MEDIA ADVISORY: National Lacrosse League Statement and Update on Game Play 3/12/2020

March 12, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY March 12, 2020 “The National Lacrosse League has determined that it is in the best interests of our fans, our players, our coaches and our staff to temporarily suspend play until further notice due to concerns over COVID-19. We will continue to evaluate this situation and remain in constant communication with health, team, business and league officials across North America. Security and safety is our top priority and focus in…

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Rush Remain Undefeated on Road with Defeat of Wings 2/23/2020

February 23, 2020

Shawn Palmer, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Saskatchewan Rush (6-2) made their way to the Wells Fargo Arena in front of 9,683 fans to face the Philadelphia Wings (7-4) in a matchup of first place teams in the West and East divisions respectively.  Both teams were coming off winning weekends, and they both hoped to increase their division leads on Saturday night.  The Rush were able to grab a…

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Halifax Gets Thunderstruck by the Rush in OT 2/16/2020

February 16, 2020

Matteo Nobile, Correspondent Halifax Thunderbirds Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Trevor MacMillan On February 15th the Halifax Thunderbirds (6-2) hosted the Saskatchewan Rush (5-2) at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  With just under 9,000 fans in attendance from all over the Maritimes they hoped to help Halifax get back on their winning streak after falling to the Toronto Rock on January 31st. Despite an excellent fourth-quarter…

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Rush Surge in the Fourth to Take Series Against the Mammoth 2/8/2020

February 8, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Di Miller On Saturday February 8, the Colorado Mammoth (4-6) headed to Saskatoon to face their West Division rivals the Saskatchewan Rush (4-2) in front of 11,982 faithful Rush fans.  This game would determine the winner of the series and solidify first place in the division.  It was 80’s Night at Sasktel Centre and the fans were ready…

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Mammoth Double Dip the Rush and Win the Series 1/18/2020

January 19, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  ckom.com In a frigid night in Saskatoon, the Colorado Mammoth (4-3) went head to head against their West Division rivals the Saskatchewan Rush (3-2) on Saturday January 18.  The Sasktel Centre was packed with 12,542 faithful Rush fans ready to see their team get their first win at home this season.  While the Mammoth having just come off…

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Rush Hold Off Seals in San Diego – 1/12/2020

January 13, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© The Saskatchewan Rush (3-1) travelled south to play the San Diego Seals (1-4) in the final game of Week 7 in the NLL on Sunday.  The team stat line showed an even match.  The Rush outshot the Seals 58-52, but the Seals gathered more loose balls (73-70).  Both teams were dead even in the faceoff circle going 12-24.  The difference maker was the…

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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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Rush Spoil Riptide Home Opener 12/29/2019

December 29, 2019

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Until last night, box lacrosse had not been played on Long Island since 2009.  It was a historic night at the renovated NYCB Live Arena as the New York Riptide (0-4) hosted the Saskatchewan Rush (2-1) in front of 6,089 fans.  Even commissioner Nick Sakiewicz was in the building.  New York was playing their second game of the weekend, dropping a Friday night…

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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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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…

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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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