NLL: Young goaltenders tested as San Diego defeats Panther City

January 11, 2022

After three weeks off, both the San Diego Seals and Panther City Lacrosse Club returned to the floor Saturday night. San Diego came in riding a two-game win streak. Panther City were looking for their first win in franchise history, in their first game without Ryan Benesch. All signs pointed to a Seals’ runaway victory, but a gutsy effort from PCLC kept it close, still coming out on the losing…


NLL: Dobbie steals the show in eagerly anticipated return to Rough House

December 20, 2021

It was the matchup that Calgary fans had been waiting for since August 16th when news broke that Dane Dobbie had signed with the San Diego Seals. The franchise’s leading scorer, NLL MVP, two-time NLL Champion and the former captain made his return to the Scotiabank Saddledome and he made it a night to remember. What can only be described as a gritty, dominating performance, a bloodied and battered Dane…


NLL drops 2021-22 schedule

September 30, 2021

National Lacrosse League Announces Full 2021-22 Schedule San Diego To Raise the Curtain On Friday, December 3; 2019 NLL Finals Rematch Between Calgary & Buffalo Also Highlights ‘Face Off Weekend’; Debut In Fort Worth, Texas; Return to Albany, New York and Hamilton, Ontario feature the Early Schedule PHILADELPHIA, September 29, 2021 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the largest and most successful professional lacrosse property in the world, today revealed…


NLL: Ninety-three players selected during 2020 draft party

September 18, 2020

It’s finally official – Jeff Teat is a member of the New York Riptide. Jim Veltman made the announcement shortly after 7 p.m. on Thursday night as the NLL hosted its first virtual draft. Ninety-three players were selected over six rounds. Though the NLL doesn’t have a return to play date yet, things are already in motion to prepare for the next season. The draft was the first major step…


ILWT Feature: The kaleidoscopic world of Brodie Merrill

March 24, 2020

A kaleidoscope is a tricky device that uses light to make things that are ordinary blend together to make brilliant patterns. This describes Brodie Merrill perfectly – one of the best defenders to play the game in either field or box, but a quiet, humble person. It can be argued that Merrill paved the way for Canadian lacrosse players to come to colleges and universities in the United States in exchange…


NLL: Dobbie scores seven in home return but Seals defeat Roughnecks on controversial calls

March 4, 2020

Saturday night’s game between Calgary and San Diego turned into a slugfest between two NLL heavyweights. In the Roughnecks corner, reigning MVP Dane Dobbie struck for a whopping seven goals, including a first half sock trick. The Seals answered with their 2019 Rookie of the Year Austin Staats who went off for five goals and three assists. With the game hanging in the balance, a couple of late rulings by…


NLL: Seals defeat Warriors in tale of two halves

February 25, 2020

Saturday morning the San Diego Seals took on the Vancouver Warriors in a divisional match-up that could have some major playoff implications. Fittingly, these two divisional rivals with bad blood between them played with physicality befitting of a postseason match. When all was said and done San Diego were the victors, besting Vancouver 15-10. It was the NLL’s first morning game (11:30 a.m. PT) since February 8, 2013 when Rochester…


Press Release: Seals game on MCAS Miramar relocated to Pechanga Arena

February 11, 2020

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Seals of the National Lacrosse League announced today that the team’s regular-season game against the Vancouver Warriors on Saturday, Feb. 22 has been moved from the flight line of MCAS Miramar to Pechanga Arena, the team’s home venue, due to the importance of the mission currently being undertaken by the base. Rumble on the Runway, which was slated to be the first professional sports…


NLL: Seals beat Riptide in battle of the coasts

February 1, 2020

The San Diego Seals are about to take part in the first-ever NLL game in Las Vegas. To get you set up for it, here’s how they fared last game. The Seals soundly defeated the New York Riptide in an East Coast/West Coast battle that was won by the West. New York seemed to have all the pieces, but then the victory was swept away by the Seals. Jean-Luc Chetner…


NLL: Thunderbirds move to 5-0 with win over Seals

January 20, 2020

Stephen Keogh scored a hat trick in the last six-and-a half-minutes of the game to lift the Halifax Thunderbirds to an 8-5 victory against the San Diego Seals on Saturday night at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax. Halifax was down 5-4 with eight minutes left in the fourth quarter. Kyle Jackson scored with 7:47 left to tie it, and then Keogh scored three straight to propel Halifax to victory. Even being…