Excelsiors and Rock Face Off for First Time in 2014

July 7, 2014

Brampton Excelsiors @ Oakville Rock Monday, July 7 – 8:00 pm Season Series – 0-0 Monday marks the first meeting of the season between Brampton and Oakville, the two teams fighting for fifth place in the MSL. Each team has four points; Brampton received two from a Lakers forfeit and two from a win over KW. Oakville also received two points from the forfeited games, and lost two games in…


MSL Previews: Higgins Starts Against Lakers

July 3, 2014

Brooklin @ Peterborough – 8:00pm Brooklin stated their intentions to host the Mann Cup this week in acquiring Mike Poulin from the KW Kodiaks along with Mike Teeter. In exchange, KW received Steve Fryer, Joel Williams, and Mike Melnychenko, who the Redmen will miss when playing the Lakers. Melnychenko had four of his six goals this season versus the Lakers. Poulin has not yet won a Mann Cup and he…


MSL Power Rankings: Redmen Over Lakers

July 1, 2014

*Current official standings according to Pointstreak in first brackets, standings if Peterborough wins their forfeiture appeal in second brackets. Rankings based on current official standings. 1. Brooklin Redmen (7-1) (6-2) The Brooklin Redmen take over top stop in the power rankings this week, with the least number of losses in the MSL. They had the weekend off, their last game a win over Oakville on Wednesday. Part of their success…


MSL Weekend Preview: Evans Back for Lakers

June 28, 2014

Saturday, June 28 Peterborough @ Six Nations, 7:00 pm Season series TBD Much of Saturday’s game will depend on who won and by how much on Thursday. While players will tell you it’s a new day and the past is behind them, one of these teams will be looking to avenge Thursday’s loss. The ILA is the only arena the Lakers have lost in this season, and typically win only…


MSL: Kodiaks Prepare for Life Without Dhane Smith

June 26, 2014

Six Nations @ Peterborough, 8:00 pm Season series – 1-1 While Six Nations has played two games since last facing the Lakers, Peterborough will be seeing the Chiefs for the second game in a row. Last week the Lakers defeated the Chiefs 15-9 in an energetic matchup that saw Cody Jamieson held pointless and ejected for fighting. Expect Jamieson to come out firing to make up for last week. John…


MSL Power Rankings: Lakers Still Lead Charge

June 24, 2014

*Current standings in first brackets, standings if Peterborough loses their forfeiture appeal in second brackets. 1. Peterborough Lakers (6-1) (3-4) There’s no denying that the Peterborough Lakers are the hottest team currently in the MSL, despite the turmoil the team has been in since finding out they may have to forfeit their first three wins. Until their appeal is settled, their record is 6-1, they’re on a five-game win streak,…