• National Lacrosse League’s Knighthawks joining forces with USBOXLA

    National Lacrosse League’s Knighthawks joining forces with USBOXLA

    Partnership includes hosting inaugural Upstate Box Lacrosse Invitational (March 8, 2017)… The Rochester Knighthawks are proud to announce their partnership with the US Box Lacrosse Association (USBOXLA), whose mission is to develop and promote youth box lacrosse in the United States. “I am extremely excited for this partnership with USBOXLA,” said Knighthawks Academy Director and Knighthawks defenseman Brad Gillies. “I have been following what they have been doing for a while […]

     
  • All-Time National Lacrosse League Top 50: The Greatest Players Ever

    All-Time National Lacrosse League Top 50: The Greatest Players Ever

    Over the National Lacrosse League’s three decades of existence, there has been one asset, one constant, one very specific source that has allowed the loop to survive well past the original expiration date it was stamped with back in 1987. It’s the one thing that the now not so new NLL commissioner Nick Sackiewicz knows he doesn’t need to touch while he attempts to bring this box lacrosse league to […]

     
  • Americans in the National Lacrosse League Part III: Searching for Stoppers

    Americans in the National Lacrosse League Part III: Searching for Stoppers

    It’s been 2,818 days since Jeremy Ogden played just over a minute’s worth of action for the Colorado Mammoth during the 2009 National Lacrosse League regular season. Who cares? Well for one, Ogden probably does, but… … it’s also the last time an American goalie has played in the NLL. While a few US goalies have found practice roster spots in future seasons, not one has made the jump to […]

     
  • Lacrosse rebel Eric Martin talks Seagulls, Stealth & bringing box to the Silver State

    Lacrosse rebel Eric Martin talks Seagulls, Stealth & bringing box to the Silver State

    Box lacrosse in Nevada? Believe it. The US Box Lacrosse Association currently has a growing member base within the Silver State. Based right in Las Vegas, Lacrosse Force, who joined USBOXLA approximately a year ago, is about to start their second season of youth box lacrosse camps and league play, both of which are expected to be at capacity. This past summer Vegas-born Justin Taylor was selected for the prestigious U18 […]

     
  • Americans in the National Lacrosse League Part II: Statistically Speaking

    Americans in the National Lacrosse League Part II: Statistically Speaking

    While Americans may have had their smallest impact on National Lacrosse League rosters in recent seasons – only 13 appeared in the league last year – past and even present US pros have played a significant role during the loop’s 30-year history. When talking about solo American significance in the NLL, clearly the first name that comes to mind is Casey Powell. And for good reason. Powell was the last […]

     
 

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