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1974 NLL Video: Griffins Vs Wings

0 - Published November 1, 2013 by in Box, National Lacrosse League, Videos

We’ve got even more GREAT video from GetBenched! Check them out on YouTube and subscribe for more great old school box lacrosse video content! GetBenched has delivered some superb video in the past, and I love the old MILL promo videos, as well as this 1975 game, also featuring the Philadelphia Wings.

Two Amazing MILL Vintage Videos

0 - Published October 24, 2013 by in Box, National Lacrosse League, Videos

GetBenched has put up three amazing videos featuring Major Indoor Lacrosse League (MILL). The MILL started up in 1987, and is the predecessor to the NLL we all currently know. There was another NLL back in the 70s, which eventually folded before the MILL came into existence. This stuff is pure vintage box lacrosse! Jofa helmets and spandex everywhere!

1975 Philadelphia Wings Video

0 - Published October 14, 2013 by in Box, National Lacrosse League, Videos

The year was 1975. The NLL had just started up and the Philadelphia Wings were the most popular team in this brand new professional sports league. Greats like Jim Wasson, John Grant Senior, and the Lloyd brothers played in the league, the helmets didn’t have face masks and the sticks were all made out of wood. The shorts were also truly short.

Junior NLL Tournament Helps Grow The Game

0 - Published September 20, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Youth

This year seems to be a progressive one for box lacrosse. I’ve seen more programs and tournaments pop up these past few months than ever before, and even the NLL is getting on board by hosting its first Junior Tournament in Toronto.

Reader Poll: Hot out of the Gate

0 - Published September 18, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

This week’s Reader Poll is all about the NLL draft!

NLL Draft Results And Commentary

0 - Published September 17, 2013 by in Box, National Lacrosse League

55 players were drafted into the NLL last night in Oakville, Ontario. The Lacrosse Network held a LIVE Hangout, which was a lot of fun, and can be seen above. See below for the complete 2013 NLL Draft Results and some commentary on how it all went down. I’ll provide some general observations, and name a couple of guys worth watching!

2013 NLL Combine: Prospects Game

0 - Published September 16, 2013 by in Box, National Lacrosse League

The Lacrosse Network broadcast the 2013 NLL Combine Prospects Game last night, and it’s a great watch! These guys are all trying to make a name for themselves in this game, and are playing with hopes of being drafted tonight (Monday, Sep. 16th).

New MLL Playoff Format And Key Dates

0 - Published August 30, 2013 by in Major League Lacrosse, National Lacrosse League

Major League Lacrosse has announced a new playoff format, and some key dates for next season. For the MLL, it means home playoff games for the top seeds, an extended playoff schedule, and a stand alone championship game. Below, I get into the details of the new moves, and then look at how this could impact players who compete in the MLL and NLL.

Best Old Box Lacrosse Video

0 - Published August 19, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse, Videos

This old ABC Sports video truly has it all. From the Gait Brothers to Dallas Eliuk to spandex, Jofa helmets and some of the best hair the 80s and 90s ever saw, not a single second of the video is anything less than awesome.

NLL Championship Preview

0 - Published May 11, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

The fans at the Langley Events Center are going to be treated to an absolute beaut of a game this Saturday. The Rochester Knighthawks are slated against the Washington Stealth for the Champion’s Cup.

Rochester Knighthawks vs. Buffalo Bandits NLL Photo Credit: Larry Palumbo

NLL Playoffs: Round 2

0 - Published May 2, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Absolutely amazing first round of NLL playoffs games – had something for everyone. This weekend should be no disappoint as pro box lacrosse approaches its championship.

NLL Playoffs: Round 1

0 - Published April 26, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

The NLL playoffs are finally here! Time to sit back, relax, and enjoy some top-notch lacrosse

NLL Week 16 Picks And Playoff Race

0 - Published April 19, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Final week in the NLL! I’m going to break down the playoff race team-by-team. I’ll let you know who is in, and who is on the outside looking in.

NLL Week 15 Picks/Play-Off Race

1 - Published April 11, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

Second to last week in the NLL regular season – lets go!

NLL Previews And Predictions: Week 14

0 - Published April 5, 2013 by in National Lacrosse League, Pro Lacrosse

As it is in the NLL, one week can change the whole dynamic of the season – this was very evident for several teams this past weekend.