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  • NLL: Rush get revenge, defeat Swarm 13-9
  • NLL: Rock set record in blowout win over Stealth
  • NLL rookie report: Dan Craig, Toronto Rock

NLL: Black Wolves run to 13-9 win over Stealth

Six and seven-goal runs pace Black Wolves to victory We all know lacrosse is a game of runs and that is exactly what we had Friday night, to the extreme, as the New England Black Wolves (2-1) used a 7-0 fourth quarter to defeat the Vancouver Stealth (0-3) 13-9 at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Stealth opened the game with the first two goals before Reilly O’Connor and Jay Thorimbert scored…

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Roughnecks Fall to Mammoth at Home

One bad quarter and too many powerplay goals surrendered resulted in the Calgary Roughnecks dropping an 11-7 decision to the Colorado Mammoth on Friday night. The loss drops Calgary to 1-2 on the season, good for third place in the West Division, while the Mammoth remain undefeated at 3-0, putting them a half-game ahead of the Saskatchewan Rush for the division lead. Ryan Benesch led Colorado with five goals (three…

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Preview: Stealth hunting Black Wolves on the road

Vancouver, BC (Thursday, December 28, 2017) –  The Vancouver Stealth (0-2) visit the New England Black Wolves (1-1) for the only time in the 2017-18 NLL regular season this Friday. The Stealth are coming off a bye-week and are in search of their first win of the young season. In Week 1, they dropped their home opener to Colorado and then came up short a week later in Calgary. Week…

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Preview: Swarm set to raise championship banner

GEORGIA SWARM SET TO RAISE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BANNER; SEEKS FIRST WIN IN HOME OPENER Saturday night features a halftime performance from 2 Chainz (DULUTH, Ga.) – Georgia’s first professional world championship in nearly 22 years will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 30 as the Georgia Swarm unveils its 2017 NLL world champion banner at its home opener. The Swarm (0-2) takes on the Rochester Knighthawks (2-0) at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino…

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Reunited Hellyer and Hickey hope to help the Rock rebound

In a media scrum, you’d be hard-pressed not to notice that both Rob Hellyer and Brett Hickey of the Toronto Rock have expressive brown eyes, both sets of which contained frustration after their last game on December 16th, a 17-9 loss to the Saskatchewan Rush. But that’s about the only physical similarity you could pinpoint. Hellyer is blond; Hickey has brown hair. Hellyer is 5’8; Hickey is 6’2. Hellyer is…

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Winter Blast a holiday tradition

The seventh annual Winter Blast Tournament hosted by the Calgary Mountaineers Junior A Lacrosse Club took place in Calgary on December 22nd. Thirty-seven teams in six divisions competed in the unique one-day tournament, all for a chance to win the grand prize – a giant bag of candy. The idea for Winter Blast was born in 2011 from then Mountie coaches Rick Windle and Duane Bratt, whose goal was to…

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Rush Prove To Be Bad Xmas Hosts, Crush Black Wolves 24-11

Former Saskatchewan Rush goalie Aaron Bold was given a rude welcome back to SaskTel Centre Saturday night as his former team handily beat the New England Black Wolves 24-11. The win keeps Saskatchewan (2-0) in a tie for first place with the Colorado Mammoth in the NLL West Division, while the Black Wolves drop to 1-1 and a second-place tie in the East. The Rush came out strong, getting off…

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NLL: “Beary” good game from Benesch as Mammoth move to 2-0

Ryan Benesch’s first goal for the Colorado Mammoth was one that he won’t ever forget. Benesch brought down a rain of stuffed animals onto the carpet at Pepsi Center with his goal at 3:56 of the second quarter as the Mammoth hosted their first-ever teddy bear toss in what turned into a 14-11 win over the Georgia Swarm. Usually a hockey tradition, the teddy bear toss allows an organization to…

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Swarm look to get back to .500 against Mammoth

(DULUTH, Ga.) – The Georgia Swarm (0-1) continues its two-game road trip to start the 2017-18 NLL Season by taking on the Colorado Mammoth (1-0) at the Pepsi Center on Saturday, Dec. 23. Faceoff is set for 9:00 p.m. ET. Fans can watch the game LIVE via NLLTV.com. Saturday’s matchup is also the Twitter Game of the Week and will be broadcasted LIVE via live.Twitter.com/NLL. Both teams are coming off…

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NLL: Rock have work to do after 17-9 home opener loss

The Toronto Rock were defeated by the Saskatchewan Rush 17-9 in their home opener Saturday night at the Air Canada Centre in downtown Toronto in front of 8624 fans. Prior to the game, tribute was paid to Gord Downie, the late Canadian music legend and frontman of the Tragically Hip. The Rock partnered with the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack fund, an initiative that encourages reconciliation between Canada’s Indigenous and…

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