NLL Protected Player Lists

July 4, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, July 3, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announces the protected player lists from each team in advance of the 2018 NLL Expansion Draft on July 16th. The Philadelphia Wings hold the 1st overall selection in the 2018 Expansion Draft. Both the Wings and the San Diego Seals will make alternating picks throughout 9 rounds (18 total selections). No current NLL…

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NLL Sophomore Spotlight: Jordan Magnuson, Toronto Rock

May 17, 2018

The Toronto Rock got an unexpected shot in the arm when Jordan Magnuson rejoined their lineup halfway through their recently concluded season. Magnuson was a rookie in 2017, playing 17 games as a defenseman with two goals and seven assists while going 119-269 on faceoffs. After being signed to a three-year contract in the summer, he played the first two games of the 2018 season in December before being sidelined…

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NLL: Toronto’s mammoth playoff hopes fall in Colorado

May 1, 2018

The Toronto Rock had only one thing to do on Saturday night: win. A win against the Colorado Mammoth meant the Rock’s 2018 playoff hopes would still be alive, although they would also have had to count on a Sunday afternoon loss from the New England Black Wolves to secure their spot. Going into the Pepsi Center and stealing a win from the red hot Mammoth was always going to…

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NLL: Rock keep playoff hopes alive with win over Bandits

April 23, 2018

Buffalo, NY – The Toronto Rock (8-9) defeated the Buffalo Bandits (8-9) by a score of 16-11 on Saturday night at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, NY.  The win keeps the Rock’s playoff hopes alive heading into their regular season finale next weekend in Colorado against the Mammoth. “It was a game we had to have if we wanted to have any hope of moving on and advancing to the playoffs,…

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NLL: Adjustments necessary for Rock to make post-season

April 18, 2018

After falling to the Rochester Knighthawks 14-11 last weekend, the Toronto Rock find themselves in an uncomfortable situation as the playoffs inch closer and closer. With the Rock dropping two crucial games back-to-back against Georgia and Rochester, their window of opportunity to climb the standings is fading. The Rock are at the bottom of the east standings at 7-9. They are in a must-win situation this week as they will…

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NLL: Swarm sweep season series over Rock

April 10, 2018

Sunday afternoon the Toronto Rock and Georgia Swarm faced off for the third time in seven weeks. And for the third time, the Swarm came away with a victory, sweeping the season series 3-0 as they beat the Rock 11-10 in front of 4496 fans at Infinite Energy Arena. Outscored just 37-30 in their three contests shows how close the Rock have been but also how far they have to…

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NLL: Hellyer’s nine points leads Rock over Roughnecks

March 26, 2018

The Toronto Rock, bolstered by a nine-point night from Rob Hellyer and a big fourth quarter, defeated the Calgary Roughnecks by a score of 17-14 on Saturday night at Scotiabank Saddledome. The win comes at a crucial time for the Rock as they now take over first place in a tight Eastern Division. Rob Hellyer’s nine points (3G, 6A) moves him into fifth place in league scoring with 76, just…

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TRADE: Rock acquire Taylor from Rush

March 19, 2018

Oakville, ON – Toronto Rock owner, president and GM Jamie Dawick has announced a trade this morning leading up to today’s 3 p.m. league trade deadline, adding some depth to the team’s offence. The Rock have acquired 3rd year left-handed forward Dan Taylor from the Saskatchewan Rush in exchange for a conditional 3rd round selection in the 2020 NLL Draft. “We have liked Dan back to his draft class in 2015,”…

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NLL: Rock exact revenge on Black Wolves

March 18, 2018

The Toronto Rock breathed a sigh of relief on Friday night as they snapped a three-game losing skid with a 14-9 win over the New England Black Wolves. The win, combined with losses by Rochester and Buffalo on Saturday, vaults Toronto precariously back into second place in the NLL’s east division. The Rock’s losing streak had culminated the week before in an 8-7 overtime loss to the same Black Wolves…

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NLL: Black Wolves push Rock out of playoff picture

March 15, 2018

  The New England Black Wolves are back on track after Kevin Crowley’s overtime goal gave them an 8-7 win over the Toronto Rock on Sunday afternoon at Air Canada Centre. The Black Wolves are resurging after three big losses and some roster moves that included shipping Shawn Evans to Buffalo a couple of weeks after he was stripped of his captaincy. New blood in the lineup has included Johnny…

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