Re-Lax™ Pocket Maker™ Changes Lacrosse

Introduced at the National Lacrosse Convention this January in Philadelphia, Re-Lax Pocket Maker is an instant nylon conditioner that breaks in a lacrosse pocket in seconds!  This patent-pending formula penetrates the mesh to condition and enhance its properties.  Hard mesh is immediately transformed from being stiff and ungiving to soft and stretchy.  A pocket is then easily formed whether it’s custom or pre-strung.   Using Re-Lax is simple.  Spray it…

January 28, 2014

ILWT Staff Predictions of NLL Week Five

Here it is folks! What are your thoughts? Name Rochester vs Buffalo Colorado vs Calgary Vancouver vs Edmonton Ian Neadle     Marisa Ingemi       Dan Pattison   Di Miller       Nicole Sulinski       Jim Flannery       Rocco Granato       Agnes Reis       Patty Gregoire       Jordan Hernandez       Steve Nicholls      …

January 25, 2014

ILWT Staff: NLL Predictions Week 4

It’s going to be yet another busy weekend in the National Lacrosse League. Many teams are set up for close, down to the wire games while others are expected to be blowouts. Here are the predictions from the staff here at ILWT: Dan Pattison’s Predictions: Rush over Roughnecks Stealth over Mammoth Wings over Swarm Rock over Knighthawks Roughnecks over Stealth Bandits over Mammoth Swarm over Wings

January 17, 2014

ESPN: Worldwide Leader in Sports

Hockey, soccer, lacrosse, and water polo have the most consistent action with the fewest breaks. They are also the least exposed via ESPN. When was the last time anyone watched lacrosse on ESPN? (NCAA Final Four doesn’t count!) Field lacrosse is a difficult style to cover, due to the ball being so tiny in comparison to bodies, speed of the game, and the distances between cameramen and the action. Indoor…

January 8, 2014

NLL Game Picks: Week Two

This week’s NLL game picks are in! We have two National Lacrosse League games on tap for week two with the Vancouver Stealth opening on the road at 0-1 Colorado and the Calgary Roughnecks and Toronto Rock both starting their seasons. Last week Colorado lost to Edmonton, so that’s all we have to go off of with them; the rest of the teams we have only seen in the pre…

January 3, 2014

NLL Game Picks: Week One

Week one of the National Lacrosse League season is here and we have our game picks ready to go. Three games are on tap with Minnesota at Rochester, Philadelphia at Buffalo and Edmonton at Colorado. Send your game picks to us via twitter @LacrosseWeTrust or leave them in the comments.

December 28, 2013

NLL 2014 Season Predictions

December 27, 2013

With the NLL season quickly arriving, us here at ILWT made our season predictions, so check them out! Champion Marisa Ingemi- Rochester Knighthawks Alex Urquhart- Minnesota Swarm Ian Neadle- Calgary Roughnecks David Ashby- Vancouver Stealth Dan Pattison- Calgary Roughnecks Jim Flannery- Toronto Rock Brendan Staudt- Rochester Knighthawks Rocco Granato- Rochester Knighthawks Agnes Reis- Minnesota Swarm Brian Davies- Toronto Rock


Ten NLL Stories to Watch in 2014

The 2014 NLL season is almost upon us and there are plenty of storylines to go around. Below our staff goes over the ten most interesting things to watch as the season opens on Saturday. Number Ten- Troy Cordingley in Buffalo As a Philadelphia Eagles (NFL) fan, and underdog supporter in general, I’m pulling for Troy Cordingley of the Buffalo Bandits this season.I do not expect the Bandits to make…

December 26, 2013

Neadle: Is Penney Really a Good Fit for Buffalo?

November 7, 2013

I like to consider myself an optimistic and sympathetic person. In addition, I find myself very analytical.   On the latter subject of analysis, what in the lacrosse god’s name were the Bandits thinking when drafting Eric Penney this year? As my favorite NFL Monday Night Countdown hosts like to say, “C’mon, man!”   The kid is 19 years old out of Rexdale, Ontario, a metropolitan area sitting geographically north…


Neadle: How Does New CBA Help?

October 31, 2013

  Here is the new CBA in a nutshell according to myself:   Players are locked into same salaries for more playing time Teams pay penalties for salary cap overages, which get circulated to other teams staying below cap All this to promote and grow the National Lacrosse League in America       The new Collective Bargaining Agreement compromised between the NLL and the Professional Lacrosse Players’ Association (PLPA) involved…