NLL: Teat leads exceptionally strong Riptide draft class

September 23, 2020

With all the hype that Jeff Teat is bringing to the New York Riptide, it’s a shame that he won’t actually be suiting up until the 2021-22 season. When the NCAA granted a fifth year of playing eligibility to senior students to complete their collegiate careers, Teat decided to return to Cornell for one more shot at a championship with the Big Red. Another year of preparation isn’t necessary for…

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NLL: Seven players on the move after trades during draft

September 18, 2020

Seven current NLLers have new homes after being traded during Thursday’s NLL draft. First to move was Jeff Wittig, who was sent to the Rochester Knighthawks for the 28th pick in the draft. Witting is a forward who will enter his third year in the league with 13 goals and 16 assists under his belt. Rochester needed to bolster their roster and Witting should start to come into his own…

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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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NLL: Split weekend for Swarm

March 9, 2020

The Georgia Swarm went 1-1 on the weekend as they defeated the New York Riptide on Saturday and lost to the Philadelphia Wings at home on Sunday. Georgia now sits in second place in the East Division with a 7-5 overall record. Against the Riptide, it was a defensive battle and Georgia could not get anything to go on the offensive end. Entering the third trailing 2-1, Georgia started to…

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NLL: Rochester’s Rylan Hartley gets first win

March 5, 2020

Saturday night the Rochester Knighthawks (2-8) survived a late rush by the New York Riptide (1-11) to escape with a 13-12 victory in front of 6,006 fans at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester New York. Rylan Hartley collected his first career NLL victory by stopping 49 of 61 shots including some very crucial saves in the final couple minutes. “I’m just worried about the next shot and focus on…

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NLL: Divisional win for Swarm over Riptide

February 18, 2020

The Georgia Swarm took down divisional foe New York Riptide 14-9 on Saturday night to even up the season series and get revenge for last month’s loss to the Riptide on Long Island. Down in Georgia this time around, the Swarm were buzzin’ the whole game. Tyler Digby got New York on the board first in the opening minutes of the contest, but the defense quickly set in on both…

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NLL: Roughnecks finally get a win at Scotiabank Saddledome

February 12, 2020

In their first ever meeting, it was the Calgary Roughnecks coming away with a 13-9 win over the visiting New York Riptide at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 8. A hat trick by Tyler Pace and a dominant transition game were just what Calgary needed to notch their first home win of the season and end a mini three-game losing streak. One of the main storylines leading up to this game…

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NLL: Seals beat Riptide in battle of the coasts

February 1, 2020

The San Diego Seals are about to take part in the first-ever NLL game in Las Vegas. To get you set up for it, here’s how they fared last game. The Seals soundly defeated the New York Riptide in an East Coast/West Coast battle that was won by the West. New York seemed to have all the pieces, but then the victory was swept away by the Seals. Jean-Luc Chetner…

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NLL: Wings surpass 2019 win count with 14-6 victory over Riptide

January 27, 2020

Friday night the Philadelphia Wings (5-2) defeated the New York Riptide (1-6) 14-6 in front of 7,183 fans at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Local Heroes Appreciation Night. The focus this night for the Riptide would be on Brett Hickey and Zach Higgins who have been on fire. In the last three games Higgins has let in a total of only 18 goals, while the offense has netted…

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