NLL: Rock take backbreaker over winless Knighthawks

January 14, 2020

Saturday night the Toronto Rock (3-1) won their third straight game by defeating the Rochester Knighthawks (0-4) 13-12 at Scotiabank Arena in front of 8,685 fans. With the win, Toronto has also secured the season series tie breaker versus Rochester should the teams finish with the same record. Back on December 28th the Rock came up victorious 14-11 in Rochester. Rob Hellyer led the way for the Rock (3G/3A). He became…

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NLL: Swarm stumble at home

January 13, 2020

The Georgia Swarm lost their second consecutive game at home on Saturday night, falling 16-10 against the Buffalo Bandits. Both teams came into the game after suffering home losses two weeks prior. It was Lacrosse Out Cancer night in Georgia with the team wearing special uniforms. From early on, this game was a one-sided affair. Buffalo came out firing on all cylinders and took advantage of an uncharacteristically bad Georgia…

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NLL: Wings continue win streak in home opener

January 13, 2020

Friday night the Philadelphia Wings (3-1) returned home and put an 18-10 beat down on the Vancouver Warriors (1-4) in front of 9,676 fans at the Wells Fargo Center. After starting the season on the road for the first three contests the Wings were happy to come home for some good home cooking. After finishing 4-14 last season the Wings came out to show the last two weeks weren’t a…

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NLL: Wings get second win in a row

January 9, 2020

Saturday night the Philadelphia Wings (2-1) defeated the New York Riptide (0-5) 15-12 in front of 5,019 at NYCB Live. It was their second win in a row ahead of their home opener this Friday at Wells Fargo Center. Kevin Buchanan started the Wings off quick by scoring 33 seconds into the contest. But the Riptide started to click on both sides of the ball. Jake Fox’s first NLL goal…

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NLL: Mammoth continue win streak at home

January 8, 2020

After spending the month of December on the road the Colorado Mammoth returned to the Loud House and the loudest fans in the NLL. The team was coming off back-to-back road wins and extended their streak to three total games with a 13-9 win over the Vancouver Warriors. Keegan Bal would get the first goal of the game for the Warriors scoring at 11:42 of the first quarter. Vancouver scored…

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NLL: Thunderbirds improve to 3-0 with win over Bandits

January 2, 2020

The Halifax Thunderbirds completely dominated the Buffalo Bandits for two quarters and tied one quarter to end up with the 15-10 win on Saturday night at Keybank Center. They move to a 3-0 record while Buffalo drops to 1-1 on the season. Buffalo scored quickly to go up 2-0. However, the Thunderbirds found their footing and went on a 4-0 run before Buffalo recovered and replied with Ian MacKay and…

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NLL: Second consecutive road win for Rock

January 1, 2020

Saturday night the Toronto Rock (2-1) took a short trip over the border to defeat the new Rochester Knighthawks (0-3) 14-11 in front of 5,036 in attendance at Blue Cross Arena. Toronto started out quick, scoring three times in each of the first two quarters, then going on cruise control after a six-goal outburst in the third. “It was a good result,” said Rock head coach Matt Sawyer in his…

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NLL: Last-second heroics from Rambo lifts Philadelphia over Calgary

January 1, 2020

In their first ever visit to Scotiabank Saddledome, the Philadelphia Wings must have wondered if they had shown up to the wrong venue. With no sign of the hosts, Philadelphia made themselves at home and patiently waited and wondered if their late-night date would appear. Hot from the YYC airport, the hometown Roughnecks piled off the team bus and right into their second game in 24 hours. At 10:26 p.m….

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NLL: Roughnecks drop Seals with big road win

December 31, 2019

Friday night the Calgary Roughnecks (2-1) defeated the San Diego Seals (0-3) 16-11 in front of 4,088 fans at Pechanga Arena. After a defensive first quarter which saw Calgary lead 2-1, the teams started to play offense by scoring eight goals combined in quarter two. With Calgary trailing 5-3 alternate captain Curtis Dickson would start a six-goal run that would go to the 11-minute mark of the third quarter. Dickson’s…

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NLL: Brodie Merrill gets San Diego Seals their first victory of the season

December 31, 2019

The Vancouver Warriors hosted the San Diego Seals in a thrilling back and forth affair, which saw the Seals edge out the Warriors 11-10 thanks to a breakaway goal by Brodie Merrill just before the two minute mark of overtime. It was San Diego’s first win of the season, putting them at 1-3, while Vancouver’s record now stands at 1-2. The two hold fourth and fifth place in the NLL’s…

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