Brendan Gorman, Chicago Outlaws Owner, Attempts Making an NLL Roster

Chicago Outlaws
July 25, 2012

Brendan Gorman is the owner of the Chicago Outlaws in the Midwest Indoor Lacrosse Association. He has played lacrosse for team Ireland, and now he is attempting to make an NLL squad at 38 years old. “When I first started playing men’s club ball or coaching youth and high school lacrosse, I would always get the question you know the infamous question that would always follow a 90+ mph shot…

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Stealth Extend Lease With Comcast Arena

The Washington Stealth and Comcast Arena at Everett are pleased to announce the two sides have agreed to terms on a five-year lease that will keep the Stealth in it’s Everett, Wash., home through the 2017 season. “This contract extension has all the elements of a strong partnership,” said Stealth owner Denise Watkins. “The first three years at the Comcast Arena were a blur of highs and lows – all…

July 24, 2012
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NLL Avoids Huge Setback With CBA

NLL slide
July 24, 2012

It seems like CBA is the name of the game in all sports these days. The NBA and NFL have both threatened lockouts in the past year and many expect the NHL to have problems of their own later in the summer. The NLL has had their own issues this offseason, as the league and players association backed out of the final two years of the current CBA. This led…

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Doug Locker Talks About the NLL Draft

As a part of our NLL draft coverage, I spoke with Washington Stealth general manager Doug Locker yesterday about the draft and how the Stealth prepare. 1. Have you begun preparing for this year’s draft yet? Yes, we have been preparing for this year’s draft for several months. Preparation for us started in early April towards the end of the NCAA season and will continue right up to draft day….

July 21, 2012
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Buffalo Bandits Officially Name Steve Dietrich GM

Editors Note- In Lacrosse We Trust broke the news last week that Steve Dietrich would be the Bandits general manager. The Bandits officially announced it today. Buffalo Bandits Director of Lacrosse Operations Scott Loffler today announced that the Bandits have hired Steve Dietrich to serve as the team’s new general manager. “We are extremely happy to add Steve to our management staff as general manager,” Loffler said. “‘Chugger’ knows what…

July 19, 2012
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Starting to Look at NLL Draft Needs

This week we have begun our look at this year’s class of NLL free agents, and obviously it impacts the upcoming draft. We have taken a look at some of the top potential draft prospects, but what teams could they end up with? The draft order is below. 1. Edmonton Rush (from Washington) 2. Minnesota Swarm (from Buffalo) 3. Buffalo Bandits (from Philadelphia via Edmonton) 4. Minnesota Swarm 5. Minnesota…

July 19, 2012
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2013 NLL Free Agents: Philadelphia Wings

The Philadelphia Wings are coming off of their best season since 2009, yet it is being looked at as a disappointment after their first round exit to the Rochester Knighthawks. Most of their star players, Dan Dawson, Brodie Merrill and Kevin Crowley, are locked up, but some secondary guys are on the market. Brandon Miller- The Wings have to keep Miller. Anthony Cosmo could be an intriguing free agent goalie…

July 19, 2012
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National Lacrosse League and Players Association Reach 2013 Agreement

NLL slide
July 18, 2012

The National Lacrosse League announced this evening that they and the Professional Lacrosse Players Association have reached an agreement on their collective bargaining agreement for the 2013 season. It is a one year collective bargaining agreement. The league and players association agreed to a seven year deal in 2008 with the final two years acting as an opt out for either party. On June 25th, the NLL opted out of…

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Derek Keenan Signs Extension

Rush Slide
July 18, 2012

Edmonton Rush head coach Derek Keenan will be returning to the Rush bench for at least one more season, as announced by the team today. Keenan has been the Edmonton coach for three years with a 21-27 record. He led Edmonton to their most successful post-season in franchise history, making it all the way to the Champions Cup last season. “Coach Keenan’s dedication, work ethic and preparation to the team…

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Roughnecks and Mammoth Schedule Pre Season Game in Langley

Today it was announced that the National Lacrosse League’s Calgary Roughnecks and Colorado Mammoth will face off in a pre season game on December 8th, 2012 in Langley, British Columbia. Last season the two teams to square off at the Langley Events Centre were the Washington Stealth and the Toronto Rock. The LEC is the home of the Western Lacrosse Association’s Langley Thunder. Tickers for the pre season match up…

July 18, 2012
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