Will the Swarm Get it Together?

Alex Urquhart The Minnesota Swarm have gotten off to a very, very, slow start this season. The team is 1-3 on the season and averaged only 7.5 goals per game through the first four games. Although the Swarm are not scoring goals they are, for the most part, sticking with most teams. They have only given up 41 goals this year, and 15 of them were in Sunday’s matinee match…

January 22, 2014

Swarm Weekend Preview

Alex Urquhart   The Minnesota Swarm got a bye week last weekend and are now looking to take on the Vancouver Stealth, in Vancouver. The Swarm are coming off an extremely tough loss to the Rochester Knighthawks. The Swarm dropped the game 8-6 two weeks ago. The Swarm have been hard at work to get that first win. The Swarm have spent a lot of time trying to get players…

January 10, 2014

NLL Rookie Report: Schuss, Loewen Step Up

With the 2014 NLL season officially underway, the latest wave of rookie talent made their presence felt Saturday night. Out of the six squads to begin action over the weekend, all but the Rochester Knighthawks and Buffalo Bandits featured at least one rookie in the lineup. Minnesota The youthful Swarm dressed a trio of signees from their recent draft class in Saturday’s loss to Rochester. Leading the way for the…

December 30, 2013

Knighthawks Begin Title Defense, Defeat Swarm

December 29, 2013

  The Minnesota Swarm took on the defending NLL Champion Rochester Knighthawks last night in the their season opener and fell short of the win. The 8-6 final was the lowest scoring game of the NLL’s season openers, which saw a win by the Philadelphia Wings 17-13 over the Buffalo Bandits, and a 13-10 win by the Edmonton Rush over the Colorado Mammoth. The Swarm could never get much going…


Champion Knighthawks Host Minnesota

The Minnesota Swarm and the Rochester Knighthawks are starting off the season tomorrow night in Rochester, New York at 7:30pm EST. Prior to the playoff rematch from last season, the Knighthawks will be raising their 2013 Championship banner. This should give the Swarm some added incentive to go along with the revenge factor for last year’s playoffs. The Swarm look extremely young and new faced this year, with five rookies…

December 28, 2013

NLL Season Preview: Minnesota Swarm

The Minnesota Swarm are going into their tenth year of existence this year, this is also the year that the Swarm are going into the season with the largest amount of anticipation and notoriety. This offseason the Swarm acquired Logan Schuss, Scott Jones, Cam Flint, Jason Noble , and Jordan Houtby. All five came by way of this year’s entry draft. To go along with these five rookies the Swarm…

December 23, 2013

Minnesota’s Weekend Camp Recap

Well the final preseason weekend came and went with the Minnesota Swarm taking on the each other and the Calgary Roughnecks. The Swarm’s inter-squad scrimmage took place on Friday night and although being a lighter affair there were still guys looking to make the roster and needed to show what they could do.  Team Yellow took home the Golden Nutcracker! On Saturday the Swarm took on the Calgary Roughnecks and…

December 16, 2013

Calgary Roughnecks Face Minnesota Swarm in Afternoon Tilt

December 13, 2013

As the Calgary Roughnecks enter their final weekend of training camp, they have two scrimmages scheduled. After that, the front office has some tough decisions to make. Their first challenge of the weekend will be a scrimmage against the Minnesota Swarm on Saturday afternoon at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre (TRAC) in Oakville, ON. The Roughnecks will be facing a retooled Swarm roster that has already won two scrimmages in…


NLL Camp Notes: Swarm in Good Shape After Two Wins

The Minnesota Swarm have had an extremely productive camp thus far. With the new youthful look to the team most would expect a few stumbling points, but the Swarm have put all the pieces in the right spot and seem to have the right ideas heading down the stretch to the beginning of the season. The Swarm have been able to win both of their preseason games so far, both…

December 10, 2013

NLL Pre Season Preview: Swarm Take on Knighthawks

December 7, 2013

The preseason games have officially gotten underway for the Minnesota Swarm. The Swarm took on the Colorado Mammoth in Oakville, ON last night, Dec. 6th, and came out with the 14-10 win. The Swarm only dressed 18 runners in the game and treated the game as they would any regular season game. Jordan MacIntosh led the way for the Swarm with the hat trick. Shayne Jackson, Kiel Matisz, and rookie…