New England Steals Draft with Trade 9/20/2020

September 20, 2020

Justin Ivey Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© The New England Black Wolves received everything on their wish list in the 2020 NLL Entry Draft.  “You’re always taking care of the here and the now and the future.  The challenge is trying to balance the two.  We thought it lined up very well for us.  To be honest we couldn’t be happier.  We got Ruest and Kitchen and…

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Black Wolves Win Physical Game to Take Series From Philadelphia 3/8/2020

March 8, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The New England Black Wolves (8-3) and the Philadelphia Wings (7-6) don’t like each other.  It was apparent on Saturday afternoon as the teams battled from start to finish in the tiebreaker match for the season series.  Just 26 seconds into the game, Black Wolves defender Nick Chaykowsky (2A) and Wings defender Steph Charbonneau got tangled and wrestled to the ground after a…

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Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 15– 3/7/2020

March 7, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 45-24 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 43-26 Justin Ivey 42-27 I made a HUGE mistake.  Shawn DID NOT go 5-0 in Week 13, Stephonya did.  Lucky for Shawn, he is still in first place.  Standings have been updated and there were no changes after Week 14, although as a group none of us did so hot.  I had the best predictions and went…

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New England Caps Perfect Weekend with Win Over Halifax 3/1/2020

March 1, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The New England Black Wolves (7-3), fresh off a win over New York Friday night, defeated the Halifax Thunderbirds (7-4) on Sunday. “Getting double wins over the weekend is difficult…you almost breath a sigh of relief at the end when you come out because you feel good, you have accomplished what you wanted to do,” said Black Wolves Head Coach Glenn Clark.  The…

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The Hammerheads Have Surfaced 2/29/2020

February 29, 2020

Justin Ivey, Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The surface question on everyone’s mind at the Connecticut Hammerheads first press conference was fortunately blatantly asked.  Why a hammerhead shark?  Team President Ian Frenette responded, “We like the type-a, alpha nature of the shark and its aggressiveness.”  The actual shark isn’t a common site in Long Island Sound, and it is tough to find if there has been any sighting off the shore…

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Black Wolves Remain Unbeaten on Road 2/29/2020

February 29, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The New England Black Wolves (6-3) visited the New York Riptide (1-10) on Friday night for the second meeting of three between the two East Division rivals.  This game was nothing like the first meeting where the Black Wolves won easily.  Plagued by slow starts, New England again found themselves behind early.  A six-goal run between the second and third quarters, as well…

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Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 14– 2/28/2020

February 28, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 42-19 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 38-23 Justin Ivey 37-24 Shawn went 5-0 last week – please everyone pay attention to this man’s picks.  I fell to last but somehow still am tasked with doing the write ups!  Stephonya only called one game wrong.  If it wasn’t for the will of Dane Dobbie, I might be a bit better.  This week has all…

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Black Wolves Run Through Knighthawks 2/23/2020

February 23, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© On Saturday night, the New England Black Wolves (5-3) hosted the Rochester Knighthawks (1-8), for the first meeting between the two teams.  The Knighthawks of last year are in Halifax, and this new Rochester expansion franchise is not as bad as their record leads you to believe.  Up until this game, five of their seven losses have been by three goals or fewer. …

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Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 13 – 2/20/2020

February 20, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 37-19 Justin Ivey 35-21 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 34-22 Not a bad week for the panel!  Everyone is still above 50% and darn are we proud of that.  What a weekend it was!  The undisputed highlight was the Philadelphia Wings going 2-0 by winning in Buffalo Saturday, and in New England Sunday to take first place in the East Division.  Also noteworthy…

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Wings Fly in New England, Cap Perfect Weekend – 2/16/2020

February 16, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© On Sunday night, the Philadelphia Wings (7-3) visited the New England Black Wolves (4-3) for their second game in as many nights.  Just like their first meeting of the season, the winner of the game would claim first place in the East Division.  Unlike the first meeting of the season, the Wings left victorious, but it wasn’t easy.  After taking a commanding lead…

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Swarm Hold Off Riptide, Avenge Loss – 2/16/2020

February 16, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© On Saturday night, the Georgia Swarm (5-3) hosted the New York Riptide (1-9) in front of nearly nine thousand fans at Infinite Energy Arena.  The lone win for the Riptide in their inaugural season came on January 18 when they hosted the Swarm.  In that game they were behind as many as five goals before mounting a comeback that ended with an overtime…

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Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 12 – 2/14/2020

February 14, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Justin Ivey 32-18 Shawn Palmer 34-16 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 30-20 Chris Vale 28-22 I got brought to school last week.  Shawn has taken the group lead and along with him, Stephonya and Chris all went 5-0.  My 2-3 needs some work.  This week is the week for retribution.  With six games on the schedule, including two Alterna Cup games, it is gearing up…

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