When the Professional Lacrosse League was created, a major component of its declared mandate was to help American players evolve in the box game and blaze a trail to the National Lacrosse League. With NLL teams starting to get their pre-season schedule under way, a number of PLL players are taking he first step on what they hope will be a successful journey by attending camps.
The majority will be among the contenders when the Philadelphia Wings open their camp next weekend. Seven players currently on PLL rosters are scheduled to hit the floor for Wings tryouts. Greg Rogowski, Ethan Farrell and Erik Holt of the Charlotte Copperheads will be in camp. They’ll be joined by five Reading Rockets. Dana Wilber and Bret Moyer will be on hand along with Andrew and Chris Collins. Scotty Komer is also at Wings camp looking to grab the backup goalie spot. He was a Rocket but played just two minutes before a collision drove his head into the crossbar. The resulting concussion has prevented him from playing any further with the Rockets, although he is on track to be healthy and ready to go with Philadelphia. READ MORE »