The Lax Mag - Top 30 Stories of 2022

by Yvan Lomas

30. Coquitlam Adanacs qualify for WLA playoffs for the first time since 2013

John Hofseth was just 16 years old the last time the Coquitlam Adanacs made the Western Lacrosse Association playoffs. Almost a decade later, Hofseth would go on to lead his hometown team in points (48) during a second-place regular season finish, a seeding that would send the A’s to the postseason for the first time since 2013. Coquitlam keeper Christian Del Bianco, another local lacrosse product (the team has a number of notable names from nearby), was named the league’s MVP & GOTY, while Dylan Watson, whose father Bob played against the Adanacs in the club’s only Mann Cup victory (2001), was voted a First Team All-Star