NLL & PLPA reach new collective bargaining agreement

November 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, November 24, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League and the Professional Lacrosse Players Association (PLPA) announced today that they have agreed to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement. The collective bargaining agreement is for a five-year term beginning with the 2018-19 season. “We appreciate the efforts of the negotiating committee and their tireless dedication to reaching a fair and equitable agreement for both the NLL and the players. This…

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NLL: A busy summer for the Calgary Roughnecks

November 19, 2018

  KEY ADDITIONS                      KEY DEPARTURES Jesse King F                            Frank Scigliano G Dan Taylor F                            Garrett McIntosh D                                                   Tyler Digby F                                              …

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NLL cancels first two weeks of 2019 season

November 16, 2018

The National Lacrosse League has officially cancelled the first two weeks of its much-anticipated 2019 season after negotiations surrounding the player’s collective bargaining agreements failed. The season was supposed to open on December 1st, but with negotiations ongoing for the past month, players never reported for training camps. Negotiations began in March but meetings were few and far between as the NLL showed no sense of urgency in getting a…

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Statement from the NLL

November 14, 2018

The NLL and PLPA have been negotiating a new collective bargaining agreement. Thus far, the two sides have been unable to come to an agreement which suddenly has the beginning of the 2019 season in peril. ILWT will have more on the negotiations in the coming days. The following is a statement released by the NLL on November 13:   The League has been negotiating with the Professional Lacrosse Players…

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CUFLA: Win over Excalibur has Badgers looking for Baggataway Cup redemption

November 14, 2018

Once again Canadian University Field Lacrosse’s top prize will be contested by the top two teams from the west division. The Brock Badgers’ thrilling 12-11 OT semi-final win over the Trent Excalibur has secured them a date with the Western Mustangs, 10-6 winners over the McGill Redmen, for the Baggataway Cup. The game can be watched live and free at www.lacrosse-tv.com at 1 p.m. Sunday. Brock is looking for revenge…

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MSL: Rock won’t roll over for Lakers

August 24, 2018

The Oakville Rock are proving to be formidable opponents. Of course, the Peterborough Lakers already knew they would be, but everyone else now knows it too after the Rock defeated the Lakers 10-8 in game two of the best-of-seven MSL final series on Thursday night at the TRAC. The series is tied 1-1 with game three set for Sunday night at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Centre. The Rock have…

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MLL: Outlaws capture Steinfeld Trophy

August 22, 2018

The Denver Outlaws shocked the Dallas Rattlers with a 16-12 win on Saturday night at MUSC Stadium to give them their third MLL championship in five years, having previously won the Steinfeld Trophy in 2014 and 2016. The Rattlers had high hopes for their season after finishing in first place after the move from Rochester. As lightning danced across the sky and thunder boomed to echo an Outlaws fan’s pounding…

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Minto Cup: Excelsiors vs. Adanacs in final

August 21, 2018

After four days of competition, the two teams set to compete for Canada’s top junior lacrosse prize have been determined. The Brampton Excelsiors will take on the Coquitlam Adanacs in a best-of-five series starting tonight to determine this year’s winner of the Minto Cup taking place in Calgary. Brampton earned their way to the finals by going a perfect 3-0 in round-robin play. The Excels’ offense was rolling, putting up…

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MSL: Redmen frustrated after falling to Lakers in game seven

August 21, 2018

Can anyone beat the Peterborough Lakers? Brooklin Redmen head coach Derek Keenan is wondering that after his Redmen fell 13-7 in game seven of their MSL semi-final series last week despite having the strongest team the Durham Region franchise has seen in years. The Lakers jumped out to a convincing 3-0 series lead, only to see the Redmen storm back and win the next three. Game seven was tied at…

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CLA: Alberta claims Midget Nats title for second consecutive year

August 20, 2018

The 2018 Canadian Midget National Championship came to end Saturday afternoon, and for the second straight year it was Team Alberta defeating Team Ontario 7-2 laying claim to the title of best Midget Team in the country. The championship comes on the heels of last year’s historic victory which saw an Alberta team hoist the Tackaberry Trophy for the very first time. Alberta finished the round robin with a 5-1…

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