Heritage Cup: Canada asserts dominance over USA with 19-6 win

Ryan Dilks of Team Canada is all smiles after winning the 2017 Heritage Cup in Hamilton, Ont. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
October 23, 2017

The Heritage Cup will remain in Canada after a dominant 19-6 win by the Canadians over Team USA on Saturday night at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton. It was a fun game to watch, and even more fun to play in, according to the players. Established in 2002, the Heritage Cup was meant to serve as an annual competition for the Canadian, American and Iroquois teams in between world championships, which…

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Western Division Finals Game 1 Preview; Colorado vs. Saskatchewan

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May 13, 2017

Mammoth return to division finals for first time since 2006.   Tonight the Colorado Mammoth will host the Saskatchewan Rush in game one of the western division finals. This is a two game series, with the possibility of a 10 minute mini-game. Game two is in Saskatchewan next Saturday. Should each team win a game, the mini-game will take place five minutes after the conclusion of the second game. The Mammoth advanced…

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Black Wolves Defeat Hawks 12-11

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March 19, 2017

Black Wolves win the Battle, Move Half Game from Second Place The New England Black Wolves (6-6) defeated the Rochester Knighthawks (4-8) 12-11 in a very crucial eastern division match up Friday night in front of 4,449 fans at the Mohegan Sun Arena and Casino. New England’s win, coupled with the Rock falling to Colorado leaves the Black Wolves only a half game out of second place in the east….

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Drexel defeats Bryant 7-5 during snow squall

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March 12, 2017

Drexel Catches Fire in Snow Squall; Shafer Nets Hat Trick Saturday night the Drexel Dragons (1-4) played the first of two games this weekend. First up was the Bryant Bulldogs (3-4). Drexel picked up their first win of the season 7-5. Earlier in the day Mother Nature would put a bump in the road. That bump would be about three inches of snow, but excellent work by the Drexel ground crew…

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Mammoth Double Up Roughnecks 18-9

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March 4, 2017

 Largest crowd of NLL Season Watch Crawford’s Six Goals Leads Mammoth in a Runaway.   The Colorado Mammoth (6-4) decimated the Calgary Roughnecks (3-6) 18-9 in front of 15,898 screaming fans inside the Loud House. This was the largest crowd to attend a National Lacrosse League game this season. Colorado was running from the start, opening up a four goal lead before Calgary would get their first goal.  Stephen Keogh…

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Bandits Defeat Knighhawks 13-9, Winning Streak at 3

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March 4, 2017

Brad Self Burns Former Team with Three Goals & Six Points; Bandits One Game Behind Toronto. The Buffalo Bandits (4-6) hosted the Rochester Knighthawks (3-7) in the front end of a home and home weekend series and defeated the Knighthawks 13-9. The Bandits won their third in a row in front of 14,475 fans Friday night as the rivals of I-90 separated by only 75 miles took to the field in…

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Rush Slowed in Toronto

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January 16, 2017

The two-time defending champion Saskatchewan Rush are 0-2 to start the 2017 NLL season after a 13-11 defeat by the Toronto Rock at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday night. Down 8-2 at halftime, the Rush turned on the jets in the third quarter and outscored the Rock 6-3, closing the gap to 11-8. Robert Church had a hat-trick of power play goals as the Rush took advantage of a…

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CUFLA Countdown 2016: Trent University Excalibur

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August 31, 2016

In 2008 and 2009 the Trent Excalibur finished first in the East and looked like they were on the rise to becoming a powerhouse in the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association. But the next three seasons were a struggle for the Excalibur, as the team failed to reach .500 in each of those seasons. Last year Trent finished with a 6-6 record, won a playoff game and lost by one…

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Back To Normal In Philadelphia

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June 2, 2016

For the past two years, and the last three of four, Philadelphia has hosted the Men’s and Women’s National Championship games (except Women’s Division II). It’s seemed that it’s been a staple for many locals, as well as many lacrosse fans, for Memorial Day Weekend. This year’s version had increases in attendance for all three days, and it shines a light on the topic about attendance and future venues for…

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NLL Three Stars: Dickson Dominated in West Division Semifinals

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May 10, 2016

Third Star- Mike Poulin- Calgary Roughnecks 
Mike Poulin came up huge on Saturday night, making 56 saves on 66 shots to help lift the Calgary Roughnecks past the Colorado Mammoth 11-10 in overtime in the West Division Semifinals. Poulin also added a pair of assists in the victory. It wasn’t just the quantity of saves that made Poulin made, but rather the quality and timeliness of the saves the Kitchener,ON…

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