Toll Playing CLax Due to New Job

November 10, 2012

Many people have wondered why Steve Toll opted to play in the Canadian Lacrosse League this season instead of the National Lacrosse League. He played with the Edmonton Rush last season and still has some great ability. So why chose CLax? According to the Brampton Guardian, who spoke to the Inferno coach, Brian Beisel. Beisel said that Toll instead chose to play CLax because his new job in the Brampton area…

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Barrie Blizzard look to be a contenders in Inaugural season

November 10, 2012

The Canadian Lacrosse League this year introduced a new franchise in the form of the Barrie Blizzard. The Blizzard completed their supplemental draft over the weekend so what better time than now to analyze their team. From Brampton the Blizzard selected Dave Campbell, Mike McLeod, Tyler Patterson and Anthony Lackey. Campbell will be a solid defenseman on the Barrie defense and will be the anchor of the Barrie defense. Mike Mcleod will be…

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Blizzard Look Solid in First Year

November 7, 2012

The Barrie Blizzard are the first expansion team in the Canadian Lacrosse League. While Toronto and Niagara are also new, they have moved from other locations, making the Blizzard the only expansion team. Some players they added included Anthony Lackey, who has played in the NLL with the Toronto Rock. They also added Brandon Noble out of Orangeville. Travis Bland of the Kentucky Stickhorses and Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks will be solid…

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Several NLLers Drafted to CLax

November 5, 2012

Now some of you might be wondering why CLax would draft NLL drafted players? But it is because the NLL is so tough to get into with just nine teams, some of these players could end up in CLax after training camp. Here is some analysis of some of the picks from yesterday. I expect some of these guys to be in the NLL, but these are just possibilities for…

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CLax Draft Results: NLL Players Drafted Around

November 4, 2012

Round-by-Round CLAX Entry Draft selections. All players not selected now become free agents and can be signed by any team. As the NLL begins making cuts, CLax will be holding supplemental drafts. The 2013 CLax season starts on January 12th, 2013 with a rematch of the Creator’s Cup. 1st Round 1. Niagara – (pick from Barrie) – Andrew Potter 2. Niagara – Travis Gibbons 3. Toronto – Geoff Griffiths 4. Brampton…

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Gryphons and Badgers Pick Up Wins

November 4, 2012

The Guelph Gryphons and Trent Excalibur opened up the 2012 Baggataway Cup weekend last night in Peterborough, Ontario. The Gryphons hopped out to a 4-1 lead in the first quarter and it was all Gryphs from then on. Trent would try to bring the game closer but the effort was not enough to catch the high powered Gryphons. Scoring champion Mike Burke buried four goals, tallied three assists for seven…

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Niagara Acquires Brad Favero

October 17, 2012

St. Catharines, Ont. – Niagara’s Pro Lacrosse team made their first trade today acquiring two players from the Brampton Inferno. St Catharines resident Brad Favero and Brock University Student-Athlete Dustin Dunn come to Niagara for Ryan Campbell and Jordan Coffey. “Brad is a high quality individual and a great player” said Niagara General Manager/Coach Jeff Dowling. “He was tied for the league in goals scored and was tied for first…

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Avengers Officially Move to St. Catharines

October 16, 2012

Canadian Lacrosse League Commissioner Paul St. John met with St. Catharines Mayor Brian McMullan today and officially announced that the Peel Avengers have relocated to the Niagara Region and the team will play the 2013 season at the Seymour Hannah Arena in St Catharines. St. John is ecstatic that he could place a team in the area. “The Niagara region has seen a rebirth in lacrosse over the last few years…

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CLax Happy to See Players Succeed and Contribute to Development

October 12, 2012

The Canadian Lacrosse League has announced that they will be holding their draft on Sunday, November 4th. They will be allowing players drafted into the National Lacrosse League to also be drafted into CLax, something that they did not allow last season. They say this is because they feel like players will have uncertainty anyways. Commissioner Paul St. John told Inside Lacrosse that the league knows they will lose players…

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CLax Releases 2013 Schedule

October 11, 2012

The Canadian Lacrosse League announced their 2013 schedule this afternoon. Below is the entire schedule along with the dates for game broadcasts on The Lacrosse Radio Network. JANUARY Sat 12th Ohsweken @ Iroquois 1:00 pm Sun 13th Oshawa @ Toronto 2:00 pm (Lacrosse Radio Network) Sat 19th Brampton @ Ohsweken 1:00 pm Sun 20th Niagara  @ Iroquois 2:00 pm Fri 25th Ohsweken @ Brampton 8:00 pm (Lacrosse Radio Network) Sat…

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