NLL: Strong playmaking powers Swarm over Rush

April 16, 2018

Strong playmaking continues to power the Georgia Swarm to success. That was evident in the Swarm’s (9-7) 16-10 win Saturday night against the Saskatchewan Rush (13-4) at the Rush’s home SaskTel Centre. Lyle Thompson scored five goals, and a full compliment of his Swarm teammates chipped in throughout the night as Georgia shut down the West Division-leading Rush. It wasn’t just a good effort for the offense, however – goaltender…


NLL: Rookies lead Bandits to win

April 2, 2018

After falling 20-7 to the Buffalo Bandits last weekend, the New England Black Wolves really wanted to exact their revenge this weekend at Buffalo’s KeyBank Center. But Bandits’ rookie Josh Bryne had his own plans. Bryne’s four goals lifted Buffalo (8-7) to a 14-11 victory over the Black Wolves (6-8) on Saturday night. The win bolstered the Bandits to a tie for first place in the East with the postseason…


NLL: Thompson’s lead Swarm to much needed win

March 20, 2018

Taking advantage of a tired Buffalo Bandits team, the Georgia Swarm (6-7) earned a much needed 14-10 win on Sunday afternoon at Duluth’s Infinite Energy Arena. The loss was Buffalo’s (6-7) second of its two-game weekend. The Thompson brothers opened up the scoring with goals just a minute apart for the Swarm in the first quarter. Lyle Thompson struck first, with Miles quickly following. Kiel Matisz netted another for Georgia…


NLL: Knight rescues win for Rush 11-9

February 4, 2018

Backstopped by their backup goalie, the western division leading Saskatchewan Rush (7-1) defeated the Vancouver Stealth (1-7) 11-9 on Saturday at the SaskTek Centre. Tyler Carlson made 39 saves in his first start since January 7, 2017. “When you’re the backup goalie, you have to be ready for any situation and I made sure I was ready to go,” said Carlson in a team release. Carlson got his chance in net because it…


NLL: Back-to-back wins for ‘Wolves

January 22, 2018

A mere week after meeting at Rochester’s Blue Cross Arena, the New England Black Wolves and Rochester Knighthawks battled once more. And just like that meeting last week, the Black Wolves (4-1) emerged the victor, defeating the Knighthawks (2-4) 11-9. Black Wolves head coach Glenn Clark told the team’s website earlier in the week that execution would be key to earning a second straight win against Rochester, and their offense…