September 9, 2009
NLL Draft: Smith Goes No. 1 to Rochester
As expected, the Knighthawks tabbed defenseman Sid Smith with the No. 1 pick in Wednesday's NLL entry draft.

September 8, 2009
NLL: Calgary Gets Conn; Rock to Reload
On the eve of the NLL draft, the defending champion Calgary Roughnecks made a splash by nabbing all-star Craig Conn in a trade with the Toronto Rock.

September 8, 2009
Smith, Greer Top Canadian-Rich Draft Pool
Sid Smith and Zack Greer lead a deep Canadian-born class for Wednesday’s NLL draft at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo.

September 3, 2009
Reebok Signs Greer, Set to Launch '88' Line
Reebok has added Zack Greer, projected as the No. 1 pick in next week's NLL draft, to its stable of lacrosse reps.

September 3, 2009
NLL Announces 2010 Season Schedule
The National Lacrosse League released its 2010 schedule Thursday, wasting no time to make its Orlando and Seattle debuts.

August 25, 2009
NLL Entry Draft Set for Sept. 9 in Buffalo

August 17, 2009
Mammoth, Outlaws Combine for Tournament

August 12, 2009
NLL's Titans Relocate to Orlando
The NLL Champion's Cup finalist Titans have finalized a deal to move to Orlando, becoming Florida's first pro lacrosse franchise.

August 6, 2009
NLL: Swarm Hires Lines as New Head Coach
With Duane Jacobs resigning earlier this offseason, Minnesota turned to one of its own, Mike Lines, a former assistant under Jacobs.

August 6, 2009
NLL: Titans Negotiating Move to Orlando (OS)
The New York Titans are in the middle of negotiations that could land the NLL franchise in Orlando for the 2010 season.

July 31, 2009
Rock, Bandits Swap Driscoll for Sanderson

July 31, 2009
NLL: Edmonton Franchises Two Players

July 28, 2009
NLL: K'Hawks Slap Franchise Tag on Grant

July 14, 2009
Flurry of Moves Mark NLL Offseason
What offseason? In two weeks, the NLL has seen a bevy of moves in its front office and among top teams.

July 14, 2009
NLL: Rock Nabs Cordingley for Head Coach
Under new ownership, the Toronto Rock on Tuesday tabbed Troy Cordingley, the 2009 NLL Coach of the Year, from Calgary.

July 8, 2009
NLL: Calgary Promotes Pym to the Helm
Defending NLL champion Calgary announced Dave Pym as its new head coach, with Curt Malawsky tabbed as an assistant coach and assistant GM.

July 7, 2009
NLL: Jax Dispersed; Merrill to Edmonton No. 1
Brodie Merrill won't go far. One of the NLL's elite players is headed to Edmonton following the dispersal of the Portland LumberJax.

July 6, 2009
NLL: Edmonton Jumps on Jax's Keenan
With Portland out of the picture, Derek Keenan was up for grabs. The Edmonton Rush acted quickly, and tabbed him head coach and GM.

July 1, 2009
Exhibition Series Brings NLL to Australia
NLL All-Stars will participate in a two-game series Oct. 23-24 in Melbourne, marking the league's first foray Down Under.

June 30, 2009
NLL Retains Daniel as Commissioner
George Daniel, who served the 2009 season as an interim commissioner to replace long-tenured Jim Jennings, has been tabbed fulltime.

June 30, 2009
NLL: Toronto Rock Announces New Ownership
The Toronto Rock announced that James R. Dawick, an Oakville-based businessman, has purchased the team.

June 25, 2009
NLL: Wings Promote Huntley to GM
Philadelphia Wings head coach Dave Huntley will also be the team's general manager, a post he previously served in the 1980s.

June 23, 2009
Swarm Coach Resigns; Stealth Leaves SJ
Minnesota Swarm coach Duane Jacobs has resigned after three seasons. The Stealth franchise is headed to the Seattle area.

June 23, 2009
Stealth Moving to Everett, Wash. (ST)

June 23, 2009
NLL: Swarm Head Coach Jacobs Resigns
Duane Jacobs has resigned after three seasons at the helm of the Minnesota Swarm.

June 11, 2009
NLL: Sanderson Rejoins Rock as GM
Calgary assistant coach Terry Sanderson has resigned to return to Toronto as its new general manager.

