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Evaluating the Rochester Rattlers Protected Roster

A few months removed from their MLL final game, and big news has already fluttered around Upstate New York. Four days ago, the Rochester Rattlers released their 12 man protected roster lists, and some surprising names are not covered. This comes along with but a huge trade with the team the Rattlers faced in the final game, the 2015 MLL Champion New York Lizards. MLL veteran Ned Crotty has returned…

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Mammoth Extend Jeremy Noble For Five Years

Jeremy Noble made a name for himself on the Colorado lacrosse scene by quarterbacking the Denver Pioneers’ offense to championship weekend three times. In half a season in the National Lacrosse League, the right-handed forward showed he has the talent to be an impact player. On Tuesday, the Colorado Mammoth announced the signing of Noble to a five-year deal, matching the longest contract in franchise history. “In nine games, Jeremy…

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Derek Hopcroft Re-signs With Knighthawks

The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that they have signed forward Derek Hopcroft to a one-year deal. The Toronto native returns to the team after spending the 2014 season with the Knighthawks. “It feels great. I feel like a little bit of a weight has been lifted off my shoulders now that I am back with the Rochester Knighthawks,” he said. “I have been hitting the gym and running, and doing…


Recap: Hofstra Hosts 9th Annual Nicholas Colleluori Classic

This year marked the ninth annual Nicholas Colleluori Classic organized by the HEADstrong Foundation. Three sites were chosen to host the event, and Hofstra University was one of them. Head Coach of the Hofstra Pride men’s lacrosse Seth Tierney couldn’t have been more thrilled at the opportunity. “It means everything. It means more than the sport today. It means more than the ground balls. it means more than the stats….


New England Black Wolves Re-Acquire Kevin Crowley

Toronto Rock Owner, President and GM Jamie Dawick has announced a trade with the New England Black Wolves that sends forward Kevin Crowley to New England in exchange for forward Dan Lintner and the higher of two 2016 second round picks currently owned by the Black Wolves. The trade is pending league approval. Lintner was selected in the first round of the 2015 NLL Draft by New England just a…

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Roughnecks Bring Back Jon Harnett

The Calgary Roughnecks and defender Jon Harnett agreed to a contract late last month, pending league approval. The Orangeville, Ontario native recently won the Mann Cup with the Victoria Shamrocks beating a very talented Peterbourgh Lakers squad which featured the likes of fellow teammates and NLL MVP Shawn Evans and Curtis Dickson. Harnett, who entered the league in 2009 with the now defunct Boston Blazers is going to be entering…

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MLL Expansion Draft: Lizards Protected Roster

Today marked the deadline for the final 10-12 players that each Major League Lacrosse team named to their roster. It was a bittersweet day as teams were forced to make choices, and the New York Lizards were no exception. These are the players the Lizards decided to protect: Goalie Drew Adams Defensemen Steve DeNapoli Joe Fletcher Kyle Hartzell Steven Holmes Midfield Ned Crotty Greg Gurenlian JoJo Marasco Paul Rabil Attack…

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MLL 10-or-12 Man Protected Rosters Announced

The following lists were released by the teams of Major League Lacrosse today as who was and was not protected. Boston Cannons Brent Adams Midfield Protected Kevin Buchanan Attack Protected Davey Emala Attack Protected John Glesener Attack Protected Josh Hawkins Midfield Protected Will Manny Attack Protected Scott McWilliams Defense Protected Joe Nardella Midfield Protected Scott Ratliff Defense Protected Max Seibald Midfield Protected Wells Stanwick Attack Protected Chad Wiedmaier Defense Protected…

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Charlotte Hounds Acquire Kevin Crowley

The Charlotte Hounds of Major League Lacrosse completed a blockbuster trade to acquire midfielder Kevin Crowley from the Chesapeake Bayhawks at the league’s 12-player protected roster deadline. In exchange for Crowley, the Hounds send the Bayhawks two draft picks – the 11th overall selection in the 2016 Collegiate Draft and 15th overall selection in the 2016 Supplemental Draft. A native of New Westminster, B.C., Crowley has appeared in 53 MLL…


Knighthawks Get a Steal With Hossack As Second Overall

In the 2015 NLL Draft, Graeme Hossack was selected No. 2 Overall by the Rochester Knighthawks. Being second only to Lyle Thompson on the selection lists, the long-stick midfielder from Division II Lindenwood University and Port Perry, Ontario native’s selection was mind-blowing considering the huge names that were a part of this draft. To some, however, this is not surprising given his abilities on the field. Let’s take a look…