Buffalo Bandits captain John Tavares, the 46-year-old “Wayne Gretzky of lacrosse”, will continue his illustrious career with his return to the National Lacrosse League for yet another season in 2015.
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He’s back. The Buffalo Bandits have announced legendary forward John Tavares, the National Lacrosse League’s all-time leading scorer, will return to the team for a league-record 24th season after reaching a contract agreement earlier this month. – See more at: http://www.nll.com/news_article/show/424350?referrer_id=389128#sthash.Hm2LPBIL.dpuf
This weekend kicks off the 2013-14 NLL post-season featuring Buffalo Bandits vs. Toronto Rock in the East and Colorado Mammoth vs. Calgary Roughnecks for the West.
At 45, Buffalo Bandits captain John Tavares has been answering questions about when he might retire for 10 years now. He said it was rare back then for a player to be competitive past age 35 but Tavares has been able to defy the odds.
The Buffalo Bandits won the MILL title in 1992 and 1993. In 1994 they made it back to the Finals where they took on the Philadelpia Wings. The Wings had both Paul and Gary Gait on their team, as well as some other real legends, and they wanted to knock off the Bandits badly.
Earlier this week we were tipped off by reader Travis that Keith Olbermann brought up an NLL game during his show on ESPN. A little bit after that, the Rochester Knighthawks posted this photo on Instagram:
In my opinion, there are two indisputable legends of the indoor game currently playing in the NLL. The first is John Grant Jr. The second scored an OT winner for the Buffalo Bandits last weekend while playing against the Philadelphia Wings. His name is John Tavares.
With the NLL kicking off last weekend it’s only appropriate that we show off some old pro box lacrosse footage for Throwback Thursday. It’s 21 years later, and pro box lacrosse is still going strong. The MILL of 1993 has been replaced with the modern day NLL, but guys are still getting after it… just […]
Randy Fraser was playing for the Boston Blazers in the 1990s, and when I found the above footage of a CRAZY MILL box lacrosse brawl, I knew I needed to get Randy’s take on the video. It turns out he uploaded it to YouTube, and played in the game, so there really is no one […]
There was actually an NLL game broadcast on national TV in the US last weekend! Did you watch the game on TV? Would you? We want to know! Plus links to Cuse’s new gear, a great Thailand Lax teaser video and more!
Chris Fox swings by LAS to review the new uniforms for NLL teams. Each squad has a new jersey now, and the league and Reebok are definitely trying to take a step forward. Now Foxy grades them on their efforts.
Chris Fox is here to clue us in on some MAJOR happenings in the professional box lacrosse world! Everyone knows about the NLL, but it seems like there are TWO more pro box leagues in the works: One Canadian, and one American. Lax is heating up!
We’ve got Notre Dame – UNC commentary. Hopkins lax talk. Lax on TV notes for today and tomorrow. Davenport – Dayton Video Highlights. Harvard highlights. A WTF video. NEW possible shorts and NLL Semifinal Previews!
There was a whole lot of lacrosse action this weekend with HUGE games, new gear, and plenty of boxla. Connor has pulled together a bunch of quick hitters to get you going on this Monday morning.
Chris Fox is back with a quick recap of what’s been going on in the NLL over the last two weeks, a preview of this weekend’s two games and an early look at the NLL Playoffs. There is also a video of the most ridiculous pro lacrosse fight we’ve seen in a long while.