NLL: Rock take backbreaker over winless Knighthawks

January 14, 2020

Saturday night the Toronto Rock (3-1) won their third straight game by defeating the Rochester Knighthawks (0-4) 13-12 at Scotiabank Arena in front of 8,685 fans. With the win, Toronto has also secured the season series tie breaker versus Rochester should the teams finish with the same record. Back on December 28th the Rock came up victorious 14-11 in Rochester. Rob Hellyer led the way for the Rock (3G/3A). He became…

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NLL: Wings continue win streak in home opener

January 13, 2020

Friday night the Philadelphia Wings (3-1) returned home and put an 18-10 beat down on the Vancouver Warriors (1-4) in front of 9,676 fans at the Wells Fargo Center. After starting the season on the road for the first three contests the Wings were happy to come home for some good home cooking. After finishing 4-14 last season the Wings came out to show the last two weeks weren’t a…

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NLL: Wings get second win in a row

January 9, 2020

Saturday night the Philadelphia Wings (2-1) defeated the New York Riptide (0-5) 15-12 in front of 5,019 at NYCB Live. It was their second win in a row ahead of their home opener this Friday at Wells Fargo Center. Kevin Buchanan started the Wings off quick by scoring 33 seconds into the contest. But the Riptide started to click on both sides of the ball. Jake Fox’s first NLL goal…

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NLL: Second consecutive road win for Rock

January 1, 2020

Saturday night the Toronto Rock (2-1) took a short trip over the border to defeat the new Rochester Knighthawks (0-3) 14-11 in front of 5,036 in attendance at Blue Cross Arena. Toronto started out quick, scoring three times in each of the first two quarters, then going on cruise control after a six-goal outburst in the third. “It was a good result,” said Rock head coach Matt Sawyer in his…

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NLL: Roughnecks drop Seals with big road win

December 31, 2019

Friday night the Calgary Roughnecks (2-1) defeated the San Diego Seals (0-3) 16-11 in front of 4,088 fans at Pechanga Arena. After a defensive first quarter which saw Calgary lead 2-1, the teams started to play offense by scoring eight goals combined in quarter two. With Calgary trailing 5-3 alternate captain Curtis Dickson would start a six-goal run that would go to the 11-minute mark of the third quarter. Dickson’s…

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SEASON PREVIEW: Philadelphia Wings

December 19, 2019

2019 Season in Review Stats Leaders Points – 82 – Kevin Crowley/Kiel Matisz Goals – 35 – Kevin Crowley Assist – 55 – Kiel Matisz Loose Balls – 179 – Trevor Baptiste The Philadelphia Wings’ first season back in the City of Brotherly Love was a rough but growing one for the new franchise. The team finished with a 4-14 record. Eight of the losses were by two goals or…

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NLL: BlackWolves howl in Toronto

December 10, 2019

Saturday night the New England BlackWolves (1-0) opened their 2019-20 season with a resounding 12-8 win over the host Toronto Rock (0-1) in front of 7,158 fans at Scotiabank Arena. Toronto jumped out to a quick start as Dan Dawson and Dan Craig scored goals in the opening 1:09 of the contest, but the lead didn’t last long as the New England defense tightened up which led to Joe Resetarits…

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NLL: New-look Knighthawks fall hard in opener

December 5, 2019

At the end of last season, owner Curt Styres moved the teal and purple Knighthawks and their five championships to Halifax. But thanks to Terry and Kim Pegula, lacrosse stayed in the city of Rochester. With some familiar faces, new uniform colors and a new turf the Rochester Knighthawks (0-1) opened up their 2019-20 inaugural season falling to the Georgia Swarm (1-0) 14-4 in front of 5,642 fans at Blue…

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World Lax: Gold medal an honour for Canadian goaltender Poulin

October 1, 2019

Canadian goaltender Mike Poulin’s on a hot streak! After winning the Mike Kelley Award as Mann Cup MVP, he backstopped Canada to a gold medal performance over the Iroquois Nationals at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. *Note: the 2023 WILC will be in the Czech Republic, according to World Lacrosse president Sue Redfern’s closing ceremonies remarks. Ireland will host the 2020 men’s U19 field games.

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World Lax: USA falls to Iroquois again; will play for bronze

September 28, 2019

Once again, Team USA came close to knocking off the Iroquois Nationals at the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. After a 12-10 loss in group play, Thursday’s semifinal seemed to be even closer with the teams playing to a 2-2 tie at the half. But the Iroquois outscored the USA 7-5 in the second half to escape with the win and move into the gold medal game vs Canada. The…

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