Roughnecks Having a Rough Go & Still Winless at Home… 1/25/2020

January 26, 2020

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Jim Wells On Saturday January 25, 2020 the Calgary Roughnecks (2-4) hosted the Halifax Thunderbirds (6-0) in front of 15,362 faithful Riggers fans.  The 2019 NLL Champs were hoping to be the first to bring down the undefeated Thunderbirds and get back to their winning ways.  Halifax took the “No Quit” attitude and their preparation paid off. …

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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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Lightning Strikes & Thunderbirds Roll 1/11/2020

January 11, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Colorado Mammoth The Colorado Mammoth (3-2) headed to Halifax, Nova Scotia to face the Thunderbirds (4-0) in a game that many thought would bring down one of the only two undefeated teams in the league.  The Nest was filled with 7,623 Thunderbirds fans who were prepped and ready to watch their team take on the mighty Mammoth.  Both…

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Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 7 -1/10/2019

January 10, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 15-7 Justin Ivey 14-8 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 14-8 Chris Vale 12-10 Week 6 only had two games, but they were exciting!  The Colorado Mammoth completed an outstanding come from behind victory over the Vancouver Warriors on the back of their gritty defense.  The New York Riptide had a similar scenario to get their first win of the season against the Philadelphia…

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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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Thunderbirds Rumble in Buffalo 12/28/19

December 29, 2019

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Bill Wippert On Saturday December 28, 2019 the Halifax Thunderbirds (3-0) headed down to Buffalo to face their North Division rivals the Bandits (2-1) at KeyBank Center.  The Bandits drew the most fans in the league this weekend in their game last night boasting 13,576 in total.  But the Halifax offense coupled with amazing net minding; and a total…

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Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 5 (Saturday and Sunday Games) -12/28/2019

December 28, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 10-4 Justin Ivey 9-5 Chris Vale 8-6 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 8-6 The panel was correct for the first Friday game!  New England steam rolled New York with many players hitting milestones (read our recap – it was amazing).  Calgary ended up coming out with a strong second half to defeat the Seals in San Diego.  Five of the eight weekend games…

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The Battle of the Birds 12/21/19

December 22, 2019

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Trevor MacMillan In this week’s NLL action fans saw the new expansion team the Halifax Thunderbirds (2-0) play host to the Rochester Knighthawks (0-2) at Scotiabank Centre.  This was a much anticipated match-up that wouldn’t disappoint as Rochester would come out firing taking an early lead at the end of the first quarter.  Halifax would battle back and…

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National Lacrosse League and B/R Live to Offer Live “Game of the Week” Available for Free Across B/R Live, Twitter & Facebook 12/11/19

December 11, 2019

 All 13 NLL teams to be featured to a global audience starting on Saturday, December 14 Philadelphia, December 11, 2019 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the largest and longest-standing professional lacrosse league in the world, and its global media partner B/R Live today announced a wider expansion of NLL live game coverage across multiple platforms, with the launch of the NLL “Game of the Week” streaming for free across…

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Thunderbirds Sail Past the Riptide in Inaugural Contest 12/7/19

December 7, 2019

Di Miller, Correspondent New York Riptide Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Courtesy of National League Lacrosse The newest expansion teams in the NLL, the Halifax Thunderbirds (1-0) would play host to the New York Riptide (0-1) for each of their opening and inaugural nights into the National League.  This is the first professional lacrosse game ever played in Halifax, Nova Scotia and for the 6,847 Thunderbirds fans at Scotiabank Centre;…

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Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 2 -12/7/2019

December 7, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Chris Vale 3-0 Shawn Palmer 3-0 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 1-2 Justin Ivey 1-2 Wow.  The new look Rochester Knighthawks couldn’t find the chemistry to be competitive in Week 1 and Georgia looked like the most dangerous team in the NLL again.  Chris and Shawn saw right through the big offensive names.  Del Bianco had a huge 63 saves in Calgary’s win over Vancouver,…

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