• NLL: Roughnecks win critical game against Halifax
  • NLL: Wings bet on themselves in Las Vegas victory
  • NLL: Simmons, Kurtz propel Albany back into victory column
  • NLL: Matthews, Rock show out in NLL’s return to Montreal
  • Press Release: New York Riptide to become Ottawa Black Bears

NLL: Pivotal weekend ends in disappointment for Roughnecks

It was a pivotal weekend for the Calgary Roughnecks as they faced the ever-daunting back-to-back games on their home turf of Westjet Field. Win both and you’re a top eight team. Lose both and now you’re in quite a hole. Unfortunately, it was the latter for the Roughnecks as they dropped Friday night’s game 11-10 to the New York Riptide and then Saturday night’s game 9-7 to the Toronto Rock….

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Rush Out-Dual PCLC to Earn 10-9 Victory

The Saskatchewan Rush had to come from behind late in a see-saw battle against the Panther City Lacrosse Club to earn a 10-9 win. The victory improves Saskatchewan’s record to 2-4 and vaults them from dead last in the NLL to 12th place. Meanwhile, PCLC drops to 3-4, in a three-way tie for eighth place. Nathaniel Kozevnikov opened the scoring for the Rush four-and-a-half minutes into the game. It took…

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NLL: Oakes, Kew lead the way as Swarm win OT thriller 

Gas South Arena played host to a solid matchup between the Vancouver Warriors and Georgia Swarm on Friday night. Going in, it was the tale of two different clubs as the Swarm were in playoff position and Vancouver was on the outside looking in. As we’ve seen this year, there is a lot of parody in this league, with any team being able to win or pull an “upset” on…

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NLL: Wings fall to Seals in disappointing one-goal loss

The San Diego Seals came barking into Philadelphia and slid away with a 12-11 win. It was virtually all San Diego in the first quarter. Wes Berg started the scoring. Sam LeClair quickly answered back for Philadelphia. However, that seemed to send the Seals on the prowl as they scored four more before the quarter ended. Philadelphia knew it had to make changes. The second half saw more evenly matched…

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NLL: Rock unbeaten no more as Fraser scores 4, Bandits explode for 16

Everyone loves a good rivalry game, right? The Saturday Night Showcase came to you from FirstOntario Center in Hamilton, as the Toronto Rock hosted the Buffalo Bandits. This was the tale of two sides, as Toronto came in as the league’s only unbeaten team left, and Buffalo was sputtering a bit. Earlier on in the day, Tom Schreiber was activated off IR for the Rock, so that was going to…

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NLL: Thunderbirds snap a three-game skid in win over Knighthawks 

Ryan Benesch became the fifth all-time leading goal scorer in NLL history as his five goals propelled him up the record books and helped the Halifax Thunderbirds defeat the Rochester Knighthawks 10-8 on Saturday night in Halifax, N.S.  Benesch, who is in his 16th season, came into the game four goals away from passing Colin Doyle for fifth all-time with 527 goals. Not only did Benesch pass Doyle, but he…

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NLL: Mammoth get much-needed home-floor win

Facing off against an old conference foe was just what the doctor ordered for Pat Coyle and the Colorado Mammoth. Backstopped by a dominant Dillon Ward and led up front by four goals from Connor Kelly, the Mammoth beat the visiting Calgary Roughnecks 13-10 on January 20. “Standings wise, you’re seeing other teams win and it feels like if we don’t start putting some wins together now, we’re going to…

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Warriors Come Back to Beat Rush 11-9

The Saskatchewan Rush controlled the first three quarters on Saturday night, but it was the Vancouver Warriors to earned the win, scoring six unanswered goals in the final quarter to win 11-9. The win improves Vancouver’s record to 2-4, good for a 12th-place tie in the NLL. The Rush drop to 1-4, languishing at the bottom of the standings. After an evenly matched first quarter, the Rush went on a…

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NLL: Staats & Dickson shut down down FireWolves

The Albany FireWolves were atop the NLL mountain for a multitude of reasons. There’s a new feel in the air and the team was reaping the rewards of such good play, as they came into Saturday night’s contest against the San Diego Seals as arguably the hottest team in the league and riding a 6-0 start to the year. Hate to break it to ya, but an off night for…

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NLL: Teat, Riptide steal win on Tucker Out Lymphoma Night 

Tucker Out Lymphoma night in Buffalo, New York is a big deal. It’s always an emotional night as we remember the life and legacy of Tucker Williams. The son of former Buffalo Bandit and current Las Vegas head coach, Shawn Williams, Tucker was only eight years old when he lost his battle with Burkitt’s Lymphoma. It’s been nine years since his tragic death, but the lacrosse community will always remember…

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