Buffalo Cruises Through First Round Victory Over New England 5/4/19

May 7, 2019

Justin Ivey, Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Bill Wippert The top seed Buffalo Bandits hosted the fourth seed New England Black Wolves on Saturday night in front of almost 12,000 fans at the KeyBank Center for the ‘Winner Move On’ East Division semi-final.  Much like the two regular season matchups, the Bandits outplayed the Black Wolves from start to finish, never trailing in…

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Justin and Friends Playoff Picks – Round 1 5/3/19

May 3, 2019

A few of us at Lacrosse is Awesome are here to deliver our predictions for the first round of the NLL playoffs.  In this first round, it is win or go home! West Division Colorado Mammoth (4) at Saskatchewan Rush (1) Friday, May 3 at 9:30 PM EST Justin Ivey These two teams are meeting for the second week in a row.  In the last week of the regular season,…

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Knighthawks Close the Door on Rochester and the Season 4/27/19

April 28, 2019

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Rochester Knighthawks In the last weekend of the NLL regular season the Rochester Knighthawks (6-12) played host to the New England Black Wolves (9-9) in front of a 6,158 crowd at the Blue Cross Arena.  The fans came to see this Rochester team’s last home game before moving to Halifax next season.  The Rochester Knighthawks would give those…

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Justin’s NLL Picks Week Twenty 4/26/19

April 26, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Weeks 1-9: 25-19 Week Ten: 4-2 Week Eleven: 2-1 Week Twelve: 4-0 Week Thirteen: 3-1 Week Fourteen: 4-2 Week Fifteen: 4-3 Week Sixteen: 2-2 Week Seventeen: 4-1 Week Eighteen: 1-5 Week Nineteen: 3-2 Season Total: 56-38 Wow.  New England could not win on the road.  And now they must visit Buffalo again in the first round.  I thought a lot of these late…

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Buffalo Doubles Down Against New England, Clinches Overall #1 Seed 4/20/19

April 21, 2019

Justin Ivey, Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Bill Wippert The Buffalo Bandits (13-4) hosted the New England Black Wolves (8-9) on Saturday night in front of 16,559 fans.  The second matchup between these two East division rivals was almost a mirror image of their first matchup, a 15-5 win for the Bandits at New England.  This time Buffalo doubled up on the Black…

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NLL Playoff Clinching Scenarios 4/18/19

April 18, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY April 18, 2019 Philadelphia, April 18, 2019 – The National Lacrosse League has released playoff clinching scenarios ahead of the final two weeks of the regular season. Both the Colorado Mammoth (6-10) and Vancouver Warriors (5-11) can still clinch playoff berths. •      Colorado Mammoth (6-10) can clinch a postseason berth with one win, either vs. San Diego on Friday or vs. Saskatchewan on April 27 or with one…

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Rock Climb Past Franchise Record 8th Home Win in a Row 4/12/19

April 13, 2019

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Shawn Palmer The Toronto Rock (11-6) hosted the New England Black Wolves (8-8) on a special night at Scotiabank Arena as the Rock retired Jim “Scoop” Veltman’s #32 jersey lifting it to the rafters to reside along two other Rock, greats Bob Watson and Colin Doyle.  Veltman who played for the Rock for nine years; winning five Championships;…

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Justin’s NLL Picks Week Eighteen 4/12/19

April 12, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Weeks 1-9: 25-19 Week Ten: 4-2 Week Eleven: 2-1 Week Twelve: 4-0 Week Thirteen: 3-1 Week Fourteen: 4-2 Week Fifteen: 4-3 Week Sixteen: 2-2 Week Seventeen: 4-1 Season Total: 52-31 Last week the picks did not get in with enough time to post.  I blame my wife and her birthday on Saturday, but don’t tell her that.  I was confident in my selections,…

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New England Claims Final East Playoff Spot with Win Over Seals 4/6/2019

April 9, 2019

Justin Ivey, Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© Mohegan Sun Arena had their second highest turn out on Saturday night as the New England Black Wolves (8-7) hosted the San Diego Seals (9-6).  The 6,046 fans watched the home team punch their ticket to the post season for the fourth straight season.  The Black Wolves jumped out to an early lead and lasted through a furious fourth quarter…

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Philadelphia Takes Season Series Against New England 3/23/19

March 24, 2019

Justin Ivey, Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: NLL The Philadelphia Wings (3-10) held on to their playoff shot by defeating the New England Black Wolves (7-6) in their third matchup of the season Saturday night.  The Black Wolves took the lead with the first goal of the night, but Philadelphia led for the rest of the evening in a strong home game.  They…

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