• NLL: Three Wings hit milestones as Philadelphia takes down Rochester 18-10
  • NLL: Knighthawks falter in first game played in over a month
  • NLL: Dawson has milestone night but Rock fall to Thunderbirds in OT
  • NLL: Dodd’s OT snipe gives Panther City their first franchise win; Riptide fall just short of epic comeback
  • NLL: FireWolves beat Wings in afternoon affair

NLL: Wings falter and hand Riptide first win of the season

The New York Riptide fought the current and pulled out a win on a chilly Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia. This victory was the first for the New York Riptide as they pulled out a 13-12 victory at the end of the afternoon. The Wings were coming off an exciting win over Rochester just a few hours earlier. Connor Kearnan capitalized on the double teams and triple teams given to Jeff…

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NLL: Three Wings hit milestones as Philadelphia takes down Rochester 18-10

Tempers raged; fists flew. Words and gestures were exchanged. Boos for the players and the officials vibrated the stadium seats. It was like old school lacrosse was back in Philadelphia. And in a city that prides itself on being gritty, it was exactly what the Philadelphia Wings needed to beat the Rochester Knighthawks 18-10 in front of a boisterous crowd of over 6000. The game started slowly for both teams. Tied 2-2 at the end of…

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NLL: Knighthawks falter in first game played in over a month

The Blue Cross Arena was buzzing, as Knighthawks lacrosse was back for the first time in over a month. Oh, and an Eastern Division rival, the Georgia Swarm were in town. Coming off a month-long break, the Knighthawks were trying to create a winning streak and gain ground in the standings. The same went for the Swarm, as they were coming off a loss to Buffalo last week. Both teams…

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NLL: Dawson has milestone night but Rock fall to Thunderbirds in OT

NLL fans lucky enough to catch a ball out of play go home with a unique souvenir. With no fans in attendance, it was a number of players who went home with souvenirs from Saturday night’s game at FirstOntario Centre. It’s a shame, really, that the building was empty because the Halifax Thunderbirds and Toronto Rock put on a show, a 14-13 Halifax overtime victory. Rock head coach Matt Sawyer…

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NLL: Dodd’s OT snipe gives Panther City their first franchise win; Riptide fall just short of epic comeback

Who doesn’t love bonus lacrosse? NLL fans were treated Saturday night with both games needing overtime. While Halifax prevailed over Toronto, the Panther City Lacrosse Club was victorious over the New York Riptide 13-12. It was an emotionally charged family affair, with PCLC assistant Dan Teat coaching against his son Jeff for the first time. Each team also had an Orleman in goal – Kevin started for PCLC and his…

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NLL: FireWolves beat Wings in afternoon affair

The Albany FireWolves went on a midday hunt in Philadelphia on Saturday at noon. The FireWolves emerged from the prowl victorious, winning 9-8.The game featured a lot of hard hitting from both sides. It is clear that there is still no love lost between these two teams, the old Wings and the new Wings. And although the defensive players who were on the Covid list and Zach Higgins looked like…

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ALL: Black Fish goaltender Justin Geddie makes splash with NLL’s Seals

It was a whirlwind week for Justin Geddie. On Saturday (January 8), Geddie backstopped the Black Fish Lacrosse Club to their first win of the young Arena Lacrosse League West Division season, making 41 saves and earning first star honours in a 12-8 victory at Langley Events Centre. Less than one week later, the 20-year-old goaltender from Victoria was playing in front of 6,999 fans at Saskatoon’s SaskTel Centre on…

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NLL: Bandits stay undefeated after 12-10 win over Swarm

After an absolute slugfest against the Toronto Rock last weekend, the Buffalo Bandits took the field on a short week against the visiting Georgia Swarm, another pivotal East division matchup. Coming off a gutsy performance, Buffalo looked to bump their record to 4-0 for the first time since 2009. Georgia, a week removed from an overtime loss to Philadelphia, was looking to avenge that loss and get back into the…

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NLL: Thunderbirds eager to play again after unscheduled month off

The long wait is finally over for the Halifax Thunderbirds. When they step on the floor in the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ont. on Saturday night, it will be the first time the team has played in 36 days. Two of Halifax’s games were postponed because of COVID-19, causing them to not play in over a month.   “I know the past weekends the NLL has had games on and I’ve…

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