NLL Stories to Watch: Week Eight

February 22, 2013

Just when we thought we would have some clearance as to what team in the West would be starting to pull away, darting up the ladder are the Edmonton Rush.  The Rush went on to sweep last weekends match-ups over the Stealth 15-10 and Mammoth 14-7, in which rookie Mark Matthews notch 11 of the goals to place Edmonton into 3rd in the West, and a chance to be…dare I…


Wings Sign Stickhorses Forward McClellan, Former Defender Kyle Sweeney

February 21, 2013

Today the Philadelphia Wings bring back a cagey veteran.  Kyle Sweeney returns home just in time for these weekends’ matchups against Rochester and Colorado. The Wings also signed Mike McLellan.  McLellan was part of the big trade with Edmonton back in August of 2011 (see below) McLellan started his career in 2006 with the Arizona Stingers.  His travels then took him to NewYork/Orlando Titans, Colorado Mammoth, Edmonton Rush, and now…


NLL Power Rankings: Rock Back On Top

February 18, 2013

Another exciting week and a new #1 …  The Toronto Rock reclaim the top spot once again after this weekend…. To say the 2013 season is less then exciting would be a complete understatement Toronto Rock.   In the battle of Canada between the Rock & Roughnecks, the Toronto Rock reclaim #1 and continue to lead the east after defeating the Roughnecks 17-12 thus sweeping there season series match-up and ending…


Ten NLL Questions to Watch in Week Seven

February 15, 2013

As we get set for another exciting weekend of indoor lacrosse action, there are a number of stories to watch. It all starts tonight! Calgary (4-2) @  Toronto (5-2) 7:30pm.  This game will be for the #1 spot overall in the NLL.  The Roughnecks are riding a four game winning streak, three of them on the road. They are looking for revenge as the Rock went to Calgary and defeated…


Wings Bye Week Report: Looking at Goaltending

February 13, 2013

As the Wings enter another bye week, they must let another loss stir and fester inside of them.  This just wasn’t a regular loss.  This was an embarrassing defeat to the Rochester Knighthawks which brought back memories of the 2012 season opener, a 22-12 loss.  This was also a 10 goal defeat 20-10, but it made it two home losses in a row that the Wings where doubled up on…


NLL Power Rankings: Calgary the New Kings

February 11, 2013

What an exciting weekend of lacrosse action.  If this past weekend doesn’t prove that the 2013 NLL season is packed with excitement each week, nothing will! We have a new #1, the defending champions sweep there weekend road games and played like the team that won the title last year.  The Battle of Alberta was just that, as the Rush stayed with the Roughnecks for 60 minutes.  The Swarm sting…


Wings Rocked By Rochester 20-10

February 9, 2013

After starting 2-0 the Philadelphia Wings (2-3) have lost three in a row.  The latest being a 20-10 spanking at the hands of the Rochester Knighthawks (2-3).  This is the second game in a row the Wings have been doubled up on the board, two weeks ago the Wings lost to Calgary 16-8.   This was the first game that the players involved in the December trade that sent Dan &…


NLL: Wings Face Hawks in Morning Matinee

February 8, 2013

Friday morning the Philadelphia Wings will face-off against the Rochester Knighthawks, that’s right Friday MORNING.  The Wings will hold a business person/kids education special at 11am.  The Wings luck against the Knighthawks is anything but good.  Last time the Wings defeated the ‘Hawks you have to go back to January 10,2009 as the Wings won 16-13.  The last time the Wings beat the ‘Hawks in Philadelphia, you need to go…


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…


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…