Bandits Dispose of BlackWolves 20-15, Advance to Finals

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May 22, 2016

Last night the Buffalo Bandits (15-5) advanced to the Champions Cup after defeating the BlackWolves (11-10) 20-15 and winning the series 2-0.  This will be the Bandits first appearance since 2008, when they defeated the Portland LumberJax 14-13. It didn’t take long for the Bandits to get the ball rolling.  Jay Thorimbert won the opening draw and took a pass from Mitch Jones to net the first goal of the…


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…


Rochester Falls 15-13; ‘Hawks on Brink of Elimination

April 25, 2016

Knighthawks Face Must WIN and Need Help in Final Weekend   Saturday night the Rochester Knighthawks had a chance to move into third place and the final playoff spots by percentage point.  They received some help from New England who swatted the Swarm 21-11. But the ‘Hawks  (6-10)failed to take advantage as they fell to Buffalo (12-5) 15-13 For the first three quarters the Knighthawks led the game and wouldn’t…


Game Preview: Plenty On The Line as Swarm face Blackwolves.

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April 23, 2016

Swarm hope to clinch a playoff berth, while Blackwolves look to draw closer to first. These teams may of relocated from their original cities, but the rivalry is still there. Tonight the Georgia Swarm (7-9) will travel and face division rival New England BlackWolves (9-6)fron the Mohegan Sun Arena.  When these teams met last week, Georgia controlled the game to a 16-9 victory. The Swarm currently sit as the third seed…


NLL Three Stars: Great Dhane Continues Historic Season

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March 31, 2016

Third Star: Chris Corbeil—Saskatchewan Rush Although Week 13 was filled with offensive performances, Chris Corbeil made his presence felt on the defensive side of the ball for the Saskatchewan Rush. The Rush defense, led by Corbeil, was a huge reason the Rush swept the Toronto Rock in a home and home this past weekend. The Rush captain scooped up 18 loose balls and forced five caused turnovers while adding an…


Week 1 CLax Three Stars: New Year, Same Fowler

January 19, 2016

Third Star: Ian Martin—Ohsweken Demons Ian Martin had a strong opening weekend for the Ohsweken Demons, netting six goals and four assists in two games. In Friday’s season opener, Martin tallied four points (2 G, 2 A) in the Demons 14-12 loss to the Barrie Blizzard on Friday. The next night, the Six Nation Arrows product followed up with an impressive six point (4 G, 2 A) performance in Ohsweken’s…


Black Wolves Rally, Defeat Buffalo 9-7

December 23, 2015

This past weekend the National Lacrosse League invaded the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa.  The New England Black Wolves faced off against the Buffalo Bandits.  This wasn’t just any NLL game; it was a homecoming of sorts. The New England Black Wolves (formerly Philadelphia Wings) last played in Philadelphia on April 26, 2014 and lost to Colorado 13-12.  But on this night, just a little over 60 miles north on…


Knighthawks Stung by Swarm 12-11; Army Soldier Returns Home.

December 14, 2015

Saturday night the Rochester Knighthawks hosted the Georgia Swarm in preseason lacrosse action.  Once again, usually the talk will be about what players stood out, what rookie is excelling on the floor. But on this night the buzz going around the arena was all about Army Sergeant Jesse Fuller. Sgt. Fuller has been away from his family since February when he was deployed to Kuwait with the Army National Guard….


Premier Series Lacrosse Prepares For Inaugural Series This Weekend

October 19, 2015

Indoor lacrosse fans don’t have to wait long to watch professional action. Nope, the National Lacrosse League did not move their regular schedule up from January to October. Instead, Premier Series Lacrosse will kick off its opening series this week, starting on October 24th, bringing semi-professional lacrosse to enthusiastic lacrosse consumers. The PSL, which will consist of three regular season weekend series, is the newest American indoor lacrosse league. All three regular season…


USA Wins Bronze Medal, Defeats Team Israel 15-4

September 29, 2015

When the final buzzer sounded Team USA once again was the winner of the bronze medal in the FIL-World Indoor Lacrosse Championships as the defeated Team Israel 15-4. USA controlled the game from start to finish as Marcus Holman would score just fifty four seconds into the game.  Holman would score his second of his three goals before the first quarter ended to put USA up 5-1. The score wouldn’t…