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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NLL Sophomore Spotlight: Jordan Magnuson, Toronto Rock

May 17, 2018

The Toronto Rock got an unexpected shot in the arm when Jordan Magnuson rejoined their lineup halfway through their recently concluded season. Magnuson was a rookie in 2017, playing 17 games as a defenseman with two goals and seven assists while going 119-269 on faceoffs. After being signed to a three-year contract in the summer, he played the first two games of the 2018 season in December before being sidelined…

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NLL Playoffs: Rush take west title again

May 16, 2018

For the fourth straight season, the Saskatchewan Rush will be representing the Western Division in the National Lacrosse League Finals. The Rush defeated the Calgary Roughnecks 15-13 on Sunday evening in an entertaining game that saw Calgary make a late charge scoring four of the last five goals. The win pushed Saskatchewan’s season record to a perfect 11-0 against divisional opponents and again makes them the class of the west….

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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 Playoffs: Roughnecks eliminate Mammoth

May 7, 2018

With over a decade of playoff heartbreak at the hands of the Calgary Roughnecks, the Colorado Mammoth seemed on the verge of finally defeating their long-time rival on Saturday night during the NLL’s 2018 west division semi-final. The Loud House crowd of 13,884 was rocking as the Mammoth dominated the first half of play. Unfortunately for the Mammoth, that dominating first half was erased and the Roughnecks emerged with a…

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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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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: Toronto’s mammoth playoff hopes fall in Colorado

May 1, 2018

The Toronto Rock had only one thing to do on Saturday night: win. A win against the Colorado Mammoth meant the Rock’s 2018 playoff hopes would still be alive, although they would also have had to count on a Sunday afternoon loss from the New England Black Wolves to secure their spot. Going into the Pepsi Center and stealing a win from the red hot Mammoth was always going to…

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Press Release: NLL unveils new championship trophy

May 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, April 30, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today unveiled its newly redesigned finals trophy, named the National Lacrosse League Cup. Featuring the NLL Star, the trophy reflects the League’s new brand direction and provides a dynamic design fit for a champion. The NLL Star, introduced within the league’s new logo, acknowledges the four original NLL teams from…

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NLL: Matthews sets assist record in win over Roughnecks

April 30, 2018

Unlike the east, the NLL’s western division playoff standings have been locked up for weeks. Saturday’s Calgary versus Saskatchewan game featured two teams looking to peak as they get ready to enter the 2018 playoffs. In a very entertaining and competitive game, it was the Rush beating the Roughnecks 11-10. With the win, the Rush sweep the season series and end with a league best 14-4 record. Coming into the…

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