• NLL: Fight night in Philly leads to Wings’ win
  • NLL: Knighthawks defeat defending champs for first franchise win
  • NLL: Thunderbirds move to 5-0 with win over Seals
  • NLL: Beach night successful for Warriors with 7-5 win over Mammoth
  • NLL: Can Trevor Baptiste be the next Geoff Snider?

NLL: Bandits best Rock by two

Saturday night the Buffalo Bandits (3-1) put an end to the Toronto Rock’s (3-2) three game winning streak 10-8 in Banditland in front of 12,026 fans at KeyBank Center. Josh Byrne and Chase Fraser lead the way for the Bandits with hat tricks, while the defense and goaltender Matt Vinc kept the Toronto offense at an arms length distance. Rob Hellyer (5G/1A) led the offense while Challen Rogers (2G) and…

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NLL: Fight night in Philly leads to Wings’ win

It may have been pyjama night at Wells Fargo Center, but the Philadelphia Wings weren’t the ones caught sleeping in the 12-4 fisticuffs which could also have been labelled a Sunday Smackdown. Fresh off their first win of the season, the Rochester Knighthawks collapsed in epic fashion in a game that saw several scuffles and consecutive penalty shots. The Wings played solid defense and limited Shawn Evans (who singlehandedly seemed…

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NLL: Controversial game-winner gives Black Wolves win over Wings

With five points on the night, Callum Crawford’s goal kept New England’s undefeated season alive with an 8-7 overtime thriller against the rival Philadelphia Wings Saturday night at Mohegan Sun. Coming off back-to-back bye weeks, many might think the Black Wolves would come out unable to tangle with the Wings who were on a three-game winning streak. And they would be right as the Wings jumped out to an early…

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NLL: Knighthawks defeat defending champs for first franchise win

For the second time in Knighthawks history, the team secured their first ever win by defeating the Calgary Roughnecks 13-12 in front of the 4,505 faithful fans at Blue Cross Arena. A power play goal by Curtis Knight midway through the fourth turned out to be the game winner and capped off a gritty performance by the seven-year veteran. Knight recorded three goals and added three more helpers on his…

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NLL: Thunderbirds move to 5-0 with win over Seals

Stephen Keogh scored a hat trick in the last six-and-a half-minutes of the game to lift the Halifax Thunderbirds to an 8-5 victory against the San Diego Seals on Saturday night at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax. Halifax was down 5-4 with eight minutes left in the fourth quarter. Kyle Jackson scored with 7:47 left to tie it, and then Keogh scored three straight to propel Halifax to victory. Even being…

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NLL: Mammoth trounce Rush 12-6

The Colorado Mammoth took a convincing win from the Saskatchewan Rush Saturday night in Saskatoon, with a 12-6 final score. The win improves the Mammoth to 4-3 on the season while the Rush drop to 3-2. Saskatchewan got off to a quick and encouraging start, sniping three goals in the first five minutes of the game. That’s when Colorado took the game over. The Mammoth would score seven times in…

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NLL: Beach night successful for Warriors with 7-5 win over Mammoth

It was beach night at Rogers Arena, complete with leis and a steel pan band as the Vancouver Warriors hosted the visiting Colorado Mammoth after a week of cold and snowy weather in Vancouver. The Warriors were looking for revenge after their 13-9 to loss Colorado two weeks ago. The home team got the win, prevailing 7-5 on a night where defense was the defining factor of the game. Vancouver…

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NLL: Can Trevor Baptiste be the next Geoff Snider?

Can Baptiste be the next Geoff Snider for the Philadelphia Wings? The Wings’ inaugural season saw some head scratching with some of the selections made during the draft from the United States with little box experience compared to their box-dominant neighbours up in Canada. That trend has continued into this year with nearly every team in the league venturing into the American-born player market. But last year, it was still…

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NLL: Comeback sees Thunderbirds retain perfect record

The Halifax Thunderbirds (4-0) made a massive comeback Saturday night to win their fourth straight game 12-9 at Scotiabank Centre, holding first place in the NLL’s North Division. The Colorado Mammoth (3-2) came to play and had an explosive start getting the first goal 14 seconds into the game, and going on to lead 4-0 after the first six minutes. Colorado worked hard to hold off the Thunderbirds, forcing them…

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