MLL Off Season Check In: New York Lizards

February 1, 2013

New York Lizards? Yes, the Long Island Lizards have changed their name to become more universal with their team being “based” in New York City. The Lizards have also made moves on the field this off season, and we spoke with MLL coach of the year Joe Spallina about the off season for the Liz. Moves Made “We could not be any happier with our off season we have added…

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NLL: Knighthawks Host Stealth in Rematch

February 1, 2013

The 0-3 Rochester Knighthawks look for that elusive first win on Saturday night at the Blue Cross Arena as they face off against the 3-2 Western Division-leading Washington Stealth at 8:00. This is undeniably a must-win game for Rochester, the only team without a win in the National Lacrosse League. One of the players off to a hot start for the Knighthawks is #23 Cory Vitarelli. Vitarelli leads Rochester in…

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MLL Draft Review: Rochester Rattlers

January 30, 2013

The 2013 MLL Draft was nothing less than out of the ordinary. Big trades, coaching changes, and some questionable draft picks (per the norm). For Rochester, their game plan was to go for role players and prospects rather than starters. Owner Rob Clark mentioned in an interview with In Lacrosse We Trust’s Marisa Ingemi that, “We did immense research and peeled several “layers” back evaluating talent this year that was…

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Nicky Galasso to Miss 2013 Season

January 29, 2013

According to Inside Lacrosse, recent Syracuse transfer Nicky Galasso is expected to miss the entire 2013 season for the Orange. Galasso, who recently transferred from North Carolina, sustained a lower body injury in a pre season practice and will have surgery. He is expected to miss all of 2013. Galasso was described to have a leg injury this weekend when he was held out of two scrimmages against the Hofstra…

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Rattlers To Face Bayhawks in Tampa Bay

January 29, 2013

Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league (MLL), Lacrosse Xtreme and Shooters Lacrosse, in conjunction with St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission and Al Lang Stadium, announced today that the Rochester Rattlers home opener against 2012 MLL Champion Chesapeake Bayhawks will be played at historic Al Lang Stadium, in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Saturday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. MLL returns to the Sunshine State for the second time, after…

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MLL Off Season Check In: Rochester Rattlers

January 28, 2013

The Major League Lacrosse off season can be a long one, especially when you were one game away from making the playoffs. That is the story for the Rochester Rattlers, and we checked in with their owner Rob Clark about what this off season has been like as they prepare for the 2013 season. Moves Made “We made a series of key moves this offseason.  The biggest issues we felt…

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Examining the Knighthawks 0-3 Start

January 27, 2013

The Rochester Knighthawks, one of the favorites going into this NLL season, are now 0-3 after falling to the Toronto Rock last night 11-7. Rochester is the only winless team in the league after Minnesota lost last night and are in last in the Eastern Conference. The Knighthawks are the reigning NLL champions and boosted their attack this off season with Dan Dawson and Casey Powell. However, they have scored…

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Bandits Win On Late Wiles Goal

January 27, 2013

If the Bandits keep winning in this sort of fashion fans of the team may start developing heart problems. For the second game in a row the team needed a goal in the last minute to come away with the victory. Tonight Luke Wiles was the hero as he put one past Brandon Miller with only 24 seconds left on the clock. The goal came only twenty seconds after Philadelphia…

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Rock Defeat Knighthawks, Move to 4-1

January 27, 2013

The Toronto Rock defeated the Rochester Knighthawks 11-7 at the Blue Cross Arena Saturday night. The Rock improve their record to 4-1 while the Knighthawks drop to a stunning 0-3. Leading Toronto in tonight’s game was Garrett Billings, who had two goals and four assists for the Rock. Josh Sanderson, Colin Doyle, and Kasey Beirnes chipped in four points each. The Rock outscored the Knighthawks by three in the first…

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NLL: Bandits Look to Spoil Wings Good Start

January 26, 2013

Team Leaders: Goals: Kevin Crowley (7), Assists: Kevin Buchanan and Jordan Hall (6) Points: Crowley (10), Loose Balls: Brodie Merrill (26), Goals Against: Brandon Miller (7.50), Saves: Miller (96) Off to a 2-0 start for the first time since 2008, the Philadelphia Wings will play a weekend of back to back games for the first time during the 2013 season first of which with a visit to Buffalo for a…

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