NLL: Black Wolves bite Knighthawks 9-8

January 16, 2018

Rochester falls to 2-3 after losing both games over weekend Saturday night the New England Black Wolves (3-1) defeated the Rochester Knighthawks (2-3) 9-8 in front of 6,336 fans at Connor & Ferris Field at the Blue Cross Arena. As one team scored, the other came right back to tie the game in a typical lacrosse battle. It wasn’t until 14:13 of the second quarter when Shawn Evans scored his…

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NLL: Black Wolves run to 13-9 win over Stealth

January 1, 2018

Six and seven-goal runs pace Black Wolves to victory We all know lacrosse is a game of runs and that is exactly what we had Friday night, to the extreme, as the New England Black Wolves (2-1) used a 7-0 fourth quarter to defeat the Vancouver Stealth (0-3) 13-9 at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Stealth opened the game with the first two goals before Reilly O’Connor and Jay Thorimbert scored…

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Rush Prove To Be Bad Xmas Hosts, Crush Black Wolves 24-11

December 24, 2017

Former Saskatchewan Rush goalie Aaron Bold was given a rude welcome back to SaskTel Centre Saturday night as his former team handily beat the New England Black Wolves 24-11. The win keeps Saskatchewan (2-0) in a tie for first place with the Colorado Mammoth in the NLL West Division, while the Black Wolves drop to 1-1 and a second-place tie in the East. The Rush came out strong, getting off…

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Press Release: Blackwolves extend Evans through 2020

December 15, 2017

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (December 14, 2017) – The New England Black Wolves announced the contract of captain Shawn Evans has been extended through the 2020 season. The only player in NLL history to record 100 points in five consecutive seasons, Evans ranks eighth in career NLL points with 1,019 and seventh in assists with 649. The versatile forward also has 380 career goals and 1,136 career loose balls, totals that place…

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NLL: Swarm fall in opener, stung by Black Wolves 13-11

December 9, 2017

Defending champion Swarm fall to Black Wolves in opener, Crowley and Evans lead Wolves’ attack The 32nd season of The National Lacrosse League started Friday night with the New England BlackWolves (1-0) stinging the defending champion Georgia Swarm (0-1) 13-11 in a highly contested game in front of 5,489 at Mohegan Sun Arena. “The Big Cat” Kevin Crowley led the Black Wolves attack scoring four times, and adding one assist,…

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NLL: Black Wolves announce 2018 roster

November 22, 2017

NLL rosters are due by Friday, but the New England Blackwolves already have their team. The 2018 roster was announced Wednesday afternoon. All of the Black Wolves’ big guns have returned, including Shawn Evans, Kevin Buchanan, Kyle Buchanan and Kevin Crowley. Evans will look to build upon a year in which he led the team in points (103) and assists (65), and scored 100 points for a league record fifth…

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Offensive explosion leads Rock past Black Wolves in east semi-final

May 8, 2017

  It’s Miller time in Toronto. A week after backup goaltender Brandon Miller relieved Nick Rose in Buffalo to lead the Rock to a home-floor playoff berth, he backstopped the team to an 18-10 win in the east division semi-final over the New England Black Wolves at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday. The Rock scored a season-high 19 goals in Buffalo and came one shy of matching that versus…

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NLL Saturday: 2017 regular season wraps up; playoffs set

April 30, 2017

It took the full 18 weeks but the NLL’s playoff picture is finally set. There were four games on the schedule Saturday night – two “meaningless” games and two for all the marbles. Lacrosse game, as we know, are never actually meaningless; we use the term to indicate the impact on the standings only. In the east, things worked out as they appeared they would most of the season. The…

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Knighthawks playoff hopes still alive after 15-13 defeat of Black Wolves

April 26, 2017

Dan Lomas comes up huge with 3G/4A to keep playoff hopes alive for Knighthawks   The Rochester Knighthawks (6-10) held off elimination from playoff contention with a hard fought 15-13 victory over the New England Black Wolves (8-9) in front of 5,816 fans at Connor & Ferris Field. Dan Lomas was the star of the game as he compiled three goals and four assists to lead the Hawks to the…

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Social media honours Kelusky

March 28, 2017

Friends, fans and teammates took to Twitter over the last few days to honour Tracey Kelusky for his Forever a Roughneck ceremony. Here are some of the top tweets:   [View the story “Tracey Kelusky – Forever a Roughneck” on Storify]

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