“Stone Cold” Aaron Bold on fire for Black Wolves

March 16, 2018

Motivation and passion are the two words that come to mind when discussing New England Black Wolves goaltender Aaron Bold. With just one scroll through his Instagram account it’s easy to see how the love of lacrosse has directed Bold’s life. Born in Victoria, BC, Bold now calls Edmonton home, where he runs a personal training company called Bold Athletics. He’s extremely proud of his company, and is in the…


NLL: Black Wolves push Rock out of playoff picture

March 15, 2018

  The New England Black Wolves are back on track after Kevin Crowley’s overtime goal gave them an 8-7 win over the Toronto Rock on Sunday afternoon at Air Canada Centre. The Black Wolves are resurging after three big losses and some roster moves that included shipping Shawn Evans to Buffalo a couple of weeks after he was stripped of his captaincy. New blood in the lineup has included Johnny…


Quick Start Gives Mammoth the Win Over Roughnecks

March 11, 2018

A high-scoring first quarter proved to be the difference in the game as the Colorado Mammoth edged the Calgary Roughnecks 8-7 on Saturday night. The win puts the 8-3 Mammoth solidly in second place in the West Division and clinches a playoff berth for them. The Roughnecks drop to 4-7 on the season, but remain 3.5 games up on the last-place Vancouver Stealth. Calgary opened the scoring when Holden Cattoni…


First place in reach for NLL’s Mammoth

March 8, 2018

Mammoth Look to Win First Division Title since 2007 This past weekend the Colorado Mammoth not only picked up two very important wins but also stayed in the hunt to win the NLL’s Western Division. After a hard fought victory over the Swarm 11-10, the Mammoth returned home and faced a rested Bandits team. Head Coach Pat Coyle turned to back-up goaltender Steve Fryer for the start to give Dillon…


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…


NLL: Fryer’s first start is a Mammoth win

March 4, 2018

Less than 24 hours after a clutch victory in Georgia, the Colorado Mammoth flew 2000 km back home to Denver, pulling out an 8-7 win against the Buffalo Bandits in front of 16,062 fans on Colorado Pride night. The two wins move Colorado to 7-3 on the season and give them a solid lock on second place in the west. Buffalo’s record drops to 6-5, which has them situated just…


Editorial: Recent spate of NLL trades sees marquee players on the move… and that’s okay

March 1, 2018

  Early spring temperatures this week on the eastern seaboard have NLL teams looking towards playoff runs and acquiring the tools needed to get them there. That means trades, and there were two blockbusters this week with marquee players on the move. Who knows what the next two days could bring?! But there is plenty of time before the league’s March 19th trade deadline. Monday, Dan Dawson was shipped to…


NLL: Dawson traded to Rush

February 28, 2018

  On Monday, the Rochester Knighthawks shocked the National Lacrosse League as they dealt Dan Dawson to the Saskatchewan Rush for a pair of picks. The Knighthawks will receive a second round pick in 2018 and a third pick in 2020 in exchange for Dawson. Dawson has been a workhorse for the Knighthawks after joining the club in 2013 after a brief stop with the Philadelphia Wings. Prior to that…


NLL: Black Wolves steal victory from Stealth in OT

February 26, 2018

Leblanc scores four times, including game winner in overtime Saturday night the New England Black Wolves (5-4) defeated the Vancouver Stealth (1-10) in front of 3,073 fans 12-11 in overtime. Vancouver had the lead for 57:44 before New England tied the game, and then won in the extra session just 45 seconds in. “We are not happy about the outcome, but we are happy with how we played. I think…


NLL: Knighthawks spoil Bandits’ alumni night

February 26, 2018

Saturday night the Buffalo Bandits (6-3) welcomed their interstate rival Rochester Knighthawks (4-6) into Keybank Centre for their third matchup of the season. With the regular season series between these two teams tied at one game each, it was the Knighthawks who came out on top with a score of 17 to 10. Coming off a monumental 18-9 win over the Georgia Swarm and head coach Troy Cordingley’s 101st win,…