Jim Flannery

Jim covers the Calgary Roughnecks and is an NLL columnist for In Lacrosse We Trust. He also writes for Bleacher Report, H4-TV and Stadium Journey. Twitter: @CalgaryJimbo

Davis Richards
By Jim Flannery On Monday, November 10th, 2014

Jarrett Davis Given Long Term Security by Rush

Edmonton Rush forward Jarrett Davis is entering his fifth season in the NLL and coming off his best year ever in the league. In his second season with the Rush, Davis tied his career best with 16 goals and added More...

Greer and Knight Rush
By Jim Flannery On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Offseason Recap: Edmonton Rush

The Edmonton Rush set an NLL record in 2014 by reeling of 14 consecutive wins en route to the best record in the league (16-2). ┬áHaving earned the best record in team history, the stage was set for the Rush to More...

Dan Keane
By Jim Flannery On Saturday, November 1st, 2014

NLL Prospect Profile: Dan Keane

The Vancouver Stealth had three picks in the third round of the 2014 NLL Draft and with the 23rd overall selection took forward Dan Keane. Keane has just wrapped up playing attack for the Delaware Blue Hens in college More...

Photo by Dan Brodie
By Jim Flannery On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

NLL Rookie Profile: Ryan McBride

Photo by Dan Brodie The Calgary Roughnecks signed free agent goaltender Ryan McBride to a one-year contract last week, adding more depth between the pipes to a squad that is gearing up for training camp. McBride More...

Dobbie 2
By Jim Flannery On Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Dane Dobbie in Calgary Long Term

The Calgary Roughnecks made sure their top scorer will be around for the long haul when they announced earlier this month that Dane Dobbie had been signed to a four-year contract. Dobbie led the NLL in goals in More...

wenster green
By Jim Flannery On Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Wenster Green Newest Breakout Player for Stealth

Free agent Wenster Green was signed by the Vancouver Stealth on October 3, adding depth to their transition unit. Green was drafted by the Buffalo Bandits in 2012 but failed to make the team. The 21-year-old transition More...

Miller O'Connor 2014 vs Philadelphia
By Jim Flannery On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Ethan O’Connor’s Impact on the Swarm Roster

Over the summer the Minnesota Swarm traded Brock Sorensen to the Toronto Rock in exchange for transition Ethan O’Connor and a first round pick in 2017. For the past two seasons, Sorensen has literally been More...

Cupido Bold Rush Mammoth
By Jim Flannery On Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Edmonton Rush Add Two More Goalies in Draft

In spite of having one of the top three goaltenders in the NLL and a veteran backup, the Edmonton Rush selected two more goalies in the entry draft last month. With their second pick, 13th overall, the Rush chose More...

Grant Jr Mammoth Rush
By Jim Flannery On Friday, October 10th, 2014

Can the Rush Repeat Their 2014 Defensive Performance?

The Edmonton Rush gave up the fewest goals (157) in the NLL last season en route to a league-best 16-2 record. Although they came up shy in the playoffs, getting bested by the Calgary Roughnecks in the West Division More...

Ward Mammoth
By Jim Flannery On Monday, October 6th, 2014

How Does Alexis Buque Fit in the Colorado Mammoth Picture?

The Colorado Mammoth selected goaltender Alexis Buque with their third pick, 17th overall. Buque will be fighting for a spot on the roster against veteran Tye Belanger and Rookie of the Year candidate Dillon Ward. The More...

Stealth vs Rush and Small
By Jim Flannery On Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Corey Small’s Return to Edmonton

Edmonton Rush forward Corey Small missed the entire 2014 NLL season. During the WLA playoffs in the summer of 2013 Small tore his ACL while playing for the Victoria Shamrocks. As a result he had to sit on the sidelines More...

Florida Launch v Rochester Rattlers
By Jim Flannery On Sunday, September 28th, 2014

2015 NLL Early Rookie of the Year Candidates

With the 2014 NLL Draft now in the books we can start speculating about which of the rookies will stand out among the rest. Interestingly, only four times in the last decade has the Rookie of the Year also been More...

Rush Score
By Jim Flannery On Thursday, September 25th, 2014

2014 NLL Draft Analysis: Edmonton Rush

The Edmonton Rush set an NLL record for consecutive wins during the 2014 season, but faltered at the end and found themselves eliminated from the playoffs during the West Division Finals, leaving them short of their More...

By Jim Flannery On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

2014 NLL Draft Analysis: Calgary Roughnecks

Going into the 2014 NLL Draft, the Calgary Roughnecks had three picks in the first two rounds and appeared to be positioned to add more blue-chip youth to their roster. Instead, they traded their two first-round More...

Rush v Roughnecks Apr 19, 2014
By Jim Flannery On Sunday, September 21st, 2014

NLL Breakout Players for 2015: Riley Loewen

In his rookie season, Riley Loewen made an immediate impact on the Edmonton Rush’s offense. He contributed 17 goals and 19 assists to a team that needed help after the loss of Corey Small to a knee injury More...

Mammoth vs Stealth Grant
By Jim Flannery On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

NLL Draft Needs: Vancouver Stealth

The Vancouver Stealth finished the 2014 NLL season tied for the worst record in the league, a disappointing 4-14. They were second-worst in goals for (181) and second-worst in goals against (223). Quite the fall More...

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