October 26, 2011
NLL Announces 2012 Eight-Team Playoff Format
The National Lacrosse League playoff format will remain at eight qualifiers in a single elimination system, with a new crossover element.

October 24, 2011
Boltus Won't Join Swarm Due to Army Commitment
Jeremy Boltus, who is an active duty serviceman with the U.S. Army, will not be able to join the NLL's Minnesota Swarm this upcoming season due to his military commitments.

October 21, 2011
Toronto Rock Re-Signs Sanderson, Four Others
The Toronto Rock have agreed to terms with five players including veteran defender Phil Sanderson.

October 20, 2011
Con Bro Chill Re-Signs With Colorado Mammoth
Bro's Rejoice! Connor Martin has signed a two-year deal with the NLL's Colorado Mammoth.

October 11, 2011
Mammoth's Brian Langtry Retires From NLL
Brian Langtry, the 2003 NLL Rookie of the Year, has retired from the Colorado Mammoth. His No. 6 will be retired by the team on opening night.

October 5, 2011
Mammoth Ink Forward, Defenseman and Goalie
All contracts are pending league approval.

September 26, 2011
Toronto Believes Gamble Ready to Pay Off
Former Cornell player drafted by the Rock.

September 22, 2011
Neil Stevens' NLL Draft Recap and Feedback
NLL beat man Neil Stevens chimes in from Toronto with analysis of Wednesday night's college entry draft.

September 21, 2011
Wings Tab Crowley with Top Pick in NLL Draft
Kevin Crowley became the first player ever to be drafted first in both the MLL and NLL after Philadelphia selected him No. 1 on Wednesday.

September 19, 2011
U.S. Indoor Team Names Bowhunter Cup Roster
Team USA has reloaded an 18-man squad for its Oct. 16 exhibition against the Iroquois Nationals at Turning Stone Resort Casino.

September 7, 2011
Swarm Trade for No. 3 Pick in Blazers’ Dispersal Draft
The Minnesota Swarm Wednesday acquired the third overall selection in Friday’s dispersal draft of Boston Blazers players in a trade with the Colorado Mammoth in exchange for forward Sean Pollock and defenders Jon Sullivan and Rory Smith.

September 2, 2011
Boston Popped: Blazers Shut Down for '12 Season
The NLL's Boston Blazers will shutter its doors for the 2012 season and search for a new home for 2013.

August 9, 2011
Merrill Sent to Philadelphia in Blockbuster NLL Deal
In a six-player deal, Brodie Merrill was traded to Philadelphia and Athan Iannucci is headed to Edmonton along with three first round draft picks.

July 25, 2011
Toronto Rock Makes Trade for Goaltender Roik
The Toronto Rock have traded defenseman Kyle Ross to the Washington Stealth for goaltender Matt Roik, who will be looked at to assume the role left open after the retirement of legendary goalie Bob Watson at the end of the 2011 season.

July 21, 2011
Tucker Steps Down as Coach of NLL's Wings
The National Lacrosse League’s Philadelphia Wings have announced that head coach John Tucker has stepped down from his role effective immediately. He will, however, remain with the Wings as the team's new director of U.S. collegiate scouting efforts.

July 13, 2011
Rush Acquires Star Trio From Minnesota For Picks
The Edmonton Rush acquired two-time NLL Defensive Player of the Year Ryan Cousins, two-time 40-goal scorer Aaron Wilson, and goaltending prospect Kevin Croswell from the Minnesota Swarm on Wednesday.

June 28, 2011
Rock, Stealth to Play Preseason Game in Langley

June 14, 2011
NHL's Calgary Flames Buy NLL's Roughnecks
The Calgary Roughnecks, who won the National Lacrosse League's West Division regular season title this year under the threat of financial doom, have been bought by the National Hockey League's Calgary Flames and will operate as their subsidiary, the NLL announced Tuesday.

June 13, 2011
Original Swarm GM O'Neill Won't Return in 2012
Marty O'Neill, the Minnesota Swarm's only general manager since starting in 2004, will not renew his contract after it expires in September.

May 15, 2011
Toronto Wins Title, Sends Watson Out a Winner
Bob Watson made 46 saves and won MVP honors, as the Toronto Rock defeated the Washington Stealth 8-7 in the Champion's Cup final.

May 15, 2011
Washington's Comeback, Repeat Bid Fall Short
The Stealth dug itself an early hole, and Bob Watson refused to bail Washington out, instead sending it back to Everett with an 8-7 defeat.

May 12, 2011
Home Floor Not Always Good Thing in NLL Finals
Washington hoisted the Champion's Cup in Everett last year, but it's no sure thing Toronto will do the same in their rematch Sunday.

May 12, 2011
Roughnecks' Jeff Shattler Named 2011 NLL MVP
Calgary transition man Jeff Shattler, the 26-year-old who stepped up his game on both sides of the floor, won NLL MVP honors Thursday.

May 10, 2011
Calgary's Dickson Named NLL Rookie of the Year
Curtis Dickson headlines the National Lacrosse League all-rookie team, announced Tuesday as part of the NLL's year-end award rollout.

