NLL: Rock clinch third with win over Black Wolves

April 16, 2019

The Toronto Rock’s home floor one-goal-winning games have come to be the norm, and Friday night was no exception as the 11-6 club took down the 8-8 New England Black Wolves 13-12 at Scotiabank Arena. The win solidifies at least third place for the Rock, who still have their sights set on a home playoff date. Eight times this season Toronto has been on either the winning of losing side…

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Press Release: New York Riptide continue to build front office staff

April 16, 2019

NEW YORK, April 15, 2019 – The New York Riptide announced today two new hires as they continue to build the front office staff led by Head Coach and General Manager Regy Thorpe. Brian Hobart joins the Riptide as Director of Scouting and Jake Henhawk was named Director of Player Development for the National Lacrosse League (NLL) franchise. Hobart and Henhawk will report to Lance Basler, Assistant General Manager and…

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NLL: Roughnecks win barnburner over Swarm

April 15, 2019

Friday night was a great night to be a National Lacrosse League fan. The evening featured three games across the league that were all decided by a single goal. In Calgary, fans were treated to a barnburner that was ultimately decided by a late shorthanded goal from Curtis Dickson propelling the Roughnecks over the Georgia Swarm by a score of 14-13. After a short feeling-out process to start the game,…

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NLL: Rush find second wind to beat Wings

April 15, 2019

The Saskatchewan Rush shut out the Philadelphia Wings in the fourth quarter to win on Saturday by a score of 16-11 after being down by two goals at Sasktel Centre. It was the Rush’s second game of the weekend, their first a 14-8 win in San Diego Friday night. After the weekend, they’re now a full game ahead of the Seals for first place in the NLL’s Western Division. “It…

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NLL: Strong 3rd period gives Rush 14-8 win, first place over Seals

April 14, 2019

In a battle for first place in the NLL West Division Friday night, the Saskatchewan Rush defeated the San Diego Seals 14-8. The victory moved the Rush (9-6) a half game ahead of the Seals (9-7) for first. In an otherwise very even contest, it was the third period that decided the game, as the Rush exploded for seven goals—fully half of their game total. Saskatchewan and San Diego battled…

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NLL: Hill backstops Knighthawks to second-straight victory

April 9, 2019

The Rochester Knighthawks did their part, but their 12-10 win over the Toronto Rock on Saturday night at Blue Cross Arena wasn’t enough to secure them a playoff spot. The New England Black Wolves’ win over San Diego meant the ‘Wolves took the last Eastern Division playoff spot. The Knighthawks played spoiler, though, although it probably gave them little comfort once they stepped off the floor and heard the score…

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NLL: Slade the OT hero as Rock down Bandits

April 9, 2019

Overtime heroics by Brandon Slade of the Toronto Rock earned the team a season series sweep of their Eastern Division rivals – the Buffalo Bandits – in a thrilling 12-11 victory on Friday night at Scotiabank Arena. In two monumental moments, Slade scored two pivotal goals for the Rock as he tied the game at 11 with 3:03 left to play in the fourth. That would serve as a mere…

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