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Did Team Canada gain an edge with NLL experience to win gold? You be the judge

Monday, July 21st, 2014

So Canada won the FIL World Championship in Denver with an 8-5 win over the United States on Saturday. It was field lacrosse, of course, but that still counts for patriotic bragging rights and once again, the Canadians have it. But here at ILIndoor, it’s our job to cover the ...

A&E’s ‘Shipping Wars’ gets an up-close look at National Lacrosse League in Rochester

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Imagine having to drive to New York City to pick up precious cargo, detour through Pennsylvania before arriving in Rochester for a primetime sporting event? That was the mission for Todd and Tamera Sturgis on Thursday’s episode of Shipping Wars on A&E. The shippers, known as the “Double Threat,” had ...

Championship run with Knighthawks for Paul Dawson is ’super special’

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Rochester Knighthawks defenseman Paul Dawson has seen some action in nearly every aspect of the game of lacrosse, from goaltending to driving to the other end of the turf and taking his shot on the goal. The eight-year pro, who was originally drafted into the National Lacrosse League as a ...

WLA Power Rankings: No changes as things get a little tighter through the middle of the pack

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

While the Victoria Shamrocks extend their lead in the Western Lacrosse Association standings, the Maple Ridge Burrards and the rest of the clubs try to keep pace. Just five points separates 3rd from 7th so there is still plenty to play for with only three weeks remaining in the regular ...

Pat Coyle and Chris Hall are inducted into NLL Hall of Fame

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Class of 2014 features one player & one coach as Coyle becomes first defenseman voted in, Hall elected in first year of eligibility The National Lacrosse League has announced that Pat Coyle and Chris Hall have been voted into the NLL Hall of Fame as inductees of the Class of 2014. ...

Fan poll: Best American to play in the NLL? It’s Pat McCabe up against Ryan Boyle

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

What we've got here is an old-fashioned showdown between offense and defense. In one corner, Pat McCabe. In the other, Ryan Boyle. Both come from a past era of the National Lacrosse League, although Boyle's NLL days really aren't that far behind him. Nevertheless, we've got one of the league's ...

MSL 3 Stars: The usual suspects shine again; Steenhuis, Jackson and Shattler take the honours

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

There's definitely getting to be a feeling of familiarity to the Major Series Lacrosse 3 Stars. The same names keep popping up among the top performers in the league from week to week. Here we are in Week 6 and all three of the stars have appeared regularly. It's no ...

MSL Power Rankings: You can throw a blanket over the top three teams

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Much should be clarified about the Major Series Lacrosse standings soon. The Peterborough Lakers' appeal of their forfeiture of the first four games of their season for using an ineligible player will be heard Monday night at the Ontario Lacrosse Association offices, the team has announced. There appear to be ...

National Lacrosse League draft returning to Toronto September 22

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

The National Lacrosse League has announced that the 2014 NLL Entry Draft will take place on Monday, Sept. 22 at Toronto Rock Athletic Centre (TRAC) in Oakville, Ontario. The Edmonton Rush currently hold the first overall pick while the current order of selection for the entire six-round draft, which will begin ...

Fan poll: Best American to play in the NLL? It’s Kevin Finneran vs. Jamie Hanford

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Today's matchup puts us one-fourth of the way through our first round of the ILIndoor poll to determine who you think is the best American-born player to suit up in the National Lacrosse League. So far, we've got names like Casey Powell and Eric Martin on through to the second ...