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Falcone Zone #1: Intro to Stringing and Dyeing


Howdy, I’m the new resident stringing and dying writer for Lacrosse Playground. The Falcone Zone will feature my work, the work of other great stringers, and reviews of new products coming to the market. I’ll be sharing tips and tricks as well, of course (how else are you going to get started?). The first head I’m showcasing […]

Posted in: Falcone Zone, Stringing

Bandits re-sign John Tavares to one year contract


Buffalo Bandits Director of Lacrosse Operations Scott Loffler today announced the team has signed All-Pro forward John Tavares to a one-year contract. Tavares earned a league-record 18th All-Pro nod last season by finishing second in the NLL with 41 goals, including a league-leading 21 power play goals, while ranking seventh with 80 points (41+39) in 2012. The Mississauga, ON native led the Bandits in goals, assists and points this year and has now led the team in scoring in 17 of his 21 seasons. Read More…

Posted in: Indoor

Ten Members Of The Swarm And Bandits Ejected For Fighting Saturday


The Minnesota Swarm (1-1) defeated the Buffalo Bandits (2-2) 19-11 on Treasure Island Field in front of 8,232 fans during its home opener at Xcel Energy Center. Scoring 19 times, the Swarm tied a franchise-high in goals that was set in 2007 in Chicago. Prior to tonight’s win, the Swarm had never defeated the Bandits at home, having gone 0-6 in previous matchups. Read More…

Posted in: Indoor

Lacrosse Fights: Brodie Merrill vs Gavin Prout, and One Player vs an Entire Team

The NLL season is still going strong, which undoubtedly means it’s still fighting season. Last week proved to be a good preview of what the rest of the season may look like. Additionally, it makes New York Rangers’ Sean Avery look like a Sally. Keep Reading…

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