• NLL cancels first two weeks of 2019 season
  • Statement from the NLL
  • CUFLA: Win over Excalibur has Badgers looking for Baggataway Cup redemption
  • MSL: Rock won’t roll over for Lakers
  • MLL: Outlaws capture Steinfeld Trophy

NLL cancels first two weeks of 2019 season

The National Lacrosse League has officially cancelled the first two weeks of its much-anticipated 2019 season after negotiations surrounding the player’s collective bargaining agreements failed. The season was supposed to open on December 1st, but with negotiations ongoing for the past month, players never reported for training camps. Negotiations began in March but meetings were few and far between as the NLL showed no sense of urgency in getting a…

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Boston Box Lacrosse: Minutemen and MegaWhales shake up the standings

Will Jennings scored 10 goals – outscoring the defending-champion Blazers by himself – and Kyle Denhoff added four goals and two assists as the Minutemen avenged a one-goal opening-night loss with a 22-9 blowout in Boston Box Lacrosse League action on Nov. 13 at South Shore Sports Center in Hingham, Mass. In the nightcap, the MegaWhales also reversed their opening-night fortunes, taking down PrimeTime in a 10-9 nail-biter that further…

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Statement from the NLL

The NLL and PLPA have been negotiating a new collective bargaining agreement. Thus far, the two sides have been unable to come to an agreement which suddenly has the beginning of the 2019 season in peril. ILWT will have more on the negotiations in the coming days. The following is a statement released by the NLL on November 13:   The League has been negotiating with the Professional Lacrosse Players…

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CUFLA: Win over Excalibur has Badgers looking for Baggataway Cup redemption

Once again Canadian University Field Lacrosse’s top prize will be contested by the top two teams from the west division. The Brock Badgers’ thrilling 12-11 OT semi-final win over the Trent Excalibur has secured them a date with the Western Mustangs, 10-6 winners over the McGill Redmen, for the Baggataway Cup. The game can be watched live and free at www.lacrosse-tv.com at 1 p.m. Sunday. Brock is looking for revenge…

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NLL: Knighthawks on the move, sort of

A fans’ worst fear is hearing rumors that their beloved team may end up folding or relocating to another city. Philadelphia and Minnesota fans know this all too well, and you can add the fans of the Rochester Knighthawks to that list – sort of. The NLL announced last week that Knighthawks’ owner Curt Styres is moving the team to Halifax, Nova Scotia for the 2019-20 season, but will leave…

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Minto Cup: Game two finally goes to the Adanacs

Would they play, or wouldn’t they? That was the question the lacrosse world waited to have answered on Thursday after game two of the Minto Cup final was cancelled when the referees refused to officiate after the Canadian Lacrosse Association overturned a suspension to Brampton’s star player Jeff Teat stemming from an alleged abuse of official incident in game one on Tuesday night. First the 3 p.m. deadline passed, then…

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MSL: Rock won’t roll over for Lakers

The Oakville Rock are proving to be formidable opponents. Of course, the Peterborough Lakers already knew they would be, but everyone else now knows it too after the Rock defeated the Lakers 10-8 in game two of the best-of-seven MSL final series on Thursday night at the TRAC. The series is tied 1-1 with game three set for Sunday night at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Centre. The Rock have…

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MLL: Outlaws capture Steinfeld Trophy

The Denver Outlaws shocked the Dallas Rattlers with a 16-12 win on Saturday night at MUSC Stadium to give them their third MLL championship in five years, having previously won the Steinfeld Trophy in 2014 and 2016. The Rattlers had high hopes for their season after finishing in first place after the move from Rochester. As lightning danced across the sky and thunder boomed to echo an Outlaws fan’s pounding…

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Minto Cup: Adanacs take game one

Bolstered by a big third period, the Coquitlam Adanacs defeated the Brampton Excelsiors 11-9 to take game 1 of the Minto Cup on Tuesday night. The Adanacs seized momentum, scoring six times in the last frame, and then leaned on Christian Del Bianco to bring home the victory. The final minutes of the third ended with some bad blood after Brampton defender Robbie Stovel was given a five-minute charging penalty…

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