Knighthawks Begin Title Defense, Defeat Swarm

December 29, 2013

  The Minnesota Swarm took on the defending NLL Champion Rochester Knighthawks last night in the their season opener and fell short of the win. The 8-6 final was the lowest scoring game of the NLL’s season openers, which saw a win by the Philadelphia Wings 17-13 over the Buffalo Bandits, and a 13-10 win by the Edmonton Rush over the Colorado Mammoth. The Swarm could never get much going…


Champion Knighthawks Host Minnesota

The Minnesota Swarm and the Rochester Knighthawks are starting off the season tomorrow night in Rochester, New York at 7:30pm EST. Prior to the playoff rematch from last season, the Knighthawks will be raising their 2013 Championship banner. This should give the Swarm some added incentive to go along with the revenge factor for last year’s playoffs. The Swarm look extremely young and new faced this year, with five rookies…

December 28, 2013

NLL Season Preview: Minnesota Swarm

The Minnesota Swarm are going into their tenth year of existence this year, this is also the year that the Swarm are going into the season with the largest amount of anticipation and notoriety. This offseason the Swarm acquired Logan Schuss, Scott Jones, Cam Flint, Jason Noble , and Jordan Houtby. All five came by way of this year’s entry draft. To go along with these five rookies the Swarm…

December 23, 2013

Minnesota’s Weekend Camp Recap

Well the final preseason weekend came and went with the Minnesota Swarm taking on the each other and the Calgary Roughnecks. The Swarm’s inter-squad scrimmage took place on Friday night and although being a lighter affair there were still guys looking to make the roster and needed to show what they could do.  Team Yellow took home the Golden Nutcracker! On Saturday the Swarm took on the Calgary Roughnecks and…

December 16, 2013

NLL Camp Notes: Swarm in Good Shape After Two Wins

The Minnesota Swarm have had an extremely productive camp thus far. With the new youthful look to the team most would expect a few stumbling points, but the Swarm have put all the pieces in the right spot and seem to have the right ideas heading down the stretch to the beginning of the season. The Swarm have been able to win both of their preseason games so far, both…

December 10, 2013

NLL Pre Season Preview: Swarm Take on Knighthawks

December 7, 2013

The preseason games have officially gotten underway for the Minnesota Swarm. The Swarm took on the Colorado Mammoth in Oakville, ON last night, Dec. 6th, and came out with the 14-10 win. The Swarm only dressed 18 runners in the game and treated the game as they would any regular season game. Jordan MacIntosh led the way for the Swarm with the hat trick. Shayne Jackson, Kiel Matisz, and rookie…


Rookie vs Rookie: Schuss or Matthews

This will be the question that is asked all year long: Who would you take to build a new team off of Logan Schuss or Mark Matthews? Matthews was taken first overall by the Edmonton Rush in the 2012 Entry Draft, he went on to win the 2013 Moe’s Rookie of the Year award. He finished his first season with 38 goals and 31 assists, for a total 69 points….

December 5, 2013

The Return of Andrew Suitor

December 4, 2013

  The Minnesota Swarm Captain is back to work with the Swarm. Andrew Suitor was once again named the captain of the Minnesota Swarm. Suitor suffered a devastating  knee injury last season, that required major surgery to repair. Suitor was at the Swarm’s opening camp this last weekend in Oakville, ON, and while there he got back on the floor for the first time with the team since he went…


How Rookies Will Impact the Swarm in 2014

November 27, 2013

  The Minnesota Swarm have a plethora of rookies under contracts for the upcoming season, including number one overall pick Logan Schuss, number two overall pick Jason Noble and the fourth and seventh overall picks Cam Flint and Scott Jones. The Swarm also added many other rookies that include Zach Palmer, Dominique Alexander and Minnesota’s own Nick Jonas. The Swarm are going to have to rely on the young talent…


The Loss of Another Canadian Team in MLL

It was announced yesterday that the Hamilton Nationals will be moving down to the Sunshine State for the 2014 season. The team will thus be called the Florida Launch. This is the franchises fourth stop in the last number of years. First being the original Rochester Rattlers, then moving to Toronto as the Nationals, after moving north of the border the Nationals moved to Hamilton and keeping the Nationals name,…

November 22, 2013