Sanderson an Offensive Key for Toronto in Early Season

October 11, 2014

Josh Sanderson has been a staple of the Toronto Rock since 2012. In his first season with the Rock, Sanderson notched 22 goals and 42 assists for 64 points. Sanderson has continued to produce offensively since his very first season. Last year Sanderson had 22 goals and 48 assists for 70 points in a season. Sanderson will have to take on more responsibility this year with Garrett Billings out for…


How Does Toronto Offense Work Without Billings?

October 5, 2014

Without Garrett Billings the Toronto Rock will have a tough first half of the season trying to score. Billings led the team with 32 goals and 69 assists for 101 points. Billing has been the offensive leader for the Rock and without him they will need players to step up in the absence of Billings. The player with the most pressure on him will be Stephan Leblanc. Leblanc finished second in…


2014 NLL Draft Analysis: Rochester Knighthawks

September 26, 2014

The Rochester Knighthawks made a splash before the NLL draft when they traded with Vancouer for the second overall pick in this year’s draft.  Rochester traded Johnny Powless and Joel McCready along with the ninth and 23rd selections in the draft. In exchange Rochester got Vancouver’s second and 11th pick in the draft along with their first round picks in 2015 and 2017. With the second overall pick in the draft…


2015 NLL Breakout Players: Damon Edwards

September 21, 2014

As the NLL season approaches many offensive players are getting attention. One player to watch this year though will be Damon Edwards who plays defensive for the Toronto Rock. Coming up with Toronto, Edwards went to the Boston Blazers in his rookie year before moving on to CLax. He signed back with Toronto and has emerged as a potential breakout player. Edwards played this summer with the Coquitlam Adanacs before…


2015 NLL Breakout Players: Derek Hopcroft

September 19, 2014

Many NLL fans have probably never heard his name but they will want to remember it as Hopcroft looks to be a breakout payer for the Knighthawks in the 2015 season. Hopcroft started his career with the Calgary Roughnecks in 2011 where he put up three points in three games. The Roughnecks would trade Hopcroft to Colorado in 2012 where he posted 26 points in 11 games. Hopcroft would then…


MSL Season Recap: Brampton Excelsiors

September 15, 2014

2014 was not the year the Brampton Excelsiors had hoped for when the season began. The Excelsiors have been one of the top teams in the MSL for years but recently they have started to decline and this year they finished dead last in the MSL as they finished the season with a 5-13 record. The Excelsiors in their first three games looked competitive as they had close games against…


Mann Cup: Chiefs Look to Take Lead Back

September 10, 2014

Tonight the Six Nations Chiefs will attempt to take a 3-2 series lead and build off their game four domination of the Shamrocks where they defeated them 12-6.  The Chiefs will look to build on their momentum and try to put the Shamrocks one step closer to elimination. For the Chiefs they fixed the problem they had in game three as they got out to four goal lead but let…


Shamrocks Take 2-1 Series Lead

September 9, 2014

Photo Credit: Tim Prothero Coming into Monday night’s game the Mann Cup was tied 1-1 in the Series as Victoria won game two 6-5 in double overtime to tie the series. Heading into game three Victoria were looking to build on their momentum and take a 21 series lead over the Six Nations Chiefs. The Chiefs took the early lead in this game as Stephen Keogh scored five minutes into…


Potential NLL Rookies Star in Mann Cup

September 5, 2014

With the upcoming NLL draft and the Mann cup beginning Friday all eyes will be on the rookies in the Mann Cup. For the Shamrocks all eyes will be on Jesse King and Brandon Bull. King will be a familiar name for any Canadian Lacrosse fan as he had an outstanding Mann cup for Victoria last season. This season King has been even better as he had 13 goals and…


Thunder Power Past Adanacs 5-3 in Low Scoring Contest

June 22, 2014

Last night the Langley Thunder faced off against their rivals the Coquitlam Adanacs. The Thunder were looking for a win to keep pace with the top teams in the league while Coquitlam were looking for back to back wins for the first time this season along with trying to move up in the standings. Coquitlam drew first blood in this game as Daryl Veltman scored to give the Adanacs the…