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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Colorado Loads Up On Defense in the 2020 NLL Entry Draft 9/19/2020

September 19, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© The Colorado Mammoth had probably one of the biggest changes from what their original draft picture looked like prior to the start of this year’s NLL Entry Draft to what it ended up becoming.  Originally the Mammoth were not inline to make their first pick until the Second Round and 22nd overall.  However they would put together a trade with the New…

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Rochester Ends Up with More Trades than Picks 9/19/2020

September 19, 2020

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© On Thursday September 17, 2020 the NLL found a creative way to host its Entry Draft and they did it virtually ahead of the 2020-2021 season.  Everyone is hopeful that the upcoming season will still come to fruition after last season was cut short due to the Pandemic.   Like any other draft night, the teams were busy especially the Rochester Knighthawks who…

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Toronto Rock Surprise Everyone with Their 1st Pick of the 2020 NLL Draft 9/18/2020

September 18, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© In a year where everything has been different since March, Thursday night’s NLL draft did not deviate from the new norm.  All teams were secluded in different parts of Canada and the US, while prospective draftees were on their computers streaming the draft from their homes.  No one going up to shake hands with their new GM’s or coaches; nor would they…

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Thunderbirds Sign Four to Contract Extensions 7/14/2020

July 14, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] (July 14, 2020) Halifax, NS – The Halifax Thunderbirds announced the signings of the following four players to contract extensions: Nonkon Thompson to a three-year agreement. Brandon Robinson and Pete Dubenski to one-year agreements. Cory Becker to a two-year agreement. Year in Review: Nonkon Thompson The 6’2″ lefty defenceman, appeared in 10 games this past season, collecting 30 loose balls and causing five turnovers. He finished the season second in…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: National Lacrosse League Statement and Update on Game Play 3/12/2020

March 12, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY March 12, 2020 “The National Lacrosse League has determined that it is in the best interests of our fans, our players, our coaches and our staff to temporarily suspend play until further notice due to concerns over COVID-19. We will continue to evaluate this situation and remain in constant communication with health, team, business and league officials across North America. Security and safety is our top priority and focus in…

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Mammoth Amazing Come From Behind Victory 3/9/2020

March 9, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Di Miller The Colorado Mammoth (7-6) hosted the Rochester Knighthawks (2-10) on Sunday March 8, 2020.  The Knighthawks had just come off of a disappointing loss in San Diego and only one hour sleep due to some chaos upon arrival in the Mile High City.  But you wouldn’t have known that when they stepped on the floor.  They…

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Calgary Flies into Toronto and Leaves with a Big 13 – 10 Win 3/9/2020

March 9, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Ryan McCullough On Sunday March 9, the Calgary Roughnecks (5-5) visited the Toronto Rock (7-4) for the only meeting of the two teams this season.  Toronto hadn’t played at home since February 15, and the Scotiabank Arena was filled with 7,826 Rock fans  for ‘Kidz Day’ in Rock City in anticipation of another home win.  The Rock had…

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‘Hawks Fall to Seals in First of Two West Division Match Ups 3/7/2020

March 8, 2020

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Mike McGinnis The Rochester Knighthawks (2-9) were in San Diego on Saturday March 7 to face the first of two West Division teams in this double-header weekend.  They started it off against the Seals (6-6) at Pechanga Arena on “Wookie of the Year” Night in front of 6,292 San Diego fans.  It was another tough night for the expansion…

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Swarm Over the ‘Tide for the Series 3/7/2020

March 8, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent New York Riptide Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: A. McIntyre The Georgia Swarm (7-4) made the trip to Long Island to face their East Division rivals the New York Riptide (1-12) for the third game of their series which was tied at one game apiece.  The Riptide had their one and only victory against the Swarm on January 18 and were hoping to get Win…

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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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The Swarm Overtakes the Warriors 2/29/2020

March 1, 2020

Ron Schell, Correspondent Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Devin Manky A well-oiled machine steamrolled into Rogers Arena in Vancouver on Saturday February 29 and when the smoke cleared, the Georgia Swarm emerged victorious over a flattened Vancouver Warriors squad. Georgia’s record improved to 6-4 while the Warriors sank to 4-8.   Final Score:  Georgia 14—Vancouver 7. The Swarm are a ”team” in the true sense. Their highly…

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