ALL: Black Fish goaltender Justin Geddie makes splash with NLL’s Seals

January 16, 2022

It was a whirlwind week for Justin Geddie. On Saturday (January 8), Geddie backstopped the Black Fish Lacrosse Club to their first win of the young Arena Lacrosse League West Division season, making 41 saves and earning first star honours in a 12-8 victory at Langley Events Centre. Less than one week later, the 20-year-old goaltender from Victoria was playing in front of 6,999 fans at Saskatoon’s SaskTel Centre on…

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NLL: Rush transition kills hopes of home opener win for Warriors

December 20, 2021

The only British Columbia-based National Lacrosse league team played their first home game of the season Friday night at Rogers Arena in a nail biter game vs the Saskatchewan Rush. The Vancouver Warriors dropped their first home game 10-9 which brings their season record to 2-1 for the 2021/2022 season. The Warriors didn’t come away with the two points, but they can take away a multitude of positives from their…

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ALL: Grizzlies defeat Black Fish in inaugural ALL West game

December 14, 2021

Some words of pre-game wisdom – combined with a deadly power play and lights-out goaltending – helped the Grizzlies go into the history books on Saturday night as winners of the inaugural Arena Lacrosse League West Division game. The Grizzlies scored three times with the man advantage while their goaltenders combined to stop 43 of 48 shots in their team’s 13-5 win over the Black Fish as the Arena Lacrosse…

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ALL: West Division completes draft, sets schedule for inaugural season

November 27, 2021

Mark it down for the history books: the first-ever player selected in the Arena Lacrosse League West Division draft was Matteo Tack. The goaltender from Burnaby was chosen by the Sea Spray at Saturday’s ALL West Draft, which was held on Saturday afternoon at Langley Events Centre as the four teams shaped their rosters ahead of the league’s inaugural season in British Columbia. Tack was humbled by his selection. “It…

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ALL: Team names connect to west coast and local Indigenous culture

November 17, 2021

When the time came to choose names for the new teams for the inaugural season of the Arena Lacrosse League’s West Division, the goal was to create names with connections to both the west coast and the area’s Indigenous culture. “It is really about representing the water, land, mountains and sky,” explained Tewanee Joseph, a member of the Squamish Nation who aided in the team-naming process. “And those names are…

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NLL: Knighthawks look to extend win streak against Warriors

April 19, 2019

The Rochester Knighthawks are back at Blue Cross Arena this weekend to face off against the Vancouver Warriors, a team who they are currently tied with. They have identical 5-11 records, though only the Warriors are still chasing a playoff spot. Both teams have underperformed this season and will need to re-strategize over the offseason in order to improve. Rochester proved themselves this past weekend against the Mammoth with a…

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