• NLL: Fight night in Philly leads to Wings’ win
  • NLL: Knighthawks defeat defending champs for first franchise win
  • NLL: Thunderbirds move to 5-0 with win over Seals
  • NLL: Beach night successful for Warriors with 7-5 win over Mammoth
  • NLL: Can Trevor Baptiste be the next Geoff Snider?

NLL: New-look Knighthawks fall hard in opener

At the end of last season, owner Curt Styres moved the teal and purple Knighthawks and their five championships to Halifax. But thanks to Terry and Kim Pegula, lacrosse stayed in the city of Rochester. With some familiar faces, new uniform colors and a new turf the Rochester Knighthawks (0-1) opened up their 2019-20 inaugural season falling to the Georgia Swarm (1-0) 14-4 in front of 5,642 fans at Blue…

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NLL: Warriors fall to defending champs in first contest

The 2019-2020 National Lacrosse League home opener for Vancouver saw the hometown Warriors take on the defending champion Calgary Roughnecks. Calgary featured a roster centered on the idea that consistency leads to excellence, with 18 of their 21 roster players returning after having been crowned champions last spring. Vancouver’s roster, however, featured just nine returning players, a complete retool from an awful 2-16 season last year. The crowd of 7456…

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SEASON PREVIEW: Georgia Swarm

The Georgia Swarm are coming into the 2020 season after a 2019 campaign where they went 12-6 and finished second in the East Division. The Swarm were knocked out of the playoffs in the East Division semifinals for the first time since 2016, losing a tight 16-14 contest at home against the Toronto Rock. With a ton of talent back and hopefully a fully healthy Mike Poulin in net, Georgia…

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SEASON PREVIEW: Calgary Roughnecks

  Key Losses                                                                      2019 NLL Entry Draft Dan MacRae               New York                                Liam LeClair                Defense Wes Berg                    San Diego                               Haiden Dickson          …

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Join the ILWT team!

ILWT is looking for new talent to join the team for the upcoming NLL season! We are expanding right along with the NLL and looking to add volunteer writers and photographers in every lacrosse hotbed, covering every level of the game. Current available NLL beats include: Buffalo, Colorado, Halifax, New England, New York, Rochester and San Diego. But don’t let that list stop you – there is lacrosse all over the…

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PHOTOS: WILC 2019 – Switzerland vs. Hong Kong

Photos from Switzerland’s 16-14 win over Hong Kong in the placement bracket at the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. Lukas Heri led Switzerland with six goals and three assists while Alexander Meier made 30 saves in goal. Evan Mok-Lamme scored three goals and six assists and Jordan Wong four goals and three assists to lead Hong Kong.

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World Lax: Gold medal an honour for Canadian goaltender Poulin

Canadian goaltender Mike Poulin’s on a hot streak! After winning the Mike Kelley Award as Mann Cup MVP, he backstopped Canada to a gold medal performance over the Iroquois Nationals at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. *Note: the 2023 WILC will be in the Czech Republic, according to World Lacrosse president Sue Redfern’s closing ceremonies remarks. Ireland will host the 2020 men’s U19 field games.

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World Lax: Israel holds off Finland to keep spot in top world group

The fifth place game at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships was just as important as the bronze or gold medal games, with a lot on the line. They may not get a medal, but the winning team gets to count themselves amongst the world’s elite as members of the top group in the next tournament. So when Israel faced off against Finland on Saturday afternoon, the players held nothing back….

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