Buffalo Defense Carries Bandits to Conference Finals – 5/7/2022

May 8, 2022

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Michael Hetzel/NLL The Buffalo Bandits ended the regular season with the best record in the NLL and the home floor advantage for their championship run.  On Saturday night, they hosted the Albany Firewolves whom they had already beaten twice this season.  Albany came in having been in playoff mode for their last month of the regular season,…

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Resetarits, Kew Lead Firewolves to Playoffs – 04/30/2022

May 1, 2022

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  K. Richelle The Albany Firewolves (9-9) could still have made the playoffs if the New York Riptide (6-12) beat them for a second time this season.  At the end of March, the Riptide hosted the first matchup and handily won 15-6.  Since pretty much that loss, Albany has been fighting every week to stay in the playoff…

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Firewolves Keep Playoff Hopes Alive – 4/16/2022

April 17, 2022

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© To remain alive in their quest for a ticket to the playoffs the Albany Firewolves (8-9) needed to beat the Philadelphia Wings (8-9) for the second time this season.  Philadelphia had the chance to guarantee a playoff spot for themselves with a win.  The first tilt in this two-game series came down to the wire when a 7-7 fourth quarter tie…

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FireWolves Battle the Warriors in an East vs. West Match-Up 4/2/22

April 3, 2022

Christopher Crane, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Jordan Leigh As the NLL is heading into the home stretch of the regular season with some teams having already clinched a playoff spot, there are still a few fighting for that fourth and final playoff spot so every game counts to make that push to postseason.  This would be another contest during Week 18 action where fans would get…

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Rock on a Roll Downing the FireWolves for Fourth Win in a Row 2/20/22

February 20, 2022

Shawn Palmer, Toronto Rock Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: K. Richelle The Toronto Rock (6-3) visited the Albany Firewolves (4-6) for their second and final meeting of the season after the Rock won the first game of the season by one goal over the FireWolves.  Toronto was hoping to take advantage of a tired team as Albany played on Friday night in Buffalo and dropped a 13…

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Buffalo Survives Albany Visit in Strange Game – 2/18/22

February 19, 2022

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The NLL needs to check some of the video from Friday’s game at KeyBank Center in Buffalo. Specifically, they need to investigate the net on the right of the benches from the perspective of the announcing crew.  Exactly zero of the 21 goals scored during the Buffalo Bandits (7-1) win over the Albany Firewolves (4-5) on Friday passed that plane.  Personally,…

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Knighthawks Snap Four Game Losing Streak & Take Series Against Firewolves 2/13/22

February 13, 2022

Christopher Crane, Rochester Knighthawks Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Michele V. This weekend’s NLL action had the Rochester Knighthawks (3-5) playing host to the Albany Firewolves (4-4) at the Blue Cross Arena in front of a crowd of 3,737.  This was the second meeting of the two teams in the regular season with Rochester claiming victory in both contests.  Shawn Evans would tie the franchise’s single-game record…

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Tale of Two Cities – Georgia and Albany Split Back-to-Back

February 6, 2022

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Kyle Hess The Albany Firewolves (4-3) and the Georgia Swarm (3-5) faced off against each other twice this weekend in back-to-back nights.  Friday, the Swarm hosted before the teams jumped on a plane to play Saturday night in Albany.  The weekend home and home was circled for both teams on their calendars as the teams only play…

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Albany Doubles Up Saskatchewan for First Win 1/8/22

January 9, 2022

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  K. Richelle The Albany Firewolves (1-2) used a quick start on Saturday night behind strong play from faceoff savant Joe Nardella (1G, 1A, 14/16 FO) to get their first win since the move from Connecticut.  The defense was stifling with the return of Brett Manney and Adam Bomberry to the lineup in front of a stone-cold Doug…

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Toronto Rock Win a Thriller Over the Albany Firewolves 12/5/21

December 5, 2021

Shawn Palmer, Toronto Rock Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Courtesy of the Toronto Rock It had been 636 days since the last Toronto Rock (1-0) game and there have been a lot of changes since then. Toronto is now playing their home games in Hamilton at the First Ontario Centre and their first home game was against a new (old) team the Albany Firewolves (0-1).  The last time…

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