NLL Stories to Watch in Week Six

February 7, 2013

Rochester Knighthawks.   After securing their first win of the season the defending champs are in action twice this week.   First they travel to the Wells Fargo Center to face the Philadelphia Wings.  The Hawks have defeated the Wings 9 consecutive times along with a playoff victory last season.  Can the Knighthawks continue their control over the Wings by making it 10 straight regular season wins?  How will Dan Dawson do…

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NLL Power Rankings: Toronto Stays On Top

February 4, 2013

Toronto Rock stays at #1 this week with there 14-12 defeat of the Buffalo Bandits.  Captain Colin Doyle tallied 8 pts (4G), and Garrett Billings 7pts (5A), Josh Sanderson 6pts (5A) move the Rock to 5-1 in the East.  Next Opponent   Feb 8 @ Minnesota  8:30 Calgary Roughnecks move up to the #2 spot with their victory over the Edmonton Rush 18-15.  After starting 0-2, this Roughneck team has won…

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Bye Week Report: Philadelphia Wings

February 1, 2013

After starting strong in the first two games, the Philadelphia Wings and their fans were flying high at 2-0, and then came the weekend of January 26-27.  The Wings traveled to Buffalo to face the Bandits and former mates David Brock and Mike Hominuck.  Both of the guys clipped their former Wing teammates for 5 goals and 2 assists combined and help the Bandits to a 14-13 win, giving the…

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Ten NLL Players to Watch in Week Five

January 31, 2013

It goes without saying that one of the players to watch weekly is rookie sensation Mark Matthews of the Edmonton Rush.  So here are 10 others to watch for this week. Luke Wiles: Only 3 goals and 6 assists in 4 games? WOW… With John Tavares out of the lineup this week with a calf injury the Bandits will be looking to Wiles  to be one of the main goal scorers….

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NLL Power Rankings: Week Four

January 28, 2013

Again we have a new #1….The TORONTO ROCK have reclaimed the #1 position.  What will next weeks Rankings look like?  Watch the NLL this Saturday night as we have some classic matchups

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Roughnecks Top Wings, Even Record to 2-2

January 28, 2013

As the 2013 season started the Philadelphia Wings won their first 2 games surprising many lacrosse experts. After a heartbreaking loss in Buffalo Saturday night, the Wings returned home only to be defeated 16-8 by the Calgary Roughnecks.  The Roughnecks where led by Dane Dobbie 4G/2A, Curtis Dickson 3G/2A, and former Wing Geoff Snider 3G/1A. The game did not start off well for the Wings as 15 seconds into the game…

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NLL: Roughnecks Look for Second Win, Take on Wings

January 27, 2013

Today the Wings try to rebound from their first loss of the 2013 season as they face the Calgary Roughnecks. Calgary is coming off a dominating 19-12 victory over the Mammoth Friday night, as the Roughnecks showed how balanced this team truly is.  Calgary was led by Shawn Evans 4G/9A.  But it isn’t only Evans the Wings have to worry about.  Dane Dobbie 4G/3A, Jeff Shattler 3G/5A, Scott Ranger 3G/3A,…

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NLL: Bandits Look to Spoil Wings Good Start

January 26, 2013

Team Leaders: Goals: Kevin Crowley (7), Assists: Kevin Buchanan and Jordan Hall (6) Points: Crowley (10), Loose Balls: Brodie Merrill (26), Goals Against: Brandon Miller (7.50), Saves: Miller (96) Off to a 2-0 start for the first time since 2008, the Philadelphia Wings will play a weekend of back to back games for the first time during the 2013 season first of which with a visit to Buffalo for a…

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Stories to Watch in NLL Week Four

January 24, 2013

Philadelphia Wings: 17 Americans? “You can’t play the indoor game with a field team” That was the sound echoed as the Wings roster took shape for the 2013 season. If they were 0-2 there be “I told you so’s” all over the place.  Instead they now sit at 2-0, after an 8-7 victory over the Rock in the final 10.9 seconds, and have some people wondering. Now this young team…

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NLL Power Rankings: Week Three

January 21, 2013

1—-Philadelphia Wings 2-0 (Last Week #3) This American style field team has done it again!! They go into the unfriendly confines of the ACC and defeat the Rock 8-7 in a very well played game, with standout performances from both Brandon Miller and Nick Rose. This was Philadelphia’s third straight win in Toronto dating back to last season. Heads are starting to turn in the NLL. Next Opponent: Jan 26…

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