2018 NLL Awards & All-Pro Teams Recap

August 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, announces the conclusion of the 2017-18 NLL Season Awards. The Saskatchewan Rush’s Mark Matthews was named the League’s Most Valuable Player for the 2017-18 season following the Rush’s NLL Finals victory. Matthews finished with a stat line of 32 goals, 84 assists and 116 total points during the regular season. His 84 assists set a…

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MLL: Our picks for league awards

August 9, 2018

Yesterday, Major League Lacrosse released their top contenders for its various awards. Here are the contenders and my picks for each category.   Coca-Cola MVP Jordan Wolf, Dallas Rattlers Rob Pannell, New York Lizards Kevin Rice, Atlanta Blaze Is this even a category this year? Rob Pannell has blown it up this year. He has not only scored magnificent goals and facilitated perfect assists – he also clearly carried his…

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NLL 2015 Les Bartley Award Candidates

July 5, 2015

The nominees for the NLL Head Coach of the Year Award—also known as the Les Bartley Award—have been announced and now it’s a matter of waiting until September to see who the winner is. The nominees for 2015 are Mike Hasen of the Rochester Knighthawks, Derek Keenan of the Edmonton Rush, and John Lovell of the Toronto Rock. Lovell and Keenan faced each other in the Champion’s Cup this year,…

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NLL Rookie of the Year Candidates: Who Will They Be?

June 23, 2015

Although the Rookie of the Year nominees won’t be revealed until tomorrow, we can still take an educated guess at to who the candidates will be. Third pick overall Miles Thompson had a great rookie season for the Minnesota Swarm with 27 goals and 62 points. Thompson was second on the Swarm in both categories and 28th overall in the NLL. His strong rookie campaign bodes well for his ability…

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NLL Goaltender of the Year Candidates

June 21, 2015

As the offseason continues, the NLL is continuing to release the candidates for the league’s various top honours. On Thursday the Goaltender of the Year nominees were revealed. For the second year in a row, Aaron Bold of the Edmonton Rush was nominated. For the second straight year, Bold led the league in goals against average, at 9.44, and wins, with 12. Brandon Miller of the Toronto Rock was nominated…

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