Meet an NLL Prospect: Curtis Knight

October 10, 2012

Curtis Knight was the second player picked for the Rush on draft day, and I caught up with him to discuss it. What was draft day like for you? The draft day was a completely new experience for me.  I did not know what to expect going in, it was very nerve racking but also a very exciting day What went on in your head before the draft began? Before…

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The Next Big Lacrosse Stars?- Top Dogs

October 9, 2012

Who are the best players in lacrosse? In the NLL, players like Dan Dawson, John Grant Jr, Tyler Richards and Brodie Merrill just to name a few. In MLL, you would see names like Paul Rabil, Ned Crotty and even a young player like Steele Stanwick. It’s easy to predict who the best of the best could be. Just look at the draft classes of the NLL and MLL for…

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What Has CLax’s Impact Been on the Pros?

October 9, 2012

The other day we took a look at the impact the Midwest Indoor Lacrosse Association had made on the National Lacrosse League. For what is widely considered the lowest level of the new leagues (MILA, CLax, PLL and NALL), they surprisingly had a big impact with several players making it to the NLL. The only Canadian league of these expansion leagues is the Canadian Lacrosse League, otherwise known as CLax…

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Stealth Sign Entire Draft Class

October 9, 2012

The Washington Stealth announced today that all seven players selected in the 2012 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft have agreed to one-year contracts for the 2013 season, pending league approval. The seven rookies will be among the 40 players invited to Stealth training camp in December. The Stealth held three second round selections in last week’s draft, using the first of those to select defenseman Tyler Garrison. The 11th overall selection, Garrison appeared…

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Campbell, Hawkins Top Picks for Knighthawks

October 8, 2012

Five new players were welcomed to the NLL world champion knighthawks organization this past week. Rochester selected Robbie Campbell, Cody Hawkins, Matt Hummel, Chris Attwood and Cody McLeod in their 2012 NLL entry draft last Monday, October 1st. Coming from Stony Brook University, Robbie Campbell played in 14 games, starting 13 in the 2012 season. With 24 goals and 17 assists, Campbell was third on the team in goals and…

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Matthews Will Be Key Part of Rush

October 8, 2012

When selecting players in an entry draft there is always a risk factor. Despite how much homework has been done on a player, a team never truly knows how a pick will fair in the league. Derek Keenan, General Manager and Head Coach of the Edmonton Rush, is also a coach at the junior A level with the Whitby Warriors and has an opportunity to groom young players that other…

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John Grant Jr Speaks on his Amazing Year

October 8, 2012

Editors Note- John Grant Jr has had an amazing year, winning MLL and CLA titles and an NLL MVP. He spoke to LaxWorm Radio on The Lacrosse Radio Network on Thursday night, and our newest intern, Fago Franklin, has the transcribed version. Is there anything else you want to do this season, before we start next season? JGJ: Actually I am in the of season , so ummm I guess…

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Who is the Top Prospect Developing Program in the Country?

October 7, 2012

Earlier last week, we took a look at where the NLL draftees came out of the most. But today we are going to do something a little bit different. What about the top college system overall at creating pros? We took a look over the last two drafts of the NLL and MLL, and came up with a ranking for the top prospect developing program. Something we also took a…

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Resetarits the Guy for Roughnecks

October 7, 2012

The Calgary Roughnecks 2011 season was anything but expected. After some off season trades, which included shipping former captain Tracey Kelusky to Buffalo, the franchise entered their tenth season pegged by many as a guaranteed playoff miss. However, the new look Calgary squad went on to post a league’s best 11-5 record in the 2011 regular season before falling in the second round of playoffs. After a successful regular season…

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Meet an NLL Prospect: Kyle Periera

October 7, 2012

We’ve shown you a lot of the prospects drafted to the Toronto Rock, and we continue today with Kyle Periera. What was draft day like for you? Draft day was pretty nerve racking for me, as im sure it was for all of the other prospects. Unfortunately being in school in Halifax I wasnt able to be there in Toronto, so I just went about my day as usual and…

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