NLL: Another close loss for the Wings

January 14, 2019

The Georgia Swarm defeated the Philadelphia Wings 13-11 in a closely contested game on Saturday night at Wells Fargo Center. The Wings flew out to a 2-0 lead with Josh Currier and Blaze Riorden putting two in the back of the net in a little over two minutes into the game. Georgia then came to life scoring five unanswered goals to end the quarter 5-2. “We gave them too much…

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NLL: Swarm fight for win over Warriors

January 7, 2019

Saturday evening the Georgia Swarm used a fourth quarter comeback to defeat the Vancouver Warriors 10-8 to stay unbeaten with a record of 3-0. Vancouver drops to a record of 1-3. It was a very defensive game from the opening draw until the final whistle as both offenses looked sloppy at times. Mike Poulin’s excellent play between the pipes saved the game for Georgia as he was able to come…

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NLL: Last-minute heroics from Thompson give Swarm win over Rock

December 29, 2018

With Toronto’s other two in-season professional sports teams out of the GTA for the night, the city stood witness to a nail-biting 12-11 home-opening loss for the Rock at the hands of the Georgia Swarm. After the dust from an outstanding video tribute to former Rock captain Colin Doyle, new captain Challen Rogers and his team took the floor. They sprung out to a 2-0 lead early in the first…

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NLL: 16-12 win for Swarm in home opener

December 17, 2018

The Georgia Swarm opened up their season at home against the visiting New England Black Wolves on Saturday night. Georgia would use some big offensive runs to help them secure a 16-12 win to get the season started. Georgia got the party started at 5:15 as Shayne Jackson gave them a 1-0 lead. On their very next possession Chad Tutton gave them a 2-0 lead over the Black Wolves. Tyler…

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NLL Preview: Georgia Swarm

December 11, 2018

The Georgia Swarm are coming into the 2019 season after a 2018 season where they went 11-7 and finished first in a wild Eastern Division. The Swarm would ultimately fall in the Eastern finals to the Rochester Knighthawks and fail to repeat as NLL Champions after claiming the title in 2017. The Swarm look to regain that glory this season as they bring a lot of pieces back to the…

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MLL: Bayhawks split weekend games

August 4, 2018

The Chesapeake Bayhawks split their pair of games from Thursday-Saturday last week to improve to second place in the MLL. Thursday’s game saw a tough 12-11 loss to the Atlanta Blaze in Lyle Thompson’s return to Major League Lacrosse after competing in the world games and returning from a torn labrum. Thompson’s presence was noted almost immediately and he ended the night with a hat trick. The Bayhawks struggled almost…

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MLL Week 14: Two-win weekend for Atlanta

August 4, 2018

Chesapeake 11 Atlanta 12 Chesapeake failed in their attempt to secure the second playoff spot as they lost a close game to Atlanta. Atlanta roared out to a 7-4 lead in the first quarter and never looked back. Even with a one-goal output by the Blaze offense in the second quarter, they continued to lead 8-6 at halftime. The Bayhawks’ offense went dormant in the third quarter as the Blaze…

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MLL Week 11: Lots of action before attention turns to World’s

July 7, 2018

With the FIL Men’s World Championship about to commence in Israel, and the World Series of Youth Lacrosse imminent, many tend to forget that there is incredible lacrosse occurring in the MLL regular season. The MLL All-Stars defeated Team USA in overtime as many players made statements with their performances. The action continued after the All-Star Game as Ohio continued to struggle and Charlotte has been sliding the wrong way…

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NLL Protected Player Lists

July 4, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, July 3, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announces the protected player lists from each team in advance of the 2018 NLL Expansion Draft on July 16th. The Philadelphia Wings hold the 1st overall selection in the 2018 Expansion Draft. Both the Wings and the San Diego Seals will make alternating picks throughout 9 rounds (18 total selections). No current NLL…

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