NLL: Riorden’s OT game winner sends Wings to playoffs

May 3, 2022

Blaze Riorden saved the Philadelphia Wings on Saturday night, but not as a goaltender, of course – this isn’t field lacrosse. Riorden’s game winning goal in overtime allowed the Wings to fly over the Georgia Swarm to clinch the final NLL playoff spot. The Wings will cross over to the West Division to face the San Diego Seals this Saturday, May 7th at 10 p.m. There are so many things…


NLL: Swarm take family-affair contest over Panther City

April 25, 2022

Going into the penultimate week of the regular season, this contest between Georgia and Panther City Lacrosse Club was more crucial than it seemed. Neither team could officially be eliminated from playoff contention, but a win sure would go a long way. Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas was jumping. Hold on to your britches! Georgia sat in the fourth spot in the East and PCLC was on the outside…


NLL: Bandits secure home floor and NLL’s top seed with win in Georgia

April 19, 2022

The expression is simple: third time’s a charm. Saturday night, the Buffalo Bandits had their third crack at locking up home floor advantage throughout the playoffs. It’s late in the year, injuries have been prevalent over the course of the last couple weeks, but the boys in the orange and black were up to the task. Buffalo came into “Sting City” in Duluth, Georgia with quite the chip on their…


NLL: Dawson’s record setting night dampened by Swarm

March 30, 2022

Another night, another milestone for Dan Dawson. When all was said and done Dawson had set two NLL records. Those, paired with career benchmarks for Nick Rose and Rob Hellyer, were not enough to lift the Toronto Rock past the Georgia Swarm, however, as they lost for just the second time at home this season, 10-6. Prior to the game, Dawson was honoured by the Rock for playing in his…


NLL: Thompson bests Resetarits in goal contest as Georgia downs Albany

March 21, 2022

In their third meeting of the season, the Georgia Swarm and Albany FireWolves faced off in a high-powered offensive game. Both Albany and Georgia are mid-pack and a victory would get them right back in the hunt for a playoff spot in the NLL’s East Division. After an explosive fourth quarter, the Swarm took down the FireWolves 15-12. Just a minute into the game, Georgia’s Jeff Henrick scored on a…


NLL: Trade deadline madness with marquee players on the move

March 18, 2022

It’s that time of year again: trade deadline week in the NLL. Top tier teams look to get better to make that last push for the playoffs, while teams at the bottom of the standings look into the future. Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! No, let’s go with players and moves and trades, oh my! The madness started early last week. On March 9th, the Rochester Knighthawks kicked…


NLL: Swarm steal one from Knighthawks in overtime

March 7, 2022

The game was fast-paced from the very beginning and GAS South Arena was buzzing with excitement.  Both the Rochester Knighthawks and Georgia Swarm have struggled this season, and this was a “must win” game for both teams and it was clear that it was going to be a close one. Georgia ended up winning 17-16 in this overtime spectacular that had fans of both teams on the edge of their…


NLL: Thunderbirds triumphant in return home to Scotiabank Centre

February 21, 2022

The Halifax Thunderbirds exploded to a 15-9 win over the Georgia Swarm Saturday night at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax. “It was exciting and fun, I think that’s the two biggest things you take away from the game,” said Halifax forward Austin Shanks. This was the first game the team has played in Halifax since Dec. 10. COVID restrictions prevented them from playing in Nova Scotia, and they had to…


NLL: Home floor kind on Saturday to all except Panther City

February 15, 2022

Saturday, February 12th featured four NLL games with home-floor advantage working for three teams. The Georgia Swarm, Rochester Knighthawks and Toronto Rock were all victorious over their visitors. The Panther City Lacrosse Club wasn’t as fortunate, falling to the San Diego Seals 10-4. Read about the Rock’s win over the Bandits here.   New York Riptide 11 @ Georgia Swarm 13 The Riptide were in tough against the Swarm on…


NLL: FireWolves and Swarm split weekend series

February 7, 2022

After a 14-13 Georgia Swarm victory in Duluth on Friday night, the FireWolves and Swarm faced off again the next night in Albany. This time, the FireWolves came out on top 13-11 to split the weekend’s home-and-home series. The Swarm’s Jeff Henrick opened up the game’s scoring with a ripping shot coming off transition, his first in the NLL. Shayne Jackson then fired one at nearly the same place as…