MSL Season Recap: Six Nations Chiefs

September 15, 2014

They won the Mann Cup, and that’s all that matters. Those paying attention to the MSL all season probably thought the Chiefs would not repeat as champions due to their fourth place finish in the regular season. Much of the season featured a fluctuating lineup as team members split their time with other commitments, which included the World Field Lacrosse Championships in July. Not one player on the Chiefs suited…


Chiefs Win 2014 Mann Cup

September 14, 2014

With the Six Nations Chiefs repeating as the Mann Cup champions, the Victoria Shamrocks did everything they could but just couldn’t hold off the depth of the roster the Chiefs came with. Although most people expected this series to only go five games, to win two in enemy territory for the Shamrocks and put a scare in the champs isn’t something to take lightly. As what was the case for…


Mann Cup: Chiefs Can Close Out

September 12, 2014

Tonight’s game six is the first chance a team has to be crowned the 2014 Mann Cup champion. The Six Nations Chiefs currently hold a three games to two lead over the Victoria Shamrocks, and if they can wrangle up some more killer instinct, this series won’t need a seventh game. Versus Peterborough in the MSL final, the Chiefs had a 3-1 series lead before losing their momentum to a…


Miller Mann Cup Performance Proving He Can Lead Rock

September 12, 2014

At the 2014 NLL trade deadline in March, the Toronto Rock were in the midst of a losing 6-8 record with starting goaltender Nick Rose struggling to keep the team afloat. This was the perfect opportunity for Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson to announce that the team had traded for Philadelphia Wings starting goaltender Brandon Miller. Sanderson hoped that by bringing Miller aboard, he would be able to assist…


Mann Cup: Chiefs Pull Out With 3-2 Lead

September 11, 2014

For the first time all series the Victoria Shamrocks opened the scoring but that did little to stop Six Nations on this night as they went on a 4-0 scoring streak the rest of the period to end the first frame up 4-1 in game five of the Mann Cup. Jeff Shattler continued his hot stick for the Chiefs getting 6 points on the night (2G,4A) and Brandon Miller stood…


Mann Cup: Chiefs Look to Take Lead Back

September 10, 2014

Tonight the Six Nations Chiefs will attempt to take a 3-2 series lead and build off their game four domination of the Shamrocks where they defeated them 12-6.  The Chiefs will look to build on their momentum and try to put the Shamrocks one step closer to elimination. For the Chiefs they fixed the problem they had in game three as they got out to four goal lead but let…


Mann Cup Game 4: Shamrocks Have Some Adjustments to Make

September 9, 2014

After a huge come from behind effort in game three, the Victoria Shamrocks look to hold a 3-1 series strangle tonight when they face the Six Nations Chiefs in game four of the Mann Cup at the Iroquois Lacrosse Park tonight. Just like game one and two the Chiefs opened the scoring in game three, but to credit the Shamrocks they didn’t let it discourage them at all by fighting…


Mann Cup: Shamrocks Take Game Two in Double OT

September 7, 2014

The 2014 Mann Cup is tied at one game each between the Victoria Shamrocks and Six Nations Chiefs after the WLA champion Shamrocks took down the Chiefs 6-5 in double overtime on Saturday night. After losing Game 1, the Shamrocks were determined to get themselves back into the competition, so they tightened up their defense. Both games have been low scoring for each team as the defense and goaltending is…


Potential NLL Rookies Star in Mann Cup

September 5, 2014

With the upcoming NLL draft and the Mann cup beginning Friday all eyes will be on the rookies in the Mann Cup. For the Shamrocks all eyes will be on Jesse King and Brandon Bull. King will be a familiar name for any Canadian Lacrosse fan as he had an outstanding Mann cup for Victoria last season. This season King has been even better as he had 13 goals and…


Chiefs Advance to Mann Cup Behind Miller

September 3, 2014

The Six Nations Chiefs will defend their Mann Cup title after defeating the Peterborough Lakers 9-5 in game seven of their MSL final series. The Chiefs win the series four games to three and receive the Everett Coates Memorial Trophy. The Lakers were leading 5-3 heading into the third period, but six third period goals and a herculean effort from Brandon Miller pushed the Chiefs into the lead. Evan Kirk…