NLL: Albany drops second game of weekend

February 23, 2022

In a rematch of their first game of the season, the Toronto Rock got it done again with a 13-9 victory in Albany on Saturday night at MVP Arena. The Rock got on the board first thanks to a rocket shot from Rob Hellyer. The FireWolves answered less than two minutes later from Joe Resetarits. Andrew Kew then scored on the run to give Albany the lead. The two teams…


NLL: Rock get the honour of taking down the Bandits

February 15, 2022

A pair of players from New York led the Toronto Rock in their 12-10 victory over the Buffalo Bandits. The win extends Toronto’s win streak to three games, while handing Buffalo its first loss of the season. They opened with six straight wins. Tom Schreiber scored four goals in the first half, part of a six point night. The East Meadow, New York native now has 23 this season, two…


Second-half surge from Rock tops Wings

February 7, 2022

Both the Philadelphia Wings and the weather were blisteringly cold Saturday night while the Toronto Rock were red hot. Toronto doubled up Philadelphia 14-7 at Wells Fargo Center and rolled forward in a decisive victory. The Wings came and strong as last week’s hero, Ben McIntosh, had three goals. Two of those goals came in the first few minutes of the game, while Toronto was struggling. Goaltender Nick Rose appeared to…


NLL: Rock beat rival Rochester at FirstOntario Centre

February 1, 2022

For the first time since their week two matchup against Halifax, the Toronto Rock dressed both Tom Schreiber and Rob Hellyer in the same game. The results were immediate. The pair combined for 13 points in a 12-8 win over the Rochester Knighthawks. Jumping out to an early 3-0 lead, the Rock were up 4-1 after the first quarter. It’s the first time this season Toronto has led after the…


NLL: Dawson has milestone night but Rock fall to Thunderbirds in OT

January 18, 2022

NLL fans lucky enough to catch a ball out of play go home with a unique souvenir. With no fans in attendance, it was a number of players who went home with souvenirs from Saturday night’s game at FirstOntario Centre. It’s a shame, really, that the building was empty because the Halifax Thunderbirds and Toronto Rock put on a show, a 14-13 Halifax overtime victory. Rock head coach Matt Sawyer…


NLL: Emotional win for Tucker as Bandits double up Rock

January 12, 2022

Emotional. That’s the best word that comes to mind after Saturday’s contest between the Toronto Rock and Buffalo Bandits. It was the annual “Tucker Out Lymphoma” night in Buffalo, where both teams honored the late Tucker Williams. The son of former Bandit and Rock player Shawn Williams, Tucker lost his battle with Burkitt’s Lymphoma in 2014. Every year the Bandits honour him by wearing special jerseys that are auctioned off…


Press Release: Toronto Rock will play next home game without fans

January 5, 2022

Oakville, ON – The Toronto Rock announced today that the team plans to play its Saturday, January 15 home game against the Halifax Thunderbirds without fans in attendance at Hamilton’s FirstOntario Centre, pending final approval from local officials.  This is a result of recent provincial guidelines returning Ontario to a modified Stage 2 of reopening. The team has also shifted Indigenous Heritage Night and their Charity Night fundraising events to…


NLL: Petterson, Boushy, Hill big contributors in Halifax win over Toronto

December 13, 2021

Clarke Petterson and Chris Boushy came to the rescue for a depleted Halifax Thunderbirds offence, scoring seven points each in an 11-7 victory over the Toronto Rock in Halifax on Friday evening.  The Thunderbirds were without Cody Jamieson and Austin Shanks heading into the game. Then they lost Rhys Duch in the first quarter, who fell awkwardly after being hit. With a shorthanded offence, Clarke Petterson scored six goals and…


NLL: Dawson moves up in history books as Rock down FireWolves at FirstOntario Centre

December 8, 2021

It was a special night in Hamilton as the Toronto Rock transitioned from Scotiabank Arena to FirstOntario Centre on December 4th. Tom Schreiber scored four goals, the Rock scored five times on the powerplay, and Dan Dawson moved up the history books as the Rock downed the Albany FireWolves 10-9. Albany committed two substitution penalties in the first quarter, the first resulting in a two-man advantage for the Rock. Rob…


2021-22 PREVIEW: Toronto Rock

December 3, 2021

When the NLL season kicks off this weekend, the Toronto Rock will return to the floor with a new home, and some new faces.   The biggest change, of course, is a return to the city of their birth. Sort of. The Ontario Raiders joined the NLL in 1998 and played one season at then Copps Coliseum before moving down the QEW in 1999 to become the Toronto Rock, playing at…