Toronto Rock Sign Cam Woods to Practice Roster

March 21, 2014

Mike Lum-Walker To Active, Chris White Placed On Injured Reserve   TORONTO,ON – Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced another series of roster moves as today’s roster freeze deadline passed at 3pm. Veteran defender Chris White underwent further examination this morning and is out indefinitely with a lower body injury. Mike Lum-Walker has been moved to the active roster from the practice roster and Eric Law has been moved to…

Read More >>

Jamie Dawick Speaks on Miller Trade

March 20, 2014

On Tuesday night, Wings Nest of the Lacrosse Radio Network welcomed on Toronto Rock owner Jamie Dawick as a guest to discuss the recent trade by the Rock for goaltender Brandon Miller. The Rock gave up second and fourth round picks along with Kyle Belton. Wings Nest host Rocco Granato discussed the season thus far for the Rock, as Toronto heads to Philadelphia this weekend. To hear the full audio,…

Read More >>

Rock Sign Jimmy Purves and Kevin Ross

March 19, 2014

Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced a series of roster moves including the signing of free agent forward Kevin Ross and free agent defenceman Jimmy Purves to the active roster. A day after acquiring goaltender Brandon Miller from the Philadelphia Wings in exchange for Kyle Belton and a pair of draft picks, Sanderson was at it again shoring things up prior to Thursday’s 12:00pm ET roster freeze. To…

Read More >>

Was Goaltending Really the Need for Toronto?

March 19, 2014

Looking at team statistics for the 2014 season, the Rock are actually very solid on the defensive side of the ball. Therefore, why trade for a goaltender? Though opponents playing Toronto are averaging a save percentage of .764, the Rock have a similar rate of .753. That exemplifies the goalies’ efforts in saving 75 percent of the shots they take, and it’s within 1 percent of the opponent. The Toronto…

Read More >>

Toronto Acquires Brandon Miller

March 18, 2014

Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced a trade as today’s league deadline passed at 3pm ET.  Toronto has acquired goaltender Brandon Miller from the Philadelphia Wings in exchange for transition player Kyle Belton, a conditional 2nd Round pick in the 2014 NLL Draft and Toronto’s 4th Round pick in the 2014 NLL Draft. “We now have one of the best goaltending tandems in the NLL,” said Sanderson.  “We…

Read More >>

Knighthawks demolish Rock 17-12

March 16, 2014

Last night the Toronto Rock (4-6) hosted the Rochester Knighthawks (7-3).  The Rock coming into this game had lost their last two games and were looking to end their losing streak. The Rock got off to a good start as Rob Hellyer and Colin Doyle beat Matt Vinc to give the Rock a 2-0 lead. Dan Dawson would get the Knighthawks on the board making the score 2-1. The teams…

Read More >>

The Rock Come to Minnesota

March 16, 2014

Alex Urquhart The Minnesota Swarm will be hosting the Toronto Rock this evening at home in the Excel Energy Center, also called the Hive by its fans and players. The Rock roll into Minnesota at 4-7 on the season, while the Swarm are returning home after three games on the road. The Swarm are running in last place in the East at 2-8. The Swarm are coming home to St….

Read More >>

Rock Sign Steve Fryer; Release Boychuk

March 11, 2014

The Toronto Rock made several moves today, highlighted by a goaltending move by releasing current backup ‘tender Zak Boychuk and signing former Philadelphia Wings backup Steve Fryer. Fryer has been playing major lacrosse with the Langley Thunder and Brooklin Redmen. Fryer is a former third round pick by the Wings back in 2011. He has played in two Minto Cups with Brampton and Coquitlam. He also played in a Mann…

Read More >>

Staff NLL Week 11 Predictions

March 7, 2014

Week 11 in the National Lacrosse League is already here, and every team is in action except for Toronto. We have our weekly game picks from the NLL staff, and the only game that seems to have some question is Calgary vs Colorado. Week 11 v   v  v v Daniel Pattison Ian Neadle   Di Miller Nicole Sulinski Brendan Staudt Jordan Hernandez Jim Flannery Alex Urquhart Rocco Granato   Pat…

Read More >>

NLL Announces Monthly Awards for February

March 6, 2014

Toronto’s Billings wins Player of the Month award, Minnesota’s Schuss earns Rookie of the Month honors The National Lacrosse League has announced Player of the Month and Rookie of the Month award winners for February of the 2014 NLL regular season. Toronto Rock forward Garrett Billings, who currently leads the league in points (70) and assists (50), won the NLL Player of the Month award after posting five or more points in all five games last month. The…

Read More >>