The Rock Come to Minnesota

March 16, 2014

Alex Urquhart The Minnesota Swarm will be hosting the Toronto Rock this evening at home in the Excel Energy Center, also called the Hive by its fans and players. The Rock roll into Minnesota at 4-7 on the season, while the Swarm are returning home after three games on the road. The Swarm are running in last place in the East at 2-8. The Swarm are coming home to St….

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Rock Sign Steve Fryer; Release Boychuk

March 11, 2014

The Toronto Rock made several moves today, highlighted by a goaltending move by releasing current backup ‘tender Zak Boychuk and signing former Philadelphia Wings backup Steve Fryer. Fryer has been playing major lacrosse with the Langley Thunder and Brooklin Redmen. Fryer is a former third round pick by the Wings back in 2011. He has played in two Minto Cups with Brampton and Coquitlam. He also played in a Mann…

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Staff NLL Week 11 Predictions

March 7, 2014

Week 11 in the National Lacrosse League is already here, and every team is in action except for Toronto. We have our weekly game picks from the NLL staff, and the only game that seems to have some question is Calgary vs Colorado. Week 11 v   v  v v Daniel Pattison Ian Neadle   Di Miller Nicole Sulinski Brendan Staudt Jordan Hernandez Jim Flannery Alex Urquhart Rocco Granato   Pat…

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NLL Announces Monthly Awards for February

March 6, 2014

Toronto’s Billings wins Player of the Month award, Minnesota’s Schuss earns Rookie of the Month honors The National Lacrosse League has announced Player of the Month and Rookie of the Month award winners for February of the 2014 NLL regular season. Toronto Rock forward Garrett Billings, who currently leads the league in points (70) and assists (50), won the NLL Player of the Month award after posting five or more points in all five games last month. The…

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Rock’s Eric Law Active for Tonight

March 1, 2014

Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced the activation of forward Eric Law from the Practice Roster in time for tonight’s game against the Calgary Roughnecks. To make room for Law on the Active Roster, defender Patrick Merrill was placed on the one-week Injured Reserve list as he is battling pneumonia. Look for Rob Hellyer to see more time on the defensive side of the ball to fill in…

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Team Canada Player Profile: Garrett Billings

February 26, 2014

Today our Team Canada player profile will be on a player that has succeeded in every league he has played in and has won numerous scoring titles. Today’s player spotlight will be on Garrett Billings. Billings is a shoe-in to make Team Canada thanks to his impressive statistics in every league from the MLL to the NLL. Billings in his past two NLL seasons has put up 100 plus points…

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Week 9 NLL Three Stars: Schuss, Rose, Doyle

February 26, 2014

Week 9 of the National Lacrosse League featured three close scoring games including two that were decided by just one goal. First we saw the Calgary Roughnecks with a big come from behind 11-10 win over the visiting Rochester Knighthawks on Saturday night, then on Sunday it was the Minnesota Swarm edging the Philadelphia Wings 15-14 on the road. The third game was close on the scoreboard (14-12) but not…

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Rock Survive Late Swarm Comeback, Win 14-12

February 23, 2014

Photo Credit: Buffalo Bandits On Saturday night the Toronto Rock (3-4) took on the Minnesota Swarm (1-6). The Swrm opened the scoring as Brock Sorensen found the back of the net to put the Swarm ahead 1-0. The lead would be short lived as Stephan Leblanc had the answer for the Rock just minutes later to tie the game at 1-1. The Swarm would regain the lead just 15 seconds…

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Swarm Look to Right Ship Against Rock

February 20, 2014

The Minnesota Swarm are going into this weekend as the worst team in the East and the worst team in the NLL at 1-6. The Swarm have dropped four straight, three of which were at home in St. Paul Minnesota. The Last time the Swarm won a game was in Philadelphia on January 18th in an 11-10 win over the Wings, this also was the first game of a double-header…

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Jamieson and Hawks Crumble Rock 17-9

It may have taken the Knighthawks (5-2) the first quarter to wake up, but when they did they had a 17-9 victory over the Toronto Rock (3-4). When the game started it seemed like the Rock were going to roll easily to a victory. Captain Colin Doyle scored four times and gave the Rock a 4-2 lead just 19 minutes into the game. It would also be the last time…

February 16, 2014
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