Rattlers and Nationals to Play in Florida

February 25, 2013

Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league (MLL), and ELEV|8 Sports Institute, announced today that the Hamilton Nationals home game against the Rochester Rattlers will be played at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla. on Saturday, June 22, at 7:30 p.m. MLL returns to Palm Beach County for the second consecutive year, after a successful All Star Game in 2012. “We had a very successful All Star Game…

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CLax Announces Make-Up Date for Stars vs Demons

February 21, 2013

The Canadian Lacrosse League has announced the first of two makeup dates from games postponed due to weather from week four (February 4 – 10). The Toronto Shooting Stars (4-1) were originally scheduled to face the Ohsweken Demons (4-3) at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena on February 8th. The game will now be played on Sunday February 24th at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena at 6:30pm. This past weekend the Shooting Stars…

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Rock Sign Roger Vyse to Practice Roster

February 20, 2013

Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced the signing of free agent forward Roger Vyse to the club’s practice roster.  After goaltender Tyler Glebe had been moved to the physically unable to perform list, a practice roster spot became available making the signing of Vyse a possibility. Vyse is a 31-year old lefty who most recently played for the Buffalo Bandits last season.  The Oshweken native is a veteran…

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Stars shine in win over Barrie

February 18, 2013

On Sunday afternoon the Barrie Blizzard hosted their first home game of their inaugural season. The Blizzard took on the Toronto Shooting Stars. The Blizzard would have their work cut out for them as the faced off against Angus Dinely  who has been one of the hottest goalies in the league this year. Neil Mayerhofer kicked the action off as he scored for the Blizzard to give them a 1-0…

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CLax: Shooting Stars Take on Blizzard

February 17, 2013

This weekend the 3-1 Toronto Shooting Stars face off against the win-less Barrie Blizzard. These two teams met last weekend with Toronto thoroughly dismantling the Blizzard and taking a 18-10 victory. Expect Barrie to come into this game looking for revenge and also more motivated than ever to get their first win of the season. The Blizzard’s biggest problem in their first match up against Toronto was that they allowed…

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Rock Roll over Roughnecks 17-12

February 16, 2013

Last night the Toronto Rock (6-2) took on the Calgary Roughnecks (4-3) The Rock looked to keep their winning ways alive and keep control of the eastern conference. In the first period the Roughnecks came out blazing as Dane Dobbie led the offense with a hat trick while Jeff Shattler and Peter McFetridge scored to give the Roughnecks the lead. The Rock were able to stay close though as their…

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Nick Rose Knows “Big Test” Comes with Calgary

February 14, 2013

The Toronto Rock face off with the Calgary Roughnecks this week as the top teams in their respective divisions. Toronto leads the league with five wins but lost last Friday to Minnesota, while Calgary has won four in a row. “We know we have a big test in the Roughnecks coming to the ACC Friday night, so like I said before we need to be ready to play and try…

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CLax Power Rankings: Toronto Stands Pat

February 12, 2013

1. Toronto Shooting Stars 3-1 (Last Week 1) The Toronto Shooting Stars had no action this weekend but they still remain in the top spot in the ILWT CLax Power Rankings. The Shooting Stars have been lead by Peterborough native Aaron Grayson who has seven goals and 13 assists for 20 points, good enough for sixth best in scoring leaders. The Shooting Stars also have a balanced attack of offense…

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Nationals Trade for Martin Cahill

February 10, 2013

The Hamilton Nationals announced yesterday evening that they have acquired midfielder Martin Cahill from the Boston Cannons in return for their fifth round draft pick in the 2014 MLL Collegiate Draft. Cahill, who had played with the Rochester Rattlers, was traded to Boston after a disappointing start to last season. The midfielder was shipped to the Cannons for long bomb shooter Brad Ross who continued to be productive with the…

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Swarm Defeat Rock in Overtime on Hass Goal 13-12

February 9, 2013

The Toronto Rock suffered their second loss of the 2013 season after falling to the Minnesota Swarm 13-12 in overtime. The loss leaves the Rock with a 5-2 record thus far. After a slow start, Toronto found themselves trailing 4-2 at the end of the first quarter. The Rock would attempt to claw at this lead throughout the game, ending the remaining three quarters with the score tied at 7-7,…

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