Reaction: About the NLL Playoff Mini Games

After the Calgary Roughnecks defeated the Edmonton Rush on Friday night in the NLL’s first ever “mini game”, all the talk has been about just that. Not Calgary’s road upset. Not the end of the Rush’s amazing season. But about the mini game.

On Saturday night, the Rochester Knighthawks defeated Buffalo to get to a mini game and they won in the sudden death OT portion of the ten minute contest. This means both championship teams advanced via the mini game, and our 2014 NLL champion might also exist due to it.

We should be celebrating Rochester and Calgary, and we are. But the mini game discussion is one worth having. How do the players feel? Or the coaches and most importantly, the fans who are watching?

Some NLL players, media people and fans weighed in on this topic via Twitter and this is what they had to say about it. Give us your thoughts and reactions by tweeting to @LacrosseWeTrust

Jeff Gilbert, Minnesota Swarm

Lewis Ratcliff, Vancouver Stealth

Scott Evans, Retired

Rochester Knighthawks Employee Ben Cerow

Kent Ridley, Scout

Graeme Perrow, NLL Chatter Writer

Brad MacArthur, Barrie Blizzard Head Coach

Budd Bailey, Buffalo News

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