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Rory Glaves
Born January 13, 1982 (1982-01-13) (age 28),
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Position Defense
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
195 pounds (88 kg)
NLL Team
F. Teams
Edmonton Rush
Anaheim Storm
Vancouver Ravens
Nationality  Canada
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Rory Glaves (born January 13, 1982 in Niagara Falls, Ontario) is a Canadian lacrosse player and an assistant captain for the Edmonton Rush of the National Lacrosse League. Glaves also played two years of college lacrosse for the University of Hartford. Glaves has won two Minto Cup championships with the St. Catharines Athletics (2001, 2003) and one Mann Cup championship with the Victoria Shamrocks (2005).

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Junior career

Glaves played for the St. Catharines Athletics in the OLA Junior A Lacrosse League from 1999 to 2003. He quickly earned a reputation as one of the best defensive players in the game. In 2003, Glaves was given the "Dean McLeod Award" for Playoffs M.V.P. He was also awarded the "John McCauley Award" for Best Defensive Player two years in a row .[1] During his five-year tenure with the Athletics, Glaves helped lead the team to three straight league championships and two Minto Cups.

Professional career

Glaves was drafted 2nd overall in the 2004 NLL entry draft by the Vancouver Ravens.

Shortly before the beginning of the 2005 NLL season, the Ravens folded, and Glaves was selected second overall in the dispersal draft by the Anaheim Storm.[2]

Glaves did not play a game for Anaheim. On July 20, 2005, the Storm folded, and Glaves was again put into a dispersal draft. Glaves was selected first overall by the Edmonton Rush.[3] Glaves played his first season in the NLL with the Rush in 2007.

Hockey career

Glaves began his junior hockey career with the Jr.B Niagara Falls Canucks in 1998, and helped the Canucks to their second Sutherland Cup championship in three years. He was then drafted 160th overall in the 1999 Ontario Hockey League Priority Draft by the Toronto St. Michael's Majors.[4] Glaves would only play six games with the Majors before returning to the Canucks.

Statistics

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National Lacrosse League

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP G A Pts LB PIM GP G A Pts LB PIM
2007 Edmonton 16 3 4 7 53 12 -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 Edmonton 12 1 1 2 29 2 -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 Edmonton 15 2 1 3 26 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
NLL Totals 43 6 6 12 108 14 0 0 0 0 0 0

Canadian Lacrosse Association

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1999 St. Catharines Athletics OLA Jr.A 19 2 5 7 7 8 1 0 1 2
2000 St. Catharines Athletics OLA Jr.A 19 3 5 8 2 15 0 7 7 8
2001 St. Catharines Athletics OLA Jr.A 14 2 5 7 12 13 2 1 3 0
Minto Cup St. Catharines Athletics CLA -- -- -- -- -- 6 0 0 0 2
2002 St. Catharines Athletics OLA Jr.A 18 1 3 4 4 12 2 2 4 11
Minto Cup St. Catharines Athletics CLA -- -- -- -- -- 6 0 1 1 13
2003 St. Catharines Athletics OLA Jr.A 13 0 5 5 2 12 0 3 3 2
Minto Cup St. Catharines Athletics CLA -- -- -- -- -- 6 0 2 2 --
2004 Victoria Shamrocks WLA 20 0 10 10 2 8 1 6 7 0
Mann Cup Victoria Shamrocks CLA -- -- -- -- -- 4 0 0 0 0
2005 Victoria Shamrocks WLA 13 1 5 6 0 8 1 2 3 0
Mann Cup Victoria Shamrocks CLA -- -- -- -- -- 6 0 0 0 2
Junior A Totals 83 8 23 31 27 60 5 13 18 23
Minto Cup Totals -- -- -- -- -- 18 0 3 3 15
Senior A Totals 33 1 15 16 2 16 2 8 10 0
Mann Cup Totals -- -- -- -- -- 10 0 0 0 2

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