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Editorial: Lacrosse needs more Andrew Suitors

NLL games will be a little less meaningful this season without Andrew Suitor on the floor. The heart-and-soul player announced his retirement from the game last month. Suitor scored 58 goals and 63 assists throughout his 10-year-career – pretty good for a defenseman who wasn’t expected to be a big contributor on the scoreboard. He had a knack for transition-style highlight-reel goals that made him memorable. He might have won…

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ALL: West Division recruits Ken Buchan, Kevin Hill in leadership roles

Two familiar faces in Lower Mainland lacrosse circles will serve in a pair of key roles for the new West Division of the Arena Lacrosse League. Ken Buchan has been appointed Commissioner while Kevin Hill will act in a scouting/management role for the West Division. “The Arena Lacrosse League is excited to add Ken and Kevin in their respective roles. They both have extensive resumes in the sport and will…

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National Lacrosse League signs historic multi-year agreement with ESPN

NATIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE SIGNS HISTORIC MULTIYEAR AGREEMENT WITH ESPN PHILADELPHIA/Bristol, CT – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL) today announced the most extensive United States media rights agreement in its history, giving ESPN and ESPN+ exclusive rights in the U.S. and the rest of the world outside Canada for live NLL games. All NLL games will be carried on an ESPN network or platform. ESPN linear networks – with a minimum of…

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Sr. C: Lakefield Rage capture Nobile Cup

The Lakefield Rage won the Ontario Sr. C lacrosse championship on home turf this year, victorious with an 11-0 season record to capture the Nobile Cup back in August. The SSL (Senior Series Lacrosse) has seven teams based in cities from North Bay to Fort Erie and in between. The league started play in 2019, was shuttered by Covid in 2020, and so this was only the league’s second championship….

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NLL drops 2021-22 schedule

National Lacrosse League Announces Full 2021-22 Schedule San Diego To Raise the Curtain On Friday, December 3; 2019 NLL Finals Rematch Between Calgary & Buffalo Also Highlights ‘Face Off Weekend’; Debut In Fort Worth, Texas; Return to Albany, New York and Hamilton, Ontario feature the Early Schedule PHILADELPHIA, September 29, 2021 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the largest and most successful professional lacrosse property in the world, today revealed…

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NLL: Calgary Roughnecks will miss Dobbie’s heart and spark

When news broke that Dane Dobbie had signed with the San Diego Seals, I have to admit it caught me completely by surprise. Dane Dobbie gone. It didn’t happen in a blockbuster trade or an expansion draft, or even in a public breakup with the team. It just happened. Quietly, behind the scenes and in the middle of summer. This, of course, was not the first time the Roughnecks had…

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PLL: Whipsnakes head back to the ‘ship for third consecutive year

The second PLL semi-final game on a misty Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia had one opponent seeing clearly and one not. Whipsnakes Lacrosse Club overpowered the upstart Waterdogs to head back to the championship games with a decisive 14-10 victory. At times, to nobody’s surprise, it was the Zed Williams show. His back-to-back goals were impressive. He ended the day with five solid goals showing why he was last season’s MVP, and is…

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PLL: League championship about to get Chaotic, again

Chaos Lacrosse Club may need to change the club name after a semi-final showing that had them solidly tangling up Atlas LC in a 15-9 victory on Sunday in Philadelphia. With the win, Chaos advances to the championship game against the Whipsnakes on September 19th. Leading Chaos was Josh Byrne with four goals and five total points. His last goal of the game was the highlight reel variety, as he swooped…

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PLL: Chaos, Atlas and Whipsnakes join Waterdogs in Sept. 5 semi-finals

After an exciting weekend in Salt Lake City, the Premier Lacrosse League semi-finals are set. On Saturday, September 5, when the PLL returns to Philadelphia, the first place Waterdogs will take on the defending champion Whipsnakes, while Chaos and Atlas battle in the day’s first game. HOW THEY GOT THERE Chaos 13 vs Archers 10 Chaos defeated Archers in a quarterfinal upset 13-10. Archers LC has consistently been one of…

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OJLL: St. Catharines Athletics capture Iroquois Trophy

Canadian Junior A lacrosse fans went 18 months without lacrosse. And then they were treated to all the lacrosse. The Ontario Junior Lacrosse League returned from their pandemic-caused hiatus with a vengeance featuring a new brand, new commissioner, 22-year-olds, and a packed schedule of 47 games spread over three weekends (six playing days) at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre. The schedule also featured two divisions – East (Whitby, Mimico, Toronto,…

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