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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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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NLL: Stealthy come from behind win for Swarm

April 30, 2018

The Georgia Swarm defeated the Vancouver Stealth 11-10 on Saturday at home in front of 5248 fans at Infinite Energy Arena. The first period ended with 2-2 tie. It appeared, at least on paper, both teams were evenly matched. The Stealth pulled away in the second quarter, scoring five goals to one Swarm goal. “Vancouver just outworked us in that span,” Shayne Jackson said in a team press release. “They…

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Press Release: Swarm looking to clinch east division title during doubleheader weekend

April 27, 2018

(DULUTH, Ga.) – With all five East Division teams in the hunt for three postseason spots, it all comes down to the final weekend of the 2017-18 NLL season. By Sunday night, everyone will know which three East teams continue playing into May and which two teams come up short. The defending champion Georgia Swarm (9-7) welcome the Vancouver Stealth (2-15) to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field at Infinite Energy Arena on…

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Press Release: Georgia Swarm and Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos renew co-presenting sponsorship deal

April 26, 2018

GEORGIA SWARM AND HARRAH’S CHEROKEE CASINOS RENEW CO-PRESENTING SPONSORSHIP DEAL FOR NEXT THREE SEASONS The Swarm will continue to play on Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field (DULUTH, Ga.) – The 2017 NLL World Champion Georgia Swarm are proud to announce that Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians have renewed their co-presenting sponsorship of the Swarm for the next three seasons. The three-year deal with the casino also…

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