NLL Protected Player Lists

July 4, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, July 3, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announces the protected player lists from each team in advance of the 2018 NLL Expansion Draft on July 16th. The Philadelphia Wings hold the 1st overall selection in the 2018 Expansion Draft. Both the Wings and the San Diego Seals will make alternating picks throughout 9 rounds (18 total selections). No current NLL…

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NLL Playoffs: Knighthawks advance to NLL Finals for 10th time

May 18, 2018

Led by Jamieson’s hat trick, Knighthawks advance to NLL Finals for a record 10th time Saturday night the Rochester Knighthawks defeated the defending champion Georgia Swarm 9-8 at Infinte Energy Arena. The Knighthawks claimed the NLL’s eastern division title and will face the Saskatchewan Rush for the NLL Cup, a best of three series starting on May 26th. With both teams having depth in their offense to score at any…

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Swarm aims for second-straight trip to NLL Cup

May 12, 2018

(DULUTH, Ga.) – The Georgia Swarm (11-7) can make its second-straight bid for the NLL Finals if it wins against the Rochester Knighthawks (11-8) on Saturday, May 12. The Swarm is hosting the East Division Finals at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field at Infinite Energy Arena. Faceoff is set for 7:05 p.m. ET, and the game is presented by Axiom Corporation. Country music band Thompson Square will host a 12-minute halftime…

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NLL: 16-11 Swarm win secures first place in NLL’s east division

May 2, 2018

Swarm win the east, receive first round bye – New England will visit Rochester in round one matchup Sunday night the New England Black Wolves (9-9) fell to the Georgia Swarm (11-7) 16-11 at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Georgia’s victory gives them a first round bye in this year’s playoffs, while the Black Wolves will be on the road for the first round, visiting Rochester Friday night. They defeated Rochester…

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NLL: Stealthy come from behind win for Swarm

April 30, 2018

The Georgia Swarm defeated the Vancouver Stealth 11-10 on Saturday at home in front of 5248 fans at Infinite Energy Arena. The first period ended with 2-2 tie. It appeared, at least on paper, both teams were evenly matched. The Stealth pulled away in the second quarter, scoring five goals to one Swarm goal. “Vancouver just outworked us in that span,” Shayne Jackson said in a team press release. “They…

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Press Release: Swarm looking to clinch east division title during doubleheader weekend

April 27, 2018

(DULUTH, Ga.) – With all five East Division teams in the hunt for three postseason spots, it all comes down to the final weekend of the 2017-18 NLL season. By Sunday night, everyone will know which three East teams continue playing into May and which two teams come up short. The defending champion Georgia Swarm (9-7) welcome the Vancouver Stealth (2-15) to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field at Infinite Energy Arena on…

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Press Release: Georgia Swarm and Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos renew co-presenting sponsorship deal

April 26, 2018

GEORGIA SWARM AND HARRAH’S CHEROKEE CASINOS RENEW CO-PRESENTING SPONSORSHIP DEAL FOR NEXT THREE SEASONS The Swarm will continue to play on Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field (DULUTH, Ga.) – The 2017 NLL World Champion Georgia Swarm are proud to announce that Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians have renewed their co-presenting sponsorship of the Swarm for the next three seasons. The three-year deal with the casino also…

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NLL: Ten-goal run leads Roughnecks over Bandits

April 16, 2018

The Calgary Roughnecks ended their regular season home stand with a bang on Saturday night, prevailing 16-9 over the Buffalo Bandits in front of 17,113 fans at Scotiabank Saddledome. Holden Cattoni’s five goals led the charge for the ‘Necks, who scored 10 straight goals in the second half, shutting out the Bandits for 23:46. The Roughnecks are locked into third place in the west, so this game had no impact…

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NLL: Strong playmaking powers Swarm over Rush

April 16, 2018

Strong playmaking continues to power the Georgia Swarm to success. That was evident in the Swarm’s (9-7) 16-10 win Saturday night against the Saskatchewan Rush (13-4) at the Rush’s home SaskTel Centre. Lyle Thompson scored five goals, and a full compliment of his Swarm teammates chipped in throughout the night as Georgia shut down the West Division-leading Rush. It wasn’t just a good effort for the offense, however – goaltender…

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NLL: Swarm sweep season series over Rock

April 10, 2018

Sunday afternoon the Toronto Rock and Georgia Swarm faced off for the third time in seven weeks. And for the third time, the Swarm came away with a victory, sweeping the season series 3-0 as they beat the Rock 11-10 in front of 4496 fans at Infinite Energy Arena. Outscored just 37-30 in their three contests shows how close the Rock have been but also how far they have to…

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