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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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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Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 14– 2/28/2020

February 28, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 42-19 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 38-23 Justin Ivey 37-24 Shawn went 5-0 last week – please everyone pay attention to this man’s picks.  I fell to last but somehow still am tasked with doing the write ups!  Stephonya only called one game wrong.  If it wasn’t for the will of Dane Dobbie, I might be a bit better.  This week has all…

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Rock Slide Past the Warriors & Move Into First in the North 2/16/2020

February 16, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Toronto Rock The Toronto Rock (6-2) hosted the Vancouver Warriors (4-6) Saturday night in an all Canadian Alterna Cup match up in front of 8,401 fans on this Family Day long weekend in Ontario.  The win also bolstered Toronto’s position in the standings as well given the outcome of the other two games last night.  With this win,…

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New England vs. Philadelphia: Tied at Two 2/15/2020

February 15, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] Featured Image Photo Credit:  Justin Ivey UNCASVILLE, CT. (February 15, 2020) – New England returns to action this weekend, Sunday, Feb. 16, for a matchup against the Philadelphia Wings at 5pm. The Black Wolves (4-2) and Wings (5-3) will collide on Galentines and Bromance night. Also, as part of a season-long Sunday special, kids and season ticket members are invited to come on the field after the game…

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Knighthawks Drop Another Heartbreaker in OT 2/9/2020

February 9, 2020

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Micheline Veluvolu The Rochester Knighthawks (1-7) played host to the Vancouver Warriors (4-5) at the Blue Cross Arena on Kids Day in front of a crowd of 4,063.  Rochester would battle hard all game long holding a lead late until the fourth period, unfortunately Vancouver would sneak out the victory in overtime as the Warriors Mitch Jones would…

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Knighthawks Lose Close Battle to Warriors in OT 2/9/2020

February 9, 2020

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Micheline Veluvolu The Rochester Knighthawks (1-7) hosted the Vancouver Warriors (4-5) for a Sunday matinee on February 9.  Rochesther’s faithful 4,063 fans in attendance got to see their team play another hard fought battle. The Knighthawks were looking for their second victory of this long season and it was looking good for them for most of the contest having…

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Bandits Offense Steamrolls Warriors 2/8/2020

February 8, 2020

Ron Schell, Correspondent Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse Is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Di Miller On Friday February 7, the Vancouver Warriors hosted the Buffalo Bandits at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia in front of 7,215 Warrior fans. The game long unrelenting barrage of shots, physical bone-rattling picks and tenacious battles for loose balls by the Bandits offence physically ground down the Warriors defence. Vancouver’s three game winning streak was…

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Warriors Stifle Black Wolves in New England – 2/2/2020

February 2, 2020

Justin Ivey, Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© The New England Black Wolves (4-2) had a chance to respond to their first loss of the season with a home game against the Vancouver Warriors (3-4) on Saturday night in front of 4,801 fans.  Unfortunately for those fans, the Black Wolves fell flat. “Not good.  All over the floor.  Dougie (Doug Jamieson) was good. That was the only good…

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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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Face-Offs=Possessions=Goals:  Wings Take All 1/10/2020

January 10, 2020

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Di Miller The Philadelphia Wings (3-1) hosted the Vancouver Warriors (1-4) at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA. The arena was packed with LaxCon in town and the 9,676 fans would not be disappointed.  The Wings would come away with the win, their third consecutive victory; the first time in franchise history they have won back-to-back-to-back contests.  Vancouver would…

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GEICO Extends Partnership With National Lacrosse League For Full 2019-20 Season 1/9/2020

January 9, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE]  Renewal of League’s Major Partnership Another Big Step Forward For NLL And The Sport of Lacrosse  Philadelphia, January 9​, 2020 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL) has announced an extension of its groundbreaking partnership with GEICO, one of the largest insurance providers in the United States.  GEICO will be the official insurance provider of the NLL for the full season after becoming a partner in March of 2019….

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