The NLL season has all too quickly come to an end, and after 16 weeks of incredible goals why would anyone expect the last week to be any different?
The Colorado Mammoth clinched a playoff spot in the final week of the NLL season in Minnesota. The Mammoth owe much of their success in the heated battle to Adam Jones, who had a monster 5-goal, 3-assist performance. Jones had two especially remarkable goals Saturday night. Jones rode Swarm transition man David Earl hard while Earl tried to work the ball out of the zone. Jones’ defensive effort translated into an offensive opportunity, as he eventually stripped Earl and went on the breakaway for a goal. Jones wowed all 12,243 fans at the Xcel Energy Center again later in the game. With just under a minute left in the third quarter, Jones, coming off the bench on a partial break, dove through the crease and deposited the ball over the shoulder of Tyler Carlson. READ MORE »