Rock Clinch Playoffs; Eliminate Wings

April 13, 2014

The Toronto Rock (7-9) clinched a playoff berth with a 10-9 win on Saturday night over the Philadelphia Wings (5-11) at Air Canada Centre. After scoring the opening goal of the game, Philadelphia’s Kevin Crowley scored a pair to give the Wings a 2-1 lead.  Toronto played catch up the rest of the opening quarter and ended the opening 15 minutes tied trailing 5-4. Philadelphia scored shorthanded to increase their…

Read More >>

Rock Activate Cam Woods

April 3, 2014

Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced a couple of roster moves prior to Saturday night’s game in Langley, British Columbia against the Vancouver Stealth. Recently signed defender Cam Woods has been moved from the practice roster to the team’s active roster.  To make room for the transaction, defenceman Mike Lum-Walker has been moved to the team’s practice roster. “Cam has progressed quickly through a few practices and is…

Read More >>

Jimmy Purves Ready to Start with Toronto

March 22, 2014

The Toronto Rock had an active week, trading for Brandon Miller along with several signings. One of those signings was defenseman/transition  Jimmy Purves, who had been released by the Rochester Knighthawks. ” I am very excited to be joining the Rock” he told In Lacrosse We Trust. “I have been waiting all year for a chance to play and am happy the Rock are going to give me an opportunity”…

Read More >>

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 >>