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Canada’s Grant Jr. Out for World Championship

0 - Published July 4, 2014 by in Community Links, Denver 2014, International

The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) announced today that forward John Grant Jr. will not be playing for Canada in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Lacrosse Championships that begin next week in Denver, Colorado. He will be joining Coach Randy Mearns’ staff on the sidelines to help Canada win its third World Championship and will be replaced on the 23-man roster by Burlington, Ontario native Jordan MacIntosh.

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Tweet of the Week: Snapchats with Junior

0 - Published April 24, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League

John Grant Junior recently hit a huge NLL milestone: 600 career goals. Junior is only the third player to hit this mark, joining John Tavares and Gary Gait in the 600 club. A lot of well-deserved congratulations went out to the Mammoth star, but none funnier than this from face-off man Jerry Ragonese:

John Grant Jr. NLL Behind the Back One Handed Bounce Goal

Photo of the Week: Junior’s No. 3 SportsCenter Top Play

0 - Published January 21, 2014 by in National Lacrosse League

If you haven’t seen this shot by now, you’ve been really out of the loop the past few days. John Grant Jr. scored a goal for the Colorado Mammoth that many are calling the best goal of all time. He actually scored on this same shot two seasons ago as well, but the consensus is that Junior outdid himself with this year’s version.

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Tweet of the Week: Thanksgiving for Junior?

0 - Published November 28, 2013 by in The Life

John Grant, Jr., is one of the best Canadian lacrosse players of all time, not to mention one of the best lacrosse players of all time period. But did you know he recently gained American citizenship? What does this mean for his Thanksgiving plans? Canadian Thanksgiving is in October, which means it already happened. Does that mean he gets double the turkey and pumpkin pie?

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Monday Night Memories: Anthony Kelly Loses His Helmet

0 - Published September 30, 2013 by in Box, International

Welcome back to Monday Night Memories! Randy Fraser Remembered the Rough Stuff, and Brian Cost Got Rocked in our first two stellar editions of this series. This time around we’ve got a story from Anthony Kelly. John Grant Junior stole his helmet! It’s 2007, the US is playing Canada in the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships, and Anthony Kelly is about to learn a valuable lesson.

John Grant Jr: Vehicle & OHL Goalie Trick Shots

0 - Published September 25, 2013 by in Box

John Grant Jr is a man of many trick shots on the box lacrosse floor. He makes it pretty, and he makes the opposition pay in a number of ways. And not that surprisingly, his trick shot game in flip flops is also rock solid. It’s the Summer, Junior is having some fun and repping Gait and Toyota in his latest trick shot video.

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Tweet of the Week: MLL Championship Edition

0 - Published August 29, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse

Since it was just MLL Championship Weekend, and my favorite team, the Chesapeake Bayhawks, were crowned champs for the second consecutive season and fifth overall (some would call that a dynasty), I’m allowing two tweets for this week’s Tweet of the Week. And what do they teach us? No one passes like the Hawks, and heroes are remembered, but old man legends never die.

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Tweet of the Week: Top (Lax) Chef

0 - Published August 15, 2013 by in The Life

When Casey Powell tweets about Paul Rabil tweeting about John Grant, Jr. … there’s just too much talent in one tweet thread to be ignored. It turns out Junior made an awesome menu item, the Legendary Mammoth Burger, named of course for his NLL team, at the Hard Rock Cafe in Denver.

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Mann Cup: Mid-Season Review and Rankings

0 - Published July 2, 2013 by in International

Just around the half-way point of the season both the MSL and WLA are a getting serious. The MSL top three teams are all neck and neck. The WLA is keeping everyone on their toes as the teams that started off hot have cooled, and those teams that started slow are starting to find their groove.