CUFLA Countdown 2016: Trent University Excalibur

August 31, 2016

In 2008 and 2009 the Trent Excalibur finished first in the East and looked like they were on the rise to becoming a powerhouse in the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association. But the next three seasons were a struggle for the Excalibur, as the team failed to reach .500 in each of those seasons. Last year Trent finished with a 6-6 record, won a playoff game and lost by one…

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High Hopes for Brooklin in 50th Anniversary Season

June 1, 2016

The Brooklin Redmen have always been a lacrosse club built around home grown talent, but the 50th edition of the club will have an even more local flavour with 20 of 25 players hailing from the Durham Region. This also could be the strongest team the Redmen have assembled since the 2000 Mann Cup winner, the last time Brooklin were crowned Men’s Senior A Lacrosse National Champions. “I really want…

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NLL Three Stars: Dickson Dominated in West Division Semifinals

May 10, 2016

Third Star- Mike Poulin- Calgary Roughnecks 
Mike Poulin came up huge on Saturday night, making 56 saves on 66 shots to help lift the Calgary Roughnecks past the Colorado Mammoth 11-10 in overtime in the West Division Semifinals. Poulin also added a pair of assists in the victory. It wasn’t just the quantity of saves that made Poulin made, but rather the quality and timeliness of the saves the Kitchener,ON…

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NLL Week 18 Three Stars : Hellyer Shines in Season Finale

May 3, 2016

Third Star- Dhane Smith- Buffalo Bandits

 As the old adage goes, records are meant to be broken but in 2016 Dhane Smith took that saying to heart. After breaking the single-season points record last week, Smith continued to etch his name in the record books scoring his 72nd goal of the year, passing Athan Innanucci’s previous record of goals in a single season(71). His six point performance helped lift the…

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NLL Three Stars: Great Dhane Continues Historic Season

March 31, 2016

Third Star: Chris Corbeil—Saskatchewan Rush Although Week 13 was filled with offensive performances, Chris Corbeil made his presence felt on the defensive side of the ball for the Saskatchewan Rush. The Rush defense, led by Corbeil, was a huge reason the Rush swept the Toronto Rock in a home and home this past weekend. The Rush captain scooped up 18 loose balls and forced five caused turnovers while adding an…

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Week 6 NLL Three Stars: Greer Shoots the Lights Out

February 10, 2016

Third Star- Curtis Dickson- Calgary Roughnecks Curtis Dickson had a huge weekend for the Roughnecks, netting eight goals and five assists in two games. Dickson is continuing to prove he is one of the most dangerous and dynamic scorer in the game, netting electrifying goals week in and week out. The Port Coquitlam,BC native has 18 goals, 9 assists for 27 points in six games in 2016. Second Star- Logan…

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MSL Draft Recap: Cobourg Kodiaks

January 29, 2016


After a very disappointing season, the Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks(now based in Cobourg) had an opportunity to select players in the draft that are able to make an immediate impact and it looks like general manager Steve Dietrich did exactly that. 

With the first pick overall, the Kodiaks selected 2015 OLA Jr.A breakout player John St. John. The Toronto Beaches product netted an impressive 92 points in 2015, which helped him get…

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Week 2 CLax Three Stars- Southwest’s Dance Dominates

Third Star- Ian Martin- Ohsweken Demons The Ohsweken Demons are off to a slow start to the season, opening up 2016 at 1-3, but one bright spot has been the play of Ian Martin. In two games this weekend, Martin potted two goals, 10 assists for 12 points. The Six Nations Arrows product leads the league in scoring(22) and assists(14) while sitting eighth in goals with eight. Second Star- Corey…

January 26, 2016
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