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NLL Girl of the Week: Alexa vs. Amy

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

We’ve reached the final matchup of the first round for our National Lacrosse League Girl of the Week contest, so the only thing left to do is vote and keep this thing rolling. Last week’s matchup saw Toronto’s Krista steamroll past Danielle of Buffalo by a count of 4,039 to ...

Rookie Report: As regular season winds down, race for top rookie is hardly clear

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

We’re getting to the point in this National Lacrosse League season where we start to ask: Who is the frontrunner for the 2014 Rookie of the Year? The last few seasons have been fairly cut and dried, especially last winter when the award really was Mark Matthews’ to lose. But ...

Swarm, Wings dealing with realities of not being playoff teams this year, plus the links

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Ever hear a champion say he can’t put into words how it feels? Same goes for those who will not be champions in the National Lacrosse League, although Brodie Merrill did find some words to describe the feeling. “It’s disappointing, you kind of have an empty feeling after that,” Merrill ...

NLL 3 Stars: Week 16

Monday, April 14th, 2014

It's getting close to playoff time in the National Lacrosse League. That means a little extra pressure in some of the games where playoff spots are on the line. A couple of the IL Indoor NLL 3 Stars this week will be guys who stepped up when their team really ...

Money Ballers: Mammoth’s John Grant Jr. finds himself in a familiar spot at top

Monday, April 14th, 2014

The streak is over. By now you've heard that the Edmonton Rush's perfect season is not to be, but the team that was able to do it may not have been who you expected. The playoff picture in the East became a little more solidified this weekend, and the first-place ...

As Rush winning streak comes to an end, so does pressure to maintain it, plus the links

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Here’s how weird it gets in the National Lacrosse League. The Edmonton Rush, who came into the weekend with a 14-0 record, played Friday against a Colorado Mammoth team that was 5-10, then played Saturday against at Calgary Roughnecks team that was 10-5. The Rush split the weekend, so guess ...

NLL Power Rankings: Week 16

Monday, April 14th, 2014

It took 16 weeks but the Edmonton Rush are no longer undefeated. The fact that the streak came to an end this weekend should not be a huge surprise. Edmonton was playing in tough back-to-back road games at Colorado and Calgary. Four of the eight ILIndoor writers had the Edmonton ...

Toronto Rock clinch playoff spot with 10-9 win over Philadelphia Wings

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

The Toronto Rock (7-9) clarified the playoff picture and muddied it a bit at the same time, pulling out a 10-9 win over the Philadelphia Wings (5-11) to clinch the third and final playoff spot in the National Lacrosse League's East Division. With the Buffalo Bandits (8-7) losing by ...

Roughnecks Foundation presents $60,000 donation to Calgary District Lacrosse

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

The Roughnecks Foundation is thrilled to announce a $60,000 commitment to minor lacrosse this season. The Calgary District Lacrosse Association (CDLA) enrollment is approximately 3,000 players, boys and girls, from the ages of four to 16 playing on over 190 teams. The CDLA is comprised of eight clubs: one from ...

Boxla Beat: Curt Malawsky and Riley Loewen

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Curt Malawsky is one of the great lacrosse minds in the game. It's always a pleasure to talk with him about the game and this week you get to share the conversation as the Calgary Roughnecks Head Coach appears on Boxla Beat. We talk about the state of the Riggers, ...