June 2, 2009
Cordingley Resigns After Winning NLL Title
Troy Cordingley, who led the Calgary to the 2009 Champion's Cup, resigned unexpectedly Tuesday.

May 19, 2009
Photos: NLL Champion's Cup Final
The Calgary Roughnecks captured the Champion's Cup with a 12-10 win over the New York Titans. Photos by Cory Shannon.

May 15, 2009
Rigged: Calgary Reigns Again Atop NLL
Josh Sanderson's two goals and three assists led the Roughnecks to a 12-10 win over the Titans in the Champion's Cup final.

May 14, 2009
Blazers' Dan Dawson Named NLL MVP
Dan Dawson of the Boston Blazers has won the 2009 National Lacrosse League Most Valuable Player Award.

May 14, 2009
NLL Notebook: Champion's Cup Edition
The gloves are off and the reins are loose. It's down to Calgary and New York, and the men at the helm say enjoy the show.

May 13, 2009
NLL Announces 2009 All-Pro Teams

May 13, 2009
Calgary's King Plays It Cool in the Cage
Matt King is not nervous about Friday's Champion's Cup final against the Titans. Frankly, he said, the Roughnecks don't need him.

May 12, 2009
NLL: Stealth's Duch Wins Rookie of the Year

May 11, 2009
NLL: Merrill, Bandits Duo Earn Awards

May 9, 2009
NLL: Titans, Roughnecks to Play for Title
New York stifled Buffalo while Calgary abused San Jose, setting up the NLL title game.

May 8, 2009
Paul Gait Handicaps NLL Division Finals
Though stung by Casey Powell and the Titans, Knighthawks bench boss Paul Gait gave LMO the skinny on four teams remaining.

May 8, 2009
NLL: Road to Cup Runs Through Calgary
A healthy Kaleb Toth, killer power play and home-floor advantage -- can anyone stop these Roughnecks?

May 7, 2009
NLL Falls on Hard Times in Portland
Sounds drastic, but bad news out of Portland this week has some wondering if the NLL can sustain in this economy.

May 5, 2009
NLL: LumberJax Leave Portland, Mull Move
The owners of the LumberJax announced Monday that the NLL franchise would no longer operate in Portland.

May 5, 2009
Dawson, Tutka Kick off NLL Award Winners

May 3, 2009
NLL Playoffs: Calgary Dumps Colorado, 15-8
Dane Dobbie and Tracey Kelusky netted hat tricks to lead th Roughnecks to a 15-8 win over the Mammoth in a West Division semifinal

May 2, 2009
Steenhuis, Bandits Send Boston Home
Mark Steenhuis scored a game-high four goals, lifting Buffalo to an 11-8 win over Boston and a spot in the East finals.

May 1, 2009
NLL: Titans Win OT Thriller at Garden
Casey Powell scored the final three goals of the game to lead New York to an 11-10 win over Rochester in the opening round of the NLL playoffs.

May 1, 2009
Stealth Attack: San Jose Beats Jax
Rhys Duch, Frank Resetarits and Jeff Zywicki each scored three goals as San Jose beat Portland 20-16 in a NLL first round playoff game.

April 30, 2009
Stilley Hopes Titans Steal Show at MSG
Dave Stilley backs up CP for MVP and thinks a Gait-Powell playoff showdown at the Garden is exactly what the NLL needs.

April 30, 2009
Smith: NLL Champion's Cup Playoff Preview
LMO's Theresa Smith provides a game-by-game breakdown of this weekend's divisional semifinals.

April 29, 2009
NLL: Toronto Rock DLO Kloepfer Resigns
The fallout from Toronto's disappointing 6-10 season has begun with the resignation of its director of lacrosse operations.

April 23, 2009
Theresa Smith: Casey Takes the Cake
With NLL award winners expected next week, LMO's Theresa Smith takes a stab at them, including Casey Powell for MVP.

April 22, 2009
O'Toole, Guze Awarded for Gutsy Games

April 20, 2009
NLL Announces Playoff Schedule

April 18, 2009
Rochester Beats Wings for Final NLL Spot
Rochester's 11-8 victory over Philadelphia gave the Knighthawks the final berth into the NLL playoffs.

