NLL: Rush defeat Mammoth 13-10

February 3, 2018

Rush Defeat Mammoth in Western Division Thriller, Move to 6-1. Ryan Keenan and Robert Church combine for Seven Goals. Last night the Saskatchewan Rush (6-1) defeated the Colorado Mammoth (4-2) 13-10 in front of 12,740 fans at the Pepsi Center.  With the win, Saskatchewan has clinched the season series by winning the first two games giving them any tie-breaker in their favour. In their first meeting on January 13, Saskatchewan…

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NLL: Mammoth win opens divide in western standings

January 27, 2018

Jeremy Noble’s hat-trick led the Colorado Mammoth to a 14-13 win over the Vancouver Stealth on Friday night at Pepsi Center. The win moves the Mammoth to 4-1 and pulls them into a tie for first place in the NLL’s western division with the Saskatchewan Rush. The Stealth, without Logan Schuss and Joel McCready, fall to 1-5 and 3.5 games back to claim last place in the west. The Stealth…

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MLL: Teams fill out rosters at supplemental draft

January 19, 2018

This past Wednesday, Major League Lacrosse held its annual supplemental draft with former Florida Launch goaltender Benny Pugh going first overall to the Boston Cannons. Teams can only protect 19 players prior to the start of the season, so the supplemental draft helps teams re-stock their rosters to the allowed 35 players. At this point, it’s safe to say that the MLL talent pool more resembles a waterpark in size…

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Warp-speed for Wesley Berg

January 18, 2018

It’s a snowy Wednesday night in southeast Calgary, but a group of young lacrosse players are busy working up a sweat as they run through an hour-long training session. Among the instructors is an unassuming, relaxed looking Wesley Berg. However, when Berg speaks, he instantly commands the attention of the players. At age 24, few people have amassed the kind of resume that Berg possesses, and the kids relish the…

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NLL: Rush defeat Mammoth 17-12

January 16, 2018

Rush move to 4-0 – McIntosh is a 10!    In a battle of unbeaten teams, the Saskatchewan Rush (4-0) defeated the Colorado Mammoth (3-1) 17-12 in front of 11,085 screaming fans at the Pepsi Center in Denver on Saturday, January 13. The Mammoth started out quick with goals by Cupido and Stuart before Mark Matthews would get the Rush on the board. The Rush offense would then explode, scoring…

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Roughnecks Fall to Mammoth at Home

December 30, 2017

One bad quarter and too many powerplay goals surrendered resulted in the Calgary Roughnecks dropping an 11-7 decision to the Colorado Mammoth on Friday night. The loss drops Calgary to 1-2 on the season, good for third place in the West Division, while the Mammoth remain undefeated at 3-0, putting them a half-game ahead of the Saskatchewan Rush for the division lead. Ryan Benesch led Colorado with five goals (three…

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NLL: “Beary” good game from Benesch as Mammoth move to 2-0

December 24, 2017

Ryan Benesch’s first goal for the Colorado Mammoth was one that he won’t ever forget. Benesch brought down a rain of stuffed animals onto the carpet at Pepsi Center with his goal at 3:56 of the second quarter as the Mammoth hosted their first-ever teddy bear toss in what turned into a 14-11 win over the Georgia Swarm. Usually a hockey tradition, the teddy bear toss allows an organization to…

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Machine crowned 2017 MLL champions

August 20, 2017

It wasn’t as close as last year’s final, but that doesn’t mean it was any less dramatic. A year after losing to the Denver Outlaws in the last seconds of the 2016 Steinfeld Cup, the Ohio Machine roared to life in the fourth quarter on Saturday night for a 17-12 win over the Outlaws to capture their first Major League Lacrosse championship. Marcus Holman’s natural hat-trick in the fourth-quarter was…

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MLL: Outlaws will defend title

August 14, 2017

Two late two-point goals didn’t even get the Rochester Rattlers close to overcoming the fourth quarter nine-goal run by the Denver Outlaws in Saturday’s Major League Lacrosse semi-final game. The Outlaws, 15-8 winners, will defend their 2016 Steinfeld Cup win next Saturday in Frisco, Texas at the league championship game against the Ohio Machine. “We’re thankful were going to have the opportunity [to defend the title],” head coach B.J. O’Hara…

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MLL: Playoffs set, Rochester claims a seat at the table

August 13, 2017

Sadly, Major League Lacrosse’s regular season ended last weekend as Rochester claimed the last playoff spot. The Denver and Ohio games determined that Florida would travel to face the Machine and Rochester would face the Outlaws in Denver. Despite three of the four spots filled the previous week, the action in the games proved dramatic and there was even an emotional farewell as Greg Gurenlian played his last MLL game. The…

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