Rose, Edwards and Boychuk Resign with Rock

August 2, 2012

Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson announced the signings of three players on Thursday.  Goaltenders Nick Rose and Zak Boychuk as well as defenceman Damon Edwards have each signed one-year contracts that will see them return to the Rock in 2013. Rose was acquired from Calgary at the trade deadline in March of this year and his arrival provided a spark for the Rock that led them to the East Division…

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Stealth Sign Six Free Agents

August 2, 2012

The National Lacrosse League free agency period opened today and the Washington Stealth wasted little time, signing six players for the 2013 season, pending league approval. The players will be part of the Stealth’s 40-man training camp squad this December, fighting for one of 23 spots on the team’s regular season active roster. Of the six players signed by the Stealth today, two have experience playing in the NLL. Peter Jacobs was…

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Knighthawks Franchise Casey Powell

August 1, 2012

The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that Casey Powell has been designated as the team’s franchise player for the 2013 National Lacrosse League season. By using the franchise tag on Powell, the Knighthawks own his rights for the upcoming season.   The World Champion Knighthawks acquired Casey Powell in the Dispersal Draft of Boston Blazers players last September. The native of West Carthage, NY enters his 10th season of pro lacrosse and…

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Mammoth Franchise Prout and Grant

The Colorado Mammoth announced today that the team has once again placed its franchise tags on forwards John Grant Jr. and Gavin Prout, ensuring they will play for the organization again in 2013. “John and Gavin are coming off tremendous seasons, and we expect nothing less from them again this coming year,” said Mammoth president & general manager Steve Govett. Grant set a new NLL single-season points record (116) in…

August 1, 2012
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National Lacrosse League 2012 Free Agent Tracker

August 1, 2012

Today teams can sign free agents from other National Lacrosse League teams, and we have this tracker here for you to keep up with all of the signings. Below are all of the signings so far, including teams keeping their own free agents. Toronto Rock- Colin Doyle, Josh Sanderson, Zak Boychuk, Nick Rose, Damon Edwards. Buffalo Bandits- Shawn Williams, Anthony Cosmo, John Tavares Edmonton Rush- Aaron Wilson, Ryan Ward Rochester Knighthawks- Jake Henhawk, Tyler…

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Cosmo And Miller Both Franchised

August 1, 2012

You can add two more players to the list of Franchise players and take two away from the list of free agents. The Philadelphia Wings have reportedly franchised goaltender Brandon Miller, while the Buffalo Bandits have franchised goaltender Anthony Cosmo. Miller himself tweeted of his news, saying,”Very happy/thankful to get a franchise offer from @phillywings today! Great to have another run at it w/ the Redarmy!” It was retweeted by the Wings, but…

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Rush Franchise Ward And Wilson

July 31, 2012

Edmonton, AB–Edmonton Rush General Manager/Head Coach announced today that club has designated franchise tags on forwards Ryan Ward and Aaron Wilson for the 2013 Season. National League Lacrosse teams have until midnight tonight to put the franchise tag on a maximum of two of its players.  The franchise tag is used by a team to secure the rights of a player on the roster who qualifies to be an unrestricted…

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Rock Franchise Doyle And Sanderson

July 31, 2012

Toronto – Toronto Rock forwards Colin Doyle and Josh Sanderson have been designated as Toronto’s two franchise players for the 2013 season General Manager Terry Sanderson announced on Tuesday. Doyle and Sanderson are each in their second tours of duty with the Rock.  Doyle returned to Toronto in 2010 and Sanderson in 2012. “Colin Doyle has brought so much to this franchise and this city with six championships but also…

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Knighthawks Resign Burton and Henhawk

July 31, 2012

Rochester Knighthawks Owner and General Manager Curt Styres announced today that the team has re-signed two players from the 2012 World Championship team: Tyler Burton and Jake Henhawk. The Knighthawks shored up their defense with the signings, inking Burton to a three-year deal and Henhawk to a one-year contract. Burton enters his third season with the Knighthawks after making the team after attending the team’s Open Tryouts before the 2010…

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National Lacrosse League Free Agent Preview

July 31, 2012

Tomorrow the National Lacrosse League will open up free agency where teams are allowed to talk to free agents. Teams are allowed to franchise their own players and re-sign their own players, while teams can offer restricted free agents offer sheets. In a league like the NLL, most of the time the big name free agents are franchised or they re-sign. Some of these big name unrestricted free agents likely…

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