MLL Week 5: All six teams get in on the action

July 7, 2019

Week five of Major League Lacrosse finally saw all six teams in action and that resulted in a shift in the standings. The weekend kicked off with Denver taking on Boston and the Outlaws silenced the Cannons in a hotly contested 17-16 victory that moved them into first place. Denver came out firing in the first quarter as they jumped out to a 4-2 lead in front of a reported…

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MLL: Stormy skies no problem for Outlaws in Mile High Fourth of July comeback win

July 7, 2019

The Denver Outlaws kept up their winning ways on America’s favourite day with a 14-13 come-from-behind win over the Chesapeake Bayhawks during their annual Mile High Fourth of July game. It puts the Outlaws at 5-1 and in first place in Major League Lacrosse. In front of 26,210 fans the Outlaws rallied from a 13-9 fourth quarter deficit during a game that was delayed 75 minutes and featured two further…

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MLL Week 2: Jr. scores as Cannons roar

June 15, 2019

Major League Lacrosse only played two games during the second week of the season, but they proved to be pivotal as John Grant Jr. became the new points leader moving past PLL founder and former MLL star Paul Rabil. Defending champion Denver quenched the hot starting Atlanta Blaze 18-16 in a barn burner. Denver’s victory moved the Outlaws into third place behind undefeated Chesapeake. Atlanta fell into the fourth spot…

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NLL: Roughnecks will represent the West in NLL Cup

May 14, 2019

The Calgary Roughnecks will return to the NLL Finals for the first time since 2014 after defeating the Colorado Mammoth 8-4 last Friday night at Scotiabank Saddledome. The Roughnecks used a combination of suffocating defense and a near automatic power play to once again overcome the Mammoth and push their career playoff record to 10-1 against Colorado. When the game had reached its conclusion, it was hard to look much…

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NLL: Shocking showdown in Calgary tonight

May 10, 2019

The Calgary Roughnecks will take on the Colorado Mammoth on Friday night after both teams slid past their opponents last weekend. Each team knocked out a higher seed to get to the NLL Western Division final. The winner of this game will represent the west in the NLL Cup. Calgary must have some sort of sense that their team is like fine wine that just keeps getting better with age…

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Mammoth Outlast Rush for 11-10 OT Win

May 6, 2019

There will be a new champion in the NLL this year. The Colorado Mammoth upset the defending champion Saskatchewan Rush 11-10 in overtime on Friday night. The win marked the first time the Mammoth have won a postseason game against the Rush and the first time they have ever won a game of any kind in Saskatoon. For the Rush, it was the abrupt end to a season that had…

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NLL: Rush sew up first place in West with over Mammoth

April 30, 2019

In an opening 30 minutes that can only be described as complete domination, the Saskatchewan Rush jumped out to an 11-1 lead and cruised the rest of the way defeating the Colorado Mammoth by a final score of 13-8. With the win, the Rush (11-7) lock up first place in the Western Division for the sixth consecutive year, and will host the Mammoth in a one-game divisional semi-final at Sasktel…

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MLL: Players on the move after dispersal draft

April 29, 2019

Major League Lacrosse shocked the lacrosse community on April 1, 2019 when it announced that it was eliminating the Charlotte Hounds, Florida Launch and Ohio Machine, leaving many to believe it was an April Fool’s joke. The workers, players and fans of the organizations quickly learned this was not a poorly contrived prank – the league will continue on with just six teams, meaning roster spots are now at a…

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NLL: Seals sweep season series over Mammoth

April 22, 2019

The San Diego Seals landed home field advantage for their first ever playoff run in their inaugural season by sweeping the season series against the Colorado Mammoth with their 12-7 win on Friday night at Pechanga Arena. San Diego also defeated the Mammoth 13-10 in March. The Mammoth clinched the final Western Division playoff spot via Vancouver’s loss on Saturday. Patrick Merrill, head coach of the Seals, remarked, ” We…

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