April 17, 2009
Calgary Finishes No. 1 in NLL
Calgary beat Portland 12-9 on Friday night to finish the NLL regular season with a league-best 12-4 record.

April 17, 2009
Mammoth Clinch West's Final Playoff Spot
Colorado edged Edmonton 10-9 on Friday night to lock up the final playoff spot in the NLL's West Division.

April 16, 2009
NLL Playoff Push: Five Fight for Two
It's parity, baby, and Rochester's hoping for a throwback performance from Gary Gait to get it into the playoffs.

April 15, 2009
Cosmo Named NLL Overall Player of Week

April 15, 2009
NLL Records Could Fall in Final Weekend
Rhys Duch already has the rookie record. Colin Doyle and Dan Dawson, meanwhile, are on the verge of single-season scoring records.

April 15, 2009
Rhys Rocks Rookie Record, Lifts Stealth
Rookie wunderkind Rhys Duch paved San Jose's journey from West Division cellar to NLL playoffs. Can he top that?

April 13, 2009
In NLL's Last Week, Two Berths Remain
It's the final week of the National Lacrosse League regular season, and two playoff berths remain to be clinched.

April 11, 2009
NLL Wrap: Calgary Wins West, San Jose In
The NLL playoff picture is shaping up. Calgary clinched the top seed in the West and San Jose is now in the playoffs.

April 10, 2009
Portland Clinches Playoff Berth
Portland knocked off Calgary 11-9 on Friday night to secure a berth in the NLL playoffs.

April 10, 2009
Buffalo Clinches Home Playoff Game
Buffalo knocked off Rochester 13-9 to clinch a home playoff game in the NLL.

April 10, 2009
NLL Playoff Push: East Division Breakdown
Casey Powell's return has sparked the Titans to a berth, but their work isn't over, with seeds to be determined.

April 10, 2009
NLL Playoff Push: West Division Breakdown
Three spots remain. Edmonton's a long shot, Portland's a strong shot, and three teams are scrambling in between.

April 9, 2009
Q&A: Colin Doyle, San Jose Stealth
Colin Doyle has powered the playoff push and is within reach of the NLL scoring record. LMO's Theresa Smith picks his brain.

April 9, 2009
Reebok Inks Four NLL Standouts

April 8, 2009
Tavares Named NLL Player of the Week

April 8, 2009
Update: NLL Playoff Scenarios
Buffalo, New York and Boston have clinched in the East Division, while Calgary has clinched in the West. The rest remains up for grabs.

April 4, 2009
NLL Recap: Bandits Seal the Deal
John Tavares scored six goals, helping Buffalo defeat Boston, 15-11, and become the first East team to clinch.

April 3, 2009
NLL: Despite Adversity, Wings in Playoff Hunt
Chris Sanderson's cancer. Athan Iannucci's knee. Geoff Snider's throat. Sean Thomson's concussion. Philly has fought it all.

April 2, 2009
NLL: Roughnecks Pack Power-Play Punch
Calgary has clinched the first playoff berth and hopes to secure home-floor advantage behind the NLL's top power play.

March 29, 2009
NLL: Calgary First to Clinch Playoff Berth
The Roughnecks' victory over Minnesota, coupled with one San Jose loss, allowed them to clinch the NLL's first playoff berth.

March 29, 2009
NLL: Snider Returns; Wings Still Alive
Geoff Snider returned from a fractured trachea and helped spark a 17-13 home win over the Colorado Mammoth.

March 29, 2009
NLL: Knighthawks Cling to No. 4 Playoff Spot
Rochester improved to 5-6 with a key 11-10 victory over Boston, holding ground in the East Division race.

March 29, 2009
NLL: San Jose, Portland Break Even
A playoff berth is within San Jose's grasp, thanks to a 13-8 win over Portland on Sunday.

March 29, 2009
NLL: Titans Gain Ground in East
New York pulled within one game of Buffalo in the NLL's East Division with an 11-9 win at HSBC Arena.

March 29, 2009
NLL: Rock Splits Pair, Rush Buoys Hopes
The Toronto Rock continued its second-half surge with a win over Calgary on Friday, but then stumbled Saturday against the similarly resurgent Rush.

