Josh Sanderson – Class of 2022 Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Born in Orangeville, Ontario – nicknamed “Shooter” – Josh Sanderson is a gifted playmaker and goal scorer. He was the OLA Junior “A” Rookie of the Year in 1994; the MVP in 1996; he led the league in scoring in 1996 and 1998. As a member of the Orangeville Northmen, Josh won three Minto Cups (1993, 1995, 1996). His all-time points in OLA Junior “A” were 255 goals and 274 assists.

Moving up to play Senior lacrosse with the Brampton Excelsiors, Josh won three Mann Cup championships (2002, 2008, 2009). Josh was the Mann Cup MVP in 2002. In Major Series lacrosse he totalled 321 goals and 539 assists. Josh was inducted into the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2021.

Over 20 seasons in the NLL, Josh Sanderson won the Champions Cup in 2005 and 2009. When he retired, he was the fourth highest scorer in NLL history having scored 482 goals along with 972 assists for a total of 1454 points in 290 games. Josh Sanderson was inducted into the NLL Hall of Fame in 2016.

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