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…


ALL: Benefits of the Arena Lacrosse League more important than ever

January 17, 2018

NLL expansion is coming and the Arena Lacrosse League is preparing its players to move on up to the big leagues. Now in their second season, the ALL has seven stable teams and competition is at an all-time high. The game is fast and exciting. After three weeks of play, the defending champion Oshawa Outlaws lead the league with a 3-0 record. The much-improved Peterborough Timbermen, last-place finishers in 2017,…


Canadian Lacrosse League Ceases Operations Before 2017 Season

September 1, 2016

The Canadian Lacrosse League (C-Lax), which operated throughout Ontario for five seasons, announced today that it will cease operations ahead of the 2017 season. Beginning in 2012, the Canadian Lacrosse League has been committed to operating a professional league that is dedicated to developing players and promoting the sport of lacrosse. Since the league’s inception, over forty players have gone on to play in the National Lacrosse League. The Canadian…


CLax: Turfdogs Take First Creator’s Cup Championship

March 19, 2016

The Canadian Lacrosse League has a new champion for the fifth time in their five years of existence. An 11-9 win by the Durham Turfdogs over the Ohsweken Demons Friday night at the General Motors Centre in Oshawa put the cap on an excellent season for the Turfdogs. “This is very rewarding,” said head coach Mat Giles. “I think it’s been a lot of hard work the last two years…


CLax Championship: Turfdogs Take on Demons

March 18, 2016

Friday night in Oshawa the Durham Turfdogs and Ohsweken Demons face off against each other at the General Motors Centre in the Creator’s Cup final game to determine the 2016 Canadian Lacrosse League champion. The Turfdogs are playing for the cup for the first time in the league’s five year history. The Demons are playing in their third straight Creator’s Cup, but lost their previous two attempts to Niagara and…


Turf Dogs Advance Past Blizzard in Playoffs

March 11, 2016

The Canadian Lacrosse League will crown a new champion next week. The defending Creator’s Cup champion Barrie Blizzard were knocked out of contention for the 2016 title after a 13-12 overtime win by the Durham Turfdogs in the semi-finals. The Turfdogs will play for the championship for the first time in the league’s five year history. A thrilling back and forth overtime ended 4:38 into the extra frame when Josh…


CLax Playoff Preview Primer 2016

March 9, 2016

  Niagara Lock Monsters (1) vs. Ohsweken Demons (4) Sunday, March 13th, 2:00pm, Meridian Centre Season Series: 3-0 for Niagara Only six points separated the Niagara Lock Monsters and Ohsweken Demons in the final regular season standings but the two teams couldn’t be further apart. The Demons weren’t great this season sporting a record of 4-6, with three of those six losses coming against Niagara, the first place seed, including…


Turf Dogs In the Hunt for Playoff Home Field

February 29, 2016

The Durham Turfdogs are back on track. An 11-9 win over the Southwest Cyclops Friday night at the General Motors Centre in Oshawa kept the Turfdogs in the hunt for home floor advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a record of 5-3. Lucas Coote, making a second consecutive start in goal, was active with the long pass and finished the game with five helpers on the scoresheet…


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…