May 10, 2011
New Indoor Pro Lacrosse League to Debut in 2012
The North American Lacrosse League, an effort fueled in part by NLL castoffs, intends to provide more opportunities for American players.

May 9, 2011
Shattler, McCready, Vinc Earn Top Position Honors
Jeff Shattler was named the NLL's Transition Player of the Year, Pat McCready the Defensive Player of the Year and Matt Vinc the Goaltender of the Year.

May 8, 2011
Rock Beats Bandits in Bizarre East Division Final
It was a strange night that began with a last-minute scratch of John Tavares ended with a Bob Watson save to preserve a 12-11 win.

May 7, 2011
NLL: Stealth Mode Actually Better on the Road
Neil Stevens breaks down tonight's division finals, including an oddly confident Washington team going into Calgary's Saddledome.

May 7, 2011
Slow-Starting Stealth Find Way Back to NLL Final
The defending NLL champion Washington Stealth beat Calgary on the road and will meet the Toronto Rock for the Champion's Cup.

May 6, 2011
Rochester Sweeps NLL GM, Coach of Year Honors

May 4, 2011
Knighthawks' Styres Named NLL's Top Executive

May 3, 2011
Rochester's Hall Wins NLL Sportsmanship Award

May 2, 2011
Knighthawks Go Out Gritty; Future Looks Bright
The Rochester Knighthawks are done for this season, but that doesn't obscure the fact that this is a lacrosse team with a bright future.

May 1, 2011
Doyle, Billings Propel Rock to East Division Final
Colin Doyle and Garrett Billings netted six points apiece, as Toronto defeated Rochester 10-8 in an East Division semifinal Sunday.

April 30, 2011
Buffalo, Calgary, Washington Advance in NLL

April 29, 2011
NLL Notebook: Breaking Down the Numbers
Buffalo led the NLL in attendance this season, and Neil Steven's takes a look at the rest of the NLL's statistical champions from 2011.

April 28, 2011
Bill Tanton: Indoor Hockey on Turf is Not Lacrosse
Bill Tanton's editorial in the April issue of LM has engendered passionate responses. What's your take on the box lacrosse scene?

April 28, 2011
Neil Stevens' Formula for Predicting NLL Playoffs
If recent trends hold, the Boston Blazers will win the Champion's Cup, writes Neil Stevens, who projects the East and West Division semifinals.

April 23, 2011
Minnesota's Benesch is NLL Scoring Champion
Ryan Benesch and the Minnesota Swarm finished strong Saturday and secured a home game in the NLL playoffs.

April 23, 2011
NLL Week 16 Floor Pass: Game Previews, Audio
Next week's first-round playoff matchups are set, but Minnesota's game against Colorado still bears implications.

April 23, 2011
Road Warrior Hawks Take Momentum to Playoffs

April 22, 2011
Rochester Finds Groove in Time for NLL Playoffs
Shawn Williams says the Knighthawks are a different team than the one that floundered against Toronto early in the season.

April 21, 2011
Dawson Says Ankle Will Be Fine for NLL Playoffs
An ankle injury that forced Dan Dawson out of Boston's last game is unlikely to limit him come playoff time, he said.

April 19, 2011
Buffalo, Boston to Meet in NLL Playoff First Round
Teams to play on Saturday in Buff City.

April 19, 2011
Swarm Playing for Home Playoff Seed vs. Colorado
Minnesota entertains Mammoth on Saturday.

April 16, 2011
Benesch Sets Swarm Record in Win over Philly

April 16, 2011
Boston Dominates Buffalo Start to Finish in Finale

April 16, 2011
Loss to Edmonton Denies Toronto First Place

April 16, 2011
Rochester Defeats Washington in Season Finale

April 15, 2011
Junior Helps Mammoth Lock Down Playoff Berth
John Grant, Jr., nets hat trick for Colorado.

April 15, 2011
NLL Floor Pass: Colorado Can Clinch Final Spot
Corey McLaughlin breaks down this weekend's NLL games, including the resurgent Mammoth's chance to make playoffs.

April 15, 2011
Powell Officially the Top U.S. Scorer in NLL History
TBoston snapped a losing streak and clinched a playoff spot on the same night Casey Powell broke a record for American players.

April 14, 2011
Stevens on NLL: Buffalo Makes All the Right Moves
Darris Kilgour has had the Midas touch this season, writes Neil Stevens, from the front office to his on-floor handling of Mark Steenhuis.

April 9, 2011
Bandits Move into First Place with Win over Hawks
Mark Steenhuis' goal with 53 seconds left proved to be the game-winner Saturday, as Buffalo topped Rochester 9-8.

April 9, 2011
Boston Ends Skid in Time to Clinch Playoff Berth
The Boston Blazers snapped a five-game losing streak Saturday, clinched the final NLL East playoff spot and eliminated Philadelphia.

April 9, 2011
Mammoth Keep Playoff Hopes Alive with Road Win
The Mammoth controls its own destiny after a 13-6 victory Saturday over the Edmonton Rush in Alberta.

April 8, 2011
Buffalo Gains Ground in East with Win over Rock
The Bandits spoiled Bob Watson's last regular season game at Air Canada Centre with an 11-8 victory Friday.

