NLL: FireWolves punch ticket to playoffs with big win over Riptide

May 2, 2022

The final week of the NLL season featured a clash of two New York teams. The Albany FireWolves came into this game needing a win to punch their ticket to a playoff berth in their inaugural season, while the New York Riptide were content to play spoiler. Albany packed on the goals in the second half to win the game 17-9. New York looked comfortable in the first quarter considering…


NLL: FireWolves keep themselves in playoff contention; defeat Wings 11-5

April 18, 2022

In a game with huge playoff implications, the Philadelphia Wings and Albany FireWolves faced off at MVP Arena in an eastern conference clash on Saturday night. After trailing at halftime, the FireWolves came alive in the second half to take an 11-5 victory over the Wings. The game’s opening quarter started with a bang as Matt Rambo danced towards the net sneaking the ball passed Albany’s Doug Jamieson to put…


NLL: Thompson bests Resetarits in goal contest as Georgia downs Albany

March 21, 2022

In their third meeting of the season, the Georgia Swarm and Albany FireWolves faced off in a high-powered offensive game. Both Albany and Georgia are mid-pack and a victory would get them right back in the hunt for a playoff spot in the NLL’s East Division. After an explosive fourth quarter, the Swarm took down the FireWolves 15-12. Just a minute into the game, Georgia’s Jeff Henrick scored on a…


NLL: Bandits improve record to 9-1 with OT win over FireWolves

March 8, 2022

In a case of déjà vu, the Albany FireWolves fell again to their in-state rival Buffalo Bandits for the second time in a month. The Bandits beat the FireWolves 12-11 in a back-and-forth Empire State battle that went to OT. Both teams were trading goals all night. There wasn’t a lead larger than two goals during the game. The game’s opening goal came from a whipping Chris Cloutier shot assisted…


NLL: Albany drops second game of weekend

February 23, 2022

In a rematch of their first game of the season, the Toronto Rock got it done again with a 13-9 victory in Albany on Saturday night at MVP Arena. The Rock got on the board first thanks to a rocket shot from Rob Hellyer. The FireWolves answered less than two minutes later from Joe Resetarits. Andrew Kew then scored on the run to give Albany the lead. The two teams…


NLL: FireWolves and Swarm split weekend series

February 7, 2022

After a 14-13 Georgia Swarm victory in Duluth on Friday night, the FireWolves and Swarm faced off again the next night in Albany. This time, the FireWolves came out on top 13-11 to split the weekend’s home-and-home series. The Swarm’s Jeff Henrick opened up the game’s scoring with a ripping shot coming off transition, his first in the NLL. Shayne Jackson then fired one at nearly the same place as…


NLL: FireWolves on fire with third straight win

February 1, 2022

On Saturday night in Albany, the undefeated Halifax Thunderbirds went to battle against the FireWolves. The FireWolves had an offensive explosion in the first half of the game and withstood a second-half Thunderbirds resurgence to win 8-6. Within a minute of the game, Albany’s Andrew Kew opened up the game’s scoring. Albany would then score again less than four minutes later from Charlie Kitchen who scored during a delayed penalty…


NLL: FireWolves rebound with first team win

January 10, 2022

On a chilly Saturday night in Albany, the FireWolves hosted the Saskatchewan Rush in a battle of two teams looking to get a much-needed win. The FireWolves’ Jackson Nishimura opened up the game’s scoring just 12 seconds into the first quarter thanks to a deflection from teammate Tony Malcom’s shot. Only 17 seconds later the FireWolves would score again from a Joe Resetarits bouncing shot. Less than six minutes later, Resetarits set…


NLL: Wild home opener ends in disappointment for Albany FireWolves

December 21, 2021

On Saturday night, the Rochester Knighthawks came into the Times Union Center and spoiled the celebrations of the Albany FireWolves’ first ever home game. The Knighthawks took down the FireWolves 16-7 in a game that was the first of an in-state clash between the two New York teams. The FireWolves fall to 0-2 while the Knighthawks stay towards the top of the East standings at 2-1. Albany’s Tony Malcom opened…


PLL: Championship rematch goes to Whipsnakes

June 7, 2021

The highly-anticipated championship game rematch between the Whipsnakes and Chaos went about the same as it did last season. The Whipsnakes took down Chaos 13-7 in a performance that can only be described as dominant for the victors. From the start, the Whipsnakes dominated the game offensively as they opened the scoring only 23 seconds in thanks to a laser shot from John Haus. The Whips had scored two goals…