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NLL Week 18 Team Reports: ‘There will be no passengers in this game. It can’t happen,’ Mammoth co-coach Chris Gill

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

And just like that, we're wrapping up the 28th regular season of the National Lacrosse League. And in the 5 scheduled games for this weekend, the only thing really at stake is second place in the East Division, where Buffalo and Toronto are battling for the spot, which brings with ...

Geoff Snider on track to reclaim faceoffs mark, and other Records Pursuit updates

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

This records watch kicked off largely to track the pursuit of two of the more high-profile marks, points and assists, both of which seemed likely to be broken when we started paying close attention a few weeks ago. Well, neither of those records are looking much like they'll fall now. ...

Top 10 plays, NLL Week 17

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

'Tis that time again, time for the Top 10 Plays of the Week for the National Lacrosse League. And lest we think it's all about scoring goals, Frankie Scigliano of the Calgary Roughnecks will change your mind about that. His fantastic save from the seat of his pants is on ...

Pilson: Adversity now may do favors later for Edmonton Rush, when it counts most

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Adversity breeds character. Whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Or, as the famous American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson said: fractures well-cured make us more strong. C'mon, that just sounds cool. However you want to phrase it, experiencing difficulty can be a good thing. Especially for a sports team with ...

NLL Week 17 photo gallery

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Week 17 of the National Lacrosse League was an intense week with rivalries between Calgary and Edmonton, and Buffalo and Rochester. And with 1 weekend remaining in the regular season, we're not done with the lacrosse, or the rivalries. Rochester and Buffalo close the regular season with a matchup in ...

O’Neill: As NLL wraps up regular season, let’s hope intensity shows up for playoffs

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

So far, the 2014 National Lacrosse League season has been the year of the Edmonton Rush, and for good reason. The Rush are excelling in every part of the game and blowing away the opposition almost at will. The last two weeks I guarantee they geared down to give themselves ...

NLL Girl of the Week: Chantelle vs. Kelsey

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

So we’ve pretty much come full circle in our NLL Girl of the Week voting contest. Last week’s matchup between Amy of the Rochester Knightingales and Alexa of the Calgary Drill Crew resulted in a 4,907 to 3,493 win for Amy. So now we circle back and get the second ...

Rookie Report: Leung, Schuss, Ward showing off their shine down the stretch

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

By this point of a season, roles are pretty well defined and set. But this is the National Lacrosse League, where surprises are the norm. And that’s where we find ourselves today with the Rookie Report because it’s been a tough season. Tough in the sense that there really hasn’t ...

Reeling Bandits remaining calm in face of their 7-game losing streak, plus the links

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

If you’re a fan of cowboy movies or The Clash, The Magnificent Seven is something you’re familiar with. If you’re a Buffalo Bandits fan, you’re familiar with it as well, but for all the wrong reasons. The Bandits went 0-2 on the weekend, stretching their National Lacrosse League losing streak ...

NLL 3 Stars: Week 17

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Curtis Dickson scored 7 goals against the Edmonton Rush on Saturday without going horizontal. That is surprising from the forward that's come to be known as Superman, but it displayed the lethal shot that makes him such a threat any time the Roughnecks have the ball. His performance, which included ...