Rock prepares for Wings
TORONTO – The Toronto Rock hope to clinch the season series in Philadelphia and extend their winning streak to seven games when they face the Wings tonight at 8 p.m. at the Wachovia Centre.
The game can be seen live for $6 (US) through B2 Networks at https://www.b2livetv.com/bp/nll.htm over the internet or live on the Fan 590 (and www.fan590.com).
WHO’S HOT?: Aaron Wilson has been on a tear as of late, and is coming off overall and offensive player of the week honours. He scored four goals and added three helpers last night in the Rock’s 13-8 shallacking of the Minnesota Swarm.
INJURY UPDATE: Matt Shearer is out of the lineup for four weeks with a broken arm suffered in the Feb. 24 Hall of Fame Game against Philadelphia. Scott Campbell is week to week with a sore ankle.
TALE OF THE TAPE:Here’s a historical look at the Wings-Rock matchup. Toronto won the last meeting on Feb. 24 at the ACC 12-11 in overtime with Aaron Wilson potting the winner.
NOTES: The Rock met at the Pearson International Airport this morning to travel to Philadelphia for tonight’s big game… Head coaches Terry Sanderson (Toronto) and Lindsay Sanderson (Philadelphia) are brothers. Chris Sanderson (assistant coach Phiily), Josh Sanderson (Toronto) and Phil Sanderson (Toronto) are also involved in tonight’s game.
Toronto Rock vs Philadelphia Wings