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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NLL: Adjustments necessary for Rock to make post-season

April 18, 2018

After falling to the Rochester Knighthawks 14-11 last weekend, the Toronto Rock find themselves in an uncomfortable situation as the playoffs inch closer and closer. With the Rock dropping two crucial games back-to-back against Georgia and Rochester, their window of opportunity to climb the standings is fading. The Rock are at the bottom of the east standings at 7-9. They are in a must-win situation this week as they will…

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NLL supports Humboldt Broncos

April 16, 2018

The tragedy in Humboldt, Saskatchewan on April 6th left Canada reeling. The loss is unfathomable, especially in such a tight-knight community like sports. But where there is tragedy, there can also be hope, and the National Lacrosse League offered that up in spades this weekend as they paid tribute to the victims and survivors of the crash. In nine days, the GoFundMe page for the Broncos had raised over 11.6…

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NLL: Ten-goal run leads Roughnecks over Bandits

April 16, 2018

The Calgary Roughnecks ended their regular season home stand with a bang on Saturday night, prevailing 16-9 over the Buffalo Bandits in front of 17,113 fans at Scotiabank Saddledome. Holden Cattoni’s five goals led the charge for the ‘Necks, who scored 10 straight goals in the second half, shutting out the Bandits for 23:46. The Roughnecks are locked into third place in the west, so this game had no impact…

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NLL: Strong playmaking powers Swarm over Rush

April 16, 2018

Strong playmaking continues to power the Georgia Swarm to success. That was evident in the Swarm’s (9-7) 16-10 win Saturday night against the Saskatchewan Rush (13-4) at the Rush’s home SaskTel Centre. Lyle Thompson scored five goals, and a full compliment of his Swarm teammates chipped in throughout the night as Georgia shut down the West Division-leading Rush. It wasn’t just a good effort for the offense, however – goaltender…

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NLL: Rush crush Stealth 20-10 in one-sided contest

April 14, 2018

The Vancouver Stealth (2-14) got on the board first but that was the end of the good news for the last-place team in the NLL. The Saskatchewan Rush (13-3) responded by scoring nine straight goals en route to an easy 20-10 victory. The Rush started third-string goalie Adam Shute and after the shaky start—giving up a goal to Vancouver’s Tony Malcom just 35 seconds into the game—he settled in and…

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NLL: Swarm sweep season series over Rock

April 10, 2018

Sunday afternoon the Toronto Rock and Georgia Swarm faced off for the third time in seven weeks. And for the third time, the Swarm came away with a victory, sweeping the season series 3-0 as they beat the Rock 11-10 in front of 4496 fans at Infinite Energy Arena. Outscored just 37-30 in their three contests shows how close the Rock have been but also how far they have to…

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NLL: Black Wolves defeat Roughnecks in OT 13-12

April 9, 2018

Callum Crawford’s five goals lead New England to victory Crowley records sixth straight hat trick In a game that New England needed to keep them close in the playoff race, the Black Wolves (7-8) defeated the Calgary Roughnecks (6-9) 13-12 in overtime in front of 5,089 howling fans at Mohegan Sun Arena. Callum Crawford led the way for the Black Wolves netting five on the afternoon, and Kevin Crowley recorded…

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