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…

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NLL: Jeff Teat becomes the new all-time rookie assists and points leader

April 26, 2022

It’s Jeff Teat’s world, and the rest of us are just living in it. Teat made NLL history on Saturday night, breaking both the all-time rookie assists and points records. He has one game left in the season to add onto his current totals to set the final mark to beat for the next generation. With numbers like these, though, the records will stand for a very long time. It’s…

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NLL: Records fall but so do the Riptide as postseason bid ends

April 25, 2022

Records fell on Saturday night, but so too did the New York Riptide. Their bid for a postseason berth came to an end at the hands of the Halifax Thunderbirds in a 16-13 loss at Nassau Coliseum. The Riptide’s record sits at 6-11, although they have one more game to play against Albany next Saturday. During the game, Jeff Teat broke the all-time rookie records for assists and points, and…

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NLL: Riptide win big for second game in a row

April 19, 2022

The New York Riptide remain in playoff contention after another strong showing on the weekend, defeating the Rochester Knighthawks 15-7 at Nassau Coliseum. After the NLL’s week 20, only two teams have clinched playoff spots in the East. Halifax, Georgia, Albany and Philadelphia stand in New York’s way, but with two games left for most teams, anything can still happen. It could be settled this coming week, or it could…

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NLL: Bandits first home loss of season comes at hands of Jeff Teat and NY Riptide

April 11, 2022

All season long, the Buffalo Bandits have been on top of the mountain. Very rarely do other teams absolutely dominate the Bandits in every facet of the game. In addition, this season opposing teams don’t come into Buffalo and win, period.   But the New York Riptide came into KeyBank Center Saturday afternoon and blew the doors off the building, 15-12, handing the Bandits their first home loss of the season….

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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…

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NLL: Riptide score first home win of the season in dramatic fashion

March 1, 2022

Anything can happen in the NLL, and the New York Riptide are proof of that statement. The Long Island boys pulled off a 14-13 win over the Toronto Rock on Saturday night at Nassau Coliseum, just their second of the season. How crazy is this? The Rock defeated the first place Buffalo Bandits just two weeks ago. This week they lost to the last place Riptide. That speaks volumes of…

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NLL: Thunderbirds defeat Riptide in temporary Hamilton home

February 8, 2022

The Halifax Thunderbirds defeat the New York Riptide 13-10 in the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ont. Friday night.  This was a home game for Halifax, but they played in Hamilton because Covid restrictions in Nova Scotia prevent games at any level to be played.  “Everyone is comfortable with each other, it makes playing in random environments pretty easy,” said Halifax forward Kyle Jackson. “Whether it is an away game, a…

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NLL: Riptide lose heartbreaker to Bandits in OT

February 2, 2022

The New York Riptide deserved better. Seventeen goals should be enough to win a lacrosse game. But not, it seems, if you’re playing the Buffalo Bandits. The Bandits took the game 18-17, and remain undefeated at 5-0 while the Riptide are still stuck at just one win and in last place. After an amazing fourth quarter comeback that saw the Riptide score six goals in a row for a 17-14…

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NLL: Wings falter and hand Riptide first win of the season

January 26, 2022

The New York Riptide fought the current and pulled out a win on a chilly Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia. This victory was the first for the New York Riptide as they pulled out a 13-12 victory at the end of the afternoon. The Wings were coming off an exciting win over Rochester just a few hours earlier. Connor Kearnan capitalized on the double teams and triple teams given to Jeff…

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