Archive for January, 2016

January 30 Game Recaps

Posted: January 31, 2016 in NLL
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New England 15 Buffalo 11

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February 6 New England at Buffalo 7:30 PM EST

Georgia 13 Rochester 9

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February 6 Georgia at Calgary 9:00 PM EST

February 13 Vancouver at Rochester 7:30 PM EST

Calgary 15 Vancouver 13

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February 6 Georgia at Calgary 9:00 PM EST

February 6 Colorado at Vancouver 10:00 PM EST

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Jan 30 Game Previews

Posted: January 29, 2016 in NLL
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Buffalo at New England  7:00 PM EST

Available on Fox Sports Go in US and Canada. First meeting of 2016 season. The Black Wolves are led by Shawn Evans 15 Pts (10G 5A). Evan Kirk 2-1 7.33 GAA .847 SV% is expected to get the start in net.

Georgia at Rochester 7:30 PM EST

Available on Fox Sports Go in US and Canada. Swarm will look to keep winning. After beating Toronto on Friday night. The Knighthawks are led by Cody Jamison 25 Pts (7g 18a)

Vancouver at Calgary 9:00 PM EST

Available on Watch ESPN (US) TSN5. TSN GO (Canada). The Stealth will be looking to rebound after being spanked by Colorado 14-5 on January 23. The Stealth are led by Rhys Duch 12 Pts (4g 8a) and Corey Small 10Pts (7g 3a). Garrett Billings should be back in the lineup. The Roughnecks are led by Dane Dobbie 14 Pts (6g 8a) and Jeff Shattler 12 Pts (5g 7a). Frankie Scigliano 1-2 9.35 GAA  .789 SV%

 

Rush outscore Mammoth 3-1 in fourth quarter. To hand Colorado it’s first loss on the season. Mark Matthews led the Rush with 6 Pts (4g 2a). Aaron Bold made 35 saves in net for the Rush.  John Grant Jr 5 Pts (2g 3a) led the Mammoth.

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February 6 Colorado at Vancouver 10:00 PM EST

February 5 Calgary at Saskatchewan 8:30 PM EST

Georgia 20 Toronto 17

Posted: January 29, 2016 in NLL
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Wild game in Toronto. As teams combined for 37 goals. Shayne Jackson 10 Pts (4g 6a) and Johnny Powless 7Pts (4g 3a) led the Swarm. Lyle Thompson had a ten point night. With two goals and eight assists.

With the loss the Rock drop to 0-5. Rob Hellyer 10 Pts (3g 7a) led the Rock. Time for heads to roll in Toronto?  Start with the GM.  With a couple weeks til the next game. Changes have to be coming in some fashion?

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January 30 Georgia at Rochester 7:30 PM EST

February 14 Toronto at New England 3:00 PM EST

When: January 29 8:30 PM EST

Broadcast: Fox Sports Go (US and Canada)

2016 Head to Head 0-0

Colorado got off to the hottest start in the league with a 4-0 record. The Mammoth offense has scored at least 14 goals in all four victories. On offense the Mammoth are led by Adam Jones with 30 Pts (15G and 15A) The Mammoth lead the league in goals scored 61. However they are tied with Toronto for most goals against with 48. Will need to tighten up on defense sooner rather than later.  Expect Dillion Ward 3-0 10.50 GAA  .795 SV% to get the start between the pipes.

Saskatchewan has had two weeks. Since they last played. A 13-11 loss to Vancouver.Mark Matthews leads the Rush with 11 Pts (3g 8a) Robert Church leads the Rush with five goals. Aaron Bold 1-1 10.00 GAA .750 SV% expected to start between the pipes.

Georgia at Toronto

Posted: January 28, 2016 in NLL
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When:  January 29 8:00 PM EST

Broadcast: Fox Sports Go ( US and Canada) *Maybe the stream will work this week?

2016 Head to Head 0-0

Toronto currently sits in the basement at 0-4 in the East. Nothing has gone right for the Rock so far. The offense has been uninspiring. Scoring 25 goals in four games. Tied for fewest in the NLL. While tied for allowing the most with 48.  Rob Hellyer leads the Rock with 16 Pts (8g 8a).  Brandon Miller 0-3 12.00 GAA  .750 SV% and Nick Rose 0-1 11.00 .744SV%. Flip a coin as to who starts.

The Swarm should be an angry bunch. After getting swatted by the Black Wolves 11-6 on January 17. First of a two game weekend. As the Swarm travel to Rochester after the game.

Swarm are led by rookie Randy Staats 15 Pts (6G 9A).  Brodie McDonald, 1-1 9.00 GAA .798SV% is expected to get the start in net.

Colorado 14 Vancouver 5

Posted: January 24, 2016 in NLL
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The game was over before halftime. As Colorado came out of the gates fast scoring the first four goals. Taking a 4-0 lead after fifteen minutes. Followed by putting up eight goals in the second quarter. John Grant had seven points on the night (5g 2a). Dillion Ward made 50 saves.

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January 29 Colorado at Saskatchewan 8:30 PM EST

January 30 Vancouver at Calgary 9:00 PM EST

Buffalo 12 Toronto 6

Posted: January 23, 2016 in NLL
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Score was tied 3-3 after fifteen minutes. Rock scored only three goals over the next 45 minutes. With the loss Rock drop to 0-4. Time for heads to roll in Toronto…. Fire the coaching staff? Trades?  New GM?

Dhane Smith led the Bandits with nine points. (4g 5a) Anthony Cosmo made 37 saves.

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January 30 Buffalo at New England 7:00 PM EST

January 29 Georgia at Toronto 8:00 PM EST

Colorado at Vancouver

Posted: January 22, 2016 in Uncategorized

When:  January 23 10 PM EST

Broadcast: Fox Sports Go  (US and Canada)

Head to Head: First meeting of season

Colorado looks to stay undefeated. Led on offense by Adam Jones 23 Pts (13G 10A) and Callum Crawford 23 Pts (5g 18a) Colorado leads the league in goals with 47. While the defense is a concern giving up 43.  Expect Dillon Ward 2-0 13.18 GAA  .733 SV% to get the start in net.

Vancouver will look to build off the win over the Rush last week. Led by Rhys Duch 11 Pts (4g 7a) and Corey Small 8 Pts (6g 2a) Eric Penny 1-1 14.43 GAA .713 SV% is expected to get the start in net.

Update: : activate forward Keegan Bal and place forward Garrett Billings on 10 day IR retroactive to January 18th

 

Toronto at Buffalo

Posted: January 22, 2016 in Uncategorized

When: January 23 7:30 PM

Broadcast Fox Sports Go (US and Canada)

Head to Head First meeting of 2016

The Rock are looking for win number one of the season. Rob Hellyer and Brett Hickey have combined for twelve of the Rock’s nineteen goals. Fewest in the league. Only Colorado has allowed more goals than the Rock.

Bandits will look to keep pace with New England and Rochester. Dhane Smith 13 Pts (5g 8a)  and Ryan Benesch 9 Pts (4g 5a)  lead the Bandits on offense. Anothy Cosmo expected to get the start in goal.