Minto Cup: Photo gallery

November 14, 2018

The Coquitlam Adanacs captured the 2018 Minto Cup on August 25th, winning the best of five series over the Brampton Excelsiors in four games. Adanacs’ goaltender Christian Del Bianco was named the tournament’s MVP. Enjoy these outstanding photos from the tournament, courtesy of our Cliff McCaig.

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Minto Cup: Game two finally goes to the Adanacs

August 24, 2018

Would they play, or wouldn’t they? That was the question the lacrosse world waited to have answered on Thursday after game two of the Minto Cup final was cancelled when the referees refused to officiate after the Canadian Lacrosse Association overturned a suspension to Brampton’s star player Jeff Teat stemming from an alleged abuse of official incident in game one on Tuesday night. First the 3 p.m. deadline passed, then…

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Minto Cup: Adanacs take game one

August 22, 2018

Bolstered by a big third period, the Coquitlam Adanacs defeated the Brampton Excelsiors 11-9 to take game 1 of the Minto Cup on Tuesday night. The Adanacs seized momentum, scoring six times in the last frame, and then leaned on Christian Del Bianco to bring home the victory. The final minutes of the third ended with some bad blood after Brampton defender Robbie Stovel was given a five-minute charging penalty…

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Minto Cup: Excelsiors vs. Adanacs in final

August 21, 2018

After four days of competition, the two teams set to compete for Canada’s top junior lacrosse prize have been determined. The Brampton Excelsiors will take on the Coquitlam Adanacs in a best-of-five series starting tonight to determine this year’s winner of the Minto Cup taking place in Calgary. Brampton earned their way to the finals by going a perfect 3-0 in round-robin play. The Excels’ offense was rolling, putting up…

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Press Release: Founders Cup moved from Seneca to Akwesasne

June 27, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – It is with mixed emotions that the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) announces that the 2018 Founders Cup Junior B box lacrosse national championship will move from Seneca Nation territory in New York to the Mohawk Nation territory in Akwesasne, Ontario. The event will now take place from August 12-19, 2018 at the A’nowara’ko:wa Arena. The CLA Box Sector had approved in principal that the 2018 Founder’s Cup be held in Seneca,…

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OLA Jr. B: Nepean gets the best of crosstown rival Gloucester

May 28, 2018

The Nepean Knights and Gloucester Griffins renewed their rivalry on Friday night, May 18th, at Earl Armstrong arena in Gloucester. The Griffins came into the game looking for their first win of the young season, but were defeated on home floor 13-11 in overtime. The Griffins drew first blood at the three minute mark but the Knights responded two minutes later to even the score. Knights’ starting goalie Denzel Moran-Weekes…

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OLA Jr. A: Warriors dominate Lakers in 12-5 win

May 15, 2018

The Whitby Warriors picked up their first win of the 2018 Ontario Jr. A Lacrosse League season on Monday night with a 12-5 win over the Peterborough Lakers at the Memorial Centre. It was Peterborough’s first game of the season, while Whitby was coming off an 8-4 weekend loss to the Mimico Mountaineers. A couple of things sparked Whitby’s dominance in the game – first, the traditional Peterborough/Durham Region rivalry…

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Press Release: Seneca Nation to host 2018 Founders Cup

May 2, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – The Seneca War Chiefs are proud to announce that the 2018 Founders Cup, the Junior B box lacrosse national championship, will be held on Seneca Nation First Nations Territory for the first time since the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) inaugurated the Founder’s Trophy in 1972. This year the highly anticipated competition will be held August 13 to 19, 2018 on the Allegany Territory of the Seneca Nation in Salamanca, New…

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Winter Blast a holiday tradition

December 27, 2017

The seventh annual Winter Blast Tournament hosted by the Calgary Mountaineers Junior A Lacrosse Club took place in Calgary on December 22nd. Thirty-seven teams in six divisions competed in the unique one-day tournament, all for a chance to win the grand prize – a giant bag of candy. The idea for Winter Blast was born in 2011 from then Mountie coaches Rick Windle and Duane Bratt, whose goal was to…

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OLA Jr. A: Excelsiors not fooled by Lakers’ magical run

July 4, 2017

What could have been a magical, though improbable run by the Peterborough Jr. A Lakers probably came to an end on Monday night as they went down 12-11 to the Brampton Excelsiors at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. With just 12 seconds to go and down by just one, some sleight-of-hand by the Lakers Riley Morgan gave the home team a needed face-off win for the last possession of the game….

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