ROCK IN MINNESOTA TONIGHT TO FACE THE SWARM
The Toronto Rock are in Minnesota tonight, Friday March 23rd to face the Swarm at the Xcel Energy Centre at 8:00 p.m. EST.
The Swarm currently stand at 6-4 in the Eastern Division and are led by forward Ryan Ward with 57 points (18 goals, 39 assists). The Rock hold a 4-7 record heading into their only game this weekend after losing a heartbreaking overtime game to the Colorado Mammoth last Saturday at home 13-12 and losing the night before on the road to the Edmonton Rush, 12-9.
Josh Sanderson leads the Rock with 56 points (18 goals, 38 assists) and Aaron Wilson remains as top goal scorer for Toronto with 25 goals.
Forward Ryan Benesch earned NLL Rookie of the week honours for the second time this season for his role in the Rocks’ games this past weekend. Benesch led the Rock with 7 points (4 goals, 3 assists) in the loss to Colorado on Saturday night at the ACC. Benesch also tallied four points in the match up against the Edmonton Rush the previous night with 2 goals and 2 assists.
The Rock return home to the ACC next weekend on Friday March 30th to host the Philadelphia Wings in their second meeting of the season at 7:30 p.m. EST.