Bandits Acquire Shawn Williams, Brendan Doran

July 27, 2012

Buffalo Bandits Director of Lacrosse Operations Scott Loffler today announced that the Bandits have acquired forward Shawn Williams, defenseman Brendon Doran, a 2012 first-round pick and two 2012 second-round picks from the Minnesota Swarm in exchange for Buffalo’s first-round pick in the 2012 NLL Entry Draft, pending league approval. A member of the Bandits in 2000 and 2001, Williams (5’11”, 195 lbs., 6/20/74) returns to Buffalo after spending 10 seasons in Rochester…

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Chicago Outlaws Name Exhibition Head Coach

July 27, 2012

The Chicago Outlaws have signed Geoff Conn to coach them during their offseason pro exhibition season. ” There are two crucial pieces that need to be in  place for box lacrosse to be successful in the U.S. The first is Coaching and the  second is goal tending.” said Brendan Gorman the captain of the Chicago  Outlaws. Coach Conn seemed like an obvious choice after serving as assistant  coach for Team…

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Washington Stealth Re Sign Coach Chris Hall

July 26, 2012

The Washington Stealth announced today that Head Coach Chris Hall has re-signed for the 2013 season. Hall, who also serves as the Vice President of Lacrosse Operations for the team, is entering his fifth season with the Stealth. “Chris is an integral part of the Stealth organization on and off the floor and having him back for a full season is a huge step forward for the 2013 season,” said Stealth…

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Aaron Pascas Traded to Roughnecks

July 26, 2012

n Wednesday, Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson announced a trade had been completed involving Rock holdout forward Aaron Pascas being sent to the Calgary Roughnecks in exchange for their Third Round Selection in the 2012 NLL Entry Draft. Pascas was signed by the Rock prior to the 2011 season after being signed as an unrestricted free agent out of the teams’ rookie and free agent camp which took place…

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Stealth Extend Lease With Comcast Arena

The Washington Stealth and Comcast Arena at Everett are pleased to announce the two sides have agreed to terms on a five-year lease that will keep the Stealth in it’s Everett, Wash., home through the 2017 season. “This contract extension has all the elements of a strong partnership,” said Stealth owner Denise Watkins. “The first three years at the Comcast Arena were a blur of highs and lows – all…

July 24, 2012
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US Lacrosse Announces U.S. Men’s National Team Roster for “Duel in Denver” Exhibition

BALTIMORE, July 20, 2012 – US Lacrosse today announced the U.S. men’s national senior team roster for the “Duel in Denver.” Team USA will face Team Canada Sept. 8, 2012, in an exhibition game at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. The game will take place at 7 p.m. Mountain time and will feature the top two lacrosse teams in the world.   The “Duel in Denver” is a…

July 20, 2012
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Buffalo Bandits Officially Name Steve Dietrich GM

Editors Note- In Lacrosse We Trust broke the news last week that Steve Dietrich would be the Bandits general manager. The Bandits officially announced it today. Buffalo Bandits Director of Lacrosse Operations Scott Loffler today announced that the Bandits have hired Steve Dietrich to serve as the team’s new general manager. “We are extremely happy to add Steve to our management staff as general manager,” Loffler said. “‘Chugger’ knows what…

July 19, 2012
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Six Finalists announced for NLL Hall of Fame Class of 2012 Ballot

The National Lacrosse League has announced the six finalists on the ballot for the league’s Hall of Fame Class of 2012.  The ballot consists of five retired players and for the first time, a team. The players are Pat Coyle, Steve Dietrich, Chris Driscoll, Curt Malawksy & Regy Thorpe.  The team is the 1993 Buffalo Bandits, who are the only team in league history to go undefeated through a regular season and playoffs.  A…

July 16, 2012
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USA Rebounds From Loss, Defeats England

The U.S. under-19 men’s national team cruised over England, 20-1, on Sunday in its third pool play game at the Federation of International Lacrosse U19 World Championships, rebounding from an 11-9 overtime loss to Canada 24 hours earlier. Attackman Kyle Keenan scored a team-high four goals and Matt Kavanagh had two goals and two assists as 12 different players found the back of the net at least once. The U.S….

July 16, 2012
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Garrett Billings MLL Offensive Player of the Week

Hamilton Nationals attackman Garrett Billings was named as the Major League Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week after helping the Nationals earn a split of a weekend home-and-home series with the Ohio Machine. Long Island Lizards defenseman CJ Costabile earned the League’s Defensive Player of the Week award, while Denver Outlaws attackman Mark Matthews was selected as the Cascade MLL Rookie of the Week. Billings, who was named as the…

July 16, 2012
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