April 8, 2011
NLL Playoff Spots to Be Won, Lost This Weekend
From an East Division first-place battle Friday to the more desperate nature of Mammoth-Rush in the West, Neil Stevens covers the race.

April 8, 2011
NLL Great Bob Watson Vows to Go Out a Winner
Neil Stevens chronicles the legendary career of Toronto Rock goalie Bob Watson, who at age 41 is having an MVP-type season.

April 8, 2011
Calgary Holds Off Colorado, Mammoth on Brink
Calgary's hard-fought, 14-13 victory over Colorado means the Mammoth must win Saturday to keep its playoff hopes alive.

April 2, 2011
Mammoth Drop Front End of Duel with Edmonton
Colorado digs hole, can't get out.

April 2, 2011
Make It Two in a Row at Home for the Mammoth
Colorado defeated Edmonton on Saturday for its second straight Pepsi Center victory and to stay in the NLL playoff hunt.

April 2, 2011
Minnesota Upends Calgary, Clinches Playoff Spot
Rookies Andrew Suitor and Tyler Haas broke out in a big way Saturday, as the Swarm defeated West leader Calgary 13-8.

April 2, 2011
Philly Wins on Epic Fourth-Quarter Comeback

April 2, 2011
Rochester in Playoffs, as Boston Slide Continues
The Knighthawks blew out the swooning Blazers, 19-8, to clinch an NLL East Division playoff berth Saturday.

April 2, 2011
Washington 'Shows Character of Champion' in OT
Cam Sedgwick scored five minutes into overtime -- the Stealth's second OT affair in 24 hours -- to beat Buffalo 10-9.

April 1, 2011
Calgary Clinches NLL West with Win over Swarm
The Roughnecks will have home floor advantage through at least two rounds of the NLL playoffs thanks to a 15-12 win over Minnesota.

April 1, 2011
Rush Wins Game One of Crucial Home-and-Home
With the last West Division playoff berth in the offing, Edmonton defeated Colorado 14-10 on Friday night.

April 1, 2011
Leblanc Gives Rock Overtime Victory, Sinks Stealth
Stephan Leblanc's third goal came in overtime, lifting the East Division-leading Toronto Rock to a big win over Washington.

April 1, 2011
NLL Week 13 Floor Pass: Game Previews, Audio
Playoff spots are on the line, especially between Colorado and Edmonton. Hear what coaches had to say about the matchups.

March 31, 2011
Sanderson in Recovery from Second Brain Surgery
Cancer survivor, Team Canada goalie and Wings assistant Chris Sanderson is OK after his second major brain surgery in three years.

March 30, 2011
NLL: Colorado Resurgence Sets Up 'Epic Weekend'
Colorado's thrilling 9-8 OT victory over Boston represented everything that's good about the NLL, writes Neil Stevens.

March 29, 2011
Bandits to Retire Rich Kilgour's Jersey No. 16

March 27, 2011
Buffalo Wins Fourth Straight, Clinches Playoff Berth
The Buffalo Bandits clinched an East Division playoff berth and pulled within a half game of first-place Toronto with a 12-9 win over Minnesota.

March 26, 2011
Colorado Rewards 17,000-Plus With Win, Finally
The monkey is off the Mammoth's back. John Grant's goal in overtime to beat Boston snapped Colorado's 13-game home losing streak.

March 26, 2011
Knighthawks Take Key Step Towards Playoff Berth
Rochester defeated Philadelphia, 13-10, in a pivotal game as it pertained to NLL playoff positioning.

March 25, 2011
Duch Delivers in Final Seconds of Washington Win
Rhys Duch scored as time expired to lift the Washington Stealth to a 9-8 victory Friday over the Boston Blazers.

March 25, 2011
Greer Burns Former Team with 3.5 Seconds Left
Zack Greer scored the game-winning goal with 3.5 seconds remaining to lift Edmonton to a 14-13 win over Minnesota, his former team.

March 25, 2011
NLL Week 12 Floor Pass: Game Previews, Audio
It must be crunch time, what with the NLL offices sending out playoff scenarios this week. Every game counts tenfold from here.

March 25, 2011
'I'm Not a Savior,' Prout Says of Return to Colorado
Gavin Prout’s return to Denver has him in a déjà vu frame of mind. He remembers the good times. Can he help bring them back?

March 25, 2011
Stevens: Anatomy of the NLL's Fiercest Defense
Neil Stevens breaks down the brick and mortar of the Toronto Rock's pressure defense, a system with unparalleled success.

March 23, 2011
Calgary Tops Toronto in Matchup of Division Leaders
NLL West Division leader Calgary dominated East Division leader Toronto in all facets of a 14-9 victory Friday.

March 19, 2011
Calgary Defends Home Turf, Downs Edmonton
Curtis Dickson finishes with six points for Riggers.

March 17, 2011
NLL Notebook: Tavares Shows No Signs of Slowing
John Tavares must be lying about his age. No 40-year-old could duck, dive and score the way he did against Boston, right?

March 15, 2011
Colorado Gets Busy at Deadline, Reacquires Prout
The Mammoth, hoping to revive its season, reacquired former captain Gavin Prout on a busy trade deadline day Tuesday.

