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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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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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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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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