The Iroquois Ironmen are back in the Creators Cup championship game for the second straight year after a thrilling 16-15 overtime win over the regular-season champion Niagara Lock Monsters yesterday in the Canadian Lacrosse League semi-finals. The Ironmen, who lost last year’s title game to the Ohsweken Demons, will meet the Toronto Shootings Stars in the final. Toronto also had to go to overtime but pulled out an 11-10 win over the Durham Turfdogs in the second semi-final.
Iroquois overcame a 5-goal Niagara run to the mid-point of the fourth quarter and a 5-minute major penalty that kept star forward Chris Attwood off the floor until the final 2:20 of the game to earn the win. Kraig Maracle scored the winning goal on a rocket from outside. READ MORE »