March 28, 2009
NLL: Merrill's Nine Points Propel Portland
The calendar only read March 28, but Saturday's game represented the way in which the Portland LumberJax plan on playing in April and May.

March 27, 2009
Toronto Beats Calgary for Third Straight
Toronto earned its third straight win, beating Calgary 12-10 in NLL action on Friday night.

March 25, 2009
NLL Notebook: Snider Could Return Saturday
With Philadelphia in the playoff hunt, Geoff Snider will see a specialist Friday regarding his fractured trachea.

March 25, 2009
Watson Whips Rock Back into Playoff Race
The battle for the last playoff spot in the NLL's East Division is on, and Toronto is building momentum.

March 22, 2009
Stealth Makes Coaching Change, Beats Rush
A day after Chris Hall was promoted to head coach, San Jose kept its playoff hopes alive on Colin Doyle's last-minute goal.

March 21, 2009
Theresa Smith: NLL Week 11 Breakdown
LMO's Theresa Smith provides a game-by-game break down of Week 11 in the National Lacrosse League.

March 20, 2009
Mammoth Lose Murray, Reactivate Gill

March 20, 2009
Rochester GM Thorpe Reactivates...Himself

March 19, 2009
Contenders Stand Pat at NLL Trade Deadline
The National Lacrosse League trading deadline came and went Tuesday afternoon without the major moves of a year ago.

March 18, 2009
NLL: Hawks, Titans Swap Greer, Rooney

March 18, 2009
NLL Weekly Awards: Evans Earns Top Nod

March 18, 2009
Leash Shortens on NLL's Veteran Goalies
In a bizarre subplot to the Toronto Rock's disappointing season, Steve Dietrich is now backing up Bob Watson.

March 15, 2009
NLL: Knighthawks Nip Bandits in OT
Shawn Evans' game-winning goal at the 4:23 mark of overtime lifted the Rochester Knighthawks to a 15-14 win over the Buffalo Bandits.

March 15, 2009
NLL: A New Culp-rit in Swarm's Victory
Chad Culp scored with four seconds remaining to lift the Minnesota to a 13-12 road victory over Philadelphia.

March 15, 2009
NLL: Toronto Finally Has Answer for Boston
The Rock snapped the Blazers' five-game winning streak with a 9-8 victory punctuated by Scott Campbell in overtime.

March 13, 2009
NLL Update: Nash Likely Out for Season
Should the NLL adjust all-star rosters to include a faceoff guy? Plus, a game-by-game breakdown of the weekend ahead.

March 13, 2009
NLL: Roughnecks Dispose of Edmonton
Calgary's offense was clicking on all cylinders coming off the All-Star break as the Roughnecks abused Edmonton on Friday night.

March 12, 2009
Rush Have Postseason on the Line (OSC)

March 12, 2009
Snider: 'I Was Lucky I Didn't Die'
Geoff Snider's threshold for pain nearly cost him more than just the month he'll miss with a fractured trachea.

March 10, 2009
NLL Releases 2009 Playoff Schedule

March 8, 2009
Photos: NLL All-Star Game in Denver
The highlight reel rolled at the Pepsi Center, where 13,380 fans watched East beat West. Photos by Michael Martin.

March 8, 2009
NLL All-Star: Steenhuis Plays His Socks Off
Mark Steenhuis' dominance, Dan Dawson's dunk in a hot tub and Gary Gait's return to Denver headlined a 27-21 East win.

March 6, 2009
First Look at NLL All-Star Jerseys
Scope out the jerseys for Saturday's NLL All-Star Game here. Photos by Michael Martin.

March 5, 2009
NLL Notes: Snider Hospitalized for Two Days
Wings all-star Geoff Snider fractured his trachea against Edmonton and is out indefinitely.

March 4, 2009
Star Power: Brace for Fireworks, NLL Fans
The NLL All-Star Game returns to Denver this weekend. And like most things lacrosse, it ain't for the faint of heart.

March 3, 2009
NLL East All-Stars Add Three Titans, Wing

February 26, 2009
NLL Week 9: Rookies Veltman, Duch Battle
Who's the NLL's top rookie? Daryl Veltman and Rhys Duch duel for the answer Saturday in Boston.

