Rock Round up Free Agents

October 5, 2018 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) - Toronto Rock News Release

Oakville, ON - Toronto Rock Owner, President and GM Jamie Dawick has announced the signing of four unrestricted free agents. All four players will attend training camp, which opens on Saturday, November 3 at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre on Oakville, ON. The signings are pending league approval.

On the offensive side, the Rock have added lefty forward John St. John and righty forward Brenden Welsh, both players were signed to one-year agreements.

St. John was originally drafted by the Rochester Knighthawks in the third round, 26th overall in the 2015 NLL Entry Draft. He finished his Jr. A lacrosse career with the Toronto Beaches where he scored 92 points in 20 games in 2015. More recently, St. John scored 51 points in 13 games for the Oshawa Outlaws of the Arena Lacrosse League (ALL) during the 2018 season.

The 21-year old Welsh is from Owen Sound and played the bulk of his Jr. A lacrosse with the Barrie Lakeshores. At the 2018 Jr. A trade deadline, the point-producing forward was traded to the Brampton Excelsiors where he went on to finish third in OJALL playoff scoring and help his new club to the Ontario Championship and a berth in the Minto Cup Canadian Jr. A Lacrosse Championship.

Building on the recent the NLL Entry Draft, the Rock continued to add depth to the defensive corps. Defenders Marcus Minichiello and Michael Byrne were both signed to one-year contracts. The two were already teammates as they are graduates of the Toronto Beaches Jr. A program.

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