• PHOTOS: Buffalo Bandits @ Toronto Rock
  • NLL: Wings edge out Bandits 7-6
  • NLL: Rock take Canadian rivalry game over Warriors
  • PHOTOS: New York Riptide @ Calgary Roughnecks
  • NLL: Rock knock off Bandits in Sunday matinee

Press Release: Seals game on MCAS Miramar relocated to Pechanga Arena

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Seals of the National Lacrosse League announced today that the team’s regular-season game against the Vancouver Warriors on Saturday, Feb. 22 has been moved from the flight line of MCAS Miramar to Pechanga Arena, the team’s home venue, due to the importance of the mission currently being undertaken by the base. Rumble on the Runway, which was slated to be the first professional sports…

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NLL: Late Game Rally Gives Rush the Win Over Mammoth

After three evenly contested quarters, the hometown Saskatchewan Rush scored four times in the final frame to defeat the Colorado Mammoth by a 9-7 score Saturday night. Colorado drew first blood on the very first possession of the game when Jacob Ruest snapped a shot at a bad angle on net late in the shot clock. The shot snuck past Rush goaltender Evan Kirk, putting the Mammoth on top just 33 seconds…

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NLL: 90s throwback night had Warriors wishing they could turn back time

It was 90’s throwback night at Rogers Arena as the Vancouver Warriors hosted the Buffalo Bandits on Friday night. The fans came dressed in an array of graphic t-shirts, neon, flannel and low-rise sneakers. Britney, the Backstreet Boys and Will Smith all had cameos on the jumbotron. And after the first quarter the hometown Warriors wished that they could also turn back time. Coming into the game both teams were…

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ILWT Feature: Why Philly loves the bad boys of lacrosse

The crowd roars and comes to life with a spectacular save, a phenomenal block by defense, or an amazing one-handed shot that seems to defy gravity and goes in. However, when a fight (or the promise of a fight) happens, the stadium seats vibrate from the collective cheers and then the roar becomes palpable. And, in a city like Philadelphia built on blue collar blood, sweat and tears, where tough…

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ALL: Arena League experiments with 4-on-4 format

The Arena Lacrosse League entered week five with the Whitby Steelhawks still undefeated, but tied for wins atop the standings with the Paris RiverWolves. With a winter storm forecast, a major change on the floor, and the kickoff of the Women’s Division the week would prove to be one to watch. On the men’s side winter weather would ultimately postpone the Saturday night game between the St. Catharines Shockwave and…

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NLL: Small’s OT winner lifts Bandits over Knighthawks

Buffalo and Rochester played a wild game on Friday night at Keybank Center with the Bandits prevailing 16-15 in overtime. Buffalo led 7-3 at half but Rochester led 11-9 after a strong third quarter. The fourth was back-and-fourth with Chris Cloutier potting the tying goal with eight seconds left to go, whipping a crazy sidearm shot through traffic. Corey Small won it 1:53 into the extra frame with a lightning…

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NLL: Rock prevent Thunderbirds’ comeback, end Halifax’s win streak

The Halifax Thunderbirds made their first trip to Toronto on Friday night to face the Rock, fresh off a bye week. Toronto came into the game with a 1-1 home record and looking to rebound from a 10-8 loss against the Buffalo Bandits. Halifax, meanwhile, would try and keep their overall 6-0 record perfect, though they had relied heavily on strong second half performances in previous games. The first quarter…

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NLL: One goal loss for Wings at home against Swarm

The Georgia Swarm hung on to defeat the Philadelphia Wings 12-11 on Friday night at Wells Fargo Center. Georgia went up 4-3 in the first quarter as Philadelphia seemed to struggle with finding its wings. They surged again at the end of the game when it was too late for Philadelphia to pull off a victory. Despite a first quarter that apparently seemed pretty even, the second quarter told a…

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NLL: Seals beat Riptide in battle of the coasts

The San Diego Seals are about to take part in the first-ever NLL game in Las Vegas. To get you set up for it, here’s how they fared last game. The Seals soundly defeated the New York Riptide in an East Coast/West Coast battle that was won by the West. New York seemed to have all the pieces, but then the victory was swept away by the Seals. Jean-Luc Chetner…

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NLL: Wings host Swarm in Friday matchup

Friday night the Philadelphia Wings (5-2) will host the Georgia Swarm (3-3) in an Eastern Division matchup. The teams met back on December 14th at the Infinite Energy Arena with the Swarm coming up on top 12-6. Lyle Thompson (4G/3A) and Shayne Jackson (3G/2A) led the Swarm offense. Philadelphia fell behind 5-1 with six minutes gone into the second quarter and could never recover. The Wings would get as close…

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