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Russ Heard
Player  -  2016

Russ Heard was a stellar lacrosse player whose career spanned over 20 years in Jr. A, WLA and the NLL.

In the WLA Heard scored more than 1,200 points, was three times WLA scoring leader, and was twice selected league MVP. 

In 1993 he set five WLA playoff scoring records including scoring 6 goals in one period. Heard won back-to-back NLL Champions Cup titles with the Toronto Rock in 1999 and 2000.

In 2013 the Burnaby Lakers retired his jersey—the first Laker to be so honoured. Heard was a head coach in the WLA for seven seasons and in 2015 was an assistant coach with the New Westminster Salmonbellies