NLL: Rookies lead Bandits to win

April 2, 2018

After falling 20-7 to the Buffalo Bandits last weekend, the New England Black Wolves really wanted to exact their revenge this weekend at Buffalo’s KeyBank Center. But Bandits’ rookie Josh Bryne had his own plans. Bryne’s four goals lifted Buffalo (8-7) to a 14-11 victory over the Black Wolves (6-8) on Saturday night. The win bolstered the Bandits to a tie for first place in the East with the postseason…

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NLL partners with Right to Play

March 27, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, March 26, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announced an extended partnership with Right To Play, a global organization dedicated to educating and empowering youth in need through sport and games, while driving lasting social change in their communities. This is the sixth year that the NLL has teamed up with Right To Play in order to…

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NLL: Knighthawks take season series over Rush

March 26, 2018

After falling by a single goal to the Calgary Roughnecks last week, the Rochester Knighthawks collectively bounced back to beat the Saskatchewan Rush 13-10 on Saturday night at Sasktel Centre. In a game where the powerhouse Rush mounted a massive comeback, it wasn’t enough as the Knighthawks hung on to sweep the season series 2-0. The Knighthawks have been a feel-good story for the NLL recently. Clawing back into conversation…

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Mammoth retire Grant’s #24

March 26, 2018

Saturday, the Colorado Mammoth retired lacrosse legend John Grant Jr.’s jersey to the rafters of Pepsi Center. Ceremony speakers included Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment Matt Hutchings, as well as Mammoth General Manager Dan Carey. NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz attended Grant’s ceremony and, on behalf of the NLL, presented Grant with a golden stick and a framed photograph. In his ceremony speech, Grant…

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NLL: Hellyer’s nine points leads Rock over Roughnecks

March 26, 2018

The Toronto Rock, bolstered by a nine-point night from Rob Hellyer and a big fourth quarter, defeated the Calgary Roughnecks by a score of 17-14 on Saturday night at Scotiabank Saddledome. The win comes at a crucial time for the Rock as they now take over first place in a tight Eastern Division. Rob Hellyer’s nine points (3G, 6A) moves him into fifth place in league scoring with 76, just…

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NLL: Stealth spoil Mammoth’s party with come-from-behind win

March 25, 2018

On the night where the Colorado Mammoth retired John Grant Jr.’s jersey, the home team would have hoped to earn an easy win over the last-place Vancouver Stealth. Instead, the Stealth came from behind in the final eight minute of the game to steal the 13-12 victory. The evening opened on a high note as the Pepsi Center crowd was treated to the ceremony to officially retire Grant’s jersey and…

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NLL: Bandits bite Black Wolves 20-7

March 24, 2018

The Buffalo Bandits made a big push towards the playoffs on Friday night with a 20-7 win over the New England Black Wolves at Mohegan Sun Arena. Twelve straight second-half Bandits’ goals crushed the Black Wolves, who just couldn’t win a face-off or even hold possession once they got it. Stephan Leblanc put New England on the board at 1:05 of the first quarter. Vaughn Harris answered seven seconds later….

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NLL: Thompson’s lead Swarm to much needed win

March 20, 2018

Taking advantage of a tired Buffalo Bandits team, the Georgia Swarm (6-7) earned a much needed 14-10 win on Sunday afternoon at Duluth’s Infinite Energy Arena. The loss was Buffalo’s (6-7) second of its two-game weekend. The Thompson brothers opened up the scoring with goals just a minute apart for the Swarm in the first quarter. Lyle Thompson struck first, with Miles quickly following. Kiel Matisz netted another for Georgia…

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NLL: Rush top Bandits in Buffalo

March 20, 2018

As the hottest team in the NLL, the 10-2 Saskatchewan Rush added another win to their column on Friday. The Rush managed to scored eight first-half points to come away with a 16-10 win over the Buffalo Bandits at Key Bank Center. The Rush have been no slouch when it comes to scoring in the NLL as they sit atop the league with 192 goals scored. This has been the…

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TRADE: Rock acquire Taylor from Rush

March 19, 2018

Oakville, ON – Toronto Rock owner, president and GM Jamie Dawick has announced a trade this morning leading up to today’s 3 p.m. league trade deadline, adding some depth to the team’s offence. The Rock have acquired 3rd year left-handed forward Dan Taylor from the Saskatchewan Rush in exchange for a conditional 3rd round selection in the 2020 NLL Draft. “We have liked Dan back to his draft class in 2015,”…

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