Toronto – The 2012 National Lacrosse League season officially wrapped up on Saturday with the Rochester Knighthawks capturing the Champion’s Cup by defeating the Edmonton Rush. Don’t fret lacrosse junkies, there’s still plenty of the fastest game on two feet to be played as stars from across the NLL will play with with club teams in the Ontario Lacrosse Association and British Columbia Lacrosse Association Senior A leagues this summer.
The Toronto Rock are no exception with many of the teams’ brightest stars suiting up in both Ontario (Major Series Lacrosse – MSL) and in BC (Western Lacrosse Association – WLA).
The Kitchener Kodiaks of the MSL boast 9 members of the 2012 Toronto Rock and are coached by Rock assistant coach John Lovell. Rock goaltending guru Steve Dietrich is the architect of the Kodiaks as he serves as the General Manager of the lacrosse club.
Rock Captain Colin Doyle along with Rob Marshall, Stephan Leblanc and Kasey Beirnes will all play for the Six Nations Chiefs of the MSL. Garrett Billings, who played for Six Nations in 2011, returns to play in his hometown of Langley, BC with the WLA’s Thunder who are the defending champions from Western Canada.
There are also several members of the Toronto Rock who will not play anywhere this summer including Josh Sanderson and Blaine Manning. Below is a list of just where you can find a Rock player hitting the floor in the WLA or MSL
Kitchener Kodiaks MSL (7)
Jamie Rooney, Glen Bryan, Adam McGourty, Brenden Thenhaus, Jesse Gamble, Scott Johnston and Drew Petkoff
Six Nations MSL (4)
Colin Doyle, Rob Marshall, Kasey Beirnes and Stephan Leblanc
Brampton MSL (2)
Bill Greer and Sandy Chapman
Peterborough MSL (1)
Coquitlam WLA (2)
Nick Rose and Damon Edwards
Langley WLA (1)
Nanaimo WLA (1)
Orangeville Junior A (1)
The WLA season is underway and the MSL schedule begins later this month.
2013 Toronto Rock season tickets will go on sale in June. Please visit www.torontorock.com or call 416-596-3075 and speak with a Toronto Rock ticket representative for more information.