CUFLA Countdown 2016: Trent University Excalibur

August 31, 2016

In 2008 and 2009 the Trent Excalibur finished first in the East and looked like they were on the rise to becoming a powerhouse in the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association. But the next three seasons were a struggle for the Excalibur, as the team failed to reach .500 in each of those seasons. Last year Trent finished with a 6-6 record, won a playoff game and lost by one…


High Hopes for Brooklin in 50th Anniversary Season

June 1, 2016

The Brooklin Redmen have always been a lacrosse club built around home grown talent, but the 50th edition of the club will have an even more local flavour with 20 of 25 players hailing from the Durham Region. This also could be the strongest team the Redmen have assembled since the 2000 Mann Cup winner, the last time Brooklin were crowned Men’s Senior A Lacrosse National Champions. “I really want…


NLL Three Stars: Dickson Dominated in West Division Semifinals

May 10, 2016

Third Star- Mike Poulin- Calgary Roughnecks 
Mike Poulin came up huge on Saturday night, making 56 saves on 66 shots to help lift the Calgary Roughnecks past the Colorado Mammoth 11-10 in overtime in the West Division Semifinals. Poulin also added a pair of assists in the victory. It wasn’t just the quantity of saves that made Poulin made, but rather the quality and timeliness of the saves the Kitchener,ON…


NLL Week 18 Three Stars : Hellyer Shines in Season Finale

May 3, 2016

Third Star- Dhane Smith- Buffalo Bandits

 As the old adage goes, records are meant to be broken but in 2016 Dhane Smith took that saying to heart. After breaking the single-season points record last week, Smith continued to etch his name in the record books scoring his 72nd goal of the year, passing Athan Innanucci’s previous record of goals in a single season(71). His six point performance helped lift the…


NLL Three Stars: Great Dhane Continues Historic Season

March 31, 2016

Third Star: Chris Corbeil—Saskatchewan Rush Although Week 13 was filled with offensive performances, Chris Corbeil made his presence felt on the defensive side of the ball for the Saskatchewan Rush. The Rush defense, led by Corbeil, was a huge reason the Rush swept the Toronto Rock in a home and home this past weekend. The Rush captain scooped up 18 loose balls and forced five caused turnovers while adding an…


National Lacrosse League Three Stars: Week 12

March 24, 2016

Pat Gregoire is back with his three stars of the National Lacrosse League in week 12 of the season. Wins from the Rochester Knighthawks, Calgary Roughnecks, and Saskatchewan Rush set the tone for the week, and several players stepped up with huge games.


NLL Three Stars Week Eight: The Great Dhane Dominates Again

February 23, 2016

In Lacrosse We Trust is pleased to announce the expansion of our already extensive lacrosse coverage by including new weekly digital content. This is the first of many videos that we will produce to improve our loyal readers, and now viewers experience on ILWT. For our first video, our very own Pat Gregoire selects his three stars for week eight of the 2016 NLL season. Enjoy!


Week 5 CLax Three Stars: Hoggarth Burns the Blizzard

February 15, 2016

Third Star: Dylan Goddard—Durham Turfdogs
 Dylan Goddard continued his stellar 2016 campaign, netting seven goals and five assists for 12 points in two games this weekend. The Courtice, ON native tallied a hat-trick and added a helper in the Turfdogs 12-10 loss to the Barrie Blizzard at home on Saturday afternoon. The next day, Goddard had a big eight point performance(4 G, 4 A) to help lift the Turfdogs to…