Audio: CJ Costabile, Ethan Farrell

December 2, 2012

Last night at Philadelphia Wings training camp, we spoke with rookie CJ Costabile and free agent signee Ethan Farrell. Costabile played MLL with the Long Island Lizards and won a title at Duke, while Farrell is a veteran of the Vermont Voyageurs and played with the Charlotte Copperheads. C.J. Costabile Ethan Farrell

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Ten Things We Learned at NLL Training Camp

December 2, 2012

Week one of NLL camp is in the books, and we have learned a lot about teams and players. What are the ten biggest stories from camp? Keep reading on for the top stories. 1. Kyle Hartzell Hold Out? According to our Rocco Granato, Kyle Hartzell is not happy with the trade to Philadelphia and coaches think he has a problem with his role. Hartzell was recently placed on the…

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Bandits Quiet on Wiles and Smith

December 2, 2012

After session one of the Buffalo Bandits training camp yesterday, lots of talk was about Luke Wiles and Bill Dee Smith, still not reported to Buffalo. Wiles and Smith are both free agents and were cornerstones of the 2012 teams. Smith bounced back from his knee injury to be a dominant defender again while Wiles had a career season scoring. The Bandits, however, are still not saying anything about these…

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Mammoth Top Swarm in Exhibition

December 2, 2012

On Saturday evening the Colorado Mammoth defeated the Minnesota Swarm 11-6 in an exhibition game in Toronto, where both teams held their weekly training camps. Jordan McBride scored two goals for the Mammoth in the first half while rookie Jaeden Gastaldo scored a transition goal. Jordan MacIntosh of the Swarm also had a goal. A couple of altercations occurred in the game, including a Jovan Miller elbow to the head of MacIntosh…

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NLL Training Camp: Lum Walker, MacIntosh, Belanger Injured

December 2, 2012

Two injuries came out of training camp yesterday. The first came to Colorado Mammoth goaltender Tye Belanger, who was placed on the PUP list on Friday afternoon. Belanger suffered a broken ulna bone in his arm playing volleyball and will be out for four weeks. The Mammoth now have four goalies in camp; Chris Levis, Mike Attwood, Matt Roik and Dan Lewis. Meanwhile, the Toronto Rock lost rookie defenseman Mike…

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Wings Training Camp: Morning Report

December 1, 2012

Just like the free agent/rookie camp, the players did not disappoint the coaches.  The Wings brought in 18 players from the free agent camp 2 weeks ago, and each player is aware that there first mistake could be there last. Players fighting for a roster spot, Will Harrington, Farrell, Rogowski have not only impressed the 15+ fans who came out early this morning, but also impressed the coaches had Wiedmaier, Erik…

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Rock Pick Mark Kirby for Exhibition Game in Montreal

December 1, 2012

The Toronto Rock and Rochester Knighthawks will face each other on Saturday, December 15th at 7:30pm at Montreal’s Bell Centre in an exhibition contest. The game will have an interesting twist as two free agent players were selected from the Quebec Lacrosse Showcase that took place on November 17 at the Club West Island in Beaconsfield, PQ to play in the game. Thirty-five players, all members of the Quebec Lacrosse…

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NLL Training Camp Preview: Colorado Mammoth

December 1, 2012

The Colorado Mammoth dominated the regular season behind their MVP John Grant Jr, but the rest of the league has only improved this off season. Can the Mammoth be the best in the west again? Offense John Grant Jr dominates all as the best player in pro lacrosse today. His left handed unit also has Adam Jones, the 2012 rookie of the year, and veterans Jamie Shewchuck and Joel Dalgarno,…

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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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