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February 6 10:00 PM EST

Broadcast: WatchESPN (US) TSNGO (Canada)

2016 Head to Head 1-0 Colorado

On offense Colorado is led by the three head monster. Adam Jones 32Pts (16G 16A) Callum Crawford 32 Pts (10G 22A) John Grant 31 Pts (13G 18A)  Colorado will look to rebound after a 12-10 loss to the Rush on January 29. Dillon Ward 3-1 10.87 GAA .786 SV% expected to get the start in net.

Vancouver enters the game. Looking to snap a two game losing streak. On offense the Stealth are led by Rhys Duch 20 Pts (7G 13A) and Corey Small 16 Pts (8G 8A). Eric Penny 1-3 13.70 GAA .714SV% has carried the load in net.



Georgia at Calgary

Posted: February 6, 2016 in NLL
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February 6 9:00 PM EST

Broadcast: FoxSportsGo (Canada and US)

2016 Head to Head 0-0

First of two meetings between the Swarm and Roughnecks. With Calgary visiting Georgia on March 25.  The Swarm have a balanced offensive attack.  Johnny Powless 26 Pts (13G 13A) Randy Staats 25 Pts (11G 14A) and Shayne Jackson 25 Pts (10G 15A). Brodie McDonald 3-1 10.68 GAA .784 SV% expected to start in net.

The Roughnecks look to get back on the right track. After being taken to the wood shed. By the Rush 19-12 last night. Dane Dobbie 28 Pts (12G 16A) paces the Roughnecks offense.

February 6 7:30 PM EST

Broadcast: FoxSportsGo (Canada and US)

2016 Head to Head 1-0 New England

New England enters the game on a two game winning streak.  Leading the East division with the 3-1 record. The biggest surprise so far has to be the play of Evan Kirk 3-1 8.25 GAA .844 SV% On offense the Black Wolves are led by Shawn Evans 24 Pts (12G 12A)

Buffalo enters the game. Looking for revenge. After getting beat by the Black Wolves 15-11 on January 30. The Bandits are led by Dhane Smith 31 Pts (13G 18A). With Anthony Cosmo 2-1 10.88 GAA .786 SV& between the pipes.


Feb 5 8:30 PM EST

Broadcast FoxSportGo (US and Canada)

2016 Head to Head 1-0 Saskatchewan

Calgary (2-2) is currently on a two game winning streak.  As the Roughnecks look to keep pace in the West Division. Dane Dobbie 22 Pts (9G 13A) Jeff Shattler 17 Pts (8G 9A) and Curtis Dickerson 14 Pts (10G 4A) lead the Calgary offense. Frankie Scigliano 2-2 10..27 GAA .776 SV% expected to get the start.

Mark Matthews leads the Rush offense with 17 Pts (7G 10A) Aaron Bold 2-1 10.00 GAA .760 SV% is the expected starter in net. As the Rush look to build on the momentum from the victory over Colorado.

Jan 30 Game Previews

Posted: January 29, 2016 in NLL

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%


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.

When: January 17 2:05 PM EST

Broadcast: Fox Sports Go

2015 Head to Head 3-1 Minnesota

Black Wolves are coming off a loss to Calgary. Where the offense struggled to get going. After hanging 17 on Vancouver. Shawn Evans and Kevin Crowley need to show up. Pat Saunders can only do so much.

The Swarm are led by Randy Staats 13 Pts (6g 7a) and Johnny Powless 11 Pts (6g 5a) Expect Brodie McDonald to get the start for the Swarm. Look for the Swarm to tighten up the defense.


Buffalo at Colorado

Posted: January 16, 2016 in NLL
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When January 16 9 PM EST

Broadcast Watch ESPN

2015 Head to Head 1-0 Buffalo

Only meeting this season between the clubs. Bandits are looking for win number two on the season. Bandits offense is led by Dhane Smith 5 Pts (2g 3a) and Ryan Benesch 3 Pts (2g 1a) Anthony Cosmo expected to get the start in net.


Colorado is looking to go 3-0. As the Mammoth are led by a balance attack. Adam Jone 15 Pts (7g 8a), Callum Crawford 14 Pts (5g 9a) Colorado have 11 players with at least one goal. Flip a coin between Dillon Ward and Alex Buque. With no clear cut number one in net.

Hey at least we will be able to watch this game.

When Jan 15 8:30 PM

Broadcast FoxSportsGo

2015 Head to Head 3-0 Edmonton

Home Opener for the Saskatchewan. After off season relocation from Edmonton. The Rush are led by Robert Church 5 Pts (2g and 3a) and Mark Matthews 5 Pts (2g 3a) Aaron Bold expected to get the start in net.

Vancouver looks to rebound (Yeah good luck with that). After getting spanked by New England last week. Rhys Duch 4 Pts (2g 2a) and Garrett Billings 4 Pts (1g 3a) lead a struggling Vancouver offense. Eric Penny, looks to get a second straight start in net. Yeah this could get ugly fast.