Toronto Stays Atop Standings with Win in Albany – 4/6/2024

April 7, 2024

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor Lacrosse is Awesome© A record crowd entered MVP Arena in Albany, NY Saturday night to watch the Albany Firewolves (10-6), donned in throwback Albany Attack gear, host the Toronto Rock (13-3).  Both teams are already locked in playoff spots, but the order of standings is still yet to be determined.  In a low scoring affair, the Rock pulled away with a five-goal run in the second quarter…

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Wide Shots, Pipes, Crossbars & Overturned Goals May Have Doused the Knighthawks Playoff Hopes 4/6/24

April 6, 2024

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Jonathan Tenca The Rochester Knighthawks (6-9) would host the New York Riptide (8-8) on Saturday April 6, 2024, at Blue Cross Arena in a game that could have major playoff implications for both teams.  With a win, the Knighthawks would move into the 8th spot as they held the tie breakers over both Calgary and Panther City who both…

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Rock Caps Comeback with OT Win in the Fourth over Thunderbirds 3/23/24

March 24, 2024

Shawn Palmer, Toronto Rock Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Ryan McCullough The Toronto Rock (12-3) hosted the Halifax Thunderbirds (8-7) Saturday night for Marvel Superhero Night as they played for the second time this year.  Toronto won the first meeting in Halifax 11 – 9 back in January and were looking to sweep the season series and stay on top of the NLL standings.  On the other…

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Despite the Loss in Buffalo, Toronto Locks in a Playoff Spot 3/16/24

March 16, 2024

Shawn Palmer, Toronto Rock Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome©  Featured Image Photo Credit:  Mike Hetzel  The Toronto Rock (11-3) travelled down the QEW Highway to take on the Buffalo Bandits (7-6) Saturday night March 16, 2024.  Toronto is at the top of the NLL standings and were on a five-game winning streak while the Bandits have a surprising .500 record and are fighting to stay in a playoff spot.  Buffalo had…

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Thunderbirds Were Their Own Worst Enemy in a Penalty Filled Contest Against the Seals 3/9/24

March 10, 2024

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Jake Whiting On Saturday March 9, 2024, the Halifax Thunderbirds (7-6) headed across the continent to face off against the San Diego Seals (9-4).  This game was extremely important for both as they were sitting at No. 3 & No. 4 in the standings.  A win would catapult the Thunderbirds into the No. 3 spot; however a loss would…

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Knighthawks Soar to Victory in Thrilling Showdown Against FireWolves 3/9/24

March 10, 2024

Christopher Crane, Rochester Knighthawks Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome Featured Image Photo Credit:   Scott Cordaro In a clash that promised intensity from the first whistle, the Rochester Knighthawks (5-6) faced off against the formidable Albany FireWolves (10-3) on Saturday March 9, 2024, in a home-and-home series at Segar & Sciortino Field at The Blue Cross Arena. Fresh off a historic win, the Knighthawks were determined to maintain their winning momentum and…

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The Rock Dominate in First & Fourth for Their Second Five Game Win Streak This Season 3/9/24

March 9, 2024

Shawn Palmer, Toronto Rock Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Ryan McCullough The Toronto Rock (11-2) hosted the Colorado Mammoth (4-9) for an early evening Kids’ Day game on Saturday March 9, 2024.  The Rock welcomed back Dan Craig after missing the last three games with an injury.  After sweeping their two game West Coast Road trip last weekend, people wondered if there would be any fatigue in…

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Swarm Lose Lead Late, Need OT to Defeat Roughnecks – 3/8/2024

March 9, 2024

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor Lacrosse is Awesome© On Friday night, the Georgia Swarm (8-6) hosted the Calgary Roughnecks (5-7) in front of a raucous crowd.  With the new playoff format and the season winding down, both teams still have a shot at the post season, but we have reached the point where every game seems to matter a little more.  Andrew Kew (3G, 3A), Georgia’s leading scorer in this game, and…

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Toronto Rocks San Diego for 2nd Victory in as Many Nights – 3/2/2024

March 3, 2024

Christopher Crane, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© In a thrilling showdown on Saturday night in San Diego, the Toronto Rock (10-2) secured a remarkable 15-13 victory over the San Diego Seals (8-4) at Pechanga Arena. The Rock, maintaining a flawless 6-0 record on the road, handed the Seals their first home loss this season, showcasing a captivating clash between two of the NLL’s top teams.  Despite facing 15 minutes of…

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Firewolves Stay Hot Against Riptide – 3/2/2024

March 3, 2024

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor Lacrosse is Awesome© The Albany Firewolves (9-2) welcomed the New York Riptide (5-7) to MVP Arena Saturday night for another NLL x Marvel Superhero night.  The crossover events this season have drawn large crowds, and Albany was no exception.  The home team was cheered on by the largest crowd of the season and they rode that momentum leading the contest from start to finish.  Despite a great…

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Boushy Scores Seven, Hannah Nets Six as the Rock Beat Desert Dogs – 3/1/2024

March 2, 2024

Shawn Palmer, Toronto Rock Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Toronto Rock (9-2) travelled to the West Coast this weekend for a couple big road games.  Friday night they played in Las Vegas, and Saturday they continue to San Diego.  This was the first ever game against the Las Vegas Desert Dogs (4-7) for the Rock and some of their faithful fans joined the team to cheer them on in Sin…

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Vegas Held All the Cards in the First Ever Match Up Against Rochester 2/25/24

February 25, 2024

Christopher Crane, Rochester Knighthawks Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Scott Cordaro In the first ever meeting of the two teams, the Rochester Knighthawks (3-6) played host to the Las Vegas Desert Dogs (4-6) on Casino night at Blue Cross Arena. The Knighthawks would be fueled by Connor Fields 6-point night (3g, 3) and another strong performance by Joe Post at faceoff winning 16/24 (66%). Las Vegas would…

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