Champions’s Cup & Stanley Cup together at celebration

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Sports history was made Monday at Garden River First Nation near Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. For the first time ever, the Stanley Cup and the National Lacrosse League’s Champion’s Cup appeared together at a Championship celebration. The two Championship trophies resided at the home of former NHL Coach of the Year and entrepreneur Ted Nolan. Read More…

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Bandits re-sign John Tavares to one year contract

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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…

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Fans to Faceoff for Charity & Bragging Rights in Annual Tournament

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The great fans of the National Lacrosse League will once again come together this summer to play the game they love, while raising money for charity. The 2012 Fann Cup, a lacrosse tournament of teams comprised of fans of the NLL, will be played on Saturday, July 28th in Minneapolis/St. Paul suburb of Blaine, Minnesota. The host team this year is the Minnesota Stingers, a team comprised of fans of the Minnesota Swarm. Read More…

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A Zebra Gets Caught in the Middle of a Lacrosse Fight

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As the score got out of hand between the Edmonton Rush and the Calgary Roughnecks, a fight broke out. It took place during their matchup in the NLL West Division semi-finals on Saturday. A ref, who was trying to end the fight, got caught in the middle and took a few blows because of it. Read More…

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Own John Grant Jr.’s Record-Setting Lacrosse Ball

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Colorado Mammoth forward John Grant Jr. set the National Lacrosse League’s single-season scoring record with a fourth-quarter goal on Saturday, April 28 against the Minnesota Swarm. Own this piece of history, the actual ball he scored the goal with. Hand-signed “Jr. 116″ by Grant himself, the ball was graciously donated by the superstar to support Jenna Pollock’s battle with breast cancer. Read More…

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Buffalo Bandits Pink Jersey Auction

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This weekend the NLL’s Buffalo Bandits toppled the Philadelphia Wings, 17-7. If you watched the Nationally televised game then you notice the Bandits were wearing special pink jerseys. They wore Pink jerseys to support the fight against Cancer. Read More…

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NLL All-Star Game Captains Announced

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The National Lacrosse League has announced the team captains and assistant captains for the 2012 All-Star Game. The 2012 NLL All-Star Game takes place at First Niagara Center in Buffalo on Saturday, February 25 at 7p.m. Eastern. Read More…

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Rochester Knighthawks Jersey Auction To Fight Prostate Cancer

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One in every six men will be affected by prostate cancer. It’s one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the U.S., and this year alone more than 32,000 fathers, grandfathers, brothers, uncles, and friends will lose their battle with prostate cancer. That’s why the Rochester Knighthawks are teaming up with Urology Associates of Rochester to raise funds for the Lipson Cancer Center at Rochester General Hospital and ZERO: The Project to End Prostate Cancer. Read More…

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Ten Members Of The Swarm And Bandits Ejected For Fighting Saturday

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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…

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Game Photos: Wings Rally Late To Beat Stealth In OT 10-9

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The Philadelphia Wings improved their season record to 1-1 winning a 10-9 overtime thriller over the Washington Stealth at Wells Fargo Center Saturday Night. After rallying from a two-goal deficit early in the fourth quarter, the Philadelphia Wings took a late lead and then held on to force overtime against the 2010 NLL champion Stealth. Read More…

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