Post Game Audio: Rock Roll Past Wings

On Friday night we were live at the Air Canada Centre for the Toronto Rock’s victory over the Philadelphia Wings. We spoke with players from both teams after the game. We spoke with Garrett Billings who had the sock trick for the Rock and Tracey Kelusky about his resurgent year with the Wings.

February 9, 2014

Wings Clipped As Rock Roll

The Philadelphia Wings crossed the border at 3-3 and returned home with a loss. The Toronto Rock (3-3) remained unbeaten at home (3-0) as they rolled over the Wings 20-10. Garrett Billings, who has slowly been heating up, was on fire as he recorded 12 points (6 G, 6 A). Stephan LeBlanc and Kasey Biernes scored 4 G, 2 A apiece while captain Colin Doyle (3 G, 4 A) led the…

February 8, 2014

Rock Acquire Hostrawser

Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced a pair of transactions.  The first of which is the acquisition of defender Bill Hostrawser from the Vancouver Stealth.  The second is the release of defenceman Stephen Hoar. To obtain the gritty Hostrawser, the Rock parted with a 3rd round pick in the 2014 NLL Draft and a 4th round selection in the 2015 NLL Draft.  Hostrawser was originally selected by the Stealth in…

February 5, 2014

NCAA Schedule Woes; Lacrosse Youth Participation Skyrocketing

As a hockey player, I love the cold weather. Whenever the twenty degree weather and snow hit the homeland, my fellow Long Islanders look at me with the evil eye. To be fair, I agree, there is not much that can be done during this weather. Other than hitting the outdoor ice, building snow forts and shoveling, it is probably not wise to do anything when you are exposed to…

February 4, 2014

Rock, Paper, Scissors: Bandits Crush Rock

The Buffalo Bandits (5-1) broke away in the fourth quarter and emerged victorious with a 12-10 win against the Toronto Rock (2-3), Saturday night in front of 12,768 fans at the First Niagara Center. Buffalo concluded the contest on a 3-1 run to clinch their fifth consecutive victory and their longest win streak since 2009. With the victory this evening against the Rock and a Rochester Knighthawks loss against the…

February 2, 2014

Stealth Fall to Rock: We Didn’t Know There Was a Game!

The lack of transition game killed the Stealth once again Saturday in Toronto. After a back and forth first half, the turning point in the game came tied 9-9 late in the third quarter. Garrison coughed up the ball looking rather slow breaking out of his own end, leading to a goal from Leblanc naked on the crease. Following that, Beers loses the ball in transition allowing a goal; one…

February 1, 2014

Bill Greer Activated by Rock

Dustin Dunn Released From Active Roster And Signed To Practice Roster   TORONTO, ON – Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced that Bill Greer has been moved from Injured Reserve to the team’s Active Roster.  Making room for the move, the Rock have released Dustin Dunn from the Active Roster and have signed him to the Practice Roster.  The moves are pending league approval. Greer began the season on…

January 29, 2014

Rock Look To Redeem Themselves Against Knighthawks

After a disappointing loss in Buffalo last weekend, the Toronto Rock (1-1) will look for their first road win Saturday as they travel to Rochester to take on the two time defending league champion Knighthawks (2-0) at Blue Cross Arena. The Knighthawks haven’t beaten the Rock in a January game since January 30th of 2010, exactly a week after Toronto handed Rochester their worst loss in franchise history in a…

January 17, 2014

Rock Move Eric Law to Active Roster

Craig England Will Serve One Game Suspension Saturday Vs. Rochester TORONTO, ON – Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson confirmed today that the Professional Lacrosse Player’s Association (PLPA) has withdrawn the appeal of the one-game suspension assessed to Rock defender Craig England.  England will now serve a one-game suspension this Saturday when the Rock travel Rochester after the PLPA’s appeal had allowed the rookie defenceman to play last week against Buffalo. After…

January 17, 2014

Kodiaks and Rock compete first MSL trade of 2014

January 14, 2014

While the MSL season is still months away there was a huge trade made between the Oakville Rock and the Kitchener Waterloo Kodiaks. In this trade Oakville receives Scott Johnston along with defender Brad Gilles and the Kodiaks first round draft pick which is the third pick in this year’s upcoming MSL draft which takes place this Saturday on January 19th. The Kodiaks in this trade received Daryl Veltman, Dean…