NLL: Rochester shocks Calgary 15-7 for fourth win of season

April 23, 2022

Woah. Where did these Rochester Knighthawks come from and where have they been all season? Friday night the Knighthawks picked up their best win over the season – and just fourth overall – 15-7 over the Calgary Roughnecks, who had come into Blue Cross Arena on a five-game winning streak. Calgary had been looking to sew up a home playoff game but will have to wait until next week to…

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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 secure home floor and NLL’s top seed with win in Georgia

April 19, 2022

The expression is simple: third time’s a charm. Saturday night, the Buffalo Bandits had their third crack at locking up home floor advantage throughout the playoffs. It’s late in the year, injuries have been prevalent over the course of the last couple weeks, but the boys in the orange and black were up to the task. Buffalo came into “Sting City” in Duluth, Georgia with quite the chip on their…

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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…

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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: Dawson sets all-time career assists mark as Rock defeat Knighthawks

April 11, 2022

The Rochester Knighthawks led the Toronto Rock for 56:50 on Saturday night, but not when the final horn sounded. The Rock captured their third straight win 11-9 in Rochester, extending the Hawks losing streak to seven games. Once again, Toronto played without Rob Hellyer. Only five of their 11 goals were scored by traditional forwards, including an empty netter by Dan Craig, his second of the game. Tom Schreiber also…

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NLL: Mammoth best league-leading Bandits at Loud House

April 4, 2022

Coming into Saturday’s contest, the Buffalo Bandits would be playing their fourth game in eight days. They won the first three in that stretch and were riding a seven-game winning streak. Arguably, the Bandits’ toughest game in that span would come at the hands of the Colorado Mammoth. Colorado is a fast, young, well-coached team, who sits comfortably in the second spot in the West Division standings. Ball Arena in…

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NLL: Halifax snaps four-game losing skid in win over Rochester

April 4, 2022

The Halifax Thunderbirds ended their four game losing streak, beating the Rochester Knighthawks 11-7 on Friday night at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S. “I think we definitely had to work and earn that win; we definitely needed it,” said Halifax goalie Warren Hill. “I think that truthfully (Rochester) probably smelled blood in the water, we basically had to get back to the fundamentals and play a solid 60 minutes. It’s…

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NLL: Wings can’t get past strong Bandits team in Thursday tilt

April 2, 2022

The Buffalo Bandits came to Philadelphia on Thursday night and continued to show why they are one of the strongest teams in the league. They displayed the kind of offensive, defensive and goaltending prowess they have shown this season. The scoreboard showed 17-12; but it was all Buffalo.Buffalo jumped up 7-2 in the first quarter and the Philadelphia boos rained down. The second quarter was not the offensive thriller Wings’…

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NLL: Halifax loses second game of the weekend to Buffalo

March 31, 2022

The Halifax Thunderbirds dropped their fourth straight game, losing to the Buffalo Bandits 16-11 on Sunday evening at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S. It was the Thunderbirds’ second straight loss to Buffalo this weekend, losing to them by the same score on Saturday afternoon.   “We need to take all the things that we learned over the past couple of weeks. All the mistakes that we made that cost us,…

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