NLL Season in Review: Saskatchewan Rush

July 7, 2019

Most teams would consider finishing the regular season in first place to be a success, especially after a bit of upheaval in the organization. But most teams aren’t the Saskatchewan Rush. The 2019 season saw the Rush miss the NLL finals for the first time since 2015 when they won their very first title while still located in Edmonton. This year they were bounced from the postseason in the first round,…

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NLL Protected Player Lists – 2019

June 26, 2019

NLL Announces Protected Player Lists Ahead of Expansion Draft New York and Rochester to make selections on July 9th PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League has released the protected players list from each team in advance of the 2019 Expansion Draft on July 9th. The Rochester Knighthawks hold the first overall selection in the 2019 Expansion Draft as a result of the Expansion Draft Coin Toss. The New York…

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NLL Season in Review: Georgia Swarm

June 14, 2019

While the 2019 season was the first since 2016 in which the Georgia Swarm got knocked out of the playoffs in the division semifinals (first round) it can still be defined as a successful one, even through the ups and downs. Season In Review Georgia started the season on a four-game winning streak before hitting a rough patch in mid-January, losing back-to-back games in the same weekend. That two-game losing…

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Press Release: NLL’s new Knighthawks reveal logo

May 30, 2019

NLL’s Rochester Knighthawks Announce Logo & Staff Knighthawks are set to begin a new era in Rochester  PHILADELPHIA, May 29, 2019 – The National Lacrosse League, in conjunction with the Rochester Knighthawks, unveiled today the team’s logo and operations staff during a franchise launch event at the Blue Cross Arena. Under the ownership of Pegula Sports and Entertainment (PSE), the Knighthawks enter their inaugural campaign as one of two expansion…

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NLL: Duch’s OT goal wins NLL Cup for Calgary Roughnecks

May 29, 2019

On the biggest stage and under the brightest lights, the Calgary Roughnecks and Buffalo Bandits delivered an exceptional performance worthy of a NLL Championship. It only seemed fitting that 60 minutes wouldn’t be enough time to determine a winner. At the 1:12 mark of overtime, the ball found its way into the stick of 11-year veteran Rhys Duch and he did what he’s done his entire career. With his signature…

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NLL: Riptide to choose first in entry draft

May 21, 2019

Saturday night the National Lacrosse League held a coin toss between the New York Riptide and Rochester Knighthawks to determine which of the 2019-2020 expansion teams would pick first in the entry and expansion drafts. The Riptide won the toss and elected to choose first in September’s entry draft, while the Knighthawks will choose first in the expansion draft next month. Opinions differ on whether the entry or expansion draft…

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NLL: Del Bianco shines in Roughnecks’ game one win over Bandits

May 20, 2019

Winning came easily to the Buffalo Bandits this season, and they got hooked on the highs that came with the success of their 14-4 regular season. It was a harder road for the Calgary Roughnecks, however, to the NLL Cup best-of-three final series. The adversity they faced during a 10-8 season grizzled them. It made them even hungrier in the Bandits, and it showed in their 10-7 win in the…

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Press Release: Bandits announce Party in the Plaza and player arrivals

May 15, 2019

BUFFALO, N.Y. (May 14, 2019) — The Buffalo Bandits today announced the team will host a Party in the Plaza on May 18 beginning at 5 p.m. prior to Game 1 of the NLL Finals against the Calgary Roughnecks. The event will feature Orange Carpet Arrivals presented by Towne Mazda. Fans are invited to line up along the orange carpet and welcome the Bandits players as they proceed across the plaza…

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