Mammoth Even Championship Series with Bandits – 6/11/2022

June 12, 2022

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Colorado Mammoth knew what had to be done Saturday night at the sold-out Loud House.  Buffalo took Game 1 last week, and a loss meant the season was over.  Before the game began it was announced that Eli McLaughlin would be scratched with an injury, a huge blow to Colorado.  The team pushed through and persevered though and captured the…

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Dobbie, Staats Shine in Seals Game 2 Win – 5/21/2022

May 22, 2022

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Home turf didn’t make a difference in Game 1 for the San Diego Seals, and they faced a win or go home situation in the Loud House Saturday night when they visited the Colorado Mammoth for Game 2.  Regulation proved to be so evenly matched that the two needed overtime to decide the winner.  The Seals had a one goal lead…

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Bandits Advance to NLL Finals with Win in Toronto – 5/21/2022

May 22, 2022

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Buffalo Bandits are headed to the NLL Finals for the first time since 2019.  Game 1 highlighted the offense, and as many expected, Game 2 was a defensive battle.  Matt Vinc (42 SV) set a new Bandits record with his fifth post season victory for the franchise while Josh Byrne (2G, 6A) and Dhane Smith (2G, 4A) mustered up just…

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Zed Williams Wills Mammoth to Game 1 Win – 5/13/2022

May 14, 2022

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Colorado Mammoth acquired Zed Williams (5G, 1A) in a trade during the 2020 NLL Entry Draft for moments like Friday night.  The Mammoth were visiting the San Diego Seals for the first game of a three game Western Conference Playoff and were able to squeak out a win with a big second half.  Williams contributed at least a goal in…

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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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Rush Out Fire Seals in High Scoring Affair – 4/23/2022

April 24, 2022

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Saskatchewan Rush (7-10) hosted the San Diego Seals (9-8) on Saturday night and the game was a shootout.  San Diego is already in the post season, but their seed is still to be determined.  Saskatchewan may be out of it, but they proved they are not rolling over for anyone going into the final weeks of the season.  It was…

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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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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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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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Rambo Sends Panther City Packing with Late Game Heroics 12/4/2021

December 5, 2021

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor and NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Panther City Lacrosse Club (0-1) played their inaugural game Saturday night against one of the original National Lacrosse League teams.  Unfortunately, they will have to wait for their first win even though they led the Wings for most of the contest.  The Philadelphia Wings (1-0) did not grab the lead until the third quarter, and even then, Panther City continued…

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