February 27th, 2013 by Allison Bridgman
After a 10 point performance on Saturday, Washington Stealth's Rhys Duch named Offensive Player of the Week (Photo: Henry Valentine/Washington Stealth)
The National Lacrosse League has announced its Player of the Week awards for Week 8 of the 2013 NLL regular season which featured seven of the nine teams in five games on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
The Calgary Roughnecks have won all five games they have played in Everett, WA. On Saturday, despite the Roughnecks’ attempted comeback, the Washington Stealth secured their first win against the ‘necks since the 2011 divisional final. The Minnesota Swarm and Edmonton Rush played a home-and-home series last weekend, each picking up a road win.
The Philadelphia Wings, now tied for second in the east division, got their first win of the weekend in Rochester, in a rematch of their week 6 blowout against the Knighthawks and their second win of the weekend at home against a struggling Colorado Mammoth. The Toronto Rock and Buffalo Bandits both had a bye last weekend. READ MORE »