Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 9 -1/24/2020

January 24, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Justin Ivey 25-10 Shawn Palmer 22-13 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 20-15 Chris Vale 18-17 Vancouver started off last weekend with a low scoring win over Colorado, setting the stage for an underdog weekend that saw both New York and Rochester get their first wins as franchises.  Philadelphia flexed their muscles, pushing New England to OT in a loss on Saturday, and then completely dismantling…

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Colorado Looks to Keep Rolling as Mammoth Host Bandits 1/24/2020

January 24, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] Featured Image Photo Credit:  Di Miller LOOKING BACK: Colorado finished last weekend’s back-to-back series with a 12-6 victory over the Saskatchewan Rush Jan. 18 after dropping a 7-5 decision to Vancouver Jan. 17 to open the trip. Despite spotting Saskatchewan an early 3-0 lead, the Mammoth limited the Rush to scoring three goals for the rest of the contest and logged five-consecutive tallies in the second quarter. Colorado…

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New England vs. Georgia: Get the Buzz 1/24/2020

January 24, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] Featured Image Photo Credit:  Justin Ivey UNCASVILLE, CT. (January 24, 2020) – The New England Black Wolves will welcome the Georgia Swarm for Sunday Funday at Mohegan Sun Arena on Jan. 26 for a 1pm matchup. In honor of ​Black Wolves mascot Hunter’s birthday celebration, mascots from around the region will be on hand, and as part of a season-long Sunday special, kids are invited to come on the field after…

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Knighthawks Fall From the Sky Lose to the Wings 1/19/2020

January 20, 2020

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Kate Frese The Rochester Knighthawks (1-5) had double duty this weekend as they took on the Calgary Roughnecks in the first game of the doubled up weekend picking up their first win of the season over the Roughnecks.  Rochester would then travel south to the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday January 19, to take on the Philadelphia Wings…

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Knighthawks Get First Win in Franchise History Defeating 2019 NLL Champs 1/18/2020

January 19, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] (Rochester, NY) – The Rochester Knighthawks (1-4) battled back from a 12-11 deficit with two fourth-quarter goals and held on for the final seven minutes of regulation as they took down the defending NLL champion Calgary Roughnecks (2-3) in thrilling fashion Saturday at Segar & Sciortino Field at The Blue Cross Arena for their first win in franchise history. The 13-12 victory also snaps Rochester’s four-game slide to…

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Thunderbirds Stay Hot & Grab Win No. 5 1/18/2020

January 19, 2020

Matteo Nobile, Correspondent Halifax Thunderbirds Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Trevor MacMillan On Saturday January 18, the Scotiabank Centre home of the Halifax Thunderbirds (5-0) hosted for the first time in their inaugural season, the San Diego Seals (1-5). The Thunderbirds one of two expansion teams in the NLL, are off to a red hot start winning their first four games. They were looking to continue their winning…

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Riptide Makes History at the Expense of the Swarm 1/18/2020

January 19, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent New York Riptide Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: New York Riptide On Saturday January 18, the New York Riptide (1-5) would face their North Division rivals the Georgia Swarm (2-3) for the first time this season in the hopes that they would finally break that ever present “Goose Egg” on the standings board.  On the other side of the score sheet, the Swarm were hoping…

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Callum Crawford is the OT Hero in Win Against Philly – 1/19/2020

January 19, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The forecast in Connecticut on Saturday was 3-6” of snow.  Fans still turned up to see the undefeated New England Black Wolves (4-0) host the Philadelphia Wings (3-2) for rivalry night.  The 4,084 fans were not disappointed and witnessed some of the best lacrosse played so far this year.  In the Black Wolves last action, three weeks ago, they treated the home crowd…

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Mammoth Double Dip the Rush and Win the Series 1/18/2020

January 19, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  ckom.com In a frigid night in Saskatoon, the Colorado Mammoth (4-3) went head to head against their West Division rivals the Saskatchewan Rush (3-2) on Saturday January 18.  The Sasktel Centre was packed with 12,542 faithful Rush fans ready to see their team get their first win at home this season.  While the Mammoth having just come off…

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Rock End Three Win Game Streak on the Road in Buffalo 1/18/2020

January 18, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Sara Schmidle The Toronto Rock (3-2) drove down the QEW highway to visit the Buffalo Bandits (3-1) at the KeyBank Center in front of 12, 026 Bandits fans.  Unfortunately, they had to do it without two of their top offensive players as Tom Schreiber and Adam Jones were both out with upper body injuries.  They started fast and…

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Warriors Band Together, Earn Rematch Win Over Mammoth 1/17/2020

January 18, 2020

Ron Schell, Correspondent Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse Is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Di Miller The last time Colorado played Vancouver (1/4/2020), the Warriors (2-4) offence shot out to a 4-0 lead before the Mammoth (3-3) even knew they were in a game. The right side and left side of the Warrior’s offence were synchronized early. Eventually, Coach Pat Coyle called a time-out and then pulled Dillon Ward to get the…

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Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 8 -1/17/2020

January 17, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 19-8 Justin Ivey 19-8 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 17-10 Chris Vale 15-12 As the leader of this group, nothing gets me more excited than a 5-0 weekend with the picks!  Finally, I have evened up with Shawn for the group lead.  We aren’t going to dwell on last week because this week crazy.  Another weekend with EIGHT GAMES scheduled, so let’s get…

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