NLL: Rush ride momentum to victory in game one

May 27, 2018

The Saskatchewan Rush threw off any doubts about their dominance on Saturday night with a 16-9 win over the Rochester Knighthawks in game one of the NLL Finals at Sasktel Centre. A seven-goal run bookending halftime knocked the wind out of the Knighthawks, who struggled offensively, who played over 15 minutes in that time without scoring. Rochester had the ball wrestled away from them on offense more than once. It…

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MLL Week 5: Four close games won by four goals or fewer

May 24, 2018

Chesapeake 14 @ Boston 11 The Boston Cannons played another competitive game, yet came up short as they fell to the Chesapeake Bayhawks over the weekend. The Cannons held an 8-4 lead at the half thanks to scoring six goals in the second quarter. Boston’s offense went silent in the second half as Chesapeake’s offense soared, outscoring the Cannons 10-3. The win moves the Bayhawks into a three-way tie for third place while Boston…

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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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MLL Week 4: Cannons finally in win column

May 16, 2018

Boston 15 @ Florida 9 The Boston Cannons traveled to Florida in search of their first win of the season against a Launch team that welcomed back offensive leader Kieran McArdle. McArdle and Steven Brooks got Florida out to an early lead, but Max Seibald scored back-to-back goals at the end of the first to make the score 3-2. Seibald picked up where he left off, scoring a 2-point goal at the…

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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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MLL Week 3: Release the Hounds

May 11, 2018

  The third week of Major League Lacrosse action saw the Charlotte Hounds take first place in the league. Chesapeake 13 @ Charlotte 14 The Charlotte Hounds continued proving to all of us that they are a team to beat this year as they downed the Chesapeake Bayhawks in a Thursday night battle on May 3rd. The Bayhawks came ready to play as they went on a three-goal run in…

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NLL Playoffs: Knighthawks defeat Black Wolves 15-11

May 6, 2018

Austin Shanks, Brad Gillies lead Knighthawks attack; will face Georgia in eastern division finals. Friday night the Rochester Knighthawks defeated the New England Black Wolves 15-11 in the NLL’s east division semi-final.  With the win, the Knighthawks advance to face the Georgia Swarm next Saturday night in Georgia at 7:05 p.m. The winner will advance to the NLL Cup (best of 3 series). During the regular season the Knighthawks lost…

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MLL: Holman sets single-game scoring record in week two

May 4, 2018

Week two of the Major League Lacrosse regular season proved to be even more action packed than week one. The amount of goals scored made it seem like a pinball machine was going off in the background. Dallas kicked off the weekend and played two games and neither failed to disappoint. The league single-game goal scoring record was broken as well. Without any further delay, let us dive into the…

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NLL: American scoring record set in Knighthawks’ win over Bandits

April 30, 2018

The Rochester Knighthawks punched their ticket to the post-season on Saturday night with a 15-13 win over the Buffalo Bandits at Keybank Center. The Knighthawks’ win also eliminates the Bandits, their closest rivals, from playoff contention. The Knighthawks finish the regular season in second place in the NLL’s eastern division. They will host the New England Black Wolves on Friday night in a single-elimination division semi-final. “It feels really good,”…

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MLL: First weekend of 2018 a success

April 27, 2018

Major League Lacrosse kicked off the 2018 season this past weekend with four games that featured some close contests and blowouts. The beginning of the regular season is important as most teams are dealing with players who are still playing indoor ball and college draft picks still in school. During the first four weeks, MLL teams must avoid falling victim to an 0-4 or 1-3 record as such starts makes…

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