Seattle’s Snider among 11 prospects to advance from Stealth try-out

November 20, 2012

Photo Credit: Richard Olson The Washington Stealth wrapped-up their first weekend try-out camp of the pre-season, Sunday with a few answers as the National Lacrosse League club looks to regain their winning ways in 2013.   Along with the franchise’s six NLL draft picks that were in attendance, former Seattle high school lacrosse All-American Drew Snider, seven-year veteran NLL goaltender Nick Patterson, along with Canadians Mitch McMichael, Mark Negrin and Ben…

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Despite Concussion Set Backs, Komer Ready for the NLL

November 19, 2012

There were five goaltenders at Philadelphia Wings camp vying for a spot on the roster. The Wings have two goaltenders already on their roster. And that’s not even counting Scott Komer, who will be at training camp in early December. “I’m excited to get a chance to play with Philly.” he told me.  “I like the size of the D and the way they organize their defense– I figure any…

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Vince Talbot Blog: Aiming for the NLL

November 19, 2012

On Saturday November 17th I had the chance to participate in the Philadelphia Wings rookie camp. During this three hours player showcase the coaching staff of the Wings made us go through drills and scrimmages.  It was great to get to play with some of the Wings future prospects and also some familiar faces that I had played with or against before. The QSLL/TNLL was well represented at the camp…

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35 Players Try Out at Wings Free Agent Camp

November 19, 2012

As the sun rose in Lansdale Pa, so did 35 hopeful players who have been invited to the Wings camp.  Thirty runners and five goalies were on the list, and only 8-10 will be chosen to earn a shot at returning on December 1st when the full team reports. The players must not of had enough food for breakfast, because they where hungry when hitting the floor.  They wanted to…

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NLL Free Agents Who Remain Unsigned

November 19, 2012

NLL training camps are right around the corner, but there are some NLL free agents who have not yet signed with their teams. Below is that list. Anthony Cosmo- Buffalo Bandits: Cosmo was franchised by the Bandits but has not yet signed. They gave up two first rounders for him so imagine they are committed to keeping him around. Also remember, their goaltending situation isn’t strong with just Angus Goodleaf…

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Top American Players in the NLL

November 18, 2012

Only 13.5% of the National Lacrosse League is American. Even though lacrosse is the fastest growing sport in America, to find a skilled enough boxla player to play in the NLL is rare. There are very few current players in the NLL who are American who could be considered impact players. We compiled a list of the best players in the NLL who make an impact, and are American, and…

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Audio: Will Harrington, Erik Miller, Chad Wiedmair

November 18, 2012

Yesterday In Lacrosse We Trust was live at Philadelphia Wings free agent and rookie camp and spoke to three players trying out; runners Will Harrinton and Chad Wiedmair, and goaltender Erik Miller. Below is the audio interviews. Will Harrington and Chad Wiedmaier Erik Miller

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Nick Patterson at Stealth Camp

November 18, 2012

On Saturday afternoon, the Washington Stealth held their free agent and rookie try out camp. They yielded at least one name familiar to NLL fans. Nick Patterson was the starting goaltender for the Minnesota Swarm to start the 2012 season, before he became unearthed by rookies Evan Kirk and Tyler Carlson. After their performances, the Swarm traded held out goalie Anthony Cosmo and released Patterson. Patterson did not get signed by a…

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Mammoth Sign Pollock, Reid

November 17, 2012

Forward Sean Pollock and defenseman Creighton Reid, both of whom made their Mammoth debuts in 2012, have agreed to terms with the team for the 2013 season, pending league approval. The veterans, who were acquired in separate off-season trades in the summer of 2011, played in every game this past season for Colorado. “Sean was a regular contributor offensively on the crease, while Creighton patrolled the back end,” said Mammoth…

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Toronto Re-Signs Doyle

November 16, 2012

Toronto Rock General Manager has announced the signing of Captain Colin Doyle to a one-year contract.  Doyle is one of two franchise players, as designated by the lacrosse club, along with Josh Sanderson. The 15-year NLL veteran has spent twelve of those seasons with the Rock franchise and has been a member of all six Toronto championship teams.  Doyle began his NLL career in 1998 with the Ontario Raiders, played…

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