NLL: Rock take backbreaker over winless Knighthawks

January 14, 2020

Saturday night the Toronto Rock (3-1) won their third straight game by defeating the Rochester Knighthawks (0-4) 13-12 at Scotiabank Arena in front of 8,685 fans. With the win, Toronto has also secured the season series tie breaker versus Rochester should the teams finish with the same record. Back on December 28th the Rock came up victorious 14-11 in Rochester. Rob Hellyer led the way for the Rock (3G/3A). He became…

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NLL: Wings continue win streak in home opener

January 13, 2020

Friday night the Philadelphia Wings (3-1) returned home and put an 18-10 beat down on the Vancouver Warriors (1-4) in front of 9,676 fans at the Wells Fargo Center. After starting the season on the road for the first three contests the Wings were happy to come home for some good home cooking. After finishing 4-14 last season the Wings came out to show the last two weeks weren’t a…

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NLL: Mammoth continue win streak at home

January 8, 2020

After spending the month of December on the road the Colorado Mammoth returned to the Loud House and the loudest fans in the NLL. The team was coming off back-to-back road wins and extended their streak to three total games with a 13-9 win over the Vancouver Warriors. Keegan Bal would get the first goal of the game for the Warriors scoring at 11:42 of the first quarter. Vancouver scored…

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NLL: Last-second heroics from Rambo lifts Philadelphia over Calgary

January 1, 2020

In their first ever visit to Scotiabank Saddledome, the Philadelphia Wings must have wondered if they had shown up to the wrong venue. With no sign of the hosts, Philadelphia made themselves at home and patiently waited and wondered if their late-night date would appear. Hot from the YYC airport, the hometown Roughnecks piled off the team bus and right into their second game in 24 hours. At 10:26 p.m….

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NLL: Brodie Merrill gets San Diego Seals their first victory of the season

December 31, 2019

The Vancouver Warriors hosted the San Diego Seals in a thrilling back and forth affair, which saw the Seals edge out the Warriors 11-10 thanks to a breakaway goal by Brodie Merrill just before the two minute mark of overtime. It was San Diego’s first win of the season, putting them at 1-3, while Vancouver’s record now stands at 1-2. The two hold fourth and fifth place in the NLL’s…

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NLL: Ward’s strong play leads Mammoth over Swarm on the road

December 30, 2019

In what was a back-and-forth affair, the Colorado Mammoth were able to defeat the Georgia Swarm 13-11 on the road Saturday night at Infinite Energy Arena. In the end, it was goaltending that made the difference as Colorado’s Dillon Ward made 36 saves on 51 shots, including multiple huge stops in the final minute. Georgia’s Mike Poulin made 33 saves on 46 shots on goal. “I thought we had some…

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Happy Holidays from ILWT!

December 25, 2019

Happy holidays, lacrosse fans! On behalf of the staff of In Lacrosse We Trust, I want to wish everyone reading this message, and especially those who read our stories regularly, a wonderful Christmas season. As the years go by, I am continually amazed by the dedication the staff at ILWT have to our project and the passion they have for the game. ILWT wouldn’t exist without that dedication and passion….

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NLL: Mammoth spoil Roughnecks’ banner raising

December 24, 2019

Exacting a small measure of revenge for last year’s playoff exit, the Colorado Mammoth spoiled opening night for the Calgary Roughnecks beating them 8-7 on banner raising night at Scotiabank Saddledome. After killing off a Roughnecks’ two-man advantage, Jordan Gilles scored the overtime winner at 7:11 giving Colorado a well-deserved road victory. Despite the hostile environment and without stars Eli McLaughlin and Dan Coates, Colorado’s young team seemed unphased by…

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NLL: Petterson leads Thunderbirds to win in debut game

December 23, 2019

Clarke Petterson put on a show in his first NLL game. The fifth overall pick in the 2019 draft scored a hat trick and added two assists to lift the Halifax Thunderbirds to a 14-11 win over the Rochester Knighthawks. “It was awesome, playing in the NLL is something that you dream about since you start playing lacrosse. Right since I was two years old,” said Petterson. “That’s why those…

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SEASON PREVIEW: Philadelphia Wings

December 19, 2019

2019 Season in Review Stats Leaders Points – 82 – Kevin Crowley/Kiel Matisz Goals – 35 – Kevin Crowley Assist – 55 – Kiel Matisz Loose Balls – 179 – Trevor Baptiste The Philadelphia Wings’ first season back in the City of Brotherly Love was a rough but growing one for the new franchise. The team finished with a 4-14 record. Eight of the losses were by two goals or…

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