Rock roll over Rush to win 5th straight game

It’s difficult to outclass the Saskatchewan Rush on a given night, but the Toronto Rock managed to do so for much of Friday’s contest. Everything was working for the Rock in the 16-13 victory. Their offence kept the opposition guessing, the defence played fast and physical, they got a few goals in transition, and goaltender…

Rock in for biggest test of the year against defending champion Rush

It’s not easy being at the top, just ask the Saskatchewan Rush. They’ve been the class of the National Lacrosse League for the last half-decade and have captured three championships in the past four years. Heading into this weeks matchup, however, it’s the Rush – and the rest of the league – who are chasing…

Blue Jays sign Freddy Galvis to one-year deal, option for 2020

The Toronto Blue Jays signed infielder Freddy Galvis to a one-year contract with a club option for 2020, the team announced Tuesday. To make room on the 40-man roster, right-handed pitcher Danny Barnes has been designated for assignment. Galvis signed with the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 2006 – he was just…

Positive takeaways for Leafs, Kings in Muzzin deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs and the Los Angeles Kings pulled off the biggest trade of the new year on Monday, as Jake Muzzin was shipped out of L.A. for forward Carl Grundstrom, the rights to defenceman Sean Durzi, and the Leafs’ 2019 first-round pick. Every trade in this day and age is judged solely by…

Maple Leafs acquire Jake Muzzin from Kings

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenceman Jake Muzzin from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for Carl Grundstrom, Sean Durzi, and a 2019 first-round pick, the team announced Monday. “We feel this trade was necessary for the future of the organization,” Kings general manager Rob Blake said in a statement. “Moving Jake was not…

2019 NHL Draft: Midseason mock

The NHL All-Star Game festivities have come and gone, and with that, we head into the second half of the season. While some teams will be focused on their spots in the playoff race, others are looking towards June and the 2019 NHL Draft in Vancouver. The hype for the draft really turns up at…

Hellyer, Jones score hat tricks as Rock squeak out 13-12 win

The Toronto Rock looked down and out through 45 minutes on Friday night, but a strong push in the final quarter saw them pull out a 13-12 victory over the Philadelphia Wings. Toronto couldn’t have gotten off to a worse start, however, as Philadelphia got goals from Matt Rambo, Josh Currier, Kiel Matisz, and Vaughn…