NLL: Rock fall out of first place

February 25, 2019

It was a weekend to forget for the Toronto Rock. Not only did they fall to the New England Black Wolves 13-11 at Mohegan Sun Arena, they also fell out of first place in the NLL’s Eastern Division as their loss combined with the Buffalo Bandits’ win puts them a full game back of the Bandits. The Rock had a comfortable 10-7 lead in the fourth but squandered it away…

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NLL: Bandits’ high-octane offence cruises past Knighthawks

February 24, 2019

Friday night the Buffalo Bandits (9-2) defeated the Rochester Knighthawks (2-7) 16-9 and took the I-90 season series 2-1 in front of 6,672 fans at Connor & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena. This was a night dedicated to the first season of Knighthawks’ lacrosse and about a dozen members of the 1995 team where in attendance. Rochester would get the crowd going early with some early opportunities, but…

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Rush Outlast Mammoth for 9-7 Victory

February 23, 2019

The Saskatchewan Rush never trailed last night as they earned a 9-7 win at home over the Colorado Mammoth. The win vaults the defending NLL champions back into first place in the tight West Division, while the struggling Mammoth remain in fourth place in the division. Saskatchewan opened the scoring just three minutes and 20 seconds into the game when Matthew Dinsdale notched a shorthanded tally. Colorado wouldn’t get on the…

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NLL: Rock looking for seventh straight win on Sunday

February 22, 2019

The first place Toronto Rock will be tested on the road by a well-rounded New England Black Wolves team this Sunday afternoon. Budding stars Derek Downs, Nick Chaykowsky and Joel Coyle continue to impress as their time in the NLL progresses. Veterans such as Callum Crawford, Stephan Leblanc and Andrew Suitor bring stability on both sides of the floor not only supporting the young players but also contributing where their…

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NLL: Black Wolves turn tables on Wings

February 21, 2019

The Philadelphia Wings (2-8) were looking for their first two game winning streak of the season, but the New England Black Wolves (5-4) had other plans as they drubbed the Wings 17-11 in the back end of a home-and-home matchup Sunday. This game picked up right where the teams left off Saturday night with some hard hitting and it took just 15 seconds for both teams to have two men…

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NLL: The “Manney” faces of New England’s captain

February 19, 2019

Brett Manney is a staple of U.S. Lacrosse. From Newton, PA, he is one of the strongest defensive players to come out of the United States recently and has had quite the successful indoor career. Manney quickly adapted his University of Delaware style play when he decided to enter the world of box lacrosse. From his start in San Jose to his days in Philadelphia, Brett Manney successfully grew into…

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NLL: Bandits come from behind over Roughnecks

February 19, 2019

The Calgary Roughnecks would have been happy with a three-quarter game on Saturday night at KeyBank Center, considering they led the game for 45 minutes. But lacrosse has four quarters, and the Buffalo Bandits pushed hard in the fourth to secure a 12-10 comeback victory. It was one Buffalo really had to work for as they found themselves working behind early in the first quarter. Calgary scored back-to-back goals to…

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Rush Snap 3-Game Losing Streak with 15-13 Win Over Warriors

February 18, 2019

The Saskatchewan Rush ended their three-game losing streak and moved back into a tie for first place with a 15-13 win over the Vancouver Warriors on Saturday night. The Warriors got out to an early lead, outscoring the Rush 4-1 in the first six minutes of the game, but Saskatchewan began to chip away at the lead from there, reducing the deficit to just one by the end of the…

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NLL: Wings fly past Black Wolves in first game of home-and-home

February 18, 2019

Perhaps it was the memories of lacrosse years past when the Philadelphia Wings did not have a team after Mike French moved the organization to New England, but the Wings played with a chip on their shoulders Saturday night, and it resulted in a 14-10 win over the Black Wolves. Philadelphia jumped on the board early with a goal from Matt Rambo that was assisted by the newly called up…

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