Toronto Rock Surprise Everyone with Their 1st Pick of the 2020 NLL Draft 9/18/2020

September 18, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© In a year where everything has been different since March, Thursday night’s NLL draft did not deviate from the new norm.  All teams were secluded in different parts of Canada and the US, while prospective draftees were on their computers streaming the draft from their homes.  No one going up to shake hands with their new GM’s or coaches; nor would they…

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Calgary Flies into Toronto and Leaves with a Big 13 – 10 Win 3/9/2020

March 9, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Ryan McCullough On Sunday March 9, the Calgary Roughnecks (5-5) visited the Toronto Rock (7-4) for the only meeting of the two teams this season.  Toronto hadn’t played at home since February 15, and the Scotiabank Arena was filled with 7,826 Rock fans  for ‘Kidz Day’ in Rock City in anticipation of another home win.  The Rock had…

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Rush Remain Undefeated on Road with Defeat of Wings 2/23/2020

February 23, 2020

Shawn Palmer, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Saskatchewan Rush (6-2) made their way to the Wells Fargo Arena in front of 9,683 fans to face the Philadelphia Wings (7-4) in a matchup of first place teams in the West and East divisions respectively.  Both teams were coming off winning weekends, and they both hoped to increase their division leads on Saturday night.  The Rush were able to grab a…

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Thunderbirds Hold Off Late Charge by the Rock 2-21-2020

February 22, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Credit Trevor MacMillan/Halifax Thunderbirds The Toronto Rock (6-3) headed east for their first visit to Halifax to take on the Halifax Thunderbirds (7-2) in a battle for first place in the North Division as well as first place in the NLL.  After the Rock defeated the Thunderbirds three weeks ago in Toronto 12 – 9, Halifax was looking to even…

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Rock Slide Past the Warriors & Move Into First in the North 2/16/2020

February 16, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Toronto Rock The Toronto Rock (6-2) hosted the Vancouver Warriors (4-6) Saturday night in an all Canadian Alterna Cup match up in front of 8,401 fans on this Family Day long weekend in Ontario.  The win also bolstered Toronto’s position in the standings as well given the outcome of the other two games last night.  With this win,…

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Rock Shuts the Door on the Bandits 2/9/2020

February 9, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Toronto Rock On Sunday February 9, the Buffalo Bandits (6-2) visited the Toronto Rock (5-2) at the Scotiabank Arena on Sunday afternoon after defeating the Vancouver Warriors on Friday night in Vancouver.  The Rock were looking to take down their second North Division foe in as many weeks and climb back into the conversation as the Number One…

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The Rock Have Toppled the Mighty Thunderbirds 1/31/2020

February 1, 2020

Shawn Palmer – Toronto Rock Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Halifax Thunderbirds The Toronto Rock (4-2) hosted the once undefeated Halifax Thunderbirds (6-1) for the first time ever at the Scotiabank Arena on Friday night.  The Rock was without three of their top offensive powerhouses, Tom Schreiber; Adam Jones; and Dan Craig. Over the first three quarters the Rock would dominate on both ends of the floor…

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Wings Strong Second Half Propels Them Past the Riptide 1/24/2020

January 24, 2020

Shawn Palmer, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: New York Riptide The Philadelphia Wings hosted the New York Riptide Friday January 24 for the second meeting of the teams played this year.  The Wings won the first contest 15-12 and New York was hoping to even the season series and go on a win streak after their first NLL victory last week against Georgia.  The Wings outscored…

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Rock End Three Win Game Streak on the Road in Buffalo 1/18/2020

January 18, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Sara Schmidle The Toronto Rock (3-2) drove down the QEW highway to visit the Buffalo Bandits (3-1) at the KeyBank Center in front of 12, 026 Bandits fans.  Unfortunately, they had to do it without two of their top offensive players as Tom Schreiber and Adam Jones were both out with upper body injuries.  They started fast and…

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Toronto Wins Nail-biter at Home Over Rochester 1/11/2020

January 11, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Ryan McCullough The Rochester Knighthawks (0-4) visited the Scotiabank  Arena in Toronto for game two of a back-to-back contest after dropping the first game to the Rock two weeks ago in Rochester.  The 8,865 Rock fans were on the edge of their seats, but in the end saw their team win their third in a row.  The Toronto…

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Seals End 2019 & Decade With a Bang in OT Over the Warriors 12/29/19

December 29, 2019

Shawn Palmer, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: National League Lacrosse The San Diego Seals (1-3) visited the Vancouver Warriors (1-2) at Rogers Arena on Sunday December 29, 2019 for the final game of the decade and of 2019 hoping to come away with their first win of the season after dropping a game on Friday night to the Calgary Roughnecks.  Vancouver was trying to continue their…

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Rose Shuts the Door on San Diego 12/14/19

December 15, 2019

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome © Featured Image Photo Credit: Toronto Rock The Toronto Rock (1-1) travelled to San Diego to play the Seals (0-2) for the first time ever at the Pechanga Arena on Saturday night December 14.  It was also the first time that Dan Dawson played against the Seals after playing with them in 2018.  Both teams came into the game with one loss:…

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