NLL: Black Wolves bite Knighthawks 9-8

January 16, 2018

Rochester falls to 2-3 after losing both games over weekend Saturday night the New England Black Wolves (3-1) defeated the Rochester Knighthawks (2-3) 9-8 in front of 6,336 fans at Connor & Ferris Field at the Blue Cross Arena. As one team scored, the other came right back to tie the game in a typical lacrosse battle. It wasn’t until 14:13 of the second quarter when Shawn Evans scored his…

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NLL: Rush get revenge, defeat Swarm 13-9

January 9, 2018

  Saturday night the Saskatchewan Rush (3-0) defeated the defending champion Georgia Swarm (1-3) 13-9 in front of 3,714 fans at Infinite Energy Arena. With the victory, Saskatchewan joins Colorado as the only undefeated teams left in the league. In 2017 both Saskatchewan and Georgia had very high-powered offenses, so a quick start and a high-scoring game seemed to be in the cards, but that was not the case in…

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NLL: 14-11 banner-raising win for Swarm

January 1, 2018

Swarm raise championship banner, rebound from slow start for first win of the season The Georgia Swarm (1-2) opened up their home campaign with a hard-fought 14-11 win over the Rochester Knighthawks (2-1) in front of 6,254 fans at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field at Infinite Energy Arena. The game was scheduled to start at 7 p.m. ET, but due to bad weather in the northeast (or airline incompetence according to Angus…

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NLL: Black Wolves run to 13-9 win over Stealth

January 1, 2018

Six and seven-goal runs pace Black Wolves to victory We all know lacrosse is a game of runs and that is exactly what we had Friday night, to the extreme, as the New England Black Wolves (2-1) used a 7-0 fourth quarter to defeat the Vancouver Stealth (0-3) 13-9 at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Stealth opened the game with the first two goals before Reilly O’Connor and Jay Thorimbert scored…

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NLL: Roughnecks bomb Stealth 15-12

December 17, 2017

Calgary nets six in first and third quarters, chase Belanger early. Friday night the Calgary roughnecks (1-1) bounced back from a week one loss and defeated the Vancouver Stealth (0-2) 15-12 in front of 9,708 fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Roughnecks scored six goals in the first and third quarters to control the game. Curtis Dickson, who was held scoreless in the season opener last week, erupted for six…

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NLL: Knighthawks rough up Calgary 17-6

December 10, 2017

Rochester wins opener, number 200 in franchise history Jamieson nets 200th goal of career, Vinc passes Watson for 2nd in all-time saves The Rochester Knighthawks (1-0) opened up their 2017-18 campaign with a very decisive 17-6 thrashing of the Calgary Roughnecks (0-1) in front of 4,596 at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena on Saturday night. The victory was also the 200th in the franchises’ history. Dan…

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NLL: Swarm fall in opener, stung by Black Wolves 13-11

December 9, 2017

Defending champion Swarm fall to Black Wolves in opener, Crowley and Evans lead Wolves’ attack The 32nd season of The National Lacrosse League started Friday night with the New England BlackWolves (1-0) stinging the defending champion Georgia Swarm (0-1) 13-11 in a highly contested game in front of 5,489 at Mohegan Sun Arena. “The Big Cat” Kevin Crowley led the Black Wolves attack scoring four times, and adding one assist,…

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NLL: It’s official – Philly gets its Wings

November 30, 2017

Philly gets its WINGS; alumni and fans come out for official name unveiling Team will start play December 2018 W-I-N-G-S…WINGS! A sound that used to echo inside the Spectrum and Wells Fargo Center was silenced on July 11, 2014 as the team relocated to New England and became the Black Wolves. Fast forward to November 29, 2017 and the infamous chant came back to life outside XFINITY LIVE, as a…

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Lacrosse Returns to Philadelphia for 2018-2019 Season

September 19, 2017

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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Rattlers Roll over Cannons 21-9; Stay in Playoff Race

July 20, 2017

Jordan Wolf scores five, Simoneau wins 23-34 face-offs. Sunday night the Rochester Rattlers struck early and often en route to a 21-9 victory over the Boston Cannons at Capelli Sports Stadium in Rochester.  With the win, the Rattlers move to 5-6 and back into the playoff hunt.  The victory was only the second home win for the Rattlers this season. Jordan Wolf who had five goals on the night started…

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