 2013

The Canadian Lacrosse League has announced the first of two makeup dates from games postponed due to weather from week four (February 4 – 10). The Toronto Shooting Stars (4-1) were originally scheduled to face the Ohsweken Demons (4-3) at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena on February 8th. The game will now be played on Sunday February 24th at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena at 6:30pm. This past weekend the Shooting Stars…


Rock Sign Roger Vyse to Practice Roster

February 20, 2013

Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced the signing of free agent forward Roger Vyse to the club’s practice roster.  After goaltender Tyler Glebe had been moved to the physically unable to perform list, a practice roster spot became available making the signing of Vyse a possibility. Vyse is a 31-year old lefty who most recently played for the Buffalo Bandits last season.  The Oshweken native is a veteran…


Stars shine in win over Barrie

February 18, 2013

On Sunday afternoon the Barrie Blizzard hosted their first home game of their inaugural season. The Blizzard took on the Toronto Shooting Stars. The Blizzard would have their work cut out for them as the faced off against Angus Dinely  who has been one of the hottest goalies in the league this year. Neil Mayerhofer kicked the action off as he scored for the Blizzard to give them a 1-0…


CLax: Shooting Stars Take on Blizzard

February 17, 2013

This weekend the 3-1 Toronto Shooting Stars face off against the win-less Barrie Blizzard. These two teams met last weekend with Toronto thoroughly dismantling the Blizzard and taking a 18-10 victory. Expect Barrie to come into this game looking for revenge and also more motivated than ever to get their first win of the season. The Blizzard’s biggest problem in their first match up against Toronto was that they allowed…


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…