Arena Lacrosse League to Debut in Canada in January 2017

October 24, 2016

Another year, another lacrosse league start up. The Arena Lacrosse League, a project from last year thought to have dispersed, announced on Monday it would open its inaugural season in January as an Ontario-based league. Teams will be based in Oshawa, Six Nations, Paris, Peterborough, St. Catharines, and Toronto. The teams will alternate between the GM Centre in Oshawa and Iroquois Lacrosse Arena. The ALL emerges after the Canadian Lacrosse…


FANN CUP 2016: DESTINATION… Oakville, Ontario.

June 30, 2016

FANN CUP enters its 15th Year of Raising Money for Charity. Every year lacrosse fans gather to watch their professional teams play.  Some go on road trips to support their team, others watch faithfully online or on their network television stations. But when the month of July comes up on the calendar it only means one thing, FANN CUP!! The one time of the year where the fans of the…


Rush Look to Hoist the Cup Tonight.

June 4, 2016

Saskatchewan looks to Repeat with a win tonight Tonight the 30th NLL Season can come to a close.  Should the Saskatchewan Rush win tonight they would sweep the best of three and repeat as National Lacrosse League Champions.  The Rush won game one in Buffalo 11-9. What would make this game special is the Rush won the title last year as the Edmonton Rush; now they are under the Saskatchewan Rush…


Bandits Dispose of BlackWolves 20-15, Advance to Finals

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

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.

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

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…