NLL: Bandits prevent rival Rock from clinching playoff spot

March 26, 2019

The Buffalo Bandits told the fat lady to wait for another game as they came back from a four-goal deficit to beat the Toronto Rock 8-6 on Saturday night at KeyBank Center. The Bandits, of course, sit on top of the NLL standings and were the first team to clinch a playoff berth. The win prevented the Rock, who started the season strong but are 1-4 in their last five…

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NLL: Poulin’s career day leads Swarm past Rock

March 23, 2019

The Georgia Swarm defeated the Toronto Rock and took the season series in a dominating 14-5 home victory on Friday at Infinite Energy Center. Georgia got out to an early lead and never looked back in this one, dominating the Rock in what seemed like every facet of the game. While it was Georgia’s offense that got them rolling, their defense was equally if not more impressive in the win….

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NLL: Dickson’s eight points paces Roughnecks past Rock

March 12, 2019

As most coaches will say, the outcome of games is often rooted in timely, momentum changing plays. On Saturday night, the Calgary Roughnecks got those plays in spades as they went on to defeat the Toronto Rock 15-9 at Scotiabank Saddledome in front of 10,674 fans. After losing to Saskatchewan last week, Calgary’s strategy was simple. “Sask punched us in the mouth and tonight… our plan was to come out…

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Press Release: Rock will retire Jim Veltman’s #32

March 8, 2019

Oakville, ON – Toronto Rock Owner, President and GM Jamie Dawick has announced the team will retire the number 32 worn by former Captain and NLL Hall of Fame member Jim Veltman.  The ceremony will take place prior to the game on Fri., Apr. 12 on Fan Appreciation Night at Scotibank Arena. The Brampton, ON native and winner of five NLL championships with the Rock will have his jersey raised…

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NLL: Rock fall out of first place

February 25, 2019

It was a weekend to forget for the Toronto Rock. Not only did they fall to the New England Black Wolves 13-11 at Mohegan Sun Arena, they also fell out of first place in the NLL’s Eastern Division as their loss combined with the Buffalo Bandits’ win puts them a full game back of the Bandits. The Rock had a comfortable 10-7 lead in the fourth but squandered it away…

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NLL: Rock looking for seventh straight win on Sunday

February 22, 2019

The first place Toronto Rock will be tested on the road by a well-rounded New England Black Wolves team this Sunday afternoon. Budding stars Derek Downs, Nick Chaykowsky and Joel Coyle continue to impress as their time in the NLL progresses. Veterans such as Callum Crawford, Stephan Leblanc and Andrew Suitor bring stability on both sides of the floor not only supporting the young players but also contributing where their…

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Challen Rogers: the next great Rock captain

February 7, 2019

You can’t blame Challen Rogers for pausing when asked how old he is. After all, the 24-year-old has a lot of responsibility on his shoulders. As captain of the Toronto Rock, he’s suddenly being looked upon to be a leader of men older and more experienced at their craft. That’s bound to throw you for a loop every now and then when you stop to think about it. “There are…

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NLL: Rock stay on top with win over Rush

February 5, 2019

After winning their sixth game this season 16-13 against Saskatchewan Rush on Friday night at Scotiabank Arena, the Toronto Rock stay comfortably seated atop the NLL standings. Opening up the game with back-to-back goals – something we have come to expect of the Rock this year, Toronto took the lead early on. The Rush would not take this too kindly as the 2018 NLL Cup winners rallied to score three…

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