NLL: Bandits secure first place

April 24, 2019

There’s no place like home, especially during the playoffs. For the Buffalo Bandits, they’ll enjoy being home for as long as they’re in the postseason as their 12-6 win over the New England Black Wolves and the Philadelphia Wings’ 19-14 victory over the Georgia Swarm clinched home floor advantage for Buffalo. Their first-round matchup will be against the Black Wolves on Saturday, May 4th at 7:30 p.m. Head coach John Tavares…

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NLL: Roughnecks demolish Rush 18-8

April 24, 2019

The Calgary Roughnecks closed out their 2019 regular season campaign in front of a sellout crowd of 19,289 and delivered the type of game that coaches and players work towards all season long. With a resounding 18-8 victory over the reigning champs from Saskatchewan, Calgary finishes the season with their first winning record since 2014 as well as their first series win against the Rush since 2013. “I thought all…

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NLL: Knighthawks’ streak up to four

April 23, 2019

Saturday night the Rochester Knighthawks (6-11) not only defeated the Vancouver Warriors (5-12) 18-6, but they also eliminated them from playoff contention in front of 5,376 fans at the Blue Cross Arena. It was the Knighthawks’ fourth win in a row. Right from the start the Knighthawks jumped all over goalie Aaron Bold and the Warriors. Mike Burke and Austin Shanks both scored in the first 43 seconds of the…

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NLL: Rare Wings win keeps Swarm in second place

April 23, 2019

In their final regular season game of the season, the Georgia Swarm dropped a tough game to the Philadelphia Wings 19-14 that cost them first place in the NLL. They will finish as the Eastern Division’s second seed and host the Toronto Rock on Monday, May 6th in the NLL’s first round of playoffs. The Wings, who finish their season with a 4-14 record, used an early offensive run to help…

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NLL: Seals sweep season series over Mammoth

April 22, 2019

The San Diego Seals landed home field advantage for their first ever playoff run in their inaugural season by sweeping the season series against the Colorado Mammoth with their 12-7 win on Friday night at Pechanga Arena. San Diego also defeated the Mammoth 13-10 in March. The Mammoth clinched the final Western Division playoff spot via Vancouver’s loss on Saturday. Patrick Merrill, head coach of the Seals, remarked, ” We…

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NLL: Knighthawks look to extend win streak against Warriors

April 19, 2019

The Rochester Knighthawks are back at Blue Cross Arena this weekend to face off against the Vancouver Warriors, a team who they are currently tied with. They have identical 5-11 records, though only the Warriors are still chasing a playoff spot. Both teams have underperformed this season and will need to re-strategize over the offseason in order to improve. Rochester proved themselves this past weekend against the Mammoth with a…

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NLL: Mammoth will face Staats-less Seals’ squad this weekend

April 18, 2019

The Mammoth move into this weekend to face the Western Division’s second place team in the San Diego Seals on Friday night. Though the Seals are a new team in the league, their performance this season indicates their growing pains were minimal. Indeed, most of their players would tell you they haven’t ever thought of themselves as an expansion franchise. A high-performance offence matched with a formidable defence has helped…

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NLL: Jackson’s OT goal gives Knighthawks third-straight win

April 17, 2019

The Loud House experienced a dramatic ending to the Colorado Mammoth and Rochester Knighthawks game on Friday night. The Mammoth would force the visiting Knighthawks to overtime only to fall short 10-9 due to a controversial goal from Kyle Jackson (#47). Moments after Mammoth play-by-play man Jamie Shewchuk stated that the Knighthawks were barely holding on, Jackson battled down into the crease, scoring the potential game–winning goal. The play was…

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NLL: Wings fried in Vancouver 19-12

April 17, 2019

Sunday afternoon the Philadelphia Wings (3-14) were embarrassed by the Vancouver Warriors (5-11) 19-11. This was Philadelphia’s second game in as many nights. Saturday night they fell to Saskatchewan after allowing the Rush to outscore them 7-0 in the final quarter to turn an 11-9 deficit to a 16-11 victory. Philadelphia started quick on Sunday, scoring in the first 17 seconds of the game, but then it seemed like someone…

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