Dickson, Doyle, Leading in Canadian Playoffs

August 22, 2014

Just four teams remain active in Canadian Senior A lacrosse action, as the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) and Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) finals are both underway. The Maple Ridge Burrards will host Game 2 of the WLA finals Friday, after falling 9-5 in the series opener to the Victoria Shamrocks. A pair of former Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks have led Victoria offensively during their playoff run. After spending the early days of…


MSL Finals: Lakers and Chiefs Open Series

August 14, 2014

The Six Nations Chiefs and Peterborough Lakers will continue their quests towards a Mann Cup title, as the squads are set to square off in the Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) finals. Both Six Nations and Peterborough closed out their opening round series Monday night, defeating the Brooklin Redmen and Kitchener-Waterloo Braves, respectively. Peterborough’s Mark Steenhuis, who earned the title of regular season scoring champion with 83 points (43 G, 40…


Kodiaks Tie Series With Lakers

August 6, 2014

The Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks were able to level the playing field in Game Two of their opening round Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) playoff series with the Peterborough Lakers after capturing a 13-7 road win Tuesday night. K-W jumped out to an early 3-0 lead, finishing the first period with a 4-2 advantage thanks to apair of tallies from recent Buffalo Bandits’ signee Corey Fowler. Ryan Benesch notched a pair of goals…


MSL Players of the Week: Steenhuis, Evans and Williams Lead the Way

July 22, 2014

Mark Steenhuis continued to strengthen his lead in the Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) scoring race, as the Peterborough Lakers (9-7) standout finished Week 8 with 14 points (9G, 5A) to add to his league-leading 76 points (40G, 36A) in 16 games. Steenhuis’ most notable showing of the week came in a lopsided 16-7 win over the Brampton Excelsiors (4-11), as the righty notched nine-points (6G, 3A). After scoring a hat-trick…


MSL Players of the Week: Oakville’s Big Three Steps Up

July 14, 2014

While a chosen few Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) stars took their talents to Denver with hopes of capturing Gold, some of the game’s most talented continued battle up North in Week 7 MSL action. The Oakville Rock (4-8) kicked things off with a Monday night victory, doubling up on the Brampton Excelsiors (4-8) 12-6. Oakville’s ‘Big Three’ of Rob Hellyer (3G, 5A), Stephan Leblanc (3G, 4A), and Shayne Adams (2G,…


FIL: Canada and England Look to Rebound

July 12, 2014

Photo Credit: Di Miller Team Canada (0-1) and Team England (0-1) will search for their first victory at the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championships when the two nations meet Saturday, July 12 at 10 p.m ET (8 p.m. MT). Canada previously dropped a tournament opening matchup versus rival Team USA, losing the game 10-7. While there were lingering questions surrounding the Canadian squad entering the tournament, offensive…


MSL Players of the Week: Call Ups Prove Themselves

July 7, 2014

The league-leading Brooklin Redmen became the first Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) team to reach the ten win mark after picking up three victories (11-4 and 9-7 over Brampton, 11-9 over Peterborough) in Week 6. During his first season in a Redmen uniform, Shayne Jackson continues to lead a resurgentBrooklin offence. The Whitby Warriors product sits second in league scoring (18g, 24a, 42pts) after racking up 12 points (6g, 6a) during…


Redmen Continue Dominance, Chiefs Top Brampton

July 4, 2014

The Brooklin Redmen (9-1) strengthened their grip on first place in the Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) standings Thursday night with an 11-9 win over the Peterborough Lakers (5-6). The Lakers flew out of the Peterborough Memorial Centre gates, establishing a 3-0 lead within the first 10 minutes of play thanks to goals from Mark Steenhuis, Aaron Wilson, and Adam Jones. Brooklin’s Mark Cockerton scored to end the early Peterborough onslaught…


MSL Players of the Week: Williams Leads Redmen

June 30, 2014

The Oakville Rock (2-6) were the busiest Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) squad during Week 5, suffering back-to-back losses at the hands of the Brooklin Redmen (7-1) before closing out the week with a loss to the Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks (4-4). Despite a trio of defeats, positive takeaways from the Rock’s struggles include the promising play of Jeremy Noble. The University of Denver alum, who made a late season debut with four…


MSL Players of the Week: Steenhius and Wilson Lead Lakers

June 23, 2014

The Six Nations Chiefs were particularly busy in a relatively quiet week of Major Series Lacrosse action, going 2-1 in three games during Week 4. Peterborough’s 15-9 mid-week win over Six Nations not only extended the Chiefs’ longest winless skid since 2011, it also marked just the third pointless game of Cody Jamieson’s MSL career. The 2013 Mann Cup MVP rebounded from a rare scoreless performance with a vengeance, leading…