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: Rush crush Stealth 20-10 in one-sided contest

April 14, 2018

The Vancouver Stealth (2-14) got on the board first but that was the end of the good news for the last-place team in the NLL. The Saskatchewan Rush (13-3) responded by scoring nine straight goals en route to an easy 20-10 victory. The Rush started third-string goalie Adam Shute and after the shaky start—giving up a goal to Vancouver’s Tony Malcom just 35 seconds into the game—he settled in and…

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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: Black Wolves defeat Roughnecks in OT 13-12

April 9, 2018

Callum Crawford’s five goals lead New England to victory Crowley records sixth straight hat trick In a game that New England needed to keep them close in the playoff race, the Black Wolves (7-8) defeated the Calgary Roughnecks (6-9) 13-12 in overtime in front of 5,089 howling fans at Mohegan Sun Arena. Callum Crawford led the way for the Black Wolves netting five on the afternoon, and Kevin Crowley recorded…

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NLL: Roughnecks secure playoff berth, put Stealth out of their misery

April 2, 2018

The Calgary Roughnecks secured their spot in the 2018 NLL post-season with a 13-9 victory over the Vancouver Stealth on Saturday night. A strong second-half push by the Roughnecks proved to be the difference in the game. Christian Del Bianco and the rest of the Calgary defence held Vancouver to just two second-half goals, while the Calgary offence scored seven times to seal the victory for the Roughnecks. It was…

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NLL: Rookies lead Bandits to win

April 2, 2018

After falling 20-7 to the Buffalo Bandits last weekend, the New England Black Wolves really wanted to exact their revenge this weekend at Buffalo’s KeyBank Center. But Bandits’ rookie Josh Bryne had his own plans. Bryne’s four goals lifted Buffalo (8-7) to a 14-11 victory over the Black Wolves (6-8) on Saturday night. The win bolstered the Bandits to a tie for first place in the East with the postseason…

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NLL partners with Right to Play

March 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, March 26, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announced an extended partnership with Right To Play, a global organization dedicated to educating and empowering youth in need through sport and games, while driving lasting social change in their communities. This is the sixth year that the NLL has teamed up with Right To Play in order to…

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NLL: Knighthawks take season series over Rush

March 26, 2018

After falling by a single goal to the Calgary Roughnecks last week, the Rochester Knighthawks collectively bounced back to beat the Saskatchewan Rush 13-10 on Saturday night at Sasktel Centre. In a game where the powerhouse Rush mounted a massive comeback, it wasn’t enough as the Knighthawks hung on to sweep the season series 2-0. The Knighthawks have been a feel-good story for the NLL recently. Clawing back into conversation…

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Mammoth retire Grant’s #24

March 26, 2018

Saturday, the Colorado Mammoth retired lacrosse legend John Grant Jr.’s jersey to the rafters of Pepsi Center. Ceremony speakers included Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment Matt Hutchings, as well as Mammoth General Manager Dan Carey. NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz attended Grant’s ceremony and, on behalf of the NLL, presented Grant with a golden stick and a framed photograph. In his ceremony speech, Grant…

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