Press Release: Swarm take on Buffalo Saturday and Rochester Sunday

February 9, 2018

First doubleheader weekend of the season to test Swarm trying to climb above .500 (DULUTH, Ga.) – The Georgia Swarm (3-3) have a busy weekend ahead of them, traveling on the road Saturday to take on the Buffalo Bandits (4-3) before returning home Sunday for their second game of the season against the Rochester Knighthawks (2-5). Faceoff for Saturday is set for 7:30 p.m. ET and for Sunday at 6:05…

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Press Release: Swarm selected as Star of the Year winner

February 8, 2018

(DULUTH, Ga.) – The 2017 NLL World Champion Georgia Swarm will be recognized at the Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Induction Ceremony as the Star of the Year Award Winner on Friday, Feb. 16. Hosted by Fox 5 TV sports anchor Ken Rodriguez, the annual awards ceremony will celebrate the careers of its 2018 inductees Joe Hamilton, John “Whack” Hyder, Andruw Jones, Leo Mazzone and Gerald Riggs….

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Hoggarth happy to be a Bandit

February 8, 2018

There is so much talent available in the NLL that when teams make trades it often evens out. A straight-up player-for-player swap returns equal value to each team. Teams also don’t have a long time to build a winner, so if something isn’t working they have to fix it fast. That’s what brought Thomas Hoggarth to the Buffalo Bandits (4-3) from the Vancouver Stealth (1-7) this week in exchange for…

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Press Release: Stealth swap Hoggarth for Saunders

February 6, 2018

Vancouver, BC – Monday, February 5, 2018 – The Vancouver Stealth have announced today they have traded for forward Pat Saunders. In exchange, the Buffalo Bandits received Thomas Hoggarth, pending league approval. “I think this is going to be a big move and I am feeling great about the whole situation. I am excited to be able to play with two really good lefties in Vancouver,” said Pat Saunders. “My…

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NLL: Knight rescues win for Rush 11-9

February 4, 2018

Backstopped by their backup goalie, the western division leading Saskatchewan Rush (7-1) defeated the Vancouver Stealth (1-7) 11-9 on Saturday at the SaskTek Centre. Tyler Carlson made 39 saves in his first start since January 7, 2017. “When you’re the backup goalie, you have to be ready for any situation and I made sure I was ready to go,” said Carlson in a team release. Carlson got his chance in net because it…

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NLL: Del Bianco backstops Roughnecks to important victory over Rock

February 4, 2018

They knew it couldn’t last forever, but it sure was nice to dream about. After four games averaging 20+ goals per game, the Toronto Rock ran out of gas as they fell 16-8 to the Calgary Roughnecks on Saturday night at the Air Canada Centre. Calgary and Toronto always play each other hard no matter where they are in the standings. Calgary, losers of four in a row, came into…

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NLL: Rush defeat Mammoth 13-10

February 3, 2018

Rush Defeat Mammoth in Western Division Thriller, Move to 6-1. Ryan Keenan and Robert Church combine for Seven Goals. Last night the Saskatchewan Rush (6-1) defeated the Colorado Mammoth (4-2) 13-10 in front of 12,740 fans at the Pepsi Center.  With the win, Saskatchewan has clinched the season series by winning the first two games giving them any tie-breaker in their favour. In their first meeting on January 13, Saskatchewan…

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Dobbie breaks Roughnecks’ scoring record

February 1, 2018

For the last 11 years, Calgary Roughnecks fans have been accustomed to watching a tenacious 5’9 lefty running up and down the turf at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The kind of player you love to have on your side and opposing teams hate to play against. A throwback player, not motivated by statistics or personal achievements, but a player determined to do whatever is needed to push the team to victory….

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NLL: Schreiber’s 12 points leads Rock to first place

January 29, 2018

Another big effort from the Toronto Rock’s forward core propelled them to a 21-9 win over the New England Black Wolves on Saturday night, not to mention first place in the NLL’s east division. The Rock were looking to keep their winning streak alive in the first-place showdown at the Air Canada Centre, after three games in a row resulted in a goal differential of 61-29. Tom Schreiber and Adam…

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NLL: Dobbie sets record in Roughnecks’ loss

January 29, 2018

On a night that saw Dane Dobbie pass Jeff Shattler to become the all-time Calgary Roughnecks leading scorer, it was the Saskatchewan Rush that spoiled the occasion with a 13-12 victory in overtime. The win was especially sweet for the Rush, as it looked like they were destined to repeat the outcome of last week’s comeback win for Buffalo. However, for the Rush and their bus loads of fans in…

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