NLL Draft Report: Minesota Swarm

September 20, 2013

Alex Urquhart The Minnesota Swarm had the most picks in the NLL Entry Draft for the second straight year in a row. With the most picks this year they had the most picks in the first round ever, with four picks. To no real surprise the Swarm took top rated Logan Schuss as the first overall pick and then with the second overall pick Minnesota took Jason Noble. Both Schuss…


NLL Draft Needs: Minnesota Swarm

September 8, 2013

Alex Urquhart                 The Minnesota Swarm are coming off another year in which they made it to the Divisional Finals. The Swarm had a rough regular season only going 7-9. With the NLL 2013 Draft coming up the Swarm will need to look at their deficiencies and try to resolve them before the regular season starts on 28 December against the reigning NLL Champion Knighthawks. The Swarm are going into…


NLL Week 16: What’s at Stake

April 18, 2013

Going into the final weekend of regular season play in the NLL, six of the eight postseason spots have been claimed, with two more yet to be determined. Moreover, only one team has locked up a home game, so there is still a lot yet to be determined. Such is life in a league with such parity among the teams. Here’s what we do know: The Toronto Rock have locked…


NLL: Western Division Playoff Picture Remains Unclear

April 12, 2013

With just two weeks remaining in the NLL regular season, three teams have punched their ticket to the postseason, but the remaining two still have a legitimate shot at finding a way in and the seeding of the division remains wide open. The Calgary Roughnecks, Edmonton Rush and Washington Stealth are all knotted at the top with identical 8-6 records. But it isn’t quite as simple as that. The Stealth…


NLL: Calgary Roughs Up The Swarm

March 9, 2013

The Calgary Roughnecks beat the Minnesota Swarm 19-15 on Friday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The win was just Calgary’s second in five home games in 2013 and moves the Roughnecks into sole position of second place in the NLL West Division at 6-5 overall. The Swarm slide to 3-7 on the season, but maintain their hold on the final playoff spot as a result of a Colorado Mammoth loss…


NLL: Roughnecks Travel To Minnesota To Face The Swarm

February 15, 2013

Saturday night the Calgary Roughnecks journey to Minnesota to take on the Minnesota Swarm in Week 7 action. This is the second game of the weekend for the Roughnecks, who are currently sitting at 4-2 atop of the West Division of the NLL. The Swarm are currently tied for third in the division at 2-3, only 1.5 games behind, and just took out the NLL’s first place overall Toronto Rock…


A Look At The Kevin Ross Trade

July 27, 2012

Yesterday was full of lacrosse news, including the NLL. Two trades went down in the matter of hours, but one really stood out. The Minnesota Swarm sent Kevin Ross to the Philadelphia Wings for a first round pick in the 2015 NLL draft. Today we will step back and look at what this trade really means to both sides. The Philadelphia Wings showed flashes of brilliance last season, but at…