• MSL: City of Brampton had no knowledge of Excelsiors sale or move
  • MSL: Major shakeup as Brampton Excelsiors relocate to Owen Sound (UPDATED)
  • Press Release: Introducing the NLL’s Panther City Lacrosse Club
  • ILWT Feature: Summer vs. winter lacrosse conflict reaching boiling point
  • ILWT Feature: Signature Lacrosse becoming one of lacrosse’s most recognizable brands

MSL: City of Brampton had no knowledge of Excelsiors sale or move

The city of Brampton has already threatened legal action against the Ontario Lacrosse Association, In Lacrosse We Trust has learned. In a November 4th letter obtained by ILWT, Mayor Patrick Brown writes to then-OLA President Marion Ladouceur that he intends “to do everything possible to keep [the] lacrosse team in Brampton and playing in the Major Series Lacrosse league. All available options including legal action are actively being considered,” and suggests…

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MSL: Major shakeup as Brampton Excelsiors relocate to Owen Sound (UPDATED)

There has been some explosive news out of Major Series Lacrosse this past week. First, the Six Nations Chiefs published a blog post indicating that without sponsorship and more fan support, 2021 might be their last season in the league. Then on Wednesday, the Owen Sound Sun Times dropped a bomb into the Ontario lacrosse community when they broke the news that the Brampton Excelsiors would be relocating to Owen…

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Press Release: Introducing the NLL’s Panther City Lacrosse Club

FORT WORTH, TX – The Panther City Lacrosse Club was announced today as the name of the National Lacrosse League’s (NLL) 14th franchise by team President and CEO Greg Bibb. Playing inside the state-of-the-art Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, Panther City will begin play in November 2021 for the NLL’s 2021-2022 season. “We are excited to bring the National Lacrosse League and world-class professional lacrosse to north Texas, the…

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ILWT Feature: Summer vs. winter lacrosse conflict reaching boiling point

Last week the National Lacrosse League announced a targeted start date for their 35th season for the weekend of April 9-11, 2021. The official announcement comes after Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz suggested during the Entry Draft that it could be “early 2021” and Swarm GM John Arlotta who speculated in a local radio interview that “March is most likely.” Of course, there are still hurdles to clear before the league can…

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ILWT Feature: Signature Lacrosse becoming one of lacrosse’s most recognizable brands

Lacrosse continues to grow and that growth births new companies all looking to supply the booming industry with the newest equipment created with the latest advancements. When I started playing, there were two main equipment suppliers: Brine and STX, and you picked between the two. It wasn’t until David Marrow founded Warrior Lacrosse that there was another viable option in lacrosse equipment. Warrior made their name selling titanium shafts that proved stronger than…

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Press Release: NLL aims for April start date

(Philadelphia, PA, October 28, 2020)- The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the longest running and most successful professional lacrosse league in the world, today announced that the League is targeting to start their 35th season the weekend of April 9th to 11th in 2021.  The focus of the league and NLL teams is to work with health authorities and local jurisdictions to develop health and safety protocols for the players and…

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NLL: Mammoth lead draft with 11 new picks

If Draft Day is where General Managers earn their pay, Brad Self of the Colorado Mammoth deserves overtime. Over the course of the evening, Self and the Mammoth made a pair of trades and 11 selections, the most of any team. Despite their slew of picks, Colorado sat out the first round after dealing their pick, along with Dan Coates, to Georgia in June for Zed Williams and a pair…

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NLL: Bandits reload through draft and free agency

The Buffalo Bandits selected six players in the 2020 NLL Entry Draft. The Bandits, who finished last years shortened season at 7-4, selected three forwards and three transition players. During the draft the Bandits made a trade with the Rochester Knighthawks to obtain the 19th overall selection. The Bandits also received a conditional first-round pick in 2021 and a second-round pick in the 2023 NLL Entry Draft. Being sent to…

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NLL: Saskatchewan Rush add depth to their roster in draft

The Saskatchewan Rush came away from this year’s NLL draft with seven prospects that have the potential to add significant depth to an already strong core on both ends of the floor. The Rush had two first-round picks, in the seventh and 12th spots overall. With the seventh-overall pick, they selected Marshall Powless. The younger brother of the Toronto Rock’s Johnny Powless, the lefty sniper declared early for the draft,…

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NLL: Black Wolves hoping to replace Crawford’s scoring touch with field stars

The New England Black Wolves selected one of the smallest draft classes last week, acquiring just five new players in the NLL’s first virtual draft. They also acquired Jacob Ruest and the 24th overall pick from the Colorado Mammoth for their own two second rounders. The Black Wolves had to wait until the second round to get involved in the action, having traded their 2020 first-round pick to Georgia in…

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