Boston Cannons and Chesapeake Bayhawks Battle for First

June 22, 2012

Tomorrow night, the Boston Cannons and Chesapeake Bayhawks will battle for first place in Major League Lacrosse. It is the first time the Cannons (5-2) have faced the Hawks (6-1) The Bayhawks won last week in a tight, one goal game against the Hamilton Nationals. Meanwhile, the Cannons blew out the hapless Charlotte Hounds by a score of 16-8 to snap their two game losing streak. Matt Poskay has been…

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One on One With: David Earl

Last night I spoke with Hamilton Nationals midfielder David Earl about the season thus far, the game against the Rattlers this week and what to expect from the Nats going forward. What has this season been like for you? : Season is just getting going for us. We are a team with obviously a lot of NLL players so this is the time of the year when we all start…

June 21, 2012
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Major League Lacrosse Injury Report

June 21, 2012

With four games of action in Major League Lacrosse this week, let’s take a look at the injuries for this week. * Scott Rodgers, the Hamilton Nationals goaltender, will return this week after missing the last game with heat stroke. Brett Queener and Brent Herbst split time in net for the Nats last weekend in their loss to the Chesapeake Bayhawks. * Mark Matthews, a Denver Outlaws rookie, will also…

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Rattlers to Honor Rochester Knighthawks Championship

Rochester Knighthawks fans can celebrate the 2012 National Lacrosse League Championship Saturday night at Sahlen’s Stadium. Members of the World Championship Knighthawks will be on hand with the Champion’s Cup, as the Rochester Rattlers host the Hamilton Nationals in Major League Lacrosse action. In recognition of the Knighthawks’ championship season, the Rattlers are offering lacrosse fans discounted tickets to the 7:00 p.m. contest on Saturday, June 23rd. Tickets are only…

June 20, 2012
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MLL’s 3 Stars of the Week

June 20, 2012

Each week Major League Lacrosse gives out awards to the best players from the past week. This week we have three awards, one for Offensive Player of the Week, one for Defensive Player of the Week, and lastly Rookie of the Week. Lets go one, by one, and spotlight the recipient of each award and some of what they have done to deserve the award. Lets start with he MLL…

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One on One with Jeremy Boltus

Yesterday I spoke with Jeremy Boltus of the Charlotte Hounds. Here is what he had to say. What has this season been like? : This season has been quite a roller coaster for myself.  It all started in doubt of whether I could actually play this season or not, and I ended up finding out about a few weeks before our first game when I arrived in Oklahoma.  As everyone…

June 20, 2012
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Casey Powell Suspended One Game by MLL

Hamilton Nationals attackman Casey Powell will be suspended one game by Major League Lacrosse for a hit he had on the Chesapeake Bayhawks last week. That means he will be unavailable to the Nationals this weekend when they take on the Rochester Rattlers. This season, Powell has three games, where he has four goals and two assists to add up to six points. Powell skipped NLL season with the Rochester…

June 20, 2012
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Mike Stone Blog: Cannons Snap the Streak

We finally stopped the losing streak and started playing as a team again! Charlotte is a very difficult team to match up against because they have a tremendously talented roster, and while though their record might not show it, they are going to gel soon and be a tough team to stop. We went into Charlotte riding a 2 game losing streak, so it was a delicate situation to make…

June 19, 2012
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Jordan Burke Continues MLL Domination

June 19, 2012

Jordan Burke was not an MLL all star last season. He ended up being the Championship game MVP, and taking home the Steinfeld Cup with the World Champion Boston Cannons. This season, his domination of Major League Lacrosse continues. He has played 416 minutes this season in net, and he leads MLL with a goals against average of 9.36. In second place is TC DiBartolo, who has played just 140…

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Hounds and Machine Unit by Unit

Battle of the new franchises is upon us, again. This time though, there are new factors at play. Teams have altered their rosters and get to try different game plans. Charlotte, standing at 1-6, has the edge with an early season 18-15 win over Ohio. The Machine’s record is at 1-5, with their only win coming over Rochester. The Hounds have come close to a couple wins, losing by one…

June 19, 2012
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