March 15, 2011
Mammoth's Langtry Says He 'Would Bleed for a Win'
For all its struggles, Colorado is one game out of the playoffs. Brian Langtry will lead the Mammoth out of the wilderness, writes Neil Stevens.

March 15, 2011
Washington Activates Sorenson from PUP List

March 12, 2011
Buffalo Tops Boston, Seizes Second Place in East
The Buffalo Bandits' 12-10 victory over the Boston Blazers on Saturday gave them sole possession of second place in the NLL East.

March 12, 2011
Calgary Roughnecks Head Home on High Note
The embattled Calgary Roughnecks defeated Washington, 17-13, to extend its lead in the NLL West in time for their first home game since January.

March 11, 2011
Stevens/NLL: Kelusky Could Do Big Things for Bandits
It's been an uncharacteristically quiet season so far for Tracey Kelusky, the kind that seems poised to break out at any moment.

March 11, 2011
NLL Notebook: Toll Wants One More; Calgary Update
NLL iron man Steve Toll has played 200 straight games, but will hang 'em up after next year. Plus, the Roughnecks remain day-to-day.

March 10, 2011
Rush Acquire Sweeney, Blasdell for Playoff Push
Edmonton is serious about making an NLL playoff run, evident in its roster moves Thursday.

March 6, 2011
NLL: Bandits Beats Blazers in Bizarre Fashion
The Buffalo Bandits (6-3) stole second place in the East Division by beating the Boston Blazers (6-4) 9-8 at TD Garden on Sunday.

March 5, 2011
Buffalo Bandits Hold Off Rochester Knighthawks

March 5, 2011
Despite Uncertain Future, Calgary Keeps Winning
Roughnecks owner Brad Banister has struggled to pay players and conceded Calgary might not be able to finish the season, but the Roughnecks extended their West Division lead Saturday with a win over Philadelphia.

March 5, 2011
NLL: Knighthawks Deal Zash, Activate Vyse

March 5, 2011
NLL: Stealth Enjoys Historic Offensive Production

March 4, 2011
Benesch Lifts Swarm in OT; Mammoth Woes Continue
Ryan Benesch scored 33 seconds into overtime to lift the Minnesota Swarm to an 11-10 win at Colorado.

March 4, 2011
NLL Notebook: Calgary's Future Remains Uncertain
The Roughnecks got a private donation to pay for their trip to Philadelphia, putting off its financial doomsday at least another week.

March 4, 2011
NLL Week 9 Floor Pass: Game Previews and Audio
Coaches calling out referees, owners calling out players on Twitter -- must be the heart of the National Lacrosse League season.

March 4, 2011
NLL: Rock's Roll Continues with Fifth Straight Win
The first-place Toronto Rock continued to separate itself from the rest of the NLL with a 15-10 win over Philadelphia.

March 2, 2011
Doyle Headlines NLL Weekly Award Winners

March 2, 2011
Resurgent Rush Fortifies Left Side with Greer
Two wins makes a contender in the NLL West, and Edmonton acquired Zack Greer to for a first-round draft pick Wednesday.

March 1, 2011
Benesch Quiets Doubters with Breakout Season
From No. 1 pick to NLL journeyman, Ryan Benesch earned the nickname Suitcase. But he's found his niche in Minnesota.

February 27, 2011
East Beats West in 30-26 NLL All-Star Shootout
Fans got what they expected -- lots of offense and very little defense -- in the NLL All-Star Game on Sunday.

February 26, 2011
Accursi Headlines Awakening of Hawks' Offense

February 26, 2011
Billings Paces Toronto (8-2) to Another Victory

February 25, 2011
NLL Week 8 Floor Pass: All-Star Game Edition
Hear the buzz about Sunday's NLL All-Star Game, plus breakdowns of Edmonton-Rochester and Toronto-Philadelphia.

February 25, 2011
The Evolution of Mammoth Goalie Chris Levis

February 24, 2011
Banister: 'I'm Not Going to Quit' on Calgary
The Riggers' plight has cast a pall on the season, Whipper wants one more, Finneran supports CP and Bandits are sold.

February 23, 2011
Stevens/NLL: Stealth Poised for Big Second Half
Don't let Washington's 4-5 record fool you, writes Neil Stevens. The Stealth are healthy and gaining steam.

February 22, 2011
Calgary Owner Makes Desperate Plea to City
With the Roughnecks close to folding operations, owner and GM Brad Bannister issued a letter seeking support Tuesday.

February 18, 2011
Beirnes Five Goals Spell Difference in Rock Win
Kasey Beirnes scored five goals, as first-place Toronto defeated Rochester, 10-5, in the first game of a weekend home-and-home.

February 18, 2011
NLL Week 7 Floor Pass: Game Previews, Audio
Listen to NLL coaches debate East vs. West, personnel decisions and the now-famous Paul Dawson punch.

February 18, 2011
Stealth Offense Awakens; Colorado Woes Go On
Washington's transition game sparked a 20-7 victory over the Mammoth on Friday.

February 17, 2011
Stevens: Boston Defense Has Saved Its Season
For all their stars on offense, the Blazers were reeling at 2-3. Now 5-3, an unsung defense deserves credit for the turnaround.

