Billy Dee Smith is Back in Rochester, Signs One-Year-Deal

Billy Dee Smith is back in Rochester as the Knighthawks have signed the defenseman to a one-year deal. Smith originally retired after last season, his 17th in the NLL. According to the Knighthawks he is expected to play in their game against Buffalo tonight, February 22nd.  Smith was drafted third overall in the 2002 NLL … Continue reading Billy Dee Smith is Back in Rochester, Signs One-Year-Deal

NLL Week 11 Preview: Rivalry Renewed Out West,Buffalo and Rochester Battle For Season Series

Week ten in the NLL features just three games. Three! While fans don't like to see that it gives some teams some rest that they may or may not need as we head into the second half of the season, and the playoff race heats up.  Friday, February 22nd Buffalo Bandits (8-2) @ Rochester Knighthawks … Continue reading NLL Week 11 Preview: Rivalry Renewed Out West,Buffalo and Rochester Battle For Season Series

Welcome to the NLL New York Riptide

The New York NLL franchise will be named the New York Riptide. An official announcement is set to come tomorrow. New York is the second team name revealing this weekend as the Halifax Thunderbirds team name was announced earlier this weekend.  Last month Lacrosse Bucket reported that the NLL had filed trademarks for the New York Riptide … Continue reading Welcome to the NLL New York Riptide

Welcome to the NLL Halifax Thunderbirds

While the official press conference and announcement is set for Saturday February 16th the news came a day early and the Halifax NLL franchise will indeed be named the Halifax Thunderbirds.  Last month Lacrosse Bucket reported that the NLL had filed trademarks for the Halifax Thunderbirds name as well as a few logos.  Thunderbirds Official … Continue reading Welcome to the NLL Halifax Thunderbirds

Kyle Killen Breaking Onto The Scene in Colorado

The Colorado Mammoth drafted Kyle Killen in the second round (22nd overall) of the 2018 NLL entry draft. The Rookie out of RIT and the Coburg Kodiaks has made a serious splash in Colorado very early on in his young NLL career.  If you have watched Killen in the field game at RIT or in … Continue reading Kyle Killen Breaking Onto The Scene in Colorado

Chris Cloutier Traded to Buffalo in Exchange for Ryan Wagner and a 2021 Draft Pick

The Philadelphia Wings and Buffalo Bandits were involved in a trade on Wednesday that sent rookie forward Chris Cloutier to Buffalo and transition player Ryan Wagner to Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Wings will also receive a first round pick in the 2021 NLL draft.  Cloutier was drafted 2nd overall by Philadelphia in the 2018 NLL draft. … Continue reading Chris Cloutier Traded to Buffalo in Exchange for Ryan Wagner and a 2021 Draft Pick

NLL Week Nine Preview: Battle of The Prairies, Seals Back in Action

Week eight of the NLL season was an exciting one as we saw even more craziness. Will that trend continue as the page turns to week nine?  This weekend will see the San Diego Seals return to action after two straight bye weeks. San Diego will face Vancouver in these two squads second meeting of … Continue reading NLL Week Nine Preview: Battle of The Prairies, Seals Back in Action

NLL Week Eight Recap: Wings Get First Win, Saskatchewan Drops Second in a Row

What a week it was in the National Lacrosse League as things seem to just get crazier. Some of the big stories this weekend were Toronto taking down Saskatchewan, Georgia getting two really good wins, and Calgary getting back on track. Also, the Colorado Mammoth continue to struggle as they drop to 1-5 on the … Continue reading NLL Week Eight Recap: Wings Get First Win, Saskatchewan Drops Second in a Row

NLL Trademark’s More Halifax Thunderbirds Logo’s and The Fleet?

A few weeks ago I wrote an article after diving into the US Trademark website. In that article I discussed how it appeared that New York could possibly be the New York Saints and that it appeared the Halifax expansion franchise would be called the Thunderbirds. The New York franchise team name will be announced … Continue reading NLL Trademark’s More Halifax Thunderbirds Logo’s and The Fleet?