MLL: Bayhawks announce doubleheader with WPLL

February 21, 2018

  ANNAPOLIS, MD – Women’s sports history will be made this summer in Annapolis when the Baltimore Pride take on the Philadelphia Fire in a special doubleheader that showcases both men’s and women’s professional lacrosse. The Chesapeake Bayhawks are proud to announce they will host the inaugural game of the new Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) with the hometown Baltimore Brave battling the Philadelphia Fire. That contest will be the first…

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TRADE: Black Wolves acquire Johnny Powless

February 20, 2018

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (February 20, 2018) – The New England Black Wolves acquired forward Johnny Powless from the Georgia Swarm on Tuesday. In exchange, New England sent two picks to the Swarm – a second round selection in the 2018 NLL Entry Draft and a third round pick in the 2020 NLL Entry Draft. “Johnny is a proven winner and a proven scorer,” Black Wolves general manager Rich Lisk said. “He’s…

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Can Lax Hall of Fame seeking nominations

February 20, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – The Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame, the organization tasked with preserving our national summer sport’s history, is currently accepting nominations for its 2018 induction class. The deadline for this year’s nominations is March 1, 2018. Contrary to popular belief, the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame does not itself nominate people or teams to join the ranks of its honoured inductees, those names are brought forth by members of the…

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Press Release: Mammoth look for east division victory against Black Wolves

February 15, 2018

Sunday, February 18 at Mohegan Sun Arena, the Colorado Mammoth (4-3) face off against the New England Black Wolves (4-3) in their first East Division road matchup of the season. A win against the Black Wolves would be the Mammoth’s second East Division win of the season – their first was against the Swarm in their December 23 home opener. If you look at their 4-3 win-loss records alone, the Mammoth…

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Press Release: Stealth to celebrate Hodgson

February 10, 2018

Vancouver, BC – Friday, February 9, 2018 – The Vancouver Stealth are looking to celebrate more than just a win this weekend. For the first time in franchise history, the Stealth are set to retire a player’s number. Saturday, February 10, 2018, will be dubbed “Curtis Hodgson Night” inside Langley Events Centre. In a pre-game ceremony Hodgson’s number 6 will be raised to the ceiling in front of his family,…

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Press Release: Swarm take on Buffalo Saturday and Rochester Sunday

February 9, 2018

First doubleheader weekend of the season to test Swarm trying to climb above .500 (DULUTH, Ga.) – The Georgia Swarm (3-3) have a busy weekend ahead of them, traveling on the road Saturday to take on the Buffalo Bandits (4-3) before returning home Sunday for their second game of the season against the Rochester Knighthawks (2-5). Faceoff for Saturday is set for 7:30 p.m. ET and for Sunday at 6:05…

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Press Release: Canada trims world championship player pool to 34

February 8, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – Canada’s coaching staff have trimmed the senior men’s national team player pool by a dozen, leaving 34 players on the training roster and in contention for the squad that will compete at this summer’s 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championships in Netanya, Israel. “It has been a difficult task to get to this point, but we feel confident that our national team training roster checks all the…

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Press Release: Swarm selected as Star of the Year winner

February 8, 2018

(DULUTH, Ga.) – The 2017 NLL World Champion Georgia Swarm will be recognized at the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Induction Ceremony as the Star of the Year Award Winner on Friday, Feb. 16. Hosted by Fox 5 TV sports anchor Ken Rodriguez, the annual awards ceremony will celebrate the careers of its 2018 inductees Joe Hamilton, John “Whack” Hyder, Andruw Jones, Leo Mazzone and Gerald Riggs….

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Press Release: Stealth swap Hoggarth for Saunders

February 6, 2018

Vancouver, BC – Monday, February 5, 2018 – The Vancouver Stealth have announced today they have traded for forward Pat Saunders. In exchange, the Buffalo Bandits received Thomas Hoggarth, pending league approval. “I think this is going to be a big move and I am feeling great about the whole situation. I am excited to be able to play with two really good lefties in Vancouver,” said Pat Saunders. “My…

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Press Release: Canadian officials selected for worlds

January 27, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – A total of 21 Canadian lacrosse officials and assessors have been selected by the Canadian Lacrosse Association to participate at this summer’s 2018 FIL Men’s Lacrosse World Championship in Netanya, Israel. “On behalf of all Canadian lacrosse officials, I would like to congratulate the individuals that were selected to participate in the 2018 World Championships in Israel,” said Andrew Corbould, Chair of Officiating, Canadian Lacrosse Association. “We know that they will…

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