February 26, 2009
NLL: Steenhuis Suffers Undisclosed Injury
Buffalo Bandits star Mark Steenhuis is questionable for Saturday's game against Minnesota and the March 7 NLL All-Star Game.

February 25, 2009
Boston's Blazing Hot Behind NLL's Frat Boys
The NLL's youngest team has translated the positive vibes from sharing dish duty into a rousing return to the floor in Beantown.

February 22, 2009
Theresa Smith's NLL Week 8 Notebook

February 22, 2009
NLL Week 8: Edmonton Stymies Colorado
The once-surging Mammoth suffered two setbacks this weekend, including a 10-9 loss Sunday to the Rush.

February 19, 2009
NLL All-Star Reserves Announced
The NLL unveils the reserves and Tavares, Cosmo earn bids in the East.

February 19, 2009
NLL Notebook: The Week That Was
Tom Ethington gets his due, Jason Bloom is reborn in Boston, Brendan Mundorf lends a hand and the NLL's Iron Man marches on.

February 19, 2009
Trade: Point, Hill to Hawks; Wilson to Swarm
Rochester has acquired 2008 NLL Rookie of the Year Craig Point and forward Dean Hill from the Minnesota Swarm for Aaron Wilson and a draft pick.

February 19, 2009
Buffalo, Toronto Set To Light It Up Again
Mark Steenhuis' heroics were not the only fireworks in the Bandits' big Week 7 win over the Rock. They lock horns again Friday.

February 18, 2009
Head Games: Post-Concussion Syndrome
Dan Carey is the latest in a string of NLL players dealing with post-concussion syndrome. The waiting is the hard part.

February 18, 2009
Mammoth's Gajic Done for Season

February 18, 2009
Steenhuis Rewarded for Record Game

February 16, 2009
NLL Announces All-Star Starters
Defending NLL champion and the 6-1 Buffalo Bandits pace all teams with three all-star starters, with reserves to be named later.

February 15, 2009
Helper Skelter! Steenhuis Smashes Records
Mark Steenhuis' four goals and 13 assists broke NLL single-game records for points and assists in Buffalo's big win over Toronto.

February 12, 2009
Can Gait Be in Two Places at Once?
And now for his next trick...Gary Gait's duality starts Sunday, when Syracuse's women's lacrosse season begins.

February 12, 2009
NLL Notebook: The Week Ahead
Boston and Philadelphia tussle for the third time this season Friday to kick off NLL Week 7 action.

February 12, 2009
NLL Notebook: The Week That Was
One of the most exciting finishes in National Lacrosse League history highlights the week that was.

February 11, 2009
Boston's Bining Tops NLL Honors

February 11, 2009
Riggers Surge on Sanderson, Chemistry
From healthy scratch to National Lacrosse League immortality, that is the road Josh Sanderson has traveled the past 11 years.

February 10, 2009
Ahead of Curve, Grant Targets July Return
With reports swirling about the Rattlers' relocation to Toronto, John Grant dropped another bombshell: he could be back in '09.

February 10, 2009
Eliuk, Veltman Voted into NLL Hall of Fame
Dallas Eliuk and Jim Veltman, both first-ballot Hall of Famers, will be enshrined before the NLL All-Star Game in Denver.

February 8, 2009
NLL: Miller Provides Relief in Titans Win
Backup goalie Erik Miller stopped 28 of 32 shots in relief of Matt Vinc, as New York defeated Philadelphia on Sunday.

February 5, 2009
Powell, Veltman Win NLL Monthly Awards

February 5, 2009
Leyshon, Danowski Spark Mammoth
Andrew Leyshon and Matt Danowski, an unlikely pair, may have saved Colorado's season.

February 5, 2009
Smith: NLL Week 6 Breakdown
The West Division-leading Roughnecks put their unblemished record on the line against the Swarm.

February 5, 2009
NLL Notebook: The Week That Was
Portland's burly defense has flexed its muscles, as the LumberJax are off to a much better start this season.

February 4, 2009
Systematic Domination: Brigade of Bandits
Theresa Smith explores the mojo of Buffalo goalies Ken Montour and Mike Thompson and the defense protecting them.

February 4, 2009
Knighthawks' Henhawk Goes on IR

February 1, 2009
NLL: New York Clips Stealth
The Titans held off a late charge by San Jose to take a key Sunday evening contest