MSL: League returns to play with MSL Classic

July 29, 2021

Ontario’s Major Series Lacrosse, home to many NLL players during the off-season, has returned to play this summer with a 20-game schedule. All games are being played at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, home of the Oakville Rock. Games will be played from Tuesday-Thursday until August 26. Five teams are taking part. In addition to Oakville, the Classic features the Brooklin Lacrosse Club, Cobourg Kodiaks, Six Nations Chiefs…

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PLL: Waterdogs double up Chrome for second win of weekend

July 12, 2021

The on-again, off-again relationship that Waterdogs LC has with winning was on again this weekend, with the ‘Dogs going 2-0 to improve their record to 4-3 after defeating Chrome 12-6 on Sunday evening. Pressure seems to be the name of the game for Waterdogs, as all of their wins have come on weekends when they play twice. Dillon Ward was on fire, making save after save in the early going….

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PLL: Jack Kelly and Redwoods roll over Waterdogs in the rain

July 4, 2021

Redwoods Lacrosse Club came away with a dramatic 19-16 win over Waterdogs LC on Saturday afternoon in PLL action at Hofstra University. It was a big scoring game for the NBC broadcast, and the constant drizzle of rain did nothing to dampen the action. Both teams were coming off losses, and eager to move up in the league standings with the All-Star break approaching. “It was a back-and-forth game, and…

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NLL Expansion Draft 2021: The Results

June 30, 2021

The Panther City Expansion Draft has concluded, and the NLL’s next team to start play now has a large chunk of their roster set. They were guaranteed to get 13 players; they ended up with 16 after four trades following the picks. GOALIES Kevin Orleman Nick Damude The Panthers picked two of the best young goaltenders in the game with these selections. Orleman has been biding his time in Georgia,…

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PLL: Chaos get first win of PLL season

June 27, 2021

Kyle Harrison’s last game at Homewood Field ended in an 11-9 loss to Chaos, but with his family in attendance for post-game hugs, it wasn’t all bad. The veteran forward will retire after this PLL season, so it was a special game. But, the Redwoods fall to 2-2 on the season, and the Chaos, troublemakers in last year’s playoffs, picked up their first win. It was a tightly contested first…

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PLL: Archers assert dominance over Waterdogs

June 27, 2021

What a game for Adam Ghitelman. The Archers’ goaltender not only stopped nine shots in the team’s 17-8 win over Waterdogs LC on Saturday night, he added an assist and a two-point goal. And he did both in style. Midway through the second quarter with Archers up 7-3, Ghitelman scooped up a loose ball near his crease and ran 65 yards downfield, making it to the Waterdogs’ arc before passing…

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PLL: Waterdogs winning weekend continues over Chrome

June 14, 2021

Waterdogs Lacrosse Club picked up their second win of the weekend on Sunday afternoon, beating Chrome LC 14-9 at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Atlanta. It’s the ‘Dogs third-ever PLL win and first over a team that isn’t named Chaos. They put up 14 goals in each of their two games this weekend, whilst improving their defensive effort from 12 goals allowed to just nine on Sunday. Ryan Brown led…

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PLL: Waterdogs first win comes over Chaos

June 12, 2021

Waterdogs Lacrosse Club has its first win early in the 2021 PLL season after defeating Chaos 14-12 at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Atlanta on Friday evening. Ben Reeves, who took the place of an injured Michael Sowers in the lineup, recorded a hat trick in his first game action of the season. “It was a great team win. Everyone stepped up and played well,” Reeves said earnestly to NBC’s…

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PLL: Cannons, Redwoods Sunday winners

June 7, 2021

Cannons 13, Waterdogs 7 Cannons Lacrosse Club showed off their championship pedigree on Sunday afternoon at Gillette Stadium. The forever-reigning MLL champs took down Waterdogs LC 13-7. Goaltending was a big factor in the game, with the Cannons’ Nick Marrocco making 11 saves for a .650 save percentage over Dillon Ward’s six saves and .320 SV%. The Cannons, who dropped their first game of the PLL season 12-11 to Redwoods…

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PLPA rebrands as NLLPA

June 2, 2021

The National Lacrosse League Players Association announced their rebrand this week, replacing the Professional Lacrosse Players Association with a name more in line with their mission and goals. The PLPA was established in 1992 with the original intent to one day bring players from both indoor and outdoor leagues into the fold. That never happened, and the new executive members, President Zach Currier and Vice-President and Executive Director Reid Reinholdt,…

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