NLL: Vinc, Priolo instrumental in Bandits’ quarterfinal win

May 11, 2022

The Buffalo Bandits’ “drive for five” was underway at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York Saturday night. The visiting Albany FireWolves were looking to spoil that party and advance in this year’s playoffs. Albany had a tough task, as Buffalo finished as the league’s top team, and had the support of 12,535 of the Banditland faithful. These two teams met twice this year, with Buffalo winning both. If you’re a…


NLL: FireWolves punch ticket to playoffs with big win over Riptide

May 2, 2022

The final week of the NLL season featured a clash of two New York teams. The Albany FireWolves came into this game needing a win to punch their ticket to a playoff berth in their inaugural season, while the New York Riptide were content to play spoiler. Albany packed on the goals in the second half to win the game 17-9. New York looked comfortable in the first quarter considering…


NLL: FireWolves keep themselves in playoff contention; defeat Wings 11-5

April 18, 2022

In a game with huge playoff implications, the Philadelphia Wings and Albany FireWolves faced off at MVP Arena in an eastern conference clash on Saturday night. After trailing at halftime, the FireWolves came alive in the second half to take an 11-5 victory over the Wings. The game’s opening quarter started with a bang as Matt Rambo danced towards the net sneaking the ball passed Albany’s Doug Jamieson to put…


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: Albany takes down Halifax for the second time this season

March 14, 2022

The Albany FireWolves are the Halifax Thunderbirds’ kryptonite.  Entering Week 15, Halifax had beaten every team they played this season except for Albany. Friday night hey fell 8-7 at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S. They also lost to Albany on Jan. 29 by a score of 8-6 in Albany, N.Y. “We didn’t play our normal game in the second half. I thought in the first half we played really…


NLL: Bandits improve record to 9-1 with OT win over FireWolves

March 8, 2022

In a case of déjà vu, the Albany FireWolves fell again to their in-state rival Buffalo Bandits for the second time in a month. The Bandits beat the FireWolves 12-11 in a back-and-forth Empire State battle that went to OT. Both teams were trading goals all night. There wasn’t a lead larger than two goals during the game. The game’s opening goal came from a whipping Chris Cloutier shot assisted…


NLL: Albany drops second game of weekend

February 23, 2022

In a rematch of their first game of the season, the Toronto Rock got it done again with a 13-9 victory in Albany on Saturday night at MVP Arena. The Rock got on the board first thanks to a rocket shot from Rob Hellyer. The FireWolves answered less than two minutes later from Joe Resetarits. Andrew Kew then scored on the run to give Albany the lead. The two teams…


NLL: Tilted floor works in Bandits’ favour for 13-8 win over FireWolves

February 21, 2022

For the first time this year, the Buffalo Bandits were coming into a game trying to get back to their winning ways. After a tough loss to Toronto last week, Buffalo had a huge challenge in front of them in the gritty Albany FireWolves. Albany, also coming off a loss, is finding their stride as of late and had Buffalo right where they wanted them. A wise person once said…


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…