NLL: Roughnecks win critical game against Halifax

February 23, 2024

What a difference two weeks can make. When the Calgary Roughnecks stepped off the turf on February 3rd, they’d just dropped both games of a double header and plummeted to 15th in the standings – last place. You did not want to look at the power rankings if you were a Roughnecks fan. Following those two losses, it seemed like Josh Sanderson saw something the rest of us didn’t when…

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NLL: Wings bet on themselves in Las Vegas victory

February 23, 2024

The Philadelphia Wings are flying high after testing their luck against the Las Vegas Desert Dogs and landing a 10-8 victory over the weekend. The third quarter made all the difference for the Wings. And although it was a low-scoring, scrappy battle, the Wings are grateful to be back to their winning ways—and so are their fans. “We stuck to our game plan here and got outstanding performances from our…

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NLL: Simmons, Kurtz propel Albany back into victory column

February 23, 2024

The NLL’s Saturday Showcase in Week 12 featured two teams that were in similar situations, but at opposite ends of the standings. Both the Colorado Mammoth and Albany FireWolves came in on two-game losing streaks, but one of these things was not like the other. Colorado saw themselves on the outside looking in if the playoffs started today, and Albany was right towards the top. Regardless of the standings and…

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NLL: Matthews, Rock show out in NLL’s return to Montreal

February 21, 2024

Bienvenue à Montréal. Or should I say, Bon retour à Montréal, c’est le grand jour. Excuse my poor French. For those of you, like me, that had to look up what those phrases meant, here ya go. Welcome back to Montréal, today is the day! The NLLUnBoxed Series came to you live from Place Bell in Laval, Quebec on Friday night. The beautiful city of Montreal saw live lacrosse action…

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Press Release: New York Riptide to become Ottawa Black Bears

February 21, 2024

The National Lacrosse League (NLL) in partnership with GF Sports and Entertainment and Senators Sports & Entertainment, today announced the launch of Ottawa-Gatineau’s newest professional sports franchise, the Ottawa Black Bears. The Black Bears will begin play at the start of the 2024-25 NLL season, with all home games to be played at Canadian Tire Centre, the home of the National Hockey League’s Ottawa Senators. “Ottawa is an incredible market,…

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NLL: Thunderbirds complete an epic comeback win against the Bandits 

February 20, 2024

The Halifax Thunderbirds took Marvel Superhero night very seriously.  Their Friday night home game against the Buffalo Bandits mirrored a script from a superhero movie. The Thunderbirds were down 8-2 in the second quarter against a team that has caused them the most trouble out of anyone in the regular season. Coming into this game, Halifax had lost five-straight games to Buffalo. However, the Thunderbirds came back and scored the…

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NLL: Thunderbirds soar over Desert Dogs ahead of back-to-back weekend

February 16, 2024

Aaron Woods wears number seven but should probably switch to six.  The 28-year-old made his NLL debut last week by scoring two goals and six points. He followed that up with another two-goal and six-point performance in Halifax’s 12-10 win over the Las Vegas Desert Dogs on Friday night in Halifax.  “I think just the great group of guys around me, everyone is moving the ball out there and we’re…

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NCAA: 2024 Season Preview

February 9, 2024

The 2024 NCAA season is upon us! Teams have been preparing since fall ball in August to hit the ground running once the second semester rolled around. Questions loom if anyone can compete with the ACC defending champion Notre Dame and finalist Duke Blue Devils… and we all know what Virginia can do. The Big Ten wasn’t quite the one trick pony in the years past of Maryland’s dominance, but…

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NLL: Halifax hangs on to beat Philadelphia in OT

February 9, 2024

The Halifax Thunderbirds flew into Philadelphia and, once again, clipped the Wings with a thrilling 15-14 win in overtime last weekend. Thunderbirds captain Cody Jamieson  found the back of the net 21 seconds into overtime to end Philadelphia’s hope for a home victory. The Wings fall to 2-5 while Halifax improves to 4-3. The Wings continued their pattern of starting slowly. Despite going up 2-1 in the first quarter with…

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NLL: Bandits hold off Knighthawks to complete season sweep of crosstown rivals

February 7, 2024

There are a couple things in our lives that are for certain: death, taxes, and the inability for the Buffalo Bandits and Rochester Knighthawks to play a boring lacrosse game. For the second week in a row, the Saturday Night Showcase featured the Buffalo Bandits, this time with them on their home floor against Rochester in their second meeting of the season. In front of 15,000+ we can assure you…

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