MLL Off Season Check In: Boston Cannons

January 29, 2013

The Boston Cannons ended their 2012 campaign in disappointment as they came up short against the Chesapeake Bayhawks in the first round of the playoffs. Boston lost Jack Reid, JJ Morrissey and John Ortolani this off season, but picked up what may be the steal of the draft. We spoke to general manager Kevin Barney and head coach Steve Duffy on their thoughts on the off season. Moves Made Duffy:…

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Talbot Blog: Rockhoppers Move Into First

January 29, 2013

It’s always great to win big away games. Usually, the game plan is to keep it simple, hoping the other team tries to do too much in an effort to please their fans. As a goalie, my job is, obviously, to keep the score as low as possible but also to give some confidence to my teammates. Our last two games have been pretty similar in structure and in results,…

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Voyageurs Enjoying Their Players Dominating NALL

January 28, 2013

The Vermont Voyageurs were one win away from a Quebec Senior Lacrosse League title last season, and now several of those players are having big years in the North American Lacrosse League. Voyageurs head coach Chad Fairfoull is happy with what he sees. “I was just reviewing video of the Rockhoppers vs Bombers this morning.  I think it is great that they get the opportunity to play in the winter….

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Rockhoppers Dominant Second Half Lead Them to First

January 27, 2013

The Boston Rockhoppers are now 3-1 on the season and are in first place in the North American Lacrosse League after defeating the Baltimore Bombers 20-9. They scored nine straight times in the third quarter to pull away from the Bombers as they would dominate the previously undefeated team. The game was tied at seven at the half, but the Rockhoppers forced five over and backs from the Bombers in…

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Five NALL Stories to Watch in Week Four

January 26, 2013

Week four of the North American Lacrosse League season is here, and though we have just one game, it might be the biggest game of the season thus far. Baltimore faces Boston, and there are all sorts of storylines. Playing for First This will be the first ever battle for first place in the North American Lacrosse League. The top seed in this league is key to get a bye…

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Lao-Gosney’s, Simon Out for Rockhoppers vs Bombers

January 25, 2013

The Baltimore Bombers and Boston Rockhoppers play in the North American Lacrosse League this Sunday, but both teams will be without some good players. Both Cameron and Ramon Lao-Gosney will be out for the Rockhoppers as they are on the attack unit for Team USA in the Champion Challenge against Loyola on the same day. For the Bombers, they will be without defender Mike Simon who will also be playing…

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NALL: Bombers Face Boston Again

January 25, 2013

The Boston Rockhoppers face the Baltimore Bombers in a rematch of the Bombers season opener this Sunday at 3pm. Both teams are coming off of week three wins, and a loss for Baltimore would send them behind Boston in the standings. Last weekend Boston picked up their second win of the year over Kentucky, led by six goals from Ryan Hotaling and a big game from Vincent Talbot in net….

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NALL Power Rankings: No Movement

January 23, 2013

After Boston and Baltimore picked up wins again this weekend, no teams are moving when it comes to the North American Lacrosse League power rankings. 1. Baltimore Bombers 2-0 The Bombers won their first home game against the Rhode Island Kingfish this weekend to remain undefeated on the season. Baltimore has now defeated Boston and Rhode Island and remains at the top of the rankings as the only team without…

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Stone Blog: Big Win Over Kentucky

January 23, 2013

Things are starting to come together for the Rockhoppers, and there are exciting times ahead. We entered the season knowing that we have a team that can excel against any team in the NALL athletically, but we lack indoor lacrosse experience and knew there was a lot to learn. It is amazing to me how different the indoor and outdoor games are in terms of positions, strategy, movements, and skills….

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Talbot Blog: Rockhoppers Win Two

January 22, 2013

Hello everyone. I’m glad to be back on In Lacrosse We Trust, this time blogging as a proud member of the Boston Rockhoppers of the North American Lacrosse League. Let me start off by saying how great I think the start of the season has been for our team but also for the league in general. It seems like every team is enjoying good coverage from their local media and…

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