NLL: Schreiber in on 14 goals as Rock wash away Riptide 22-14

February 6, 2023

It may have been ‘Kid’s Night’ on Saturday when the Toronto Rock hosted the New York Riptide, but it was the home side’s veterans who stole the show. Tom Schreiber earned his 400th career point, finishing the evening with 14 (three off the NLL all-time record), tying a Rock record with 11 assists, in Toronto’s 22-14 win. Schreiber’s hat trick was just one of five for the Rock offense. Corey…


NLL: Rock steal win from Roughnecks in overtime

February 1, 2023

The Toronto Rock exploded out of the gates like a thoroughbred horse Saturday night in Calgary. In the blink of an eye it was 7-1 and with their stocked stable, it appeared that Toronto would be able to ride out a comfortable victory. The young and persistent Roughnecks would not be discouraged though and mounted a furious comeback in the final minutes to draw even at the end of regulation….


NLL: Early-afternoon affair sees Rock solidly defeat Wings 14-5

January 23, 2023

Tom Schreiber had more points than the Philadelphia Wings did on Saturday afternoon, as he, his seven points, and the Toronto Rock rolled over the Philadelphia Wings 14-5. “He’s a great player,” recognized head coach Paul Day. “I think it’s time and space. You really need to take time and space away from him and that happens earlier when he doesn’t have the ball. I think that happened in the…


NLL: Bandits take early-season victory over Rock on Teddy Bear night

December 21, 2022

An NLL Championship is the annual goal for the Toronto Rock. Last season, the Buffalo Bandits denied them the opportunity, winning both playoffs matchups by one goal. On Saturday night, it was the reigning Eastern Conference Champions gaining the upper hand in the historic rivalry once again with an 11-8 victory. Buffalo jumped out to an early 3-0 lead with Dhane Smith and Tehoka Nanticoke scoring before the first media…


NLL: Guaranteed win night pays off for Rock

December 5, 2022

“The boys saved Jamie some money here tonight,” smiled Toronto Rock head coach Matt Sawyer on Saturday night after his team won their home opener 19-8 over the Vancouver Warriors at FirstOntario Centre. Team owner and general manager Jamie Dawick had guaranteed the fans a win, meaning if the Rock had lost, every fan in attendance would receive a ticket to a future game free of charge. But it only…


NLL: Rock hope drastic off-season moves will bring championship to Hamilton

November 22, 2022

The Toronto Rock’s annual goal is simple – win the NLL Championship. After a thrilling 14-13 overtime win, the shorthanded Rock were swept in the Eastern Finals by perennial rivals, the Buffalo Bandits – both in one goal games. It’s very rare that the Rock make drastic moves in the offseason, even after a loss. But that’s just what General Manager Jamie Dawick did this offseason. Backup netminder Riley Hutchcraft…


Press Release: Toronto Rock relocating home games for 2023-24 season

November 14, 2022

Several Venues Under Consideration For Temporary Home Game Relocation During FirstOntario Centre Renovation Project Oakville, ON – On Friday, the Toronto Rock were officially informed by the Hamilton Urban Precinct Entertainment Group (HUPEG) of the estimated 20-month timeline for the renovation project that will transform Hamilton’s FirstOntario Centre into a world-class sports and entertainment venue. The expanded budget and renovation timeline will mean the Toronto Rock will relocate their home…


Mann Cup: Peterborough Lakers win fourth consecutive national title

October 15, 2022

The Mann Cup Canadian championship returned this year after a two-year Covid-19 absence, and it was a series for the ages.  The Peterborough Lakers of Major Series Lacrosse – defending champs – and the Langley Thunder of the Western Lacrosse Association met in Peterborough in early September to battle for the national title. The hometown Lakers were victorious, winning the series in a nail biting seven-game series. The Lakers came…


ALL: St. Catharines team becomes Ohsweken Bears

October 5, 2022

By Lance Winn The Arena Lacrosse League is pleased to announce that the St. Catharines Shockwave have been renamed the Ohsweken Bears moving forward in the ALL East Division. “Our home arena is located in Six Nations,” noted Head Coach and General Manager Ron Henry. “We feel that it is in the best interest of our team that we represent the local community as many of our players live in…


NLL: Rock sign veteran forward Stephen Keogh

October 5, 2022

ROCK SIGN UFA VETERAN FORWARD STEPHEN KEOGH Gifted And Gritty Goal Scorer Coming Home To Rock City Oakville, ON – Toronto Rock Owner, President, and GM Jamie Dawick announced today that the club has signed unrestricted free agent forward Stephen Keogh to a one-year agreement for the 2022-23 season. The signing is pending league approval. “We think he brings a lot to the table,” said Dawick of his most recent…