NLL: Wings edge out Bandits 7-6

February 19, 2020

Saturday night the Philadelphia Wings (5-3) shuffled their way to a 7-6 victory over their arch nemesis Buffalo Bandits (6-3) in front of 12,459 fans at KeyBank Center. Buffalo was without two big components of their offense in Dhane Smith and Chase Fraser. Liam Patten, a second year defenseman with the Wings, started the ball rolling by scoring on transition and beating Matt Vinc. Garrett Billings would put the ball…

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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: Jones’ OT winner lifts Warriors past Knighthawks

February 14, 2020

Sunday afternoon the Rochester Knighthawks (1-7) fell to the Vancouver Warriors (4-5) in overtime by a score of 11-10 in front of 4,063 at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. This was the second consecutive loss by the Knighthawks in overtime (January 31st loss to Buffalo 16-15). The Knighthawks have now lost five games by a margin of three goals or fewer. Joel McCready and Mitch Jones tallied four goals apiece…

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NLL: Rock knock off Bandits in Sunday matinee

February 12, 2020

One of the fiercest NLL rivalries over the years has been the Toronto Rock and Buffalo Bandits. Coming into the latest instalment of this feud, the Rock had only lost one divisional matchup this season, that coming against the Bandits, a 10-8 loss in Buffalo on January 18th. It was time for the tables to turn, and the Rock’s full team effort resulted in a 13-9 win on Sunday afternoon…

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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: 90s throwback night had Warriors wishing they could turn back time

February 8, 2020

It was 90’s throwback night at Rogers Arena as the Vancouver Warriors hosted the Buffalo Bandits on Friday night. The fans came dressed in an array of graphic t-shirts, neon, flannel and low-rise sneakers. Britney, the Backstreet Boys and Will Smith all had cameos on the jumbotron. And after the first quarter the hometown Warriors wished that they could also turn back time. Coming into the game both teams were…

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NLL: Small’s OT winner lifts Bandits over Knighthawks

February 5, 2020

Buffalo and Rochester played a wild game on Friday night at Keybank Center with the Bandits prevailing 16-15 in overtime. Buffalo led 7-3 at half but Rochester led 11-9 after a strong third quarter. The fourth was back-and-fourth with Chris Cloutier potting the tying goal with eight seconds left to go, whipping a crazy sidearm shot through traffic. Corey Small won it 1:53 into the extra frame with a lightning…

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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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