Bandits and Mammoth Square Off in Round Two

March 16, 2013

Once last week’s game ended, almost everyone’s minds quickly jumped to next week’s match-up. Once again the Colorado Mammoth and Buffalo Bandits face-off, this time in Denver. The league hopes that it doesn’t end the way last week’s game ended, with a 10 man brawl. All of the players involved besides Bandit David Brock have appealed their suspensions, so they will all be playing tonight. It will likely be the…

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Final NLL Moves Before Roster Freeze

March 16, 2013

The National Lacrosse League teams had to finalize their rosters yesterday before the roster freeze, and each team made some moves signing free agents. Check them all out below. Buffalo Bandits Assigned righty forward Luke Wiles to the practice roster and activated transition man Hayden Smith and defenseman Kevin Brownell. Rochester Knighthawks Released Matt Hummell and Tyler Burton and placed them on the practice roster. Released Brad Richardson from the…

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NLL Trade Deadline: Colorado Mammoth

March 13, 2013

With the trade deadline only hours away we don’t expect to see anymore changes in the Colorado. The Mammoth made a big move earlier in the week when they acquired 10 year veteran Casey Powell from the Rochester Knighthawks. They had to give up defensive specialist Jon Sullivan in the deal but this is considered a great trade for Colorado as Powell is one of the most talented american players…

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Colorado’s Belanger Getting First Shot at Starting Goalie

March 12, 2013

The Colorado Mammoth have had issues at the goaltender position this season. Matt Roik and Chris Levis, their goalies at the start of the season, are now gone. Now they bring in former second round pick Tye Belanger and youngster Dan Lewis. Belanger was expected to get a chance out of camp but suffered an injury beforehand. Belanger started in his first career game against Buffalo last week, and allowed…

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Knighthawks Trade Casey Powell to Colorado

March 11, 2013

The Rochester Knighthawks have made a few trades out to Denver with star players recently. Two years ago it was John Grant Jr and now it’s Casey Powell being shipped to the Colorado Mammoth for defender Jon Sullivan and a third round pick. The NLL trade deadline is on Wednesday and Colorado and Rochester are the last place teams in their respective conferences. It’s rare to see moves these big…

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Bandits Go Down Swinging Against Mammoth

March 10, 2013

It’s hard to leave First Niagara Center and not stop to wonder just what exactly happened between the Colorado Mammoth and the Buffalo Bandits. After Buffalo looked on top of things after one, they slowly fell apart en route to a 12-6 loss to the Mammoth. At the end of the game things boiled over when five fights broke out simultaneously and Bandits coach Darris Kilgour began a verbal assault on…

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Bandits Hope To Stay In East Race

March 9, 2013

Tonight the Buffalo Bandits host the Colorado Mammoth at the First Niagara Center, looking for another win to keep themselves in the race for first place in the Eastern Division. They’ll be hoping to take advantage of a Colorado Mammoth team who is now at 2-7 and is coming off a loss last night up in Toronto. The Bandits, who should be a bit more fresh, sit one game back…

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Rock Get Seventh Win, Down Mammoth

March 9, 2013

The Toronto Rock (7-3) remain at the top of the NLL standings after a 14-10 home victory versus the Colorado Mammoth (2-7). The loss continues a five game losing streak for the Mammoth. Colorado had a hot start to begin the game, leading 4-2 at the end of the first quarter. However, the Rock would acquire a 9-6 lead heading into halftime and would not look back en route to…

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NLL: Mammoth Look to Turn It Around Against Rock

March 8, 2013

The Toronto Rock (6-3) will look to remain atop the NLL standings when they host the Colorado Mammoth (2-6) tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET. Despite being first overall in league ranks, Toronto is on the rebound heading into this evening’s match-up after suffering a 15-13 home loss to the Buffalo Bandits last weekend. The struggling Mammoth are in the midst of a four game losing streak, including a 12-11 loss…

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