Rush win overtime thriller 12-11

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March 12, 2017

Ben McIntosh Scores Four, Including Game Winner in Overtime In a game that could be a preview of the western conference final, the Saskatchewan Rush (7-3) needed overtime to defeat the Colorado Mammoth (6-5) 12-11 in front of another sold out crowd of 15,037 at the Sasktel Centre. Ben McIntosh, who scored four on the night netted the game winner at 1:24 off a feed from Robert Church. With the…

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Stealth snap Rush’s six game streak

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March 6, 2017

Complete Team Effort, Belanger Collects Three Assists as the West Gets Tighter The Vancouver Stealth (4-6) did something at home that they have only been able to do on the road: WIN. They defeated the Saskatchewan Rush (6-3) 13-9 at the Langley Events Centre on Saturday evening. This was Vancouver’s first home win of the season, and it couldn’t have come at a more crucial time. After starting 2-0, the…

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Roughnecks swat Swarm 18-11

Calgary Roughnecks
March 6, 2017

Dane Dobbie Nets Seven as Calgary Rebounds from Colorado Loss The Calgary Roughnecks (4-6) defeated the Georgia Swarm (7-2) 18-11 in front of 9,780 fans Saturday night in Calgary. Calgary was coming off an embarrassing 18-9 loss to Colorado the night before, and now had to face a team with the best record in the league, the Georgia Swarm. It seemed that the Roughnecks forgot about the prior game as they…

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Knighthawks exact revenge in OT

Dylan Evans of the Rochester Knighthawks gets caught between Challen Rogers and Bradley Kri of the Toronto Rock on January 28, 2017 at the Air Canada Centre. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
March 5, 2017

The Rochester Knighthawks stunned the Buffalo Bandits on Saturday afternoon with a 9-8 overtime win at Blue Cross Arena in the back half of their home and home series. Dan Dawson notched the winner 1:02 into the bonus frame following a back and forth game that saw the game tied six times. Every team in the NLL’s eastern division (with the exception of Georgia) is closely matched, making for exciting…

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Black Wolves bite Rock in overtime

The Toronto Rock host the New England Black Wolves on Star Wars Night in support of Smilezone on March 3, 2017. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
March 4, 2017

The New England Black Wolves had a determined mentality when they arrived at the Air Canada Centre on Friday: Win, win, win. They did just that with a 10-9 overtime score over the host Toronto Rock. The Wolves improve to 4-6 and remain in fourth place. The Rock dropped a second consecutive game for the first time this season; it was also their second consecutive home OT loss. Their hot…

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Mammoth Double Up Roughnecks 18-9

Mammoth
March 4, 2017

 Largest crowd of NLL Season Watch Crawford’s Six Goals Leads Mammoth in a Runaway.   The Colorado Mammoth (6-4) decimated the Calgary Roughnecks (3-6) 18-9 in front of 15,898 screaming fans inside the Loud House. This was the largest crowd to attend a National Lacrosse League game this season. Colorado was running from the start, opening up a four goal lead before Calgary would get their first goal.  Stephen Keogh…

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Bandits Defeat Knighhawks 13-9, Winning Streak at 3

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March 4, 2017

Brad Self Burns Former Team with Three Goals & Six Points; Bandits One Game Behind Toronto. The Buffalo Bandits (4-6) hosted the Rochester Knighthawks (3-7) in the front end of a home and home weekend series and defeated the Knighthawks 13-9. The Bandits won their third in a row in front of 14,475 fans Friday night as the rivals of I-90 separated by only 75 miles took to the field in…

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Vancouver Stealth Continue to Struggle on the Floor and in the Stands

stealth
February 28, 2017

After losing their sixth game in their last seven on Saturday night, the Vancouver Stealth are 3-6 mid-way through the season and in last place in the NLL West Division. Also of concern, their attendance through four home games is the worst in the league. Assuming nothing changes in the division, the Stealth will have finished in last place in each of their four seasons in Canada after going to…

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Week 9 Power Rankings: Georgia Keeps on Buzzing

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February 24, 2017

Week 9 NLL Power Rankings The cream rose to the top this weekend.  The eastern conference was very busy as each team played a pair of games. Georgia swept their games, Friday 13-12 at Toronto and 15-9 versus Rochester. New England and Buffalo played a home and home series and split the games with the Black Wolves winning 14-11 in Buffalo on Friday, and Buffalo returning the favor in New…

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First place battle ends in 13-12 OT win for Swarm

Bradley Kri and Jordan MacIntosh face-off as the Toronto Rock host the Georgia Swarm on February 17, 2017. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
February 19, 2017

They said it was going to be Toronto’s defense versus Georgia’s offense, but it turned out that the Rock and Swarm were more evenly matched than anyone realized. The two went at it in a playoff-like game Friday night at the Air Canada Centre in a battle for first place in the NLL. A thrilling comeback by the Swarm saw recently activated Johnny Powless assert their dominance in a 13-12…

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