Attwood, Van Every Released; Hartzell Protected, Hawksbee Hold Out

December 1, 2012

With NLL training camps now active around the league, transactions will come fast and furious in the coming weeks. A few of those moves came last night. The Rochester Knighthawks released rookie Chris Attwood and free agent signee Torey Van Every. Both participated in the rookie and free agent camp last weekend. Meanwhile, the Colorado Mammoth, who open camp today, have placed defenseman Ian Hawksbee on their hold out list….

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NLL Training Camp Preview: Philadelphia Wings

November 30, 2012

As the Wings head into the start of camp this weekend the memory of losing six in a row (including playoff games) still lingers in the minds of players and fans. So you ask yourself; What can be done so this doesn’t happen again?  Enter Jimmy Butler.  Butler is the mastermind who helped build the Titans. In 2009, the Titans went to the East Conference finals to only fall 15-10…

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NLL Training Camp Preview: Washington Stealth

November 30, 2012

The Washington Stealth struggled in 2012 with a 4-12 record but as they head into training camp they are hoping to turn things around. The Stealth held their preseason tryout last week and have identified five players who stood out above the rest and signed them to 1 year deals. The Stealth signed transition players Drew Snider and Mitch McMichael, defender Ben McCullough and forward Mark Negrin, as well as…

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NLL Training Camp Preview: Calgary Roughnecks

November 30, 2012

Calgary has had one of the best records in the NLL in all of the past three seasons, but has not made it to the NLL Championship. They have a new head coach and are in their second year under new ownership, and players feel now is the time for the team to step up. Offense The right side of the offense is built of Scott Ranger, Curtis Dickson  and…

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Swarm Open Second Session of Camp With Seven Walk Ons

November 30, 2012

After the first training camp session of the season for the Minnesota Swarm yesterday, they have brought on nine rookies and six free agents. The rookies who moved on were Shayne Jackson, Kiel Matisz, Mike Teeter, Brock Sorensen, Matt Gibson, Chris Cudmore, Tyler Tanguay, Bryan Campbell, Zach Higgins and Alex Crepinsek. Matisz, Sorensen, Jackson and Crepisnek were all first round picks for the Swarm, with second overall pick Sorensen signing…

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Stealth Sign Sorensen, Duch

November 30, 2012

The Washington Stealth have signed NLL veterans Kyle Sorensen and Rhys Duch each to one-year agreements pending league approval.   Sorensen (Peterborough, Ont.) is a six-year NLL veteran that was recently named Stealth team captain for 2013, while Duch (Victoria, B.C.), the team’s assistant captain, is a two-time NLL All-Pro that has come to be known in his five years of play as one of the league’s most prolific scoring…

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NLL Training Camp Preview: Minnesota Swarm

November 29, 2012

Today the Minnesota Swarm open up shop in Oakville, Ontario at the Toronto Rock Athletic Center. 2012 saw Minnesota playing tug of war throughout the season, back and forth with winning and losing. Before their engagement into the rigorous sessions of training that the Swarm are about to embark on, they were able to sign their first round pick out of Bucknell, Brock Sorenson (1st round, 2nd overall), along with…

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Report: Scott Evans Signs in Toronto

November 29, 2012

According to ILIndoor.com, recently released righty forward Scott Evans has signed with the Toronto Rock. Evans was released from the Edmonton Rush earlier in the week. Evans was second on the Rush in goals last season with 23 but did not play in the final regular season games or in the playoffs, where the Rush made it to the Championship game. However, he had a strong Mann Cup with the…

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Rock Name Dave Pym Western Scout

November 29, 2012

Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced the addition of Dave Pym as Western Canadian Scout.  Pym was most recently the head coach of the Calgary Roughnecks who finished 2012 with the best regular season record in the NLL. The former Calgary bench boss was an assistant to Rock head coach Troy Cordingley, also standing alongside Sanderson, in 2009 with a Roughnecks squad that captured the Champion’s Cup. Cordingley…

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Which Philadelphia Players Will Spread Their Wings in 2013

November 29, 2012

As we enter year 27 of the N.L.L. for the Philadelphia Wings, fans are asking will this be the year. After finishing 7-9 in the regular season, and suffering a first round defeat to the eventual champion Rochester Knighthawks, we ask ourselves which Philadelphia Wing will the opponents need to look out for. After a 103 pt season (3rd overall) and breaking the all-time assist record at 78, only to…

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