MSL Players of the Week: Steenhuis, Evans and Williams Lead the Way

July 22, 2014

Mark Steenhuis continued to strengthen his lead in the Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) scoring race, as the Peterborough Lakers (9-7) standout finished Week 8 with 14 points (9G, 5A) to add to his league-leading 76 points (40G, 36A) in 16 games. Steenhuis’ most notable showing of the week came in a lopsided 16-7 win over the Brampton Excelsiors (4-11), as the righty notched nine-points (6G, 3A). After scoring a hat-trick…

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MSL Players of the Week: Steenhius and Wilson Lead Lakers

June 23, 2014

The Six Nations Chiefs were particularly busy in a relatively quiet week of Major Series Lacrosse action, going 2-1 in three games during Week 4. Peterborough’s 15-9 mid-week win over Six Nations not only extended the Chiefs’ longest winless skid since 2011, it also marked just the third pointless game of Cody Jamieson’s MSL career. The 2013 Mann Cup MVP rebounded from a rare scoreless performance with a vengeance, leading…

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Weekend Ahead in MSL: Chiefs Look to End Losing Streak with Multiple Games

June 20, 2014

The Six Nations Chiefs (3-4) will look to end a rare two-game losing streak with a pair of games on their weekend schedule. The Chiefs,who have not suffered consecutive losses since 2011, have gone 1-3 over their last four games including a 15-9 Thursday night loss to the Peterborough Lakers. Six Nations will host the Oakville Rock (1-3) at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena Saturday night at 7 pm, before travelling…

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MSL: What’s This Forfeit Rule and How The Lakers Cope With Recent Struggles

June 18, 2014

Peterborough Lakers (1-4)*(4-1)** W 12-11 over Oakville The Lakers were the only MSL team with just one game during Week 3, earning a 12-11 overtime win over Oakville. The victory, which improved the Lakers record to 4-1, currently stands as the team’s only win of the season after a recent league ruling forced the Lakers’ to forfeit their first three wins of the season over Brampton, Oakville, and Brooklin. The…

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MSL Player Performances Week Three: Jackson, Litner and Knight

June 18, 2014

The Brooklin Redmen find themselves in first place heading into a Wednesday night match-up with the Peterborough Lakers. The youth of the Redmen has been critical to Brooklin’s hot start. This young crop includes several graduates of the Whitby Warriors Jr. A Club, most notably the high-scoring trio of Shayne Jackson, Dan Litner, and Curtis Knight, who sit first, second, and third in team scoring, respectively. The three have combined…

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Who Has Impressed This Season in MSL?

June 12, 2014

The 2014 Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) season is officially underway, each team now having played at least two games. Early in the year, some notable names have put up impressive performances. The Peterborough Lakers are in the midst of a three-game winning streak, which saw veteran John Grant Jr. display the talent that has plagued MSL defences for years. Grant appeared in just seven regular season games for Peterborough during…

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MSL: Oakville Rock Look for First ‘W’ Over Six Nations Tonight

June 9, 2014

The Oakville Rock (0-1) will look for their first win of the Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) season when they host the defending Mann Cup champion Six Nations Chiefs (1-1) Monday, June 9. Oakville fell to the Peterborough Lakers in their season opener, dropping a back-and-forth affair 9-7. Stephan Leblanc and Rob Hellyer highlight a strong core of Toronto Rock members suiting up for Oakville this summer. Hellyer, who had a…

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WLA: Thunder Hope to Upset Lakers, Get Third Win

June 6, 2014

The Langley Thunder (2-3) will look to hand the Burnaby Lakers (2-0) their first loss of the 2014 Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) season at the Bill Copeland Sports Centre Friday night. Langley will look to continue momentum from a 13-10 defeat of the Coquitlam Adanacs Wednesday, June 4.  Alex Turner (2 G, 6 A) led Thunder in the victory with eight points, while Athan Iannucci notched six points (1 G,…

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MSL: Lakers Win First Game of Season

May 30, 2014

The Peterborough Lakers kicked off the 2014 Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) season with a victory defeating the Brampton Excelsiors 11-4 in front of over 3,000 fans at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. Josh Wasson (1 G) opened the scoring for the Lakers just over one minute into regulation, with the recently acquired Aaron Wilson netting his first goal in a Peterborough jersey to extend the lead to 2-0 only five minutes…

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MSL: Lakers Commence Season Against Brampton

May 29, 2014

Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) will kick off the 2014 season Thursday night when the Peterborough Lakers host the Brampton Excelsiors at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. The Lakers 2014 lineup features a crop of new faces, including former Excelsior Matt Vinc. The Rochester Knighthawks goaltender was acquired from Brampton in exchange for Pat Saunders, Jim Purves, and a pair of second round picks. Peterborough also bolstered their offense with the addition…

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