PLL: Waterdogs take advantage of abysmal looking Cannons team

July 10, 2021

The fifth stop on the Premier Lacrosse League circuit landed the teams just outside of Minneapolis at the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings practice facility. It turned out to be a fitting venue for the Waterdogs Lacrosse Club because they pillaged and plundered an abysmal looking Cannons team to the tune of 19-7. The win moves the Waterdogs record to 3-3 and they’ll have a chance to move up even higher with…

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PLL: Carlson’s winner lifts Whipsnakes over Archers

July 7, 2021

The most anticipated game of PLL’s Week 4 featured the league leading Archers LC taking on the reigning champion Whipsnakes LC and this game definitely lived up to the hype. In a wonderfully offensive affair, it was Jay Carlson scoring on a turn-around jump shot with 0:32 seconds left that proved to be the game winner in a 15-14 Whipsnakes victory. The win moves the Whips to 4-1 and vaults…

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PLL: Six goals for MVP Williams in OT win

June 13, 2021

Whipsnakes 15 vs Cannons 14 OT Riding a nine-game win streak, Whipsnakes Lacrosse Club was pushed into overtime by Paul Rabil’s Cannons LC on an 80-degree afternoon in Atlanta at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in the second week of PLL action. After a quick flurry of back and forth action, Whipsnakes midfielder John Haus ended the game with a low bouncer clinching a 15-14 OT win. “I thought I had…

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NLL: Roughnecks add speed, scoring through draft

September 22, 2020

Last Thursday night, young lacrosse players from across Canada and the U.S. logged in to the first ever virtual draft to see if they would be one of the lucky 93 names selected. For nine of those players, their dreams came true when they were selected by the Calgary Roughnecks in the. The Riggers added a number of talented players and stuck to their motto of choosing the best available…

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NLL: Dobbie scores seven in home return but Seals defeat Roughnecks on controversial calls

March 4, 2020

Saturday night’s game between Calgary and San Diego turned into a slugfest between two NLL heavyweights. In the Roughnecks corner, reigning MVP Dane Dobbie struck for a whopping seven goals, including a first half sock trick. The Seals answered with their 2019 Rookie of the Year Austin Staats who went off for five goals and three assists. With the game hanging in the balance, a couple of late rulings by…

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NLL: Roughnecks finally get a win at Scotiabank Saddledome

February 12, 2020

In their first ever meeting, it was the Calgary Roughnecks coming away with a 13-9 win over the visiting New York Riptide at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 8. A hat trick by Tyler Pace and a dominant transition game were just what Calgary needed to notch their first home win of the season and end a mini three-game losing streak. One of the main storylines leading up to this game…

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NLL: Halifax extends undefeated streak with win over Roughnecks

January 27, 2020

The visiting Halifax Thunderbirds came into Calgary on “East Coast Kitchen Night” and treated the hometown Roughnecks to some maritime lacrosse as they extended their undefeated streak with a 15-12 win. The Thunderbirds started slow, but used a massive seven-goal run in the third quarter to pull away and lock up their sixth consecutive win. The Halifax offense continued to get great production from their entire front end. Captain Cody…

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NLL: Knighthawks defeat defending champs for first franchise win

January 21, 2020

For the second time in Knighthawks history, the team secured their first ever win by defeating the Calgary Roughnecks 13-12 in front of the 4,505 faithful fans at Blue Cross Arena. A power play goal by Curtis Knight midway through the fourth turned out to be the game winner and capped off a gritty performance by the seven-year veteran. Knight recorded three goals and added three more helpers on his…

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NLL: Last-second heroics from Rambo lifts Philadelphia over Calgary

January 1, 2020

In their first ever visit to Scotiabank Saddledome, the Philadelphia Wings must have wondered if they had shown up to the wrong venue. With no sign of the hosts, Philadelphia made themselves at home and patiently waited and wondered if their late-night date would appear. Hot from the YYC airport, the hometown Roughnecks piled off the team bus and right into their second game in 24 hours. At 10:26 p.m….

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