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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NLL: Schreiber reflects on win over Wings

January 30, 2019

ILWT reporter Tracey Happold-Brown recently caught up with Tom Schreiber after stellar effort in Philadelphia in which his Toronto Rock defeated the hometown Wings 13-12 in a fourth-quarter comeback. Schreiber added to his team-leading numbers (14G/23A) by contributing two goals and four assists on Saturday. At least one of those tallies was at a crucial point, tying the game at 10 fairly early in the third period after shaking off…

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NLL: Rock come from behind win over Wings

January 28, 2019

Hellyer, Lintner and Jones record hat-tricks, Rose stops 40 for victory A slow start in the National Lacrosse League can just about spell defeat for any team. That’s been the problem in four of six games for the winless Philadelphia Wings (0-6) so far, but Saturday night at Wells Fargo Center it was actually a slow finish that clipped the Wings as they fell to the Toronto Rock (5-1) 13-12…

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NLL: Toronto Rock rolling into Philly this weekend

January 23, 2019

The Toronto Rock have been on a roll as of late winning their last three games and improving to a 4-1 record on the season and a tie for first place in the East Division with the Buffalo Bandits. Meeting for the second time in under 30 days, two Eastern Division heavyweight rivals in the Rock and Georgia Swarm faced off on Friday night at Scotiabank Centre; and this time,…

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NLL: Rock get rare win in Colorado

January 14, 2019

The Toronto Rock picked up a much-needed win Saturday night in Colorado that keeps them on pace with the NLL’s top Eastern Division teams. The Rock defeated the Mammoth 11-10 to remain just one game behind the Georgia Swarm for first place. It was the Rock’s third consecutive down-to-the-wire game after a one-goal loss to Georgia and an OT win over Philadelphia. “This is a big win for us,” Rock…

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NLL: Schreiber, Jones shine in Rock win over Wings

January 7, 2019

Though the Toronto Rock’s schedule is weeks long in length, their matchup with the Philadelphia Wings was one both teams had circled, but one that Toronto came out on top of 11-10 in overtime. Adam Jones scored the game winner four minutes into the extra frame as he worked on his defender, turned and wired his fifth goal of the night into the cage. Tom Schreiber also scored five goals…

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NLL: Last-minute heroics from Thompson give Swarm win over Rock

December 29, 2018

With Toronto’s other two in-season professional sports teams out of the GTA for the night, the city stood witness to a nail-biting 12-11 home-opening loss for the Rock at the hands of the Georgia Swarm. After the dust from an outstanding video tribute to former Rock captain Colin Doyle, new captain Challen Rogers and his team took the floor. They sprung out to a 2-0 lead early in the first…

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