Chris White to Sign with Toronto Rock

August 26, 2012

According to multiple reports, Buffalo Bandits defenseman Chris White is set to sign a one year deal with the Toronto Rock.  White had been the captain of the Bandits. White was an unrestriced free agent, and according to sources, the Bandits matched the offer of the Rock to White. However, he chose to sign with Toronto. In eighteen games with the Bandits last season, White had six points, all assists….

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Steve Dietrich to be Inducted to NLL Hall of Fame October 2nd

August 23, 2012

The National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame Ceremony for the Class of 2012 will be held on Tuesday, October 2 in Toronto at The Westin Harbour Castle.  Steve Dietrich was voted into the Hall of Fame in July and will be the lone inductee this year.  Dietrich, who retired in 2011 after 18 seasons as a goaltender in the league, is now General Manager of the Buffalo Bandits. The induction…

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Rob Marshall Re-Signs With Rock

August 17, 2012

The Toronto Rock have re-signed defender Rob Marshall to a one-year contract General Manager Terry Sanderson announced on Thursday. The Rock have also signed unrestricted free agent forward Brandon Ivey to a one-year agreement.  Both contracts are pending league approval. Marshall, a 7-year NLL veteran, played his first season in Toronto in 2006 after playing his entire Junior lacrosse career with the Elora Junior B Mohawks capturing a Founders Cup…

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Mike Thomspon and Darryl Gibson Officially Retire

August 17, 2012

Buffalo Bandits veterans Mike Thompson and Darryl Gibson today announced their retirement from the National Lacrosse League. Thompson joined the Bandits in 2007, going 5-4 in his first full NLL season after appearing in eight games with the Ottawa Rebel in 2001. In just his second year with the team, Thompson backstopped the Bandits to the 2008 Champion’s Cup Final, where he made 39 saves to bring Buffalo its fourth…

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Swarm Sign Two To Roster

August 16, 2012

SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Swarm today announced that the team has signed free agent forwards Jesse Guerin and Aaron Grayson to one-year contracts. Guerin, 24, posted a career-high 59 points (22g, 37a) in 14 games with the MSL’s Ajax Rock this summer. The lefty forward from Fleming College ranked second in the MSL in all three major scoring categories (points, goals and assists) during the regular season and twice posted 10-point efforts against…

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Washington Stealth Re-Sign Eric Martin

August 15, 2012

The Washington Stealth announced today that the team has agreed to a contract with Eric Martin that will have the defenseman back in Red & Black for the 2013 season, pending approval by the National Lacrosse League. Martin has spent all of his eight NLL seasons with the Stealth and has established himself as one of the team’s all-time greats. Martin, 30, was originally drafted 12th overall by the Stealth…

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Rock Re-Sign Jesse Gamble

August 14, 2012

The Toronto Rock have re-signed defender Jesse Gamble to a one-year contract pending league approval.  Gamble was the Rock’s top pick in the 2011 NLL Entry Draft after being selected in the 2nd round, 17th overall. The 24-year old cracked Toronto’s opening night roster in 2012 and played in a total of 11 games.  He scored 3 goals and added 6 assists for 9 points while collecting 55 loose balls….

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Curt Malwasky Named Roughnecks Head Coach, Bruce Codd Joins Staff

August 13, 2012

After letting go of their head coach a few weeks ago, the Calgary Roughnecks have announced former assistant coach Curt Malawsky will be the new head coach of the team. Bob McMahon will remain on the staff as an assistant coach and former Roughneck Bruce Codd will retire as a player and join the Roughnecks staff. He played with the Toronto Rock in the 2012 NLL season. Malawsky has won…

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NLL Announces Draft Date of October 1st in Toronto

August 13, 2012

The National Lacrosse League has announced that the 2012 NLL Entry Draft will take place on Monday, October 1 in Toronto at the Westin Harbour Castle.  The draft starts at 7pm Eastern and will be broadcast live on The NLL Network at NLL.com.  The Edmonton Rush currently hold the first overall selection in the Draft.  The current order of selection for the six round draft is listed below. Attendance is…

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Philadelphia Wings Trade David Brock to Buffalo for Kevin Buchanan

August 13, 2012

According to the team, the Philadelphia Wings have traded David Brock and Mike Hominuck to the Buffalo Bandits in exchange for restricted free agent Kevin Buchanan. The Wings also acquire the Bandits third round pick for the 2013 NLL entry draft. Philadelphia trades away one of their top lefty shots in Hominuck, but they replace him with Buchanan, another lefty. It hasn’t been said if the Wings signed Buchanan, who…

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