Joey Cupido of the Cobourg Kodiaks checks to see how much time is left in intermission, July 2016. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)

Heritage Cup: Cupido, Matisz and Hall added to Canada’s roster

OTTAWA, ON – Team Canada has made a few changes to its roster for this weekend’s Heritage Cup international box lacrosse game in Hamilton, Ont., adding local products Joey Cupido and Keil Matisz, along with national team alumnus Jordan Hall. They join a star-studded group of Canadians, the majority of which were part of the gold medal winning team from the 2015 world championship, that will take on the U.S. on October…

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World Lacrosse Foundation overcomes Harvey

For most, a 5 a.m. alarm signifies the beginning of another typical workday greeted with dread. When it’s your wake-up call for the Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation’s third annual Beach Festival, however, you beat the alarm and have your coffee to go! I received an email from Heather Chase O’Neil asking for volunteers for the August 25-27th event and jumped at the chance to be a part of an…

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Team Canada's offensive coordinator Matt Brown gives directions to his players during the 2016 FIL U19 Men's Lacrosse World Championship in Coquitlam, B.C. He will rejoin the national team as they look to defend their senior men's world championship title. (Photo Credit: Paul Yates, Vancouver Sports Pictures)

Press Release: Canada announces coaching staff for 2018 worlds

  OTTAWA, ON – A group of familiar faces will join head coach Randy Mearns on the sidelines during the 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel next summer, where Canada will look to defend their title. Returning to the senior national team after leading them to gold in 2014 are offensive coordinator Matt Brown, defensive coordinator Taylor Wray, and assistant coach (box) Jason Levesque. Merrick Thompson, assistant…

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Press Release: Launch announce 23-man roster

The Florida Launch roster has been reduced to 23 players ahead of the Supplemental Draft that will take place on Friday, Dec. 8. The latest roster, listed below, features some new Launch players but also marks the return of several team veterans. All but three players – Kevin Reisman, Brian von Bargen, and Michael Tagliaferri – appeared in a game for the Launch in 2017. Reisman was acquired last Friday…

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DELAWARE, OH - MAY 18:  Steele Stanwick #6 of the Ohio Machine controls the ball against the New York Lizards on May 18, 2013 at Selby Stadium in Delaware, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Press Release: Bayhawks trade for Steele Stanwick as 23-man roster announced

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Chesapeake Bayhawks of Major League Lacrosse announced their protected 23-man roster for the 2018 season on Monday, alongside a trade announcement which introduced Steele Stanwick, formerly of the Ohio Machine, to the Bayhawks squad in exchange for a 2019 2nd round collegiate draft pick. As the Bayhawks and Chesapeake Sports & Entertainment Group continue the initiative to build an MLL-dedicated stadium in Maryland, maintaining a focus…

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Peterborough minor lacrosse graduates with the Mann Cup (and Turner Evans' mama!) Photo: Anna Taylor

Mann Cup: Lakers win in six

The Peterborough Lakers captured their sixth Mann Cup since 2004 on September 15 at Queen’s Park Arena in New Westminster, defeating the host Salmonbellies four games to two. The Lakers came back from a 2-0 deficit to win four straight games. “That’s a great lacrosse team,” said first-time Mann Cup winner Curtis Dickson about the Salmonbellies. “They were WLA champs for a reason. They came ready to play. We came…

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(L-R) Comcast President Dave Scott, Franchise Govenor Sean Tilger, mayor Jim Kenney, Sean Delaney Exec. Director of Lacrosse Operations, .  Lindsey Masciangelo Executive Director of Business Operations, and NLL Commissioner Nick  Sakiewicz.  Photo Credit: Rocco J. Granato

Lacrosse Returns to Philadelphia for 2018-2019 Season

Philly lacrosse back at Wells Fargo Center, fans and social media explode On July 11, 2014 a dark cloud moved over the Wells Fargo Center as it was announced that the Philadelphia Wings, a team that captured six National Lacrosse league championships as well as the hearts of their many fans announced they were moving to Connecticut. On September 19, 2014 the Wings were re-named the New England Black Wolves. After…

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2017 NLL Draft Results

  PHILADELPHIA, September 8, 2017 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), welcomed the newest crop of rookies at the 2017-18 NLL Draft at Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, Ont. on Monday, Sept. 18 ahead of the league’s 32nd year with the 2018 regular season set to begin on December 8, 2017. Use #NLL to check out all the action on social media, plus all 59 selections below. Relive the event on demand on the NLLTV.com.   FIRST…

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Dane Dobbie (44) puts a comforting hand on Curtis Dickson (17) as the Calgary Roughnecks lose to the Toronto Rock at the Air Canada Centre on March 11, 2017. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)

Calgary Roughnecks Summer Report

The 2017 NLL season saw the Calgary Roughnecks miss the playoffs for only the second time in franchise history, the first time being their inaugural season (2002). After what was a disappointing year, Calgary needs to make some changes to herald a new look and a new approach for 2018. Following an 8-10 season where the Roughnecks finished with the seventh-most goals for (212) and the sixth fewest goals against (220),…

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Brock Sorensen of the Peterborough Lakers defends against the New Westminster Salmonbellies in the 2017 Mann Cup. (Photo credit: Kendall Taylor)

Mann Cup: Three wins in a row for Lakers

Going down 2-0 in the Mann Cup series was a wake-up call for the Peterborough Lakers. They roared back, winning three games in a row to put the New Westminster Salmonbellies on the edge of defeat. The Lakers took game five on Wednesday night by a close 11-10 score. New West has proven to be dangerous in the third period, especially late with an extra-attacker on the floor, but the…

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