ILWT Feature: In conversation with Dillon Ward

July 3, 2020

#TradeWard. Nah, we’re just kidding. Why anyone would want to trade one of the best goaltenders in the world, we have no idea. In addition to being a great keeper, Dillon Ward (not Dylan) is a truly decent person. You’d be hard pressed to find an accolade Ward hasn’t earned at any level of lacrosse, indoor or outdoor. Most recently he helped Canada capture the gold medal at the 2019…

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ILWT Memories: Orangeville Northmen win the 2012 Minto Cup

May 23, 2020

In these complex times of postponed sports, fans have been taking to social media with their favourite games and memories. The lacrosse world is no different. A quick scroll through any fan’s timeline will show pictures from player’s youth, coaching, throwback games and, yes, father/daughter TikTok dance battles. It is with all this in mind we ask your indulgence as we personally look back on some of our favourite games…

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ILWT Memories: The 2012 Powerball Lacrosse Tournament

April 19, 2020

In these complex times of postponed sports, fans have been taking to social media with their favourite games and memories. The lacrosse world is no different. A quick scroll through any fan’s timeline will show pictures from player’s youth, coaching, throwback games and, yes, father/daughter TikTok dance battles. It is with all this in mind we ask your indulgence as we personally look back on some of our favourite games…

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ILWT Memories: The short-lived run of Clax’s Toronto Shooting Stars

April 13, 2020

In these complex times of postponed sports, fans have been taking to social media with their favourite games and memories. The lacrosse world is no different. A quick scroll through any fan’s timeline will show pictures from player’s youth, coaching, throwback games and, yes, father/daughter TikTok dance battles. It is with all this in mind we ask your indulgence as we personally look back on some of our favourite games…

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ALL: Arena League experiments with 4-on-4 format

February 6, 2020

The Arena Lacrosse League entered week five with the Whitby Steelhawks still undefeated, but tied for wins atop the standings with the Paris RiverWolves. With a winter storm forecast, a major change on the floor, and the kickoff of the Women’s Division the week would prove to be one to watch. On the men’s side winter weather would ultimately postpone the Saturday night game between the St. Catharines Shockwave and…

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NLL Draft: Top 10 picks all from north of the border

September 23, 2019

The NLL’s growth in the United States continued this week with the 2019 draft at Xfinity Live in Philadelphia. It was the second consecutive draft held in the city of the league’s headquarters, boosted with the return of the Wings in 2018. Prior to 2018, the draft had been held at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, with a large number of draftees hailing from the Canadian province of…

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World Lax: Canada opens with consecutive wins

September 21, 2019

Team Canada is on track to defend their gold medal at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships, taking place in Langley, BC this month. Canada opened the tournament with two big wins over the USA and England. In their opening game, Canada defeated Team USA 16-6. They led 7-2 after a first quarter in which they chased goaltender David Mather after their sixth goal. The USA never challenged the strong hometown…

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MSL: Lakers and Chiefs MSL Final series tied at 2

August 27, 2019

The Peterborough Lakers and Six Nations Chiefs are playing yet another classic MSL Final series. The common foes are facing off for the fifth time in six years to determine who will represent Major Series Lacrosse for the Mann Cup, to be held this year in Victoria, BC after the Shamrocks ousted the defending WLA champion Maple Ridge Burrards in five games. The Lakers and Chiefs are tied at two…

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MSL: Cobourg Kodiaks knocked out of playoff contention

July 25, 2019

The 2019 MSL playoff picture is almost set after a 10-6 loss to the Brooklin Lacrosse Club knocked the Cobourg Kodiaks out of contention for fourth spot on Wednesday night. The Kodiaks were all but mathematically eliminated going into the game after dropping eight-straight games midseason. They would have needed to win both their remaining games by large margins to squeak by either the Brampton Excelsiors or Oakville Rock. The…

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ALL: 2019 award winners announced

July 24, 2019

The Arena Lacrosse League recently handed out their year-end awards including MVP, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, All-Rookie team and All-Star teams. John St. John of the Oshawa Outlaws was named the league’s MVP after winning the scoring race with 79 points that included 29 goals and 50 assists. He earned a practice roster spot with the Colorado Mammoth after the ALL season ended. Also nominated were…

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