• Last Game @ Victoria Shamrocks


    Sun Aug 21st

    11 - 14




    Burnaby Lakers

    Burnaby Lakers

    Victoria Shamrocks

    Victoria Shamrocks


  • Burnaby Lakers tops at special teams
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    Defence wins games and the Burnaby Lakers are inching closer to that eventuality. Robert Church led the Lakers in power play goals this season with eight in WLA league and playoffs. Garrett James photoLast season, the senior A Lakers sported the best goals against in the Western Lacrosse Association with just 151 goals allowed against them during the regular season. The Lakers also topped the WLA in special team penalty killing, sporting a league-high 0.738 stop percentage during the 18-game sch
  • Fastest opening goal by Burnaby was a quickie
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    Seven-year Burnaby Laker lefthander Dane Stevens knows what it is like to be first. Dane Stevens scored the quickest game-opening goal for the Burnaby Lakers this season. Garrett James photoSteven's led the Lakers in regular-season team scoring from 2011 to 2015. The 6-1 Delta product scored a career-best 30 goals and collected 60 points to top the club in his sophomore season. In 2013, Stevens garnered a career-high 81 points to finish fourth overall in WLA scoring. Stevens collected 58 points
  • Lakers first goal of the year a thing of beauty
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    It took 22 minutes and 40 seconds for Jason Jones to score the first goal of the Western Lacrosse Association season for the Burnaby Lakers in 2016. Jason Jones scored 19 goals for the Burnaby Lakers this season, including the club's first of the year in an 8-6 win over Coquitlam in the WLA season opener. Garrett James photoThe crafty lefthander took advantage of a hesitation by rookie Jaeden Gastaldo and got behind the Coquitlam defence to score the marker on his wrong side off a short pass fro
  • Versatile Laker earns breakout season honour
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    This Fan's Unofficial Burnaby Lakers breakout player of the year did it in a most versatile way. Jackson Decker produced a career-best 0.226 shot percentage for the Burnaby Lakers this season. Garrett James photoJackson Decker was drafted as a right-handed scoring threat in the 2012 Western Lacrosse Association junior entry draft, but earned this season's Fan's honour as a transition runner from the Burnaby back court.The 6-1 Port Moody native was moved to the Lakers defensive corps in 2014 and
  • This Fan's Favourite Unofficial Burnaby Lakers Giving to the Game player of the year has a passion for growing the sport of lacrosse. Burnaby Lakers defender Chris O'Dougherty co-founded CitySideLax to grow and develop lacrosse in the Pacific Northwest. Garrett James photoChris O' Dougherty has played at the top of the sport in high school, university and as a pro, in the both field and indoor game, since first picking up a lacrosse stick as a pre-teen in his home state of New Jersey.The third-y

  • The Burnaby Lakers Special Teams Player of the Year is a very special sniper. First-year Laker Eli McLaughlin tallied a league-best four shorthanded goals and was tenth overall in the WLA this season with 30 assists. Garrett James photoEli McLaughlin has a knack for the netting when it comes to special teams, tallying more than 105 goals, while with the man advantage or a man down, in his combined junior and senior A box lacrosse careers since 2010.The No. 2 overall draft pick of the Nanaimo Tim

  • This Fan's Unofficial Burnaby Lakers Transition Player of the Year is a true threat from the back court. Burnaby Lakers transition runner Justin Salt has a career 0.429 scoring percentage in the playoffs. Garrett James photoIn five seasons in the senior A, loop Justin Salt has scored a total of 29 goals and assisted on 44 others while sporting a 0.312 scoring percentage and averaging nearly a point per game.This season the 6-2 lefthander potted five counters, 11 helpers and a 0.294 scoring perce

  • The race for this season's Burnaby Lakers three star winner in the Western Lacrosse Association was a four player affair. Three Burnaby runners and a goalie garnered five or more three-star votes during the regular season and playoffs, but it was newcomer Zac Boychuk with six star mentionss, including two in the first round of playoffs, who owns the distinction this year for the Lakers. The former Nanaimo Timberman had a breakout season with Burnaby, earning the WLA's top goalkeeper award as we