February 16, 2011
NLL Notebook: Greer Likely to Return for Swarm
Neil Stevens checks in on the status of No. 88, the AI watch, the resurgent Rush and life with Sharp on the shelf.

February 16, 2011
Trade: Rush, Stealth Swap Codron, Hawksbee

February 16, 2011
Bandits' Tavares Named NLL Player of the Week

February 15, 2011
Recent Rock Acquisition Sharp Injures Knee

February 12, 2011
Blazers Top Mammoth in Penalty-Marred Game

February 12, 2011
Blue Cross Curse Over, Hawks Win Two Straight

February 12, 2011
Rock Tops Riggers in Battle of Division Leaders

February 12, 2011
Stealth Comeback Falls Short, As Rush Sweep

February 12, 2011
Mr. 700: Tavares Hits Mark, And Then Some
John Tavares, the NLL's career scoring leader, scored his 700th goal and then four more Saturday in Buffalo's big win at Philly.

February 11, 2011
Edmonton Rush Notches First Win of the Season
In the first game of a crucial home-and-home weekend series, Edmonton defeated Washington, 14-12.

February 11, 2011
NLL Week 6 Floor Pass: Game Previews, Audio
Calgary visits Toronto in a matchup of division leaders Saturday, but the Roughnecks have pulled the underdog card.

February 10, 2011
Mammoth Inks Floris, Releases Nenad Gajic

February 10, 2011
NLL Rounds Out All-Star Rosters with Reserves
The National Lacrosse League announced Thursday the reserves for the 2011 NLL All-Star Game.

February 9, 2011
Results 'Unacceptable,' Colo. GM Govett Deals

February 9, 2011
Dan Carey: 'All I've Wanted to Do is Play' (NLL)
After a series of concussions knocked him out of the game, Dan Carey's back, hoping to restore a once-promising career.

February 9, 2011
Buffalo Bandits Find Formula for Success at Gate
Neil Stevens' NLL notebook examines the Buffalo fan phenomenon, Jordan Hall's return and faith keeping in Colorado.

February 9, 2011
Three Knighthawks Headline NLL Weekly Awards

February 9, 2011
Wash. Lax Community Unites for Tyler Lucas

February 7, 2011
NLL Announces All-Star Game Starting Lineups
The NLL announced All-Star Game starters Monday, with Buffalo, Calgary and Minnesota netting two players each.

February 5, 2011
Dawson Scores 300th Goal in Boston Victory
Dan Dawson scored three goals, including the 300th of his career, in the Blazers' 9-7 win over first-place Toronto.

February 5, 2011
Fourth-Quarter Run Puts Stealth Back on Track
The Washington Stealth used a late four-goal run to defeat the Colorado Mammoth, 10-8, on Saturday.

February 5, 2011
Gait Retires from NLL to Focus on 'Cuse, Nats
Gary Gait's playing days are over, the Rochester Knighthawks announced Saturday, with two coaching gigs in hand.

February 5, 2011
Jordan Hall Cleared to Play, Signs 2-Year Deal
Rochester Knighthawks forward Jordan Hall will make his 2011 debut Saturday after being cleared medically.

February 5, 2011
K-Hawks Seize 'Must-Win' Game, Defeat Wings
Gary Gait's retirement, Jordan Hall's return and an 11-6 victory over Philadelphia headlined a busy Saturday for Rochester.

February 4, 2011
Colorado Activates Martin, AKA Con Bro Chill
Connor Martin, the first Chapman product to play pro lacrosse, has become a sensation on the field and off.

February 4, 2011
NLL Week 5 Floor Pass: Game Previews, Audio
Rochester hopes to reverse its home woes against Philadelphia. Listen to Mike Hasen and others talk about the games.

February 4, 2011
Tavares Hits 699 in Buffalo Win over Minnesota
John Tavares scored two goals -- bringing his NLL career-leading mark to 699 -- and added six assists in a 15-12 victory.

February 2, 2011
Miller Named NLL Overall Player of the Week

February 2, 2011
NLL: Journeyman Miller Sizzles as Wings Starter
After starting his career with three teams that folded, Brandon Miller has found his groove in Philly. Plus, the All-Police team.

February 1, 2011
Casey Powell: Best American Indoor Player Ever
Boston's Casey Powell will soon surpass Jake Bergey as the NLL's all-time leading scorer among U.S.-born players

January 29, 2011
Calgary Sweeps Edmonton in Battle of Alberta
The Calgary Roughnecks (4-2) won their second game in as many nights over their divisional and provincial rivals, a thrilling 12-11 overtime game against the Edmonton Rush (0-5) in front of 10,353 fans Saturday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

January 29, 2011
C. Powell Outshines Jamieson in Blazers Win
Casey Powell's nine-point effort paced Boston in a 16-7 rout of Rochester, the Hawks' lone bright spot being Cody Jamieson.

January 29, 2011
Benesch Gives Swarm First OT Win Since 2008
Minnesota dealt defending NLL champ Washington its third straight loss, winning 11-10 in overtime thanks to Ryan Benesch.

January 29, 2011
Wings Hold Off Mammoth for Third Straight Win
After starting the season 0-2, Philadelphia has heated up in a big way, downing Colorado 12-11 on Saturday.

