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…

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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…

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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…

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NLL: Wings win another one-goal game over Swarm

January 31, 2022

These two teams cannot play an unexciting game. The Philadelphia Wings traveled down to Georgia on Saturday evening to take on the Swarm. The last three games between them had all been decided by one goal with the last one decided in overtime. That trend continued with this game with a one-goal victory thanks to Brett Hickey 6:34 into overtime, sending the Swarm fans home unhappy. “You should never lose…

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NLL: Knighthawks falter in first game played in over a month

January 23, 2022

The Blue Cross Arena was buzzing, as Knighthawks lacrosse was back for the first time in over a month. Oh, and an Eastern Division rival, the Georgia Swarm were in town. Coming off a month-long break, the Knighthawks were trying to create a winning streak and gain ground in the standings. The same went for the Swarm, as they were coming off a loss to Buffalo last week. Both teams…

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NLL: Bandits stay undefeated after 12-10 win over Swarm

January 16, 2022

After an absolute slugfest against the Toronto Rock last weekend, the Buffalo Bandits took the field on a short week against the visiting Georgia Swarm, another pivotal East division matchup. Coming off a gutsy performance, Buffalo looked to bump their record to 4-0 for the first time since 2009. Georgia, a week removed from an overtime loss to Philadelphia, was looking to avenge that loss and get back into the…

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NLL: Redeemed Eric Penney shines in Wings’ OT win

January 10, 2022

The Philadelphia Wings scraped by with a 12-11 overtime win at Wells Fargo Center in a rare Saturday afternoon home game that left them with the win against the Georgia Swarm. The odds were not in Philadelphia’s favor with Covid hitting the team hard. Ian Llord, Steph Charbonneau, Ryan Wagner and Cory Vitarelli were all missing, so they had to count on calling players up, relying on others, and rearranging…

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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…

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NLL: Swarm clean up with eight picks in 2020 draft

September 20, 2020

The Georgia Swarm had a strong showing during the 2020 NLL Draft, which was held virtually for the first time ever. Georgia picked up eight players – four in the first round alone. In the first round, the Swarm held the sixth, eighth, 10th, and 13th picks. They used those four picks to make some significant splashes and grab talent that will bolster the Swarm’s roster now and in years…

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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…

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