Darris Kilgour No Longer Bandits GM

Last night it was reported by Teddy Jenner of IL Indoor that Buffalo Bandits head coach Darris Kilgour has been relieved of his general manager duties with the Bandits. He will remain the team’s head coach. Kilgour and the Bandits had a disappointing 2012, going 7-9 and were bounced from the playoffs in the first round by Toronto. Kilgour’s biggest move as GM this season was acquiring goaltender Anthony Cosmo from Minnesota…

July 7, 2012
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Making Sense of the Roughnecks Not Retaining Dave Pym

In one of the most shocking moves possible this 2012 National Lacrosse League off seasons, the Calgary Roughnecks let their head coach Dave Pym go, releasing him from his duties as the team’s head coach. Pym let the Roughnecks to a league best 12-4 in 2012, but fell in the playoffs to the Edmonton Rush, the last qualifying playoff team. He went 33-15 overall in his tenure with Calgary, winning…

July 4, 2012
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Roughnecks Parting Ways With Pym

The Calgary Roughnecks announced today on their website that they would not be retaining head coach Dave Pym for the 2013 NLL season. The Roughnecks are coming off of a 12-4 season in which they won the Western Division but lost in the first round of the playoffs. “Decisions like this are always difficult to make,” said Roughnecks General Manager Mike Board. “Over the past five seasons, Dave has made…

July 3, 2012
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Toronto Rock Owner Set to Take on the World at WSOP

  According to a Toronto Rock press release, Jamie Dawick, owner of the Toronto Rock, is headed back to the World Series of Poker Main Event. Dawick participated in last year’s event before he was eliminated on day three. His best career finish at the tournament came in 2007, where he placed 363rd, taking home over $34,000. In 2009, he found himself at a table with celebrity player Jason Alexander…

July 3, 2012
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2012 National Lacrosse League Draft Order

The 2012 National Lacrosse League draft is still months away, but as we have taken a look at some potential prospects, let’s take a glance at the draft order. Later this week we will begin looking at the draft needs of teams. 1. Edmonton Rush (from Washington) 2. Minnesota Swarm (from Buffalo) 3. Buffalo Bandits (from Philadelphia via Edmonton) 4. Minnesota Swarm 5. Minnesota Swarm (from Toronto) 6. Calgary Roughnecks…

July 3, 2012
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National Lacrosse League Prospects: Brock Sorensen

One of the most highly touted prospects for the 2012 NLL draft is defender Brock Sorensen out of Ohio State. Sorensen played midfield with the Buckeyes for four years. He was the team captain for his last three years with the program. He has missed the entire summer box lacrosse season after tearing his ACL and MCL playing for Ohio State. He was on the roster of the Peterborough Lakers…

July 2, 2012
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National Lacrosse League Announces Steve Govett Chairperson of Board of Governors

Press release The National Lacrosse League announced that Colorado Mammoth president & general manager Steve Govett has been named the Chairperson of the league’s Board of Governors. As such, his responsibilities include serving in a consultative role to NLL Commissioner George Daniel and evaluating new business and strategic opportunities for the league as a whole. “I am flattered that my peers have elected me to represent the NLL in this…

June 29, 2012
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Toronto Goalie Pat Campbell Retires

Goaltender Pat Campbell has officially announced his retirement from the National Lacrosse League after 14 seasons and 4 NLL Championships.  While Campbell played with several NLL teams throughout his career, he retires today as a member of the Toronto Rock. The 35-year old Campbell started his career with the Ontario Raiders in 1998 and moved along with the franchise to Toronto where he captured his first two NLL titles in…

June 27, 2012
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2012 NLL Draft Prospects: Mark Matthews

Mark Matthews is one of the most highly touted NLL prospects in the 2012 draft. A native of Oshawa, Ontario, Matthews played his college balls with the Denver Pioneers, who emerged as one of the most competitive programs in the country.  The 6’4 210 attackman will be looking to be a high NLL draft pick. Matthews was a second team All American in 2012 for the Pioneers, where he had…

June 26, 2012
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NLL Opts Out of Final Two Seasons of Current CBA

The National Lacrosse League (NLL) announced today via the @NLLCBA Twitter account that they will opt out of the final two seasons of the current collective bargaining agreement. “NLL opts out of the final two seasons of the current CBA. NLL intends to operate for 2013 under wages and conditions of 2012 CBA terms.” The NLL states above in a tweet saying that they will operate 2013 under the current wages and…

June 25, 2012
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