Toronto Gets Back to Winning Ways in New England 3/16/18

March 17, 2018

Justin Ivey, Beat Writer New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome For the second week in a row the New England Black Wolves (6-5) and Toronto Rock (6-6) squared off.  Last week, the Black Wolves beat the Rock in overtime at the Air Canada Centre to keep first place in the very tight East Division.  That win knotted the season series at 1-1, and Friday’s game would decide any possible…

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Rochester Wins Fourth Straight in OT Thriller

March 12, 2018

Chris Crane, Beat Writer Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome On March 10, the Rochester Knighthawks (6-6) hosted the Georgia Swarm (5-7) at the Blue Cross Arena for Irish Night.  In such a tight East Division, where the first and last place teams are separated by two games both teams were looking to build on win streaks.  Rochester won the previous three, and Georgia was hoping to make it two in…

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New England Rocks Toronto in OT 3/11/18

March 11, 2018

  Justin Ivey, Beat Writer New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome   A Sunday afternoon tilt at the Air Canada Centre celebrating Toronto’s 20 years in the league, decided first place in the East Division of the NLL.  In a division that only has a separation of two games between first and last, every game is important.  The New England Black Wolves (6-4) took over first place last week…

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Mammoth Second to Clinch Playoff Berth 3/10/18

March 11, 2018

Di Miller, Beat Writer Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome The Colorado Mammoth (8-3) hosted the Calgary Roughnecks (4-7) at the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO in front of 15,034 fans.  Last night’s game would determine two outcomes.  If the Mammoth came away with the win, they would not only win the season series, but would be the second team in the NLL to clinch a play-off berth.  Colorado was on…

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Rush Cruise to Victory Over Stealth 3/3/18

March 4, 2018

Justin Ivey, Co-Editor Lacrosse is Awesome In front of 14,057 fans at the Sasktel Centre on Saturday night, the first place Saskatchewan Rush (10-2) hosted the last place Vancouver Stealth (1-11) in a West Division battle.  Also in attendance for the game were the Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders.  The Stealth started quickly and kept it close in the first quarter, but by halftime the Rush took control.  Even though they have…

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Georgia Defense Swarms Toronto 3/3/18

March 4, 2018

  Marcelo A. Saguez, Beat Writer Lacrosse is Awesome After suffering a tough loss on Friday night at home against Colorado, the Georgia Swarm (5-6) travelled to face the Toronto Rock (5-5) for their second game in as many nights.  Toronto was without Tom Schreiber (knee) and Brodie Merrill (ankle) for the East Division matchup.  Georgia showed little signs of fatigue after the loss and travel.  The defense and goaltender…

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East Division Foes Swap Superstars 2/28/18

March 1, 2018

  Justin Ivey, Co-Editor Lacrosse is Awesome The New England Black Wolves (5-4) and Buffalo Bandits (6-4) swapped veterans and draft picks on Wednesday, February 28.  The Black Wolves receive Callum Crawford and a second-round pick in the 2019 NLL Entry Draft while the Bandits receive Shawn Evans and a fourth-round pick in the 2019 Entry Draft.  Both Evans and Crawford started their NLL careers during the 2006 season.

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Bandits Fall Flat on Alumni Night 2/24/18

February 25, 2018

Chris Vale, Beat Writer Buffalo Bandits Lacrosse is Awesome Saturday, February 24 was Alumni Night at the Key Bank Center in Buffalo.  Over two dozen past players and staff were honored prior to the game and the current Bandits payed homage by sporting the flashy throwback jerseys.  The coaching staff probably wished they could’ve dressed some of those former players, as the Rochester Knighthawks (5-6) handily beat the Buffalo Bandits…

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Saskatchewan Clinches Playoff Berth Against Calgary 2/24/18

February 25, 2018

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Beat Writer Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome The Sasktel Centre was packed with 15,075 fans on Saturday, February 24 to watch the Saskatchewan Rush (9-2) host the Calgary Roughnecks (4-6).  With a win, Saskatchewan would be the first team this season to punch a ticket to the playoffs.  Calgary, winners of three in a row coming in, were looking to gain ground on the second place Colorado…

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Vancouver and New England Play in OT Thriller 2/24/18

February 25, 2018

Justin Ivey, Beat Writer New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome The Vancouver Stealth (1-10) and New England Black Wolves (5-4) faced off in front of a crowd of 3,073 at the Langley Events Centre with hopes of snapping their losing streaks.  Vancouver lost their previous five and New England dropped their last three.  Both teams made changes in response.  Vancouver swapped out two assistant coaches, and the Black Wolves…

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New England Drops Third in a Row 2/18/18

February 21, 2018

  Justin Ivey, Beat Writer New England Black Wolves Lacrosse is Awesome   The Sunday afternoon crowd of 5,720 at Mohegan Sun Arena, were hoping the New England Black Wolves (4-4) could rebound from two devastating losses and come out with a victory against the Colorado Mammoth (5-3).  Instead of Aaron Bold starting in net for the home team, Doug Jamieson got the nod.  “We had this planned prior to…

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Rochester Beats the Best in the West 2/17/18

February 19, 2018

  Christopher Crane, Beat Writer Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome   On Saturday, February 17, the Rochester Knighthawks (4-6) played host to the Saskatchewan Rush (8-2) at the Blue Cross Arena on Native American Heritage night.  The Knighthawks were looking to build on last week’s win over the Swarm but faced a tall task against the team with the best record in the NLL.  In the end, they proved they…

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