Benesch and Bandits Rally Against Rock

Down four goals at half time, the Buffalo Bandits (1-1) rallied back in the second half to pull out the 12-10 win against the Toronto Rock (1-1) Friday night in front of 11,404 fans at the First Niagara Center. The win this evening is the first home victory this season for the Bandits and also their first home win after a span of six straight home losses dating back from…

January 11, 2014

Rock Renew Rivalry with Bandits

This week the Toronto Rock renew their rivalry with the Buffalo Bandits. Recently these two teams have been heading in opposite directions as the Rock finished 2013 on top of the East Division while the Buffalo Bandits finished last in the East. The Rock began 2014 on the right foot as they picked up a 16-11 win over the Calgary Roughnecks while the Bandits lost their first game of 2014…

January 10, 2014

Rock Young Defensemen Ready for New Roles

The Toronto Rock have taken a huge defensive hit in the past two weeks, losing Chris White, Patrick Merrill and Bill Greer. Replacing them on the roster are three players coming off of the practice squad, none of which have played a game in the National Lacrosse League. “To be on the Rock’s roster is a dream come true,” said Dustin Dunn, recently promoted from the practice squad. “I’ve been…

January 9, 2014

NLL Power Rankings: Hawks Fly High, Rock Roll on Up

A small schedule this past week with only two games being played, so not many changes this week. But this weekend we have six games as the NLL will be in full swing.   Power Rankings   Week 3 (1) 1—Rochester Knighthawks (1-0)  The Knighthawks were idle this past week.  They host Philadelphia on Saturday night, which is sure to be a great game. (2) 2—Edmonton Rush (1-0)  Idle this past…

January 7, 2014

Audio: Post Game Rock Win Over Roughnecks

On Friday night the Toronto Rock opened their season with a win over the Calgary Roughnecks by a score of 16-11 in Toronto. After the game we caught up with the captain Colin Doyle, and Jeff Swift, who was a scratch for the Rock but took in his first Rock game as a member of the organization. Doyle had a great season opener for the Rock with four points; two…

January 5, 2014

Toronto Rocks Roughnecks to Start Season

January 4, 2014

A rough start for the Calgary Roughnecks was the difference in the Toronto Rock’s home opener on Friday night. The Rock jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and never looked back, controlling the majority of the game. Dane Dobbie sniped two back to back power play goals in the first to close the gap to 3-2 and it looked as though the Roughnecks were going to make a it…