January 29, 2011
Rock Wins Another Bruising Affair with Buffalo
Eight fighting majors and five misconducts in the first five minutes? Must have been Toronto and Buffalo.

January 28, 2011
Calgary Takes First Game in Battle of Alberta
The Calgary Roughnecks defeated the Edmonton Rush, 15-11, in the first game of a home-and-home weekend Friday.

January 28, 2011
Iannucci Leads Wings to Second Straight Win
Athan Iannucci's four goals and two assists helped the Philadelphia Wings to an 11-5 win Friday over the Boston Blazers.

January 28, 2011
NLL Week 4 Floor Pass: Game Previews, Audio
Colorado will be out for revenge, as will several other teams this weekend with rematches on tap.

January 28, 2011
Rochester Revamps for Game Against Boston

January 27, 2011
NLL: Toronto Rock Makes More Roster Moves

January 26, 2011
Leblanc Headlines NLL Weekly Award Winners

January 26, 2011
NLL Notebook: Tavares Three Goals Shy of 700
Neil Stevens checks in on the John Tavares countdown, John Orsen's rough birthday, points leaders and crowd control.

January 26, 2011
Canadian GM Rebuilds Wings on U.S. Players
Made in the USA. It might seem odd for Johnny Mouradian to think that way. But U.S. talent is the future of the NLL, he says.

January 25, 2011
Boston Adds R. Powell to Star-Studded Lineup
The Big Three just became the Big Four. Ryan Powell will join brother Casey and company this weekend with the Blazers.

January 22, 2011
Hawks Hand Boston Second OT Loss in 24 Hours
Boston took two steps back to .500 thanks to consecutive overtime losses in as many nights, including Saturday to Rochester.

January 22, 2011
Self an Unlikely Hero in Bandits' OT Victory
Defenseman Scott Self scored his only goal of the game in overtime, as Buffalo beat Toronto, 15-14, before 16,685 fans.

January 22, 2011
Stealth Offense Awakens in Win over Calgary
Dave Pym warned Washington would be dangerous when clicking on all cylinders. The Stealth proved him right Saturday.

January 22, 2011
Swarm's Fourth Quarter Comeback Sinks Rush
Aaron Wilson scored the go-ahead goal with under two minutes remaining to seal Minnesota's 9-8 victory.

January 22, 2011
Wings Rally Late to Top Mammoth on the Road
Philadelphia trailed for 44 minutes, but mounted a comeback and defeated Colorado on Paul Dawson's game-winner.

January 21, 2011
NLL Week 3 Floor Pass: Game Previews, Audio
It's a clash of East Division titans when Boston visits Toronto. Plus, some early soul-searching for Philadelphia.

January 21, 2011
Rock On: Toronto Snuffs Blazers, Still Unbeaten
Toronto’s Stephan Leblanc scored his fifth goal of the game in overtime to give the Rock a 15-14 win Friday over Boston.

January 20, 2011
NLL Strikes TV Deal with Versus for 2011 Games
The National Lacrosse League announced Thursday that the league has reached an agreement with Versus to air nine games during the 2011 season.

January 20, 2011
Oneida Indian Nation to Host NLL All-Star Game
The National Lacrosse League has reached agreement with the Oneida Indian Nation to serve as host and presenting sponsor of the league’s 2011 All-Star Game.

January 20, 2011
Rock and Blazers Swing Pregame Trade
Ryan Dilks heads to Beantown for draft pick.

January 19, 2011
NLL: Toughness, Talent Stack Up Well for Swarm
Neil Stevens predicts a breakout year for the Minnesota Swarm, which has grit and star power to make a playoff run.

January 18, 2011
Blazers GM Apologizes for Racy Halftime Show
Neil Stevens' NLL notebook includes the fallout of a lewd halftime show in Boston and Week 2 dominance by goalies.

January 16, 2011
Photos: Toronto Rock at Rochester Knighthawks
Cody Jamieson was stellar in his Blue Cross Arena debut, but Bob Watson was better. Photos by Rich Barnes.

January 15, 2011
Big Hits, Penalties Mark Buffalo Victory (Video)
The Buffalo Bandits defeated the Philadelphia Wings, 9-6, with the teams combining for 35 penalty minutes Saturday.

January 15, 2011
Boston Beats Rush in Defensive Battle (Video)
For all the hoopla over the Blazers offseason acquisitions on offense, the defense again spelled the difference Saturday.

January 15, 2011
Late Smith Goal Lifts Colorado over Calgary
Cliff Smith scored with 2.5 seconds left in the fourth quarter to lead the Mammoth to a dramatic 8-7 win.

January 15, 2011
Toronto Rock Snaps 15-Game Skid at Rochester
Bob Watson and the Toronto defense upheld a strong start in a 12-9 victory, the Rock's first in 16 trips to Blue Cross Arena.

January 14, 2011
NLL: Minus Zywicki, Stealth Offense at a Loss
Defending NLL champion Washington lost its second straight game Friday, as Minnesota cruised to a 16-8 victory.

January 13, 2011
Coast to Coast with Roughnecks Rookie MacRae
Calgary's Dan MacRae, fulfilling a dream conceived in the old Maple Leaf Gardens, learned about NLL life the hard way.

