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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NLL: East division playoff clinching scenarios

April 23, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, April 23, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League has released playoff clinching scenarios ahead of Week 21, which features five games on the schedule with all nine teams in action to conclude the regular season.   Georgia Clinches a playoff berth with: One win vs. either Vancouver or New England, OR A Toronto win vs. Colorado, OR A Rochester win vs. Buffalo. Clinches a playoff berth and at least 2nd place in…

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NLL: Rock keep playoff hopes alive with win over Bandits

April 23, 2018

Buffalo, NY – The Toronto Rock (8-9) defeated the Buffalo Bandits (8-9) by a score of 16-11 on Saturday night at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, NY.  The win keeps the Rock’s playoff hopes alive heading into their regular season finale next weekend in Colorado against the Mammoth. “It was a game we had to have if we wanted to have any hope of moving on and advancing to the playoffs,…

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NLL: Stealth fall hard to Roughnecks

April 23, 2018

The seasonal woes continued for the Vancouver Stealth (2-15) as they faced off against the Calgary Roughnecks (8-9) on Saturday night at Langley Events Centre. The Roughnecks are arguably one of the best teams in the NLL right now, so Vancouver’s Fan Appreciation Night didn’t give the fans much to cheer about as this game was Calgary’s from the opening quarter in a 26-11 win. Though Rhys Duch scored for…

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NLL: Knighthawks hand out team hardware

April 22, 2018

(April 21, 2018) Prior to tonight’s game, the Rochester Knighthawks held their annual Team Awards Ceremony. Goalie Matt Vinc headlined the field of winners, as he was voted the RICOH Team MVP for a record sixth time. Behind the play of the five-time National Lacrosse League Goalie of the Year, the Knighthawks have gone 7-1 over their last eight games to move into a tie for first place in the East…

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NLL: Black Wolves look to continue momentum against Knighthawks

April 21, 2018

New England defeats Colorado 10-6, will face Rochester this weekend in another must win In a very important game, the New England Black Wolves (8-8) defeated the Colorado Mammoth (10-7) by a score of 10-6 last Saturday night in front of 15,303 fans at The Pepsi Center. Prior to winning last week versus Calgary in overtime, the Black Wolves lost four straight games making every game now a playoff game…

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NLL rookie report: Jake Withers, Rochester Knighthawks

April 19, 2018

Jake Withers is having himself a season. And that’s kind of incredible, considering he’s a rookie. Last weekend, the Rochester Knighthawks’ defenseman broke the league record for rookie face-off wins, going 22 for 28 against the Toronto Rock in a 14-11 win. With 243 wins, Withers passed Stephen Peyser’s 240, and has two more games this season to increase his total. Peyser set the record in 2009 with the New…

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Press Release: NLL to host five combines ahead of 2018 draft

April 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, April 18, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announced five combine locations in advance of the 2018 NLL Draft and offseason free agency. These combines will be held across North America to find the next great box lacrosse players. The addition of regional combines will create easier access for a larger prospect pool to be noticed by…

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