NICK ROSE AND BROCK SORENSEN RE-SIGN FOR TWO YEARS 6/24/19

June 24, 2019

[MEDIA RELEASE] Rock Lock Up Pair Of Core Players  Oakville, ON – Toronto Rock Owner, President and GM Jamie Dawick announced the signings of two pending unrestricted free agents today.  Starting goaltender Nick Rose and veteran defender Brock Sorensen have both agreed to two-year contracts.  The two Rock veterans could have become unrestricted free agents on August 1, had they not re-signed with the club today. “It was very important…

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NLL Media Advisory: 2019 Expansion Draft 6/5/19

June 5, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY June 5, 2019 PHILADELPHIA – The National Lacrosse League has announced the 2019 Expansion Draft. The New York Riptide and Rochester Knighthawks will make their picks on Tuesday, July 9th. Ahead of the Expansion Draft, each team will designate 11 protected players before the June 25 deadline. Expansion teams are then allowed to select eligible players who are not on the protected list. The Rochester Knighthawks will select 1st…

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Roughnecks Strike Oil & Hoist the Champions Cup 5/25/19

May 26, 2019

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Candice Ward On May 25, 2019 the Western Division Champion Calgary Roughnecks after having defeated the Eastern Division Buffalo Bandits on their turf last Saturday May 18, had the chance to close out the series final and walk away with the Champions Cup at home in front of 17,038 Riggers fans and they did not disappoint.  The game was…

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Roughnecks Steal Game 1 in Buffalo – 5/18/2019

May 20, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© In the 2019 regular and postseason, the Buffalo Bandits held opponents to 10 or fewer goals 12 times. They won all 12 of those games. The Bandits finished the regular season 7-2 at home, and easily won rounds one and two as the host team. The offense seemed unstoppable at times this year, and the defense caused so much confusion in games that…

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Justin and Friends Playoff Picks – NLL Finals, 5/18/2019

May 18, 2019

A lot of the team here thought Toronto was coming out of the East.  Buffalo proved them wrong!  In the West, most of us expected Calgary to move on and they did!  This should be an excellent NLL Finals.  Calgary and Buffalo are both very physical on defense and have players that can create with little space on offense.  Let’s see what we think for Game 1! Shawn Palmer :…

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Rock Falls to the Bandits in Eastern Division Finals 5/11/19

May 11, 2019

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Sara Schmidle The Toronto Rock (1-1) visited the Buffalo Bandits (2-0)  in the Eastern Division Finals on Saturday night and in a game of runs the Bandits would come out victorious by the score of 12 – 8 in front of 11,635 happy Bandit fans and will head to the NLL Finals to face the Western Division Champions…

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Defense Carries Roughnecks to NLL Finals – 5/10/2019

May 11, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Calgary Roughnecks The 8,900 fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary witnessed one of the most outstanding defensive games in the NLL of recent memory on Friday night.  Both teams stood tall in front of their outstanding goaltenders.  The Colorado Mammoth were successful in defeating the Calgary Roughnecks in two of their three meetings this season, but their good…

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Justin and Friends Playoff Picks – Round 2, 5/10/2019

May 10, 2019

None of us saw the Colorado upset happen!  Congratulations to the Mammoth.  They face a tough task visiting Colorado, where they have not won in the post season since their 2006 championship run.  All except one game resulted in an “upset” showing just how great NLL competition is.  We are down to the last four teams and these single elimination divison finals will determine who plays for the Cup. Shawn…

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Toronto Shuts Out the Lights in Georgia, Advance to Round Two 5/6/19

May 7, 2019

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Georgia Swarm On May 6, the Toronto Rock (1-0) travelled to Georgia (0-1) to face the Swarm in the Eastern Semi-Final for a rare Monday night lacrosse game.  Playing in front of 8,862 fans at the Infinite Energy Arena the visitors escaped with a win as Toronto pulled away in the second half and held on during a…

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Roughnecks Move On, Seals Stay Home 5/6/19

May 7, 2019

Matteo Nobile, Correspondent San Diego Seals Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Mike McGinnis The Pechanga Arena in San Diego was the stage for the first round playoff matchup between the San Diego Seals (10-8) and the Calgary Roughnecks (10-8). Just over 5,000 fans came to support their home town Seals in their effort to make the second round of the playoffs in their inaugural season. The Seals maintained…

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Buffalo Cruises Through First Round Victory Over New England 5/4/19

May 7, 2019

Justin Ivey, Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Bill Wippert The top seed Buffalo Bandits hosted the fourth seed New England Black Wolves on Saturday night in front of almost 12,000 fans at the KeyBank Center for the ‘Winner Move On’ East Division semi-final.  Much like the two regular season matchups, the Bandits outplayed the Black Wolves from start to finish, never trailing in…

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Lightning Strikes in Saskatchewan Mammoth Upset in OT 5/3/19

May 3, 2019

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© The Colorado Mammoth, the No. 4 Seed in the West, headed to Saskatchewan to face the Rush, the No. 1 Seed for the First Round of the Western Division Semi-Finals.  The Rush had 11,358 fans on hand to watch their team head to Round Two. Colorado had just come off an embarrassing loss to the Rush in the last weekend of the…

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