January 13, 2011
NLL Week 2 Floor Pass: Game Previews, Audio
Calgary's off to a surprise 2-0 start, and Dave Pym had some choice words for those who underestimated the Roughnecks.

January 12, 2011
NLL Notebook: Rookies Impress; Injuries Mount
News and notes from the National Lacrosse League, including how top draft picks performed and big injury news in Washington.

January 12, 2011
Stevens on NLL: Sanderson Closes in on 1,000
Josh Sanderson, in rare company with the revamped Blazers, is about to join an even more elite group in NLL history.

January 12, 2011
Rock's Watson Named NLL Player of the Week

January 10, 2011
CP on Fire: Powell Scores Five in Blazers Debut
Complete coverage from week one of the NLL season, including Casey Powell's explosive opening statement for Boston.

January 10, 2011
Calgary Spoils Stealth's Banner-Raising Night
Washington hoisted its NLL Champion's Cup banner Sunday, but ran out of gas late in a 13-11 loss to the Roughnecks.

January 8, 2011
Duch Ends OT Stalemate for Stealth Victory
It took nearly 10 minutes, but Rhys Duch's overtime goal, his third of the game, lifted Washington to an 11-10 win at Colorado.

January 8, 2011
Point Lifts Knighthawks over Swarm in Overtime
Craig Point scored his third goal of the game in overtime to give Rochester an 11-10, season-opening victory.

January 8, 2011
'Necks Edge Buffalo in Kelusky's Calgary Return
Tracey Kelusky received a warm reception from Calgary fans, before Scott Ranger gave them something to really cheer about.

January 8, 2011
Watson, Rock Stump Rush in NLL Opener
Bob Watson was in midseason form on the first night, stopping 36 of 43 shots in a 13-7 Toronto win Saturday.

January 7, 2011
Audio: NLL Week 1 Conference Call Highlights
Listen in on Wednesday's conference call, as NLL coaches sound off with season openers looming Saturday.

January 7, 2011
Giles, Pacey & Wilson Named Swarm Captains
Trio to lead Minnesota in 2011.

January 7, 2011
NLL Floor Pass: Week One Previews, Audio
LM dives into opening weekend with Cody Jamieson's debut and a duel between the brothers Merrill. Read, listen and learn.

January 6, 2011
Gallant, Grant, Langtry Named Colorado Caps

January 6, 2011
NLL East Division Preview: Blazers of Glory
Boston has the top three players from the 2010 MVP race and one of the league's top goalies. Are these the Miami Heat?

January 6, 2011
NLL West Division Preview: Snider Comes Home
Corey McLaughlin plots the big stories shaping up in the West, including Geoff Snider in a Calgary Roughnecks jersey.

January 5, 2011
Rochester, NLL Eagerly Await Jamieson Debut
Three years ago, the Knighthawks targeted Cody Jamieson. Their efforts will come to fruition Saturday.

January 4, 2011
NLL Unveils 'The X,' Behind Scenes with Bandits
Darris Kilgour is one tough hombre. Don't believe it? Check him out in the premiere of "The X," a video series.

January 3, 2011
New NLL Rule Further Separates Faceoff Men
The NLL has altered its faceoff regulations for faster draws and wing play, moving specialists' sticks to eight inches apart.

December 31, 2010
Edmonton Rush Sign McBride and Morgan
Bobby McBride and Peter Morgan join the franchise.

December 29, 2010
Colorado Mammoth Ink Speedin' Stevie Toll
The Mammoth sign the veteran defenseman to a one-year deal.

December 29, 2010
NLL Punishes 32 Players for Preseason Melee
After the preseason, bench-clearing fight between Toronto and Buffalo, the league has issued its verdict.

December 28, 2010
Blazers Welcome Sawyer As New Head Coach
After dumping Tom Ryan last week, Boston's NLL franchise tabs Matt Sawyer as its new head man.

December 23, 2010
Wings' Iannucci is 'Athan of Old,' Owner Says
Athan Iannucci, the NLL's single-season goals king, is "in superior physical shape" after missing 2010, Michael French said.

December 23, 2010
Jamieson Signs Longest Contract in NLL History
Top draft pick Cody Jamieson signed an unprecedented 10-year contract Thursday to play with the Rochester Knighthawks.

December 23, 2010
Mammoth Finalizes Roster for '11 Campaign
Colorado has locked down who will be doing battle this winter.

December 23, 2010
NLL Teams Finalize 23-Man Active Rosters
National Lacrosse League teams have closed training camp and trimmed their rosters to 26, including three practice team members each.

December 23, 2010
O'Toole Signs On as Knighthawks Asst. Coach
Long-time goalie Pat O'Toole will be Rochester's goalie coach this season.

December 23, 2010
Season's Beatings: Boston Blazers Fire Ryan
The Boston NLL franchise has given coach Tom Ryan a pink slip two days before Christmas.

December 22, 2010
Video: Colin Doyle Delivers Rock Tickets to Fans
'Tis the season. The NLL season, that is. Colin Doyle made it personal, visiting Toronto season ticket holders personally.

December 20, 2010
Rock Down to 23, Releases Queener, McNulty
The Toronto Rock is the first NLL team to finalize its roster, releasing Brett Queener and Geoff McNulty.

