NLL Pre Season Has Games in Rochester, Saskatoon

November 14, 2016

The National Lacrosse League released its pre season schedule last week and it has each team in action. The Toronto Rock Athletic Centre will host several games, including the Toronto Rock facing Colorado and Buffalo along with an early pre season contest against the Swarm. Three different venues will host five games on December 3rd, starting with the Knighthawks facing the Bandits from the ILA at 1pm. Three 7pm games…


Knighthawks Keep Losing Veteran Pieces

November 2, 2016

While teams like New England and Buffalo and Toronto continue to revamp, the Rochester Knighthawks appear to be exiting their dynasty with a whimper. After becoming the first NLL team to win three titles in a row, the Knighthawks missed the post season in 2016 and have continued to lose major cops in their lineup. Rochester locked up anchors like Cody Jamieson, Dan Dawson, and Sid Smith to some of…


McMichael Set for New Start in New England

November 1, 2016

The one team to make the most moves this NLL off season has been the New England Black Wolves. After making the eastern conference finals last season, the Black Wolves are gearing up to make a run for the east. While the team has added the likes of Scott Self and Chad Culp, Mitch McMichael is looking to make an impact as well. “I was excited,” said McMichael of being…


Black Wolves Stay Active With Hawkins, Self Signings

October 26, 2016

There have been two trends this NLL offseason, and the biggest one might be field lacrosse players signing with indoor teams. Josh Hawkins was the latest as the Boston Cannons midfielder signed a contract with the New England Black Wolves. Hawkins had been widely reported to have signed with the Black Wolves months ago, but it took until this week to make it official. Wolves general manager Rich Lisk had…


Arena Lacrosse League to Debut in Canada in January 2017

October 24, 2016

Another year, another lacrosse league start up. The Arena Lacrosse League, a project from last year thought to have dispersed, announced on Monday it would open its inaugural season in January as an Ontario-based league. Teams will be based in Oshawa, Six Nations, Paris, Peterborough, St. Catharines, and Toronto. The teams will alternate between the GM Centre in Oshawa and Iroquois Lacrosse Arena. The ALL emerges after the Canadian Lacrosse…


Toronto Rock Announce Signings of McArdle, Schreiber

October 3, 2016

The Toronto Rock announced two signings on Monday that may be a surprise to NLL followers. The Rock signed Major League Lacrosse stars Kieran McArdle and Tom Schreiber to NLL deals, their first with the league. Schreiber is coming off of an MVP season with the Ohio Machine where he led Ohio to a playoff berth. He is a former first overall pick out of Princeton to the Machine. “I…


Bandits Acquire Brad Self from Knighthawks for Lomas

September 26, 2016

The Buffalo Bandits traded their 16th overall selection on Monday night’s NLL draft to the Rochester Knighthawks for transition defender Brad Self. The Knighthawks would use that selection to take Dan Lomas out of High Point and the Oakville Rock. In 2016, Self played in 15 games for the Knighthawks where he  played in 15 games and scored 23 points. Self’s career high in points of 29 came in his…


2016 NLL Draft Live Blog: Rush on the Clock

September 26, 2016

The National Lacrosse League draft 2016 edition is finally here. Anna Taylor is live on scene and will update what’s happening from Oakville while Marisa Ingemi is following along and will be posting picks as they happen along with analysis. Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz speaks first thanking each team and their fans and saying we should be proud of our league. The Saskatchewan Rush, defending Champions Cup winners, have the first pick….


2016 NLL Full Six Round Mock Draft

September 23, 2016

FIRST ROUND Saskatchewan (from Vancouver): Ryan Keenan, LF, Brooklin/Quinnipiac Son of Rush GM and coach Derek Keenan. However, that’s not the only reason Keenan would go first overall. This is a down draft year, and if the Rush didn’t hold this slot, there might not be a clear-cut number one. He posted 40 points in 13 games with the Redmen this season, and had 90 with Whitby last year over…


NLL Announces 2017 Schedule: Highlights

September 21, 2016

The 2017 National Lacrosse League season will kick off on December 29th, and for just the second time since 1993, the off season saw no team relocation or movement. Everyone from last season returns as the Saskatchewan Rush will look to defend their title. The season is full of plenty of interesting games, but here are the most intriguing. Week One Toronto @ Rochester, 12/29 7:30pm- The first game of…