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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BROCK SORENSEN UNDERGOES SURGERY TO REPAIR TORN ACHILLES 9/27/19

September 27, 2019

[MEDIA RELEASE] Toronto Defender Will Miss 2019-20 Season Oakville, ON – Toronto Rock Owner, President and GM Jamie Dawick announced today that defender Brock Sorensen will be out for the 2019-20 season while he recovers from a torn Achilles tendon in his left foot. This is Sorensen’s second major injury in the last three years as he tore his ACL in April of 2016 and missed 14 games the following…

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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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ROUGHNECKS RE-SIGN FORWARD RHYS DUCH 9/25/19

September 25, 2019

[MEDIA RELEASE] Calgary, AB – The Calgary Roughnecks today announced the National Lacrosse League club has re-signed 33-year-old forward Rhys Duch to a one-year contract. Duch was originally selected by the San Jose Stealth in the first round, third overall, in the 2008 NLL Entry Draft and was named the 2009 Rookie of the Year after serving on the 2009 All-Rookie Team. The Victoria, British Colombia product has been named…

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Colorado Mammoth Pick Warren Jeffrey Sixth Overall in the 2019 NLL Entry Draft 9/23/19

September 23, 2019

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© The Colorado Mammoth have not had a first round draft pick since the 2016 Draft and this year in order to get that pick they acquired the sixth overall pick and a conditional fourth round pick in the 2020 NLL Entry Draft from San Diego in exchange for forwards Zack Greer and Jeremy Noble. After one of their worst seasons on record…

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Bandits Take Brent Noseworthy 12th Overall 2019 NLL Entry Draft 9/23/19

September 23, 2019

Chris Vale, Correspondent Buffalo Bandits Lacrosse is Awesome© At the beginning of the season, the Buffalo Bandits roster included the second, third and fourth picks from the 2018 NLL Entry Draft; two of which were drafted, Ian Mackay and Matt Gilray both solid back end players. The other, a late season trade which gave them Chris Cloutier from the Wings a very talented lefty forward with a lot of upside….

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Roughnecks Grab Liam LeClair 7th Overall & Haiden Dickson 8th Overall in 2019 NLL Entry Draft 9/21/19

September 21, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© The 2019 NLL Entry Draft in Philadelphia is now in the books and the Calgary Roughnecks can begin preparations to defend the Champions Cup. Their first-round selections included Liam LeClair (seventh overall) and Haiden Dickson (eighth overall). LeClair the Windsor, Ontario native was a member of the Canadian Minto Cup Champion Six Nations Arrows team in 2017. He just finished up…

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The Rochester Knighthawks Pick Ryland Rees in the First Round 9/21/19

September 21, 2019

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© This past week, the Rochester Knighthawks along with the rest of the teams in the NLL, participated in the 2019 Entry Draft.  Rochester selected 10 hopeful candidates to rebuild their new team.  They had the second overall pick in the first round behind Halifax and would select Stony Brook University alum and a native of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia Ryland Rees. Rees…

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Toronto Takes Aaron Forster from NJIT 15th Overall in 2019 Entry Draft 9/21/19

September 20, 2019

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© On September 17, the Toronto Rock made their first selection in the 2019 NLL draft near the end of the first round at number 15 overall. They used this pick to select transition player Aaron Forster from NJIT.  Aaron is known to be able to play both ends of the floor as he led his Jr. A Toronto Beaches team with 29…

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Philadelphia Wings Second Round Pick Alex Pace 9/21/19

September 20, 2019

Nick DiGianivittorio Jr., Correspondent Philadelphia Wings Lacrosse is Awesome© The Philadelphia Wings look to Alex Pace (Brock University) to fuel both sides of the ball. It was the time of year again when the National Lacrosse League came to Philadelphia, PA.  On September 17, 2019 at Xfinity Live the 2019-20 Entry Draft was held where previous college players would realize their dream of playing professional lacrosse. The Philadelphia Wings, one…

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NLL COMBINE LANDS AT THE TRAC SATURDAY 9/13/19

September 13, 2019

Draft Prospects And Free Agents Hoping To Turn Heads Oakville, ON – The Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, ON will once again host the NLL Combine on Saturday.  Over 75 prospects from across Canada and the USA and even as far away as Germany will participate in the evaluation process in hopes of getting one step closer to a shot in the NLL. NLL coaching staffs from around the…

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