Bandits Re-Sign Culp and Thorminbert

September 3, 2014

Buffalo Bandits General Manager Steve Dietrich today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Chad Culp and transition player Jay Thorimbert on two-year contracts. The team has also signed defenseman Adam Will to a one-year deal. “We are pleased to have Chad and Jay back in Buffalo for two more years,” Dietrich said. “I don’t think it was a coincidence that our offense improved when Chad played…


Rock Sign Sorensen, Diachenko

September 2, 2014

Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced the signing of a pair of transition players. Recently acquired Brock Sorensen has agreed to a 2-year deal and the very versatile Nick Diachenko has signed a 1-year agreement. The signings are pending league approval. Sorensen was picked up in a trade with the Minnesota Swarm recently that saw the Rock part with 2013 1st round pick Ethan O’Connor and Toronto’s 2017…


Connecticut Signs Brett Bucktooth

August 30, 2014

Brett Bucktooth has signed with the Connecticut NLL team according to Inside Lacrosse’s Teddy Jenner via Twitter. Bucktooth, a forward, had been an unrestricted free agent after playing the last two seasons with the Vancouver Stealth. In 11 games last season, Bucktooth scored 43 points, 18 of them goals. It is just one less point than his 44 from the 2013 season with the Stealth as well. Bucktooth split the…


Stealth Re-Sign McMichael, Henderson and O’Dougherty

August 22, 2014

The Vancouver Stealth have announced the re-signing of defensemen Chris O’Dougherty and Tim Henderson along with transition player Mitch McMichael, all to one-year contracts for the 2015 National Lacrosse League season, pending league approval. O’Dougherty has spent his entire five-year NLL career with the Stealth recording 9 points (1+8), while collecting 134 loose balls in 49 games. The 27-year-old from Kinneton, New Jersey was selected in sixth round of the 2009 NLL…


Swarm Sign Greg Downing for One Year

August 21, 2014

Photo Credit: Dan Brodie The National Lacrosse League’s (NLL) Minnesota Swarm today announced that the team has re-signed defenseman Greg Downing to a one-year contract.Downing, 29, appeared in all 18 games with the Swarm in 2014, and ranked second on the team with 28 forced turnovers. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound lefty defenseman also notched eight points(3g, 5a) and collected 69 loose balls in his third full season with the Swarm, sixth in the NLL. Downing has totaled 51…


NLL Free Agency Update: Culp Signs for Two Years

August 18, 2014

The NLL free agency period is well underway now, with teams steadily locking down their outstanding players. The Colorado Mammoth have been very busy, signing Eric Law, John Gallant, Nick Carlson, Ian Hawksbee, Jake Crans, Dan Ball and Michael Simon all to one year contracts and Colin Boucher to a two-year deal. They have also acquired restricted free agent Alex Turner from the Minnesota Swarm after the Swarm declined to…


Rock Re-Sign Miller, Marshall, Edwards, O’Connor

August 15, 2014

Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced the signing of goaltender Brandon Miller to a two-year agreement. Along with the last line of defence being under contract, Toronto has re-signed defencemen Damon Edwards to a three-year deal, Rob Marshall to a two-year contract and Ethan O’Connor to a one-year pact. The signings are pending league approval. Miller was acquired at the 2014 NLL trade deadline in March and won…


Mammoth Sign Former Denver Pioneer Law

August 13, 2014

The Colorado Mammoth announced today that it has signed University of Denver alumnus and former Jr. Mammoth player Eric Law to a contract with the team, marking the first time in club history that a member of the youth program has ascended to the ranks of the professional squad. The Centennial native earned Colorado’s Player of the Year Award at Arapahoe High School in 2009 when he led the Warriors to the…


Knighthawks Re-Sign Hopcroft for Two Years

August 13, 2014

 The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that the team has re-signed Derek Hopcroft to a two-year deal. In 2014, the 28-year-old forward won his first Champion’s Cup in his first season in Rochester. “I’m excited and pumped to be back with the Knighthawks for another couple years to help the team win another championship,” said Hopcroft. In his four seasons in the NLL, he has collected 21 goals, 21 assists and…


Toronto Signs Defenseman Jeff Gilbert

August 12, 2014

Toronto Rock General Manager Terry Sanderson has announced the signing of unrestricted free agent defenceman Jeff Gilbert to a two-year agreement.  Along with the signing of Gilbert, Sanderson also inked free agents Mark White and Mike Burke to one-year deals.  All signings are pending league approval. The 31-year old Gilbert played the last three seasons in Minnesota after being dealt to the Swarm by the Rock following the 2011 season. …