Prospecting the NLL: Who is Paxton Leroux?

October 29, 2014

Paxton Leroux is a hockey player who played lacrosse as part of his offseason conditioning, and just so happened to have it pay off for him. He was undrafted and released by the New York Rangers after their 2014 training camp and is currently with the Minnesota Wild ECHL affiliate, the Quad City Mallards where he has played one game with 5 penalty minutes. In junior hockey, he played for…


Holman, Grant, MacIntosh Lead MLL Stars

The MLL was a huge success this past weekend. The Machine recorded their first-ever victory over the Bayhawks in franchise history. The Outlaws remain undefeated and the Rattlers put an extensive halt to the Launch’s early momentum. The three stars this week are: Marcus Holman, Ohio Machine Holman led the Machine to their first win over the Chesapeake Bayhawks this weekend, their first win against this team in the history of…

June 4, 2014

NLL Season Recap: Edmonton’s Almost Cinderella Story

May 22, 2014

The Edmonton Rush had a historic 16-2 season, going undefeated until April 11, 2014. They won their first 14 games. The Colorado Mammoth handed them their first defeat which was a 10-8 loss. They would lose their second game of the season eight days later in overtime against the Calgary Roughnecks (13-14). They would go on to face Calgary in the playoffs for the Champion’s Cup. The Rush started their…


What Went Wrong for Swarm in 2014?

May 2, 2014

The Minnesota Swarm finished last in the East with a 4-14 record this season, giving them a win percentage of .222. Needless to say, they did not meet expectations this year, having owned at the draft and having made a good playoff run last year. For those who have been listening to me all season, I’m not going to say anything new here, but in case you’ve missed it, let’s…


NLL League Leaders Week 15

April 16, 2014

As the season winds down, here’s the standings. Garrett Billings is on his second week out with injury but continues to lead in points with 101. Cody Jamieson picked up seven points to remain second with 96. Behind him in third is Shawn Evans with 92; Evans picked up four points over the weekend. Dane Dobbie had two goals to bring his lead in that category to 47. In the…


NLL League Leaders: Snider Close to 200 FO Wins

March 19, 2014

After being out a month and a half, Adam Jones has slipped out of the top five for goals. Garrett Billings remains at the top, having jumped up to 82 points with another 12 this week. Cody Jamieson has taken over the number two spot with 71, earning 17 points in a pair of games over the weekend. John Grant Jr. remains third; he garnered six points to bring his…


NLL League Leaders Week 10: Billings, Doyle, Bold

March 4, 2014

Guess What? Adam Jones is still third in goals. POINTS Garrett Billings had 12 points this week to bring his total to 70 for the top spot in overall points. Behind him, is Shawn Evans, having added eight points for 59. John Grant Jr. holds onto the third spot with 57; he added one goal and three assists this week. Dane Dobbie added another four goals this weekend, bringing his…


NLL Predictions Standings: You Gotta Fight, For Your Right, To Party

February 27, 2014

  Half way through the NLL 2014 season, the In Lacrosse We Trust staff have been scuffling amongst each other for the top spot in their predictions race. These midseason standings bring to light not only who predicts the most accurately, but who also gets lucky the most. A win (correct prediction) is worth 2pts. A loss/non participation is a one point deduction per.   Di Miller    32 Ian…


NLL League Leaders Week 9

February 26, 2014

Two months into the season, let’s see how things stack up. Garrett Billings moves from the third spot to the first spot in the league lead in points with the addition of nine points this week, taking his total to 58. Following behind him in second is last week’s leader, John Grant Jr. with 53; the Mammoth had a bye week this past week. In third place is Shawn Evans…


Swarm Rookies Struggling to Find Scoring Touch

February 22, 2014

Photo Credit: Dan Brodie The Minnesota Swarm has struggled with offense and scoring this season, and as a result has only garnered one win.  While very few players on the team are lighting up the scoreboard so far this season, they drafted several highly touted rookies with high draft picks.   There was a lot of focus on these picks going into the season, and while not many players are scoring…