Archive for September, 2016

NLL Awards

Posted: September 28, 2016 in NLL


Sportsmanship Awar

Winner: Ben McIntosh – Saskatchewan Rush
Runner Up: Karsen Leung – Calgary Roughnecks
Third Place: Kiel Matisz – Georgia Swarm

Executive of the Year
Winner: Lee Genier – Saskatchewan Rush
Runner Up: Scott Loffler – Buffalo Bandits
Third Place: Mike French – New England Black Wolves

Media Person of the Year (The Tom Borrelli Award)
Winner: Teddy Jenner

General Manager of the Year
Winner: Steve Dietrich – Buffalo Bandits
Runner Up: Rich Lisk – New England Black Wolves
Third Place: John Arlotta – Georgia Swarm

Head Coach of the Year (The Les Bartley Award)
Winner: Glenn Clark – New England Black Wolves
Runner Up: Troy Cordingley – Buffalo Bandits
Third Place: Derek Keenan – Saskatchewan Rush

Air Canada Wingman of the Year
Winner: Callum Crawford – Colorado Mammoth
Runner Up: Rob Hellyer – Toronto Rock
Third Place: Dhane Smith – Buffalo Bandits

Teammate of the Year
Winner: Mike Poulin – Calgary Roughnecks
Runner Up: Andrew Watt – Buffalo Bandits
Third Place: Joel McCready – Vancouver Stealth

Transition Player of the Year
Winner: Brad Self – Rochester Knighthawks
Runner Up: Jeremy Thompson – Saskatchewan Rush
Third Place: Jordan MacIntosh – Georgia Swarm

Defensive Player of the Year
Winner: Ryan Dilks – Saskatchewan Rush
Runner Up: Chris Corbeil – Saskatchewan Rush
Third Place: Steve Priolo – Buffalo Bandits

Goaltender of the Year
Winner: Evan Kirk – New England Black Wolves
Runner Up: Dillon Ward – Colorado Mammoth|
Third Place: Nick Rose – Toronto Rock

Rookie of the Year
Winner: Randy Staats – Georgia Swarm
Runner Up: Wesley Berg – Calgary Roughnecks
Third Place: Jesse King – Georgia Swarm

Most Valuable Player
Winner: Dhane Smith – Buffalo Bandits
Runner Up: Shawn Evans – New England Black Wolves
Third Place: Mark Matthews – Saskatchewan Rush

All-Pro First Team
Forward – Dhane Smith (Buffalo Bandits)
Forward – Shawn Evans (New England Black Wolves)
Forward – Mark Matthews (Saskatchewan Rush)
Transition – Brad Self (Rochester Knighthawks)
Defense – Ryan Dilks (Saskatchewan Rush)
Goaltender – Evan Kirk (New England Black Wolves)

All-Pro Second Team
Forward – Curtis Dickson (Calgary Roughnecks)
Forward – Callum Crawford (Colorado Mammoth)
Forward – Rob Hellyer (Toronto Rock)
Transition – Jeremy Thompson (Saskatchewan Rush)
Defense – Chris Corbeil (Saskatchewan Rush)
Goaltender – Dillon Ward (Colorado Mammoth)

All-Rookie Team
Forward – Randy Staats (Georgia Swarm)
Forward – Wesley Berg (Calgary Roughnecks)
Forward – Jesse King (Georgia Swarm)
Forward – Lyle Thompson (Georgia Swarm)
Forward – Chad Tutton (Georgia Swarm)
Defense – Graeme Hossack (Rochester Knighthawks)


2016 NLL Draft Results

Posted: September 26, 2016 in Uncategorized


On that note. Watching a draft, is one of the most boring things to do.


1) Saskatchewan (from Vancouver): Ryan Keenan (Quinnipiac University)
2) Toronto: Challen Rogers (Stony Brook University)
3) Saskatchewan (from Rochester):
Mike Messenger (Limestone College)
4) Georgia: Bryan Cole (University of Maryland)
5) Calgary: Holden Cattoni (Johns Hopkins University)
6) Rochester (from New England): Josh Currier (Virginia Wesleyan College)
7) Rochester (from Colorado): Kyle Jackson (University of Michigan)
8) New England (from Buffalo via Georgia): Seth Oakes (University of Albany)
9) Colorado (from Saskatchewan): Zach Herreweyers (Loyola University)
10) Georgia: Connor Sellars (Belmont Abbey College)


11) Vancouver: James Rahe (Robert Morris University)
12) Toronto (from Toronto via New England): Latrell Harris (St. Catherines)
13) Buffalo (from Rochester): Justin Martin (University of Guelph)
14) Saskatchewan* (from New England via Georgia): Matthew Hossack (Rochester Institute of Technology)
15) Calgary:
Vaughn Harris (Six Nations Chiefs)
16) Rochester* (from Buffalo via New England): Dan Lomas (High Point University)
17) Georgia (from Colorado):
Leo Stouros (Colgate University)
18) Buffalo: Kevin Orleman (University of Guelph)
19) New England (from Saskatchewan): Doug Jamieson (Onondoga)
20) Georgia: Warren Hill (Syracuse University)
21) Calgary: Matt Symes (Whittier College)


