Black Wolves Fall to Swarm in OT – 1/27/2020

January 27, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Tragedy struck the sports world on Sunday.  Just after halftime at Mohegan Sun Arena, the news of the helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine individuals including Kobe Bryant and his daughter, started to circulate through the media booth.  Disbelief.  Bryant’s mentality extended well beyond the basketball court.  His outreach even touched lacrosse as Saturday he was working with high school lacrosse…


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…


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…


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….


New England Black Wolves Clark named General Manager, D’Orazio adds Assistant General Manager Tag 1/7/2020

January 7, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] Lisk departs to become Executive Vice President of GF Sports UNCASVILLE, CT. (January 7, 2020) – The New England Black Wolves announced today that General Manager Rich Lisk will depart the organization on Jan. 31, 2020. Head Coach Glenn Clark will take on a dual role, adding General Manager duties and Assistant Coach Clem D’Orzaio will also become Assistant General Manager. Clark enters his fifth season as head…


Black Wolves Have Historic Night in Win over Riptide 12/27/2019

December 28, 2019

Justin Ivey, Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© In a packed arena, the New England Black Wolves (3-0) hosted the New York Riptide (0-3) on Friday night. The 6,089 in attendance were in for a historic night. To kick off the home opener, Todd Angilly, the Boston Bruins anthem singer belted out the nation’s song to a roaring crowd. New York, with four players who called Mohegan Sun…


Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 5 (Friday Games) -12/27/2019

December 27, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 9-3 Justin Ivey 8-4 Chris Vale 6-6 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 6-6 After a slow weekend for Week 4, the NLL has packed eight games into Week 5!  Stephonya was the only perfect score for Week 4 as she chose Colorado over Calgary.  Because of this heavy load, our picks will be posted daily so here goes for the two Friday night…


Black Wolves Lead From Start to Finish in Saskatchewan 12/14/19

December 15, 2019

Justin Ivey, Correspondent New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: New England Black Wolves The NLL’s Game of the Week saw the New England Black Wolves (2-0) visit the Saskatchewan Rush (1-1) at the Sasktel Centre.  The Black Wolves won their second straight road game to start the season behind a strong game from Doug Jamieson (43 saves) in net and Callum Crawford’s (3G, 3A) second…


Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 3 -12/14/2019

December 14, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL CorrespondentLacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 5-1 Justin Ivey 4-2 Chris Vale 4-2 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 2-4 Pretty straight forward Week 2 for the NLL.  The expansion New York team struggled as expected against Halifax, a team whose core has been together for years.  New England showed that they are a team to be watched this year, beating the Rock in Toronto.  San Diego kept it close, but…


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…


New England Extends Contract with Jackson Nishimura 12/11/19

December 11, 2019

[MEDIA RELEASE] UNCASVILLE, CT. (December 11, 2019) – On Tuesday, Dec. 10, the New England Black Wolves announced that Jackson Nishimura has been signed to a two-year contract extension. Per team policy, no details were released. Nishimura is currently in his second year with both the Black Wolves and the National Lacrosse League.


Rock Drop Their Home Opener to the Black Wolves 12/8/19

December 8, 2019

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Courtesy of Toronto Rock The much anticipated opening game of the 2019/20 season for the Toronto Rock (0-1) and New England Black Wolves (1-0) took place on Saturday night December 7 at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto in front of 7,158 fans.  There were a lot of connections between players and coaches on these two teams which made the game…