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Knighthawks Acquire Kevin Ross From Toronto

    The Toronto Rock reshaping continues. After the retirement of Colin Doyle, and the addition of several field players to their training camp roster, the Rock traded veteran forward Kevin Ross to the Rochester Knighthawks on Saturday right before the start of the pre season. “It’s such a tough place to come in as a visiting player. I have been doing it for years. It’s definitely one of the…

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MLL Off Season Needs: Boston Cannons

The Boston Cannons were the last team eliminated from MLL playoff contention in August, and sights were immediately set on 2017 as the team entered the offseason. The Cannons have been busy so far, as they have already re-signed several key players in Mitch Belisle, Tyler Fiorito, Will Manny, Max Seibald, and Justin Turri. However, there are still some needs to be addressed. Re-sign Brent Adams: Brent Adams has been…

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The Saskatchewan Rush Will Three-Peat in 2017

You heard it here first: The Saskatchewan Rush will Three-Peat in 2017. After sweeping the Buffalo Bandits in the 2016 Champion’s Cup, the Rush went ahead and made themselves even better in the offseason. In the days leading up to the draft, the team made a big move, trading their top goal scorer from last season, Zack Greer, for Colorado Mammoth sniper Adam Jones. Although they gave away one of…

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Paul Rabil Won’t Play NLL This Season

It looked like Paul Rabil might have been making his return to the National Lacrosse League in 2017, but it was not to be. Today it was announced the Toronto Rock had placed the transition player on the protected player list. Rabil, who last played with Philadelphia, will play just Major League Lacrosse this upcoming season with the New York Lizards. “Unfortunately at this time, it’s still not going to…

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Lizards Sign Joe Walters From Player Movement Pool

The rich get richer, at least in Major League Lacrosse. The New York Lizards added yet another piece to its offensive juggernaut with the signing of midfielder Joe Walters. Walters, who has played his MLL career with the Chesapeake Bayhawks, Rochester Rattlers, Hamilton Nationals, and Florida Launch, had declared for player movement this off season. “I am beyond ecstatic to sign with the New York Lizards, a franchise that is…

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NLL Announces 2017 Rule Changes

The National Lacrosse League (NLL) has announced rule changes for the upcoming 2017 NLL season. One of the most noticeable changes this season will be the addition of another official to the field for all NLL games. There will now be four officials presiding over every game, three of whom will be in the field of play. “With our rule changes over the last couple seasons and our players continuously raising the bar…

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Fall Ball Takeaways: Bucknell, Navy Look Strong

Fall Ball is a great opportunity for lacrosse coaching staffs to assess their team’s strengths and weaknesses and see which underclassmen are ready to take on a bigger role. It is also a great opportunity for teams to build the camaraderie and communication skills that will be necessary for teams to have a successful season and a deep run in the playoffs come Memorial Day. While Fall Ball wins and…

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Ohio Machine Getting New Stadium for 2017

It may not yet be the time of lacrosse-only facilities (other than Michigan and Rutgers), but the Ohio Machine are getting about as close as it gets. The Major League Lacrosse club that has played its home games at various college fields around eastern Ohio will have a new home in 2017 near the state’s capital. Obetz, a small town south of Columbus, is planning on building a 6,500 seat sports…

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Western Mustangs Claim 2016 Baggataway Cup

A year after losing the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association’s Baggataway Cup to the McGill Redmen, the Western Mustangs men’s lacrosse team found redemption. Their near perfect 2016 season was capped with an 11-7 win over the Trent Excalibur on November 6 as they claimed their fourth CUFLA championship and first since 2001. Senior Ryan Myles led the Mustangs with five goals and an assist in the championship game, winning…

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Rattlers Acquire Jojo Marasco From Lizards

The Rochester Rattlers have struggled to retain players in the player movement period, but on Tuesday, they were able to add a new piece. Rochester acquired midfield Jojo Marasco from the New York Lizards for their fourth overall pick in the collegiate draft. The Rattlers have seen many of their players declare for player movement with the future of the franchise up in the air. Returning at least for this coming…

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