• NLL Preview: Rochester Knighthawks
  • NLL Preview: Calgary Roughnecks
  • NLL Preview: Colorado Mammoth
  • NLL Preview: Georgia Swarm
  • NLL & PLPA reach new collective bargaining agreement

NLL Preview: Vancouver Warriors

There was a new name, a new location, and now there are new faces. The Vancouver Warriors hope all this new will translate into a new legion of warriors. Aaron Bold will be in goal with Eric Penney as back him. Goalie Andrew Gallant will start the season recovering from an injury. Fans know Aaron Bold’s had a lot of transitions over the last few years, but he brings a…

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NLL Preview: Rochester Knighthawks

The Rochester Knighthawks were pretty pleased with their 2018 season, coming out of a scarily tight Eastern Division in second place before advancing to the NLL Finals where they fell in three games to the Rush. Despite the good finish, it was a season-long fight with every other team in the East, a fight which has now gotten bigger with the addition of the Philadelphia Wings. The ‘Hawks are entering…

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NLL Preview: Calgary Roughnecks

On paper, it’s hard not to like the 2018/2019 edition of the Calgary Roughnecks. General Manager Mike Board and Head Coach Curt Malawsky have done a solid job putting together and developing an exciting, competitive lacrosse team. Since laying the groundwork in 2015 with draft picks Wes Berg, Christian Del Bianco and Tyson Bell, the Roughnecks have continued to build their roster with young, athletic talent. If the last half…

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NLL Preview: Colorado Mammoth

The Colorado Mammoth look to better their 2018 record this year and they believe they have the right group of guys to do so, making very few roster changes from the past season. The Mammoth welcome back Dillon Ward—a staple for Colorado in goal over these last few years. Ward comes off a strong Major League Lacrosse season where he helped the Denver Outlaws win the Steinfeld Cup. He was…

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NLL welcomes New York as 13th franchise

NATIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE WELCOMES 13TH FRANCHISE GF Sports awarded an expansion team in New York  PHILADELPHIA, December 11, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, has announced expansion into the New York market under the ownership of live events and sports media entertainment company GF Sports and its affiliates (“GF Sports”). The team, which will begin play in 2019, will…

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NLL Preview: Georgia Swarm

The Georgia Swarm are coming into the 2019 season after a 2018 season where they went 11-7 and finished first in a wild Eastern Division. The Swarm would ultimately fall in the Eastern finals to the Rochester Knighthawks and fail to repeat as NLL Champions after claiming the title in 2017. The Swarm look to regain that glory this season as they bring a lot of pieces back to the…

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Boston Box Lacrosse: Minutemen hold off PrimeTime in critical win

Facing a near must-win situation, the Minutemen broke the last of six ties with a three-goal run and then held off PrimeTime 14-13 in Dec. 4 Boston Box Lacrosse League action at South Shore Sports Center in Hingham. The win means the two teams have split their season series, allowing the Minutemen to control their own destiny as they have one regular season game remaining against each team in the…

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Sandy Champman retires from NLL

Oakville, ON – After 17 seasons in the National Lacrosse League, long-time Rock defender Sandy Chapman has announced his retirement from professional lacrosse.  Of those 17 seasons, the 37-year old Chapman played 13 of them in Toronto and won four of his five NLL championships as a member of the Rock. Originally selected by the Rock in the first round, 12th overall in the 2001 NLL Draft, the Acton, ON…

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Boston Box Lacrosse: MegaWhales climb standings with 13-10 win

The MegaWhales – buoyed by four goals each from Mike Maggio and Greg Melaugh – continued to rebound from a disastrous start to the Boston Box Lacrosse League season by taking down the Minutemen 13-10 in Nov. 27 action at South Shore Sports Center in Hingham. The Whales’ second consecutive win after losing all of its games during the first trip through the league puts the veteran team back in…

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Major Milestone as IOC recognizes FIL

The International Olympic Committee granted provisional recognition status to the Federation of International Lacrosse during the IOC Executive Board meeting Friday in Tokyo. “I can’t think of a more significant milestone in the sport’s history,” said Steve Stenersen, CEO of US Lacrosse and vice president of the FIL. “This decision is a wonderful recognition of the efforts of so many individuals throughout the world whose commitment and passion over many…

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