Stealth and Mammoth Collide After 1-0 Starts

January 7, 2017

Confidence. That’s what the Colorado Mammoth are feeling after going to the defending Eastern Division Champions home and dominating them from start to finish. Buffalo started out flat against a much improved defense in Colorado. Goalie Dillon Ward provided a jump right from the start of game one. The defense sparked the offense from the back end and provided more offensive opportunities with its high pressure play. The defense finished…


Mammoth Look Strong to Open Year

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January 3, 2017

The NLL season started of with a bang on Thursday night when the visiting Toronto Rock marched into Blue Cross Arena and dominated the home Rochester Knighthawks by the score of 12-5. Friday night also saw the visiting team win in dominating fashion as the Colorado Mammoth defeated the home Buffalo Bandits 12-8 in a game that was never really that close. Having to start your season on the road,…


Why Is Denver Topping the College Lacrosse Polls?

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January 1, 2017

Recently released were the preseason polls for Division I Men’s lacrosse with Denver taking the top spot. Championship contender Maryland placed third and defender UNC came close at No.2. Under more usual circumstances the reigning champion places No. 1 so how did DU take the the fame after being knocked out by Towson early in the 2016 postseason? UNC Tarheels return a vast amount of players for spring 2017 –…


Mammoth Shine Against Stagnant Bandits Offense

December 31, 2016

For the second straight game, an NLL team struggled in its home opener to put points on the board. While that was the Rochester Knighthawks on Thursday night, it was the Buffalo Bandits who fell to the Colorado Mammoth at home on Friday, 12-8. A crowd of nearly 15,000 was on hand to watch both teams open their seasons. The Mammoth jumped out to a 3-0 lead as Colorado goalie…


Mammoth Head to Buffalo in Season Opener

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December 30, 2016

The Buffalo Bandits, coming off of their Champions Cup appearance last season, open their season at home tonight against the Colorado Mammoth, a team coming off a western conference finals berth. While Buffalo has retained mostly the same roster, losing just Chad Culp and Jay Thorimbert, the Mammoth roster looks quite a bit different. No Adam Jones, as the Mammoth shipped the former third overall draft pick to Saskatchewan for…


Rock Cruising Through Pre-Season

December 12, 2016

The Toronto Rock moved to 2-0 in NLL pre-season play with a 15-9 win over the Colorado Mammoth Saturday night at the TRAC in Oakville. Hundreds of fans packed the TRAC for the Rock’s second of three home pre-season games. Last week the Rock defeated the Georgia Swarm 10-8 and next week they will host their division rival Buffalo Bandits. The Rock rolled out to a 5-2 lead after the…


Rush Acquire Adam Jones From Mammoth for Zack Greer

September 19, 2016

Ahead of next week’s National Lacrosse League draft, two teams came down with a surprising trade on Monday afternoon. The Colorado Mammoth acquired forward Zack Greer from the Colorado Mammoth in return for forward Adam Jones. Both Jones and Greer have been two of the most prolific scorers in the western conference for the past half decade. Both lefty forwards, the trade likely comes down thanks to location reasons. Jones…


Denver Outlaws Turnaround Season Leads to a Title

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August 22, 2016

Going into 2016, not many eyes were on the Denver Outlaws. They had lost goalie Jesse Schwartzman, defender Lee Zink, and even traded one of their best pieces in John Grant Jr. at the deadline, and looked to be a team rebuilding. A 2-6 start confirmed what should have been a bridge year for a Denver team that had missed the postseason for the first time in franchise history. The…


2016 MLL Championship: Outlaws Face Machine

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August 20, 2016

After one of the closest seasons in Major League Lacrosse history, the Ohio Machine are taking on the Denver Outlaws for the Steinfeld Trophy. What makes this past season stand out is that seven of nine teams ended up tied for first place. The MLL usually gets an idea of who is going to have a successful season after the fourth week of the season and the separation occurs at…


Outlaws Get Past Lizards Behind Berg’s Four Goals

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June 25, 2016

With back-to-back games going into overtime, the New York Lizards were starting to feel fatigue as they traveled to Denver to take on the Outlaws. That fatigue was their downfall, as the Outlaws handed the Lizards a 20-16 loss on Friday. Despite Paul Rabil scoring the first goal of the game for the Lizards, it was the Outlaws who gained momentum and went on a three-goal run with Nick Ossello,…