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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Bandits Break Out of Rochester 2/22/19

February 23, 2019

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Micheline V/ Rochester Americans For this week’s match up the Rochester Knighthawks (2-7) played host to the Buffalo Bandits (9-2) in their final season series meeting with it tied one game apiece.  In front of a crowd of 6,672 Knighthawks fans in the Blue Cross Arena this heated I-90 rival no matter what will never disappoint;

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Justin’s Picks NLL Week Eleven 2/22/19

February 21, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Weeks One thru Nine: 25-19 Week Ten: 4-2 Season Total: 29-21 Week 10 had its ups and downs both for my picks and some NLL teams.  Toronto barely got by San Diego to start things off Friday, a true reflection on how good this Seals team is.  New England did not go 2-0 on the weekend after losing to Philadelphia in Philly.  That…

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Black Wolves Bite Back in Wings Rematch 2/17/19

February 18, 2019

Justin Ivey, Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Justin Ivey The New England Black Wolves (5-4) got their retribution Sunday against the visiting Philadelphia Wings (2-8).  Saturday, the Wings defeated the Black Wolves in Philly and the frustration of losing to a then 1-7 team came through at the end for New England.  In response to the

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Mammoth Attack the Swarm 2/16/19

February 17, 2019

Christopher Crane, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Justin Ivey In this weekend’s NLL action would see the Georgia Swarm (7-3) travel out west to take on the Colorado Mammoth (3-5) at the Pepsi Center on Saturday February 16 in front of 12,958 fans.  It certainly wouldn’t be a game that would disappoint as both teams kept it very close throughout the contest, but it would be…

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Rush Take the Warriors Twice at Home Win Series 2/16/19

February 17, 2019

Matteo Nobile, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Vancouver Warriors (3-7) hosted the Saskatchewan Rush (4-4) in front of 7,247 fans at the Rogers Centre on Saturday February 16th in downtown Vancouver. This back and forth shootout was close throughout the entire game. After one team would score a couple goals the other would answer right back. Goaltender Eric Penney went into the game with the best GAA (Goals Against

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Wings Take Flight Over Black Wolves 2/16/19

February 17, 2019

Justin Ivey, Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: New England Black Wolves The first matchup between the Philadelphia Wings (2-7) and New England Black Wolves (4-4) was all it was hyped up to be.  The Philadelphia fans will never forget when the franchise that they supported for so long picked up and moved to Connecticut to become the Black

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Rock Gets the Sock Trick Courtesy of the Seals 2/15/19

February 16, 2019

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Toronto Rock The San Diego Seals (5-4) visited the Toronto Rock (7-1) for the first time ever on Friday night February 15, 2019 in a clash of the two first place teams in the NLL.  In a tight game that came right down to the wire, Toronto who never trailed prevailed 12 – 11 in front of 8,167…

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Long Island Home to One of Two New NLL Franchises 2/13/19

February 14, 2019

Chris Vale, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Long Island is one of two locations starting a new NLL franchise next season.  Box Lacrosse may not be the first thing that comes to your mind when thinking about the home of Billy Joel, beaches and excellent food but there is quite a bit of history from the New York island connected to the game.  Long Island is well known for its…

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Calgary Beats the Rush 2/9/19

February 11, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© On Saturday February 9, a determined Calgary Roughnecks (5-4) team would string together three solid quarters to defeat the Saskatchewan Rush (3-4) on their home floor 17-12 Saturday night at the Sasktel Centre, making this the first win for Calgary in Saskatchewan.

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