NLL: MacRae’s OT winner gives Riptide first win

January 20, 2020

The New York Riptide defeated the Georgia Swarm to secure a 13-12 home victory at NYCB Live on Saturday night. It was their first win franchise history. New York was able to get a fast break opportunity where Ryan Fournier found Dan MacRae open down the floor 2:10 into the extra period. The game also marked the first time that Georgia has lost more than two games in a row…

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NLL: Wings get second win in a row

January 9, 2020

Saturday night the Philadelphia Wings (2-1) defeated the New York Riptide (0-5) 15-12 in front of 5,019 at NYCB Live. It was their second win in a row ahead of their home opener this Friday at Wells Fargo Center. Kevin Buchanan started the Wings off quick by scoring 33 seconds into the contest. But the Riptide started to click on both sides of the ball. Jake Fox’s first NLL goal…

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NLL: Rush cruise to 11-4 win over Riptide

December 29, 2019

The Saskatchewan Rush made quick work of the New York Riptide in New York’s home opener, jumping out to an early 6-0 lead and earning an 11-4 victory. The Rush improve to 2-1 with the win while the expansion Riptide continue to struggle, sitting at 0-4 so far. Robert Church sniped the first goal of the game for Saskatchewan at the 3:47 mark of the first quarter. Rookie Holden Garlent…

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NLL: Black Wolves too strong for Riptide

December 28, 2019

The early season woes continued for the expansion New York Riptide on Friday night, as they fell 21-11 to the New England Black Wolves at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Riptide are 0-3 to start their first season, while the Black Wolves improve to 3-0. Things looked very bad to begin the game for New York. After scoring the game’s first two goals, the Riptide collapsed, allowing 11 straight goals. Alex…

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NLL: Jones’ 300th point leads Warriors to win

December 18, 2019

Playing each other for the first time in either franchise’s history, the Vancouver Warriors (0-1) took on the New York Riptide (0-1). Both the Warriors and the Riptide entered the night having lost their opening contests two weeks ago with Vancouver falling to the defending NLL champion Calgary Roughnecks 12-7 while New York lost their inaugural game to the Halifax Thunderbirds 12-4. This Saturday night contest went back-and-forth for most…

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NLL: Halifax thunders past New York in debut game

December 9, 2019

The Halifax Thunderbirds brought the thunder as they beat the New York Riptide 12-4 at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax on Saturday night. It was the inaugural game for both sides as Halifax moved from Rochester this season and New York is an expansion franchise. “It was awesome,” said Thunderbirds defender Jake Withers on getting to play in Halifax. “We were expecting a good fan turn out and we got…

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Join the ILWT team!

November 18, 2019

ILWT is looking for new talent to join the team for the upcoming NLL season! We are expanding right along with the NLL and looking to add volunteer writers and photographers in every lacrosse hotbed, covering every level of the game. Current available NLL beats include: Buffalo, Colorado, Halifax, New England, New York, Rochester and San Diego. But don’t let that list stop you – there is lacrosse all over the…

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NLL Draft: Top 10 picks all from north of the border

September 23, 2019

The NLL’s growth in the United States continued this week with the 2019 draft at Xfinity Live in Philadelphia. It was the second consecutive draft held in the city of the league’s headquarters, boosted with the return of the Wings in 2018. Prior to 2018, the draft had been held at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, with a large number of draftees hailing from the Canadian province of…

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NLL: Tyson Gibson selected first overall by New York Riptide in Entry Draft

September 18, 2019

Tyson Gibson became the New York Riptide’s first ever entry draft pick on Tuesday night, going first overall to the NLL expansion club. Gibson is a power forward who is coming off a successful season with the WLA’s Victoria Shamrocks. In his second senior season, he led the Shamrocks in scoring during the recently completed Mann Cup with five goals and 10 assists in five games, while finishing fourth in…

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