Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 9 -1/24/2020

January 24, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Justin Ivey 25-10 Shawn Palmer 22-13 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 20-15 Chris Vale 18-17 Vancouver started off last weekend with a low scoring win over Colorado, setting the stage for an underdog weekend that saw both New York and Rochester get their first wins as franchises.  Philadelphia flexed their muscles, pushing New England to OT in a loss on Saturday, and then completely dismantling…

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Knighthawks Get First Win in Franchise History Defeating 2019 NLL Champs 1/18/2020

January 19, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] (Rochester, NY) – The Rochester Knighthawks (1-4) battled back from a 12-11 deficit with two fourth-quarter goals and held on for the final seven minutes of regulation as they took down the defending NLL champion Calgary Roughnecks (2-3) in thrilling fashion Saturday at Segar & Sciortino Field at The Blue Cross Arena for their first win in franchise history. The 13-12 victory also snaps Rochester’s four-game slide to…

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GEICO Extends Partnership With National Lacrosse League For Full 2019-20 Season 1/9/2020

January 9, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE]  Renewal of League’s Major Partnership Another Big Step Forward For NLL And The Sport of Lacrosse  Philadelphia, January 9​, 2020 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL) has announced an extension of its groundbreaking partnership with GEICO, one of the largest insurance providers in the United States.  GEICO will be the official insurance provider of the NLL for the full season after becoming a partner in March of 2019….

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Rambo Plays Spoiler in Calgary 12/29/2019

December 29, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: National League Lacrosse A crowd of 11,352 left the Scotiabank Saddledome stunned on Saturday night after the Calgary Roughnecks (2-2) fell to the visiting Philadelphia Wings (1-1).  Wings forward Matt Rambo (2G, 1A) had the final say, scoring with only 1.8 seconds left in regulation to break the tie and give the Wings their first win of…

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Roughnecks Seal the Fate of San Diego in a Game of Runs 12/28/19

December 28, 2019

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Courtesy of San Diego Seals On Friday December 27, 2019 the San Diego Seals (0-3) hosted the Calgary Roughnecks (2-1) at Pechanga Arena in front of 4,088 fans.  Both teams were searching for ways to come off losses from previous games and the Roughnecks found it by putting together three separate runs and came away with the win.  Final Score:  Roughnecks…

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Roughnecks Banner Night Spoiled in OT 12/21/19

December 22, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Calgary Roughnecks On Saturday December 21, the 2019 NLL Champion Calgary Roughnecks (1-1)  hoisted the championship banner to the rafters in front of just over 12,000 Calgary fans, each who received a mini replica banner to commemorate the event.  But their home opener did not go as planned as they would lose to their West Division rivals…

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National Lacrosse League and B/R Live to Offer Live “Game of the Week” Available for Free Across B/R Live, Twitter & Facebook 12/11/19

December 11, 2019

 All 13 NLL teams to be featured to a global audience starting on Saturday, December 14 Philadelphia, December 11, 2019 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the largest and longest-standing professional lacrosse league in the world, and its global media partner B/R Live today announced a wider expansion of NLL live game coverage across multiple platforms, with the launch of the NLL “Game of the Week” streaming for free across…

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ROUGHNECKS GOALTENDER & ASCENT CONSULTING LTD. ANNOUNCE 2ND ANNUAL DEL BIANCO’S ASSISTS FOR KIDS 12/9/19

December 9, 2019

{MEDIA RELEASE} Initiative raises funds and awareness for KidSport Calgary Calgary, AB – Calgary Roughnecks goaltender, Christian Del Bianco, and the Roughnecks Foundation are proud to once again partner with Ascent Consulting Ltd. for Del Bianco’s Assists for Kids. The campaign, now entering its second season, raises funds and awareness for KidSport Calgary. “I was personally fortunate enough to have parents that were financially able to put me in sports,”…

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Roughnecks Down the Warriors to Open 2019-20 Season with a “W” 11/29/19

November 30, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo by Devin Manky The Vancouver Warriors (0-1) would open their 2019-20 NLL season in front of 7,456 fans with a 12-7 loss to the visiting NLL champions Calgary Roughnecks (1-0) Friday night November 29. Vancouver has a new address at the Rogers Arena; some new additions to their roster and are looking to make an impact to this…

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ROUGHNECKS RE-SIGN DEFENCEMAN ZACH CURRIER 11/1/19

November 1, 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019 Featured Image Photo Credit:  Courtesy of the Calgary Roughnecks Calgary, AB – The Calgary Roughnecks have re-signed defence/transition player Zach Currier to a two-year contract. Currier, 25, is entering his third season in the NLL, all with the Roughnecks. He joined the franchise in the 2017 NLL Entry Draft after being selected by Calgary in the first round, third overall. The Peterborough, Ontario product has been…

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ROUGHNECKS RE-SIGN DEFENCEMAN CURTIS MANNING 9/27/19

September 27, 2019

[MEDIA RELEASE] Calgary, AB – The Calgary Roughnecks have re-signed defenceman Curtis Manning to a one-year contract. Manning, 32, is entering his 11 season in the NLL, all with the Roughnecks. He joined the franchise in the 2008 NLL Entry Draft after being selected by Calgary in the first round, sixth overall. The Surrey, British Colombia product was named to the 2010 All-Rookie Team and has amassed 68 points (21g,…

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ROUGHNECKS RE-SIGN CHRISTIAN DEL BIANCO 9/26/19

September 26, 2019

[MEDIA RELEASE] Calgary, AB – The Calgary Roughnecks have re-signed goaltender Christian Del Bianco to a two-year contract. “I am happy to be back in Calgary and excited for two more years playing in the best atmosphere in the National Lacrosse League,” said Del Bianco. “I believe we set the bar for what this team is capable of last season and I look forward to helping hold up that standard.”…

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