Toronto Rock

The Toronto Rock is a professional lacrosse franchise based in Toronto, Ontario Canada. They are members of the Eastern Division of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The team was the first Canadian franchise in the NLL. Oakville resident Jamie Dawick is the current owner of the Rock, purchasing the team after the 2009 season. Their General Manager is Terry Sanderson, who also serves as assistant coach. Their head coach is Troy Cordingley. The Rock play their home games at the Air Canada Centre which they currently share with both the Toronto Maple Leafs of the NHL and the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association.

The franchise was founded in 1998 as the Ontario Raiders in Hamilton, Ontario. The Raiders played at Copps Coliseum before being sold to a group of investors led by then Toronto Maple leafs Assistant GM Bill Watters, who relocated the franchise to Toronto. They were subsequently renamed the "Toronto Rock", and began play at Maple Leaf Gardens in the 1999 season. The Toronto Rock won their 6th league championship on May 15th, 2011. They hold a tie for the most championships in league history with the Philadelphia Wings.

Read more about Toronto Rock:  Ontario Raiders, Championships/Dynasty Era, The Kloepfer Era, Rebuilding, Awards and Honours, Roster, All-time Record, Playoff Results, Head Coaching History

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