December 19, 2010
McCready Will Play with Nephew for Rochester
Pat McCready signed a one-year deal with the Knighthawks, the organization announced Sunday.

December 18, 2010
NLL: Rochester, Toronto Win Preseason Finales
The Knighthawks and Rock were victorious in their final scrimmages entering the 2011 National Lacrosse League season.

December 17, 2010
Gary Gait Re-ups with K-Hawks for 2011 Season
The storied career of lacrosse legend Gary Gait will continue for at least one more season. Gait signed Friday with Rochester.

December 17, 2010
Palidwor Renegs on Retirement, Joins Calgary
Curtis Palidwor joined the Roughnecks' training camp Friday less than a week after announcing he had retired from the Colorado Mammoth.

December 17, 2010
Training Camps: Toronto, Colorado Trim Rosters
Both the Rock and Mammoth moved closer to their final 23-man rosters Friday.

December 15, 2010
Bench-Clearing Brawl Halts Rock-Bandits Game
An NLL preseason game Wednesday ended prematurely when benches emptied for a fight on the floor.

December 14, 2010
Podcast: Scott Rodgers Embraces Inner Goon
LM rolls out its new audio podcast series with Scott Rodgers, who's bidding for a spot on the Swarm -- as a defenseman.

December 14, 2010
Mammoth Goaltender Curtis Palidwor Retires
After 12 NLL seasons, Curtis Palidwor has decided to retire from professional lacrosse.

December 14, 2010
Goalie Rodgers Comes Out of Cage for Swarm
Former Notre Dame goalie Scott Rodgers is trying to make the Minnesota Swarm as a defenseman and enforcer.

December 13, 2010
NLL: Crotty Comes on Strong in Preseason Loss
Ned Crotty, Colorado's top draft pick in the 2010 NLL entry draft, had three goals and two assists against the Washington Stealth.

December 13, 2010
Clausen Out for 2011 Season with Knee Injury
Promising Colorado Mammoth rookie Ken Clausen tore his ACL and meniscus in a preseason loss to the Toronto Rock.

December 13, 2010
Knighthawks Add Punch with Vitarelli, Rubel

December 8, 2010
Knighthawks' Hall Has Surgery, Out Eight Weeks
Jordan Hall will miss the first four games of the NLL season after having surgery Wednesday to repair a sports hernia.

December 7, 2010
NLL: Boston Blazers Finalize Deal with Cosmo

December 5, 2010
NLL: Edmonton, Toronto Victorious in Preseason
The Edmonton Rush topped the Rochester Knighthawks and the Toronto Rock defeated the Colorado Mammoth in NLL preseason action.

December 5, 2010
Regy Thorpe Retires from NLL After 15 Seasons
Regy Thorpe, a Rochester original, has retired from professional lacrosse after a decorated career.

December 1, 2010
NLL: Minnesota Swarm Signs Giles and Gamble

November 30, 2010
Home-Grown Achenbach Retires from Swarm

November 23, 2010
Blazers Ink Dan Dawson and Casey Powell

November 22, 2010
One Goalie Legend Returns; Another Retires
Toronto has re-signed 40-year-old Bob Watson and announced Monday that Steve Dietrich would retire -- to behind its bench.

November 18, 2010
Boston Blazers Announce Preseason Schedule

November 18, 2010
Mammoth Inks Grant, Carey to 3-Year Deals

November 16, 2010
New-Look Mammoth Ready for Training Camp
Colorado will open NLL training camp season with sessions this weekend in Denver.

November 3, 2010
Mammoth Rebuilding Continues with Signings

November 1, 2010
Inside November Issue of Lacrosse Magazine
Sneak a peek at LM's second annual "Gym Rats" issue featuring mixed martial artist John Ortolani and much, much more.

October 29, 2010
Grant 'Surprised, Not Shocked' By Trade
Mammoth GM Steve Govett has responded to a 4-12 season with a complete facelift, including acquiring John Grant Jr.

October 28, 2010
NLL: Free Agent Maddalena Signs with Rock

October 28, 2010
Vinc Happy to Be Back in Rochester

October 27, 2010
Poll: Vote for LM's Men's Lacrosse Player of Year
Welcome to the era of the multi-platform player. Give any of these guys a stick and a stage, and magic happens. Your pick?

October 27, 2010
Grant Sent to Colorado in Blockbuster NLL Trade
Rochester parted ways with franchise player John Grant Jr., sending him to the Mammoth on a busy day in the front office.

October 6, 2010
Calgary Trades Long-Time Rigger Kelusky
A busy NLL offseason took another twist Wednesday. The Roughnecks traded captain and all-star Tracey Kelusky to Buffalo.

October 6, 2010
Wings Pick Up Paul Dawson from Calgary
Philadelphia has acquired one of the top defenders from the Roughnecks.

September 20, 2010
Mammoth's Catton Announces Retirement
Colorado defenseman Rich Catton has decided to hang up his lacrosse stick.

September 15, 2010
NLL: Knighthawks Name Hasen New Coach
Rochester handed the reins of its new super lineup to former assistant coach Mike "The Haser" Hasen on Tuesday.

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