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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NLL: Thompson’s lead Swarm to much needed win

March 20, 2018

Taking advantage of a tired Buffalo Bandits team, the Georgia Swarm (6-7) earned a much needed 14-10 win on Sunday afternoon at Duluth’s Infinite Energy Arena. The loss was Buffalo’s (6-7) second of its two-game weekend. The Thompson brothers opened up the scoring with goals just a minute apart for the Swarm in the first quarter. Lyle Thompson struck first, with Miles quickly following. Kiel Matisz netted another for Georgia…

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NLL: Swarm sweep season series over Rock

March 5, 2018

The Toronto Rock were looking for redemption at the Air Canada Centre as they tangled with the Georgia Swarm for the second time in two weeks. On February 17 the Swarm required overtime to polish off the Rock, but unfortunately for the home crowd, this Saturday’s affair was a lopsided 12-7 loss, meaning a season sweep for the Swarm. The Rock seemed to be taking one step forward and two…

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NLL: Rock fall to Swarm in OT

February 20, 2018

The Toronto Rock did not have the same luck down in Georgia on Saturday night as they had the previous week against their cross-border rival Rochester Knighthawks, losing to the Swarm 14-13 in overtime. The Rock had all cylinders firing as they had everything from goaltending, defence, and offence clicking and meshing. This game was be a true test of all of those elements, and it all came down to…

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NLL: Knighthawks get important win over Swarm

February 12, 2018

Despite a solid 17-10 win over the Georgia Swarm on Sunday evening, the Rochester Knighthawks remain in last place in the NLL’s east division. At 3-6, they’re half a game back of the Swarm and two games back of New England for the final playoff spot. Both the Swarm and Knighthawks were playing back-to-back. Georgia lost 18-9 in Buffalo on Saturday, and the Knighthawks dropped a 12-9 decision to the…

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NLL: Buffalo continues roll with win over Swarm

February 11, 2018

Buffalo scores 18 off defending champions, Byrne and Crawford net hat-tricks After defeating the New England Black Wolves 18-13 just 24 hours prior, the Buffalo Bandits (6-3) returned home to dismantle the defending champion Georgia Swarm (3-4) 18-9 in front of 14,058 fans at KeyBank Center. Rookie Josh Byrne, who scored five points (3G/2A) on Friday night, showed no sign of being tired. If anything, he became stronger on the…

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Press Release: Swarm take on Buffalo Saturday and Rochester Sunday

February 9, 2018

First doubleheader weekend of the season to test Swarm trying to climb above .500 (DULUTH, Ga.) – The Georgia Swarm (3-3) have a busy weekend ahead of them, traveling on the road Saturday to take on the Buffalo Bandits (4-3) before returning home Sunday for their second game of the season against the Rochester Knighthawks (2-5). Faceoff for Saturday is set for 7:30 p.m. ET and for Sunday at 6:05…

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Press Release: Swarm selected as Star of the Year winner

February 8, 2018

(DULUTH, Ga.) – The 2017 NLL World Champion Georgia Swarm will be recognized at the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Induction Ceremony as the Star of the Year Award Winner on Friday, Feb. 16. Hosted by Fox 5 TV sports anchor Ken Rodriguez, the annual awards ceremony will celebrate the careers of its 2018 inductees Joe Hamilton, John “Whack” Hyder, Andruw Jones, Leo Mazzone and Gerald Riggs….

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