Rock Get to Five Wins, Beat Bandits

February 3, 2013

The Toronto Rock (5-1) retained their position at first in the Eastern Division standings with a 14-12 road win versus the Buffalo Bandits (3-2). After the Bandits got out to an early advantage, the Rock took over establishing a 7-2 lead halfway through the second quarter. However, Toronto would see this margin diminish before the end of the quarter, when a three goal Buffalo rally saw the score sitting at…

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Demons Pound on Monsters 18-11

February 2, 2013

Friday night the defending Creator’s Cup champions Ohsweken Demons served the Niagara Lock Monsters their first loss of the year at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena. The game opened with each team exchanging goals until Wayne VanEvery tallied a pair of markers to take a 3-1 lead just under 10 minutes into the first. The Lock Monsters replied with two goals from Dan Williams and Jon Arnold to lock the game…

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Chris White Suspended; Will Appeal

February 1, 2013

Toronto Rock defender Chris White has been suspended one game by the NLL.  The one game ban is for an alleged hit that violated rule rule 63.3 which earned White a match penalty upon league review and the subsequent one game suspension as per rule 41.2.  There was no penalty originally assessed on the play. The Professional Lacrosse Players Association (PLPA) has appealed the suspension and White will be able…

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CLax: Demons Look to Beat High Flying Monsters

January 31, 2013

The high powered offenses of the Canadian Lacrosse League clash Friday night as the 2-0 Niagara Lock Monsters travel to the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena to take on the first place Ohsweken Demons on Friday night. The Lock Monsters have scored an impressive 43 goals in their first two games of CLax existence. Leading the way for Niagara is rookie Corey Fowler. The 2009 Canadian University Lacrosse Association scoring leader has…

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Sanderson Leads Rock, Face Tough Test in Bandits

January 30, 2013

The Toronto Rock took ownership of top spot in the Eastern Division after their 2-0 weekend. After a 13-12 come from behind home win over the Minnesota Swarm, the Rock travelled to Rochester where they picked up their third road win of the year in the form of an 11-7 victory over the Knighthawks. Garret Billings led the Rock in the wins with an 8 point performance versus Minnesota, followed…

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Clax Three Stars: Week Three

January 29, 2013

With week three of the CLAX season in the books here are the three stars of the week. 3. Roger Vyse- Vyse was great for the Oshweken Demons this weekend as he started off the weekend with three goals and three assists against Brampton in a heartbreaking loss. Vyse would then would have a seven point performance against the Barrie Blizzard. Vyse leads the league in points with 30 notching…

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Komer Blog: Blizzard Lose Game One

January 28, 2013

On Saturday I had to wake up at the ungodly hour of 9:30am– which I guess is pushing it a bit for a 1pm game on the reserve. However, for a guy that goes to sleep at 4am every night and wakes up at 11am every morning, every Barrie Blizzard game this CLax being an afternoon one is just musician-crippling. I guess whoever scheduled our games never considered that I…

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CLax Power Rankings: Week Three

January 28, 2013

There were four games this weekend involving six of the seven CLax teams. Not much changed in the standings except that Niagara took over sole possession of second place with their convincing win over Brampton. Here are the CLax Power Rankings after week three. #1 (last week 1) Ohsweken Demons 3-1 Ohsweken split the weekend at 1-1 as they were involved in two one goal games. On Friday night the…

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Shooting Stars Come Away with OT Win

January 27, 2013

The Durham Turfdogs and Toronto Shooting Stars both opened their seasons in week one when professional lacrosse made its return to the building now known as the Mattamy Athletic Centre (formerly the historic Maple Leaf Gardens). The Turfdogs spoiled the party winning 11-10 despite a solid comeback effort from the Stars. On Sunday, to finish week three of CLax, the two teams met again as the Durham Turfdogs opened their…

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Lock Monsters out gun Inferno 21-16

January 27, 2013

Yesterday the 1-1 Brampton Inferno took on the 1-0 Niagara Lock Monsters. The Inferno came into this game after a come from behind victory against Oshweken where they won  15-14. The Lock Monsters came into this game after lighting up the Iroquois Ironmen 22-13. This game got off to a fast start as Brampton right out of the gate was pumped and took a3-1 lead in just under four minutes…

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