Stickhorses Host Black and White Scrimmage Tonight

December 15, 2012

Tonight the players of the North American Lacrosse League step back onto the turf of a professional game for the first time since the Pro Invitational Season. If you think players are not extremely excited, you’re wrong. “I expect it to be a very intense, fast paced, up and down game,” says Anthony Kelly, who was with the team last season. “Expect to see a lot of pushed breaks in transition and…


Andrew Kirkaldy: Rockhoppers Chemistry Good

December 14, 2012

The Boston Rockhoppers had their first training camp last week, and we spoke with forward Andrew Kirkaldy about how it went. Only a few players were not there, so they were able to get a pretty good sense on their club. “Camp was good. Fast paced, energetic, and guys were really excited to be there.” says Kirkaldy. “Lots of competition between the players, because it was a one day camp.”…


Meet a NALL Player: AJ Laffin

December 13, 2012

Name: AJ Laffin Position: Forward Team: Rhode Island Kingfish Pro Teams You Have Played For: Rochester Greywolves (Can-Am Senior) Upstate Bears (MILA). Favorite Lacrosse Memory: I have three favorite memories. The first wooden stick that I got from stick maker Alf Jacques from Onondaga and Being voted to play in the 2010 and 2011 Can-Am All Star game. Being drafted by Rhode Island in the 6th round of the draft. Favorite Pro Player/Player…


Vince Talbot Blog: Rockhoppers Open Camp

December 10, 2012

This weekend saw the beginning of the Rockhoppers training camp.  As part of the players invited to camp I had the chance to participate in one of the most intense three hour practice I’ve ever done.  Intense, fast drills with minimal rest and a bunch of players giving it all for a roster spot, that is what was going in on in Marlboro, MA! The core leaders of the Rockhoppers…


Rockhoppers Open Camp Today

December 9, 2012

Today the Boston Rockhoppers open their training camp as they prepare for their season opener on January 5th against the Kentucky Stickhorses. Kevin Gould says to expect energy. “I am looking forward to camp. In my experiences with training camp I think you can expect a huge amount of energy on the floor with guys trying to gain chemistry with others and guys trying to earn a roster spot. I…


NLL Players in the NALL

November 23, 2012

The North American Lacrosse League exists to aid American lacrosse players in their journey towards the NLL and other lacrosse careers. However, some NALL veterans have already been there, and are looking to get back or to help other Americans achieve that dream. Dan Deckelbaum- Baltimore Deckelbaum played in two games with the Philadelphia Wings last season and was also on the Lehigh Vallye Flying Dutchmen in NALL in 2012 before he…


New Baltimore Box Lacrosse Team Deep With Local Talent

November 13, 2012

Not since 1999 has professional box lacrosse been played in Baltimore. That changes this winter as the Baltimore Bombers help kick off the second season of the North American Lacrosse League. The Bombers pre-season roster is already in place and full of local Baltimoreans who have enjoyed major success at the college and professional levels. The team’s first picks were Mike Simon from Fallston HS, Stevenson University and Chesapeake Bayhawks,…


Meet a NALL Player: Dan Deckelbaum

November 13, 2012

Name: Dan Deckelbaum Height: 6’0 Team: Baltimore Bombers Pro Teams: Philadelphia Wings, Vermont Voyageurs, Chicago Machine, Rochester Rattlers, Hamilton Nationals. Favorite Lacrosse Memory: Playing in the final 4 at Ravens Stadium.  Game winner to beat Towson and win first CAA title for University of Delaware Men’s Lax. Favorite Pro Players: Gary Gait, Mike Powell. Biggest Strength: Bigger, Faster or Stronger than the competition. Toughest Goalie/Defenders: Brodie Merrill, Brett Manney, Anthony Cosmo Deckelbaum’s Thoughts: I have played field lacrosse since I…


Meet a NALL Player: Ryan Licht

November 12, 2012

Name: Ryan Licht Height: 6’0 Team: Rhode Island Kingfish Pro Teams:Philadelphia Wings, Anaheim Storm, NJ Pride, San Francisco Dragons, Jacksonville Bullies, Irish National Team Favorite Lacrosse Memory: Winning the National Championship at Nassau Community College and my experiences with the Irish National Team; traveling the world and competing for Ireland. Favorite Pro Players: A lot of my strengths have come from learning from some of the best players and coaches in lacrosse. I learned important…


Meet a NALL Player: Nick Schroeder

November 10, 2012

As we continue our series talking to players around the North American Lacrosse League, today we speak with one of the most experienced players in the league, Nick Scroeder, who has played goaltender throughout the NLL, WLA and other levels. Read on to read some of the facts about the career of Schroeder. Name: Nick Schroeder Position: Goaltender Team: Boston Rockhoppers Former Pro Teams: Philadelphia Wings, New York Titans, Langley Thunder Favorite Lacrosse Memory: The…