Minnesota Buzzing in the Offseason

August 5, 2014

After a very disappointing season by the Minnesota Swarm, in which the team went 4-14 and scored fewer than 200 goals on the season, the Swarm have been one of the more active teams in this offseason. They have already thrown out their usual playbook of acquiring as many draft picks as possible and started to trade away some of their horded surplus of picks. Sticking to the game plan…


Swarm Battle Mammoth: The Other MN vs. CO Game Tonight

April 19, 2014

The Minnesota Swarm will be taking on the Colorado Mammoth tonight in Minnesota. This game is really only a factor for the Mammoth, who are in the midst of a battle for the last place in the playoffs. The Mammoth are a game and a half ahead of the Vancouver Stealth. This game is being over shadowed by the NHL Playoff game between the Minnesota Wild and the Colorado Avalanche,…


Minnesota Eliminated: What Now?

April 18, 2014

The Minnesota Swarm have been eliminated from the 2014 NLL playoffs—this will be the only the third time in the Swarm’s history that they have missed the playoffs. The Swarm had a rough year this season, only winning two of their first 10 games. The Swarm have improved their play in the last number of weeks, going 2-4. At the 2013 Entry Draft the Swarm drafted four first rounders, Logan…


The Rock Come to Minnesota

March 16, 2014

Alex Urquhart The Minnesota Swarm will be hosting the Toronto Rock this evening at home in the Excel Energy Center, also called the Hive by its fans and players. The Rock roll into Minnesota at 4-7 on the season, while the Swarm are returning home after three games on the road. The Swarm are running in last place in the East at 2-8. The Swarm are coming home to St….


Bandits Swat Swarm, Comeback to Win 12-9

March 9, 2014

With a little over three weeks off from NLL regular season play, there was some talk going around the fans in Banditland about the team possibly showing some signs of rust after their extended break. The Buffalo Bandits were able to shake off any remaining rust they had and returned to the win column with their first of three 2014 regular season matchups with the Minnesota Swarm Saturday night at…


Minnesota Swarm vs. Buffalo Bandits: Will the Turn Around Begin in March?

March 8, 2014

Alex Urquhart The Minnesota Swarm have assuredly struggled this season, going 2-7 so far and only grabbing wins against the Philadelphia Wings and only winning in Philly to boot. The team has lost all three home games at the Excel Energy Center, and all of their away games, not in Philly. This week the Swarm will take on the Buffalo Bandits at First Niagara Center. The last time the Bandits…


Net Impact: Can Stealth and Swarm Get Back Into Playoff Picture?

February 27, 2014

With the NLL season halfway over, the Vancouver Stealth (3-7) and Minnesota Swarm (2-7) are languishing at the bottom of their respective divisions. The Stealth only have eight games remaining; the Swarm have nine. Vancouver is a full game out of a playoff spot in the West Division while Minnesota is 2.5 games out of the East Division playoffs. With the clock ticking on their playoff hopes, can either team…


Rock Survive Late Swarm Comeback, Win 14-12

February 23, 2014

Photo Credit: Buffalo Bandits On Saturday night the Toronto Rock (3-4) took on the Minnesota Swarm (1-6). The Swrm opened the scoring as Brock Sorensen found the back of the net to put the Swarm ahead 1-0. The lead would be short lived as Stephan Leblanc had the answer for the Rock just minutes later to tie the game at 1-1. The Swarm would regain the lead just 15 seconds…


Game Preview: Wings vs Swarm. Wings Aim to Swat the Swarm

February 23, 2014

Today the Philadelphia Wings (3-6) will face the Minnesota Swarm (1-7).  The Swarm are coming off a 14-12 loss last night to the Toronto Rock.  After three quarters the Swarm were down 13-4 before putting eight goals in the final quarter.  So the question here is did the Swarm shoot their load, or was this a start of momentum coming into this afternoon? The Swarm all season have either had…


Swarm Look to Right Ship Against Rock

February 20, 2014

The Minnesota Swarm are going into this weekend as the worst team in the East and the worst team in the NLL at 1-6. The Swarm have dropped four straight, three of which were at home in St. Paul Minnesota. The Last time the Swarm won a game was in Philadelphia on January 18th in an 11-10 win over the Wings, this also was the first game of a double-header…