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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John Tavares, the New York Islanders centre who was the NHL’s player of the month for January, is working the corners. He spins, he rolls off two checkers, he has his head raised like a cobra in search of opportunity.
Don’t miss John Tavares balling out for the Mississauga Tomahawks the season he earned Rookie of the Year honors, 1988.
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
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.
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.
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 […]
This amazing video features the Mississauga Tomahawks playing against the Etobicoke Eclipse in their final season before folding in OLA Jr A lacrosse. John Taveres played for Mississauga, where he took home Rookie of the Year honors in the OLA in 1988.
Week 2 of the NLL has been settled and there were a bunch of surprising results, a TON of custom helmet stories (3 in fact!) and a lot on the Rochester – Philly brawl.
We asked you for your Top 10 Lacrosse Legends of all-time last week and Somers Lacrosse certainly rose to the challenge! Will this list be voted #1?
Chris Fox hits us with an NLL Week 8 preview, including a look at this Sunday’s All-Star Game matchup. Don’t miss it LIVE on Versus!
More Week 2 NLL action!! We have highlights, a photo or two, video and lots of commentary covering the 2nd week of the NLL season. The lacrosse, or box lax, action is starting to heat up and trends are emerging… I think.
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