Rock Second Half Shut Out & No Penalties Give Them Road Win Against the Wings 2/5/22

February 6, 2022

Shawn Palmer, Toronto Rock Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Heather Berry The Toronto Rock (4-3) traveled to Philadelphia on Saturday February 5, 2022 hoping to build on their win last week and move closer to the Wings (5-4) in the standings.  Head Coach of the Rock, Matt Sawyer who last week became the longest serving Rock coach in the team’s history said that the team would need…

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Schreiber “Sock-Trick” Helps Rock Get Back to Their Winning Ways Over the Knighthawks 1/30/22

January 30, 2022

Shawn Palmer, Toronto Rock Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Feature Image Photo Credit: Christian Bender The Toronto Rock (3-3) hosted the Rochester Knighthawks (2-4) on Saturday night January 29, 2022 in Hamilton and it was their second home game in a row without fans.  Both teams came into the game looking to get back into the win column after both had dropped their last two contests.  The game was a back…

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Swarm Snap Back With Win Over Knighthawks 12-8 on 1/21/22

January 22, 2022

Shawn Palmer, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Micheline V The Rochester Knighthawks (2-2) hosted the Georgia Swarm (2-3) at the Blue Cross Arena in front of 3,157 fans on Friday night January 21, 2022.  Rochester had not played in over a month and Georgia was trying to snap a two game losing streak.  In a game where Georgia’s third leading scorer, Shayne Jackson, was placed on…

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An OT Thriller Without Fans in Toronto 1/16/22

January 16, 2022

Shawn Palmer, Toronto Rock Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Ryan McCullough Due to the COVID restrictions put forth by the Ontario government the Toronto Rock (2-3) hosted their first ever professional lacrosse game in front of no fans on Saturday January 15, 2022 at the First Ontario Centre in Hamilton.  This was also the first game in over a month for the Halifax Thunderbirds (3-0) due to…

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Bandits Double-Dip the Rock on Tucker Out Lymphoma Night 1/8/22

January 9, 2022

Shawn Palmer, Toronto Rock Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Ben Green The Toronto Rock (2-2) made their way down the QEW highway to take on the Buffalo Bandits (3-0) in a game where both teams donned special jerseys that were to be auctioned off after the game to raise money against cancer.  This was the annual Tucker Out Lymphoma game in memory of Tucker Williams the younger…

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Riordan Calls Game in Wings Thrilling OT Win Over the Swarm 1/8/22

January 8, 2022

Shawn Palmer, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Philadelphia Wings (3-1) hosted the Georgia Swarm (1-2) at the Wells Fargo Center for a matinee game today after both teams had not played in over three weeks due to the Christmas break and the one week COVID pause.  The two offenses took a half to get started but came on to produce a back and forth exciting game that Georgia forced…

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Mammoth’s Return to the Loud House Stymied by Seals Offense 12/12/21

December 12, 2021

Shawn Palmer, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Di Miller The Colorado Mammoth (1-1) hosted the San Diego Seals (1-1) for their first home game since March 19, 2020 and the Mammoth who had been victorious with a win in week one wanted to stay unbeaten.  The 8,730 Mammoth fans were pumped and ready to go and it was if they hadn’t missed a beat.  San Diego…

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Toronto Can’t Capitalize on Another Fourth Quarter Comeback Falling Short Against Halifax 12/11/21

December 11, 2021

Shawn Palmer, Toronto Rock Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Toronto Rock The Toronto Rock (1-1) were on the road Friday night as they headed to Halifax to play the Thunderbirds (2-0) after both teams came away with wins in Week One.  During last week’s game against the Albany Firewolves (0-1) the Rock completed a fourth quarter comeback to start the season with a win.  This week after…

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Toronto Rock Win a Thriller Over the Albany Firewolves 12/5/21

December 5, 2021

Shawn Palmer, Toronto Rock Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Courtesy of the Toronto Rock It had been 636 days since the last Toronto Rock (1-0) game and there have been a lot of changes since then. Toronto is now playing their home games in Hamilton at the First Ontario Centre and their first home game was against a new (old) team the Albany Firewolves (0-1).  The last time…

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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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