NLL: Ward’s strong play leads Mammoth over Swarm on the road

December 30, 2019

In what was a back-and-forth affair, the Colorado Mammoth were able to defeat the Georgia Swarm 13-11 on the road Saturday night at Infinite Energy Arena. In the end, it was goaltending that made the difference as Colorado’s Dillon Ward made 36 saves on 51 shots, including multiple huge stops in the final minute. Georgia’s Mike Poulin made 33 saves on 46 shots on goal. “I thought we had some…

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NLL: Rush cruise to 11-4 win over Riptide

December 29, 2019

The Saskatchewan Rush made quick work of the New York Riptide in New York’s home opener, jumping out to an early 6-0 lead and earning an 11-4 victory. The Rush improve to 2-1 with the win while the expansion Riptide continue to struggle, sitting at 0-4 so far. Robert Church sniped the first goal of the game for Saskatchewan at the 3:47 mark of the first quarter. Rookie Holden Garlent…

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NLL: Black Wolves too strong for Riptide

December 28, 2019

The early season woes continued for the expansion New York Riptide on Friday night, as they fell 21-11 to the New England Black Wolves at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Riptide are 0-3 to start their first season, while the Black Wolves improve to 3-0. Things looked very bad to begin the game for New York. After scoring the game’s first two goals, the Riptide collapsed, allowing 11 straight goals. Alex…

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NLL: Mammoth spoil Roughnecks’ banner raising

December 24, 2019

Exacting a small measure of revenge for last year’s playoff exit, the Colorado Mammoth spoiled opening night for the Calgary Roughnecks beating them 8-7 on banner raising night at Scotiabank Saddledome. After killing off a Roughnecks’ two-man advantage, Jordan Gilles scored the overtime winner at 7:11 giving Colorado a well-deserved road victory. Despite the hostile environment and without stars Eli McLaughlin and Dan Coates, Colorado’s young team seemed unphased by…

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NLL: Petterson leads Thunderbirds to win in debut game

December 23, 2019

Clarke Petterson put on a show in his first NLL game. The fifth overall pick in the 2019 draft scored a hat trick and added two assists to lift the Halifax Thunderbirds to a 14-11 win over the Rochester Knighthawks. “It was awesome, playing in the NLL is something that you dream about since you start playing lacrosse. Right since I was two years old,” said Petterson. “That’s why those…

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SEASON PREVIEW: Philadelphia Wings

December 19, 2019

2019 Season in Review Stats Leaders Points – 82 – Kevin Crowley/Kiel Matisz Goals – 35 – Kevin Crowley Assist – 55 – Kiel Matisz Loose Balls – 179 – Trevor Baptiste The Philadelphia Wings’ first season back in the City of Brotherly Love was a rough but growing one for the new franchise. The team finished with a 4-14 record. Eight of the losses were by two goals or…

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NLL: Jones’ 300th point leads Warriors to win

December 18, 2019

Playing each other for the first time in either franchise’s history, the Vancouver Warriors (0-1) took on the New York Riptide (0-1). Both the Warriors and the Riptide entered the night having lost their opening contests two weeks ago with Vancouver falling to the defending NLL champion Calgary Roughnecks 12-7 while New York lost their inaugural game to the Halifax Thunderbirds 12-4. This Saturday night contest went back-and-forth for most…

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Press Release: San Diego Seals to play regular season game on runway of Marine Corps Air Station – Miramar

December 16, 2019

SAN DIEGO SEALS TO PLAY REGULAR-SEASON GAME ON RUNWAY OF MARINE CORPS AIR STATION – MIRAMAR ‘Rumble on the Runway’ will be the First Pro Sporting Event on Active Marine Base in U.S. History   When the 2019-20 National Lacrosse League schedule was released in September, the San Diego Seals suggested a special event of epic magnitude was in store for its home game against the Vancouver Warriors in February….

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NLL: Schreiber, Dawson dominant in Rock win over Seals

December 16, 2019

Dan Dawson had to be a little happier with his second game with the Toronto Rock than his first. The Rock bounced back from their home opener loss to New England with a 13-6 win over the San Diego Seals on Saturday night at Pechanga Arena. The 19-year NLL veteran had a hat trick and one assist and reached the 1400 career point mark. Rock goaltender Nick Rose controlled the…

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NLL: Strong home opener from Swarm sees 12-6 victory

December 16, 2019

Georgia Swarm head coach Ed Comeau secured his 100th career regular season win as the Swarm burned the Philadelphia Wings in a 12-6 victory during their home opener. Comeau joins Derek Keenan, Darrius Kilgour and Troy Cordingley as the only four coaches to have achieved that number of wins in the regular season. Georgia thrived behind a seven-point (4G/3A) performance from Lyle Thompson. Additionally, Shayne Jackson tallied five points (3G/2A)…

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