22) Georgia (from Vancouver): Lachlan Elder (Burlington Chiefs)
23) Toronto: Jordan Magnuson (Coquitlam Adanacs)
24) New England (from Rochester via Georgia): Joel Coyle (Orangeville Northmen)
25) Georgia: Brayden Hill (Six Nations)
26) Calgary: Brody Eastwood (Stony Brook University)
27) Calgary (from New England): Keegan Rittinger (Coquitlam Adanacs)
28) Georgia (from Colorado): Matt Kavanagh (University of Notre Dame)
29) New England (from Buffalo via Rochester): Kyle Trolley (University of Notre Dame)
30) Saskatchewan: Mason Pynn (Drexel University)
31) Buffalo: TJ Sanders (Penn State)


32) Vancouver: Adam Jay (Delta Sr A)
33) New England (from Toronto): Brandon Robinson (Brampton Excelsiors)
34) Rochester: Tyler Albrecht (Loyola University)
35) Colorado* (from Georgia): Taylor Stuart (Bellarmine University)
36) Calgary: Jake Archdekin (Calgary Mountaineers)
37) New England: Miles Jones (Duke University)
38) New England* (from Georgia via Colorado): Dan Michel (Trent University)
39) Buffalo: Bryce Brochu (Wheeling Jesuit University)
40) Saskatchewan:
Mike Kaminski (Saskatchewan SWAT)


41) Vancouver: Cody Teichroeb (Langley Thunder)
42) Toronto: Jackson Hullbert (Burlington Chiefs)
43) Rochester: Luke Laszkiewicz (Robert Morris University)
44) Georgia: Liam Byrnes (Marquette University)
45) Calgary: Tony Tremblay (Calgary Mountaineers)
46) Colorado: Kyle Whitlow (Marquette University)
47) Buffalo: Drake Smith (Kitchener-Waterloo)
48) Saskatchewan: Spencer Bromley (McGill University)


49) Vancouver: Danton Miller (Six Nations)
50) Toronto: Jamie McMahon (University of Waterloo)
51) Rochester: Brine Rice (Onondaga)
52) Buffalo (from Georgia): Logan Holmes (Windsor Clippers)
53) Calgary: Austin Rockwell (Calgary Mountaineers)
54) New England: Garrett Lewis (Toronto Beaches)
55) Colorado: Jamal Shears (Mimico Jr A)
56) New England (from Buffalo): Andrew Mullen (University of Virginia)
57) Saskatchewan: Riley McKinnon (Whitby Jr A)

*New England trades the 14th selection in the 2016 draft to Saskatchewan in exchange from the 19th selection in the 2016 draft and Saskatchewan’s 2nd round pick in 2017

*Buffalo trades the 16th selection in the 2016 draft to Rochester in exhange for Brad Self

*Georgia trades the 35th selection in the 2016 draft to Colorado in exchange for the 38th pick in 2016 and Colorado’s 5th round pick in 2017

*Georgia trades the 38th selection in the 2016 draft to New England in exchange for New England’s 4th round pick in 2018

NLL Draft Tonight

Posted: September 26, 2016 in NLL, Uncategorized

The NLL draft goes tonight at 7:00 PM. The live stream starts at 6:30 according the NLL.

First round order is as follows.

  1. Saskatchewan
  2. Toronto
  3. Saskatchewan
  4. Georgia
  5. Calgary
  6. Rochester
  7. Rochester
  8. New England
  9. Saskatchewan
  10. Georgia

Derek Keenan must be smiling from ear to ear. Three top ten picks. Two picks in the top three. Saskatchewan is set up for continued success both in the short term and long term.

Link Here

Lisk has been doing the heavy lifting for awhile. About time they made it official.

Another day another deal for the Rush. That should be a high second round pick for the Rush.

Rush send

John Lintz

Stealth send

2018 2nd round pick.

Home Schedule Breakdown

Posted: September 20, 2016 in Uncategorized
Schedule by Day
Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
 Buffalo  –  3  6  –
Calgary  –  1  6  2
 Colorado  –  3  5  1
 Georgia  –  3  5  1
 New England  –  3  2  4
 Rochester  1  1  7  –
 Saskatchewan  –  2  7  –
 Toronto  –  5  4  –
 Vancouver  –  2  6  1

NLL 2016 – 2017 schedule

Posted: September 20, 2016 in NLL

League finally gets around to releasing the Full schedule.

Link Here

Season starts Thursday December 29 Toronto at Rochester 7:30 PM EST  Regular season ends Saturday April 29 Saskatchewan at Calgary 9:00 PM EST.

When factoring in playoffs. Will take the season into June.

Press Release

Roughecks get Riley Lowens. Rush get second round pick in 2017.

Rush / Mammoth deal

Posted: September 19, 2016 in NLL
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Article Here

Great deal for the Rush. If Jones can make the games. Mammoth get veteran forward Zack Greer. Swap of picks is also involved. As the Rush send the 9th overall to Colorado. In exchange for Colorado’s second round selection in 2017.


Swarm receive

Jordan Hall

2019 2nd Round pick

Black wolves receive

2016 picks

8 1st, 14 2nd, 24 3rd

2017 1st

Nice haul for the wolves. As Hall provides a veteran presence for the youthful Swarm.