NLL League Leaders Week Eight: Mammoth Have Good Week

February 18, 2014

After two weeks out, Adam Jones still holds the lead in goals. John Grant Jr. took his point total from 45 to 53 to maintain the top spot in points. Rhys Duch has moved into second place; the Stealth forward added 15 points in two games over the weekend to bring his total to 50. Despite the addition of five points, Garrett Billings dropped to the third spot at 49….


NLL Preview: Stealth at Mammoth

The Vancouver Stealth will travel to Colorado tonight to take on the Mammoth in their fourth meeting of the season. This is the final time these teams will meet. The game is tonight at 9:00 ET at the Pepsi Center in Denver.   Colorado has won two of the matchups and Vancouver has won one; each game has been decided by one goal. For the Mammoth, Adam Jones is out…

February 14, 2014

NLL League Leaders: Jones Injury Shakes Things Up

With Adam Jones out with injury, the league leaders will likely take on a new look in the coming weeks. With five points added in his last game over the weekend, John Grant Jr. takes over the top spot in points.  Garrett Billings of the Toronto Rock follows with 44; he added 12 points last game to jump up. Adam Jones drops to third due to sitting out with injury,…

February 12, 2014

NLL League Leaders Week 6

The more things change, the more things stay the same: Adam Jones once again holds the lead in points, this week with 40; he is tied however with teammate, John Grant Jr. In second and third spots are Wings teammates, Jordan Hall and Kyle Buchanan with 36 and 35 points, respectively. Jones continues the lead in goals with 25. Rhys Duch takes second place with 18, followed by Grant Jr….

February 3, 2014

NLL: Week 5 League Leaders

As we conclude Week 5, we continue with more of the same amongst the leaders as well as some changes. Adam Jones maintains his spot at the top of the points category with 37. Behind him is John Grant Jr. with 32 and bringing up third place are Jordan Hall, Kyle Buchanan, and Shawn Evans with 28 points each. Adam Jones also holds the top spot in goals; he has…

January 29, 2014

NLL League Leaders: Week 4

At the conclusion of Week 3, some things change, but some things remain the same. Leading the league in points once again is Adam Jones with 29. Close on his heels are Jordan Hall and John Grant Jr. with 28. Adam Jones leads the way in goals as well with 16. Jordan Hall has 15 and Dane Dobbie has 14. Ryan Ward and Shawn Evans share the lead in assists…

January 20, 2014

Sturdy Wings; Sinking Swarm

The Swarm fell to the Wings Sunday afternoon in St. Paul after narrowly defeating them the previous afternoon in Philadelphia. The Wings started strong and never let up. Penalties also cost the Swarm as five of the Wings’s 15 goals were scored on the power play; the Swarm took seven penalties for a total of 22 minutes. Evan Kirk was again excellent in the net for Philadelphia, making 35 saves…

January 20, 2014

Minnesota Having Issues Swarming Opponents’ Net

Last season, the Minnesota Swarm were second in the NLL in goals scored. Only Calgary was higher. This season, they are off to a much slower start. Through 16 games last season, they scored 219 goals, an average of 13.7 goals per game. Through 2 games this season, they have scored 11, an average of 5.5 goals per game.   This has them on pace for 99 goals for the…

January 16, 2014

League Leaders Following First Full NLL Week

We’ve had one complete week and five games on the NLL season. It’s too early on in the season to predict trends or outcomes, but here’s a look at the early league leaders. Leading in points, we have Adam Jones of the Colorado Mammoth and Garrett Billings of the Toronto Rock.   Each has 10 points thus far. Jones’s points come from 7 goals and 3 assists where Billings has…

January 8, 2014

League Leaders: The Best of NLL Players Week One

There were 3 games in the opening weekend for the NLL.   The Swarm took on the Knighthawks in Rochester; the Buffalo Bandits faced the Philadelphia Wings in Buffalo; the Edmonton Rush took down the Colorado Mammoth in Colorado.    I’m going to look at the standouts from each game. The Knighthawks took down the Swarm 8-6 on the night they raised their Champions Cup banner.   Standing out in this game, first…

December 31, 2013