The Whipsnakes are the Standard of Excellence

WHIPSNAKES

The Whipsnakes have been the most consistent team in the PLL for four years now. They won the first two championships, have played in all three championship games, and had the league’s first two MVPs. With their dominance in the league’s short history, it’s easy to root against the Whipsnakes, but you have to be […]

PLL Salt Lake City: A Quint Kessenich Poem

PLL SALT LAKE CITY

The PLL is progress and innovation. It’s beauty and joy, fire and fury. It’s about character, conflict and chemistry. I was lucky enough to be in Salt Lake City covering the PLL games last weekend.  There was lots to see, hear and experience.  A cancelled flight.  Lyle executes his signature back-handed move. He popularized the maneuver […]

Is Ryan Lanchbury a Future NLL Star?

ryan lanchbury

With the NLL season ending, the PLL has been the main focus of the lacrosse world the last two months, but it isn’t the only professional lacrosse being played right now. The Western Lacrosse Association and Major Series Lacrosse are currently in their playoff seasons up north in Canada. Ryan Lanchbury has been having a […]

PLL Playoffs Push: Featuring Quint Kessenich, Paul Carcaterra, and Chris Cotter

paul carcaterra

Summer weather threw a sky whammy at pro lacrosse this past weekend. The PLL was in Denver with a Friday night matchup between the Cannons and Redwoods that was televised on ESPN with Chris Cotter and Paul Carcaterra on the mic. The PLL playoffs are right around the corner with only two more weeks of regular […]

Ranking the PLL Throwback Logos

pll throwback logo

To go along with the PLL throwback jerseys unveiled last weekend, the league also dropped some old school logos to go along with the throwback weekend. The irony here being that the PLL has only been around since 2018 so there isn’t much history to go off of when unveiling throwback logos. In order to […]

The Return of Jack Kelly for the Redwoods

jack kelly

The goalie position in the PLL is undoubtedly one of the most competitive positions and the hardest position on the field. Even more so, it is rare to see a switch in personnel during the season after a starting goaltender is named. However, this season Jack Kelly has been the man to step up to the […]

Ranking the 2022 PLL Throwback Jerseys

pll throwback jerseys

Fans have asked for one thing and one thing only from the PLL since the league was announced in 2018. “Can we please have numbers on the front of the jerseys?” Paul Rabil and his PLL executive committee continued to turn a blind eye to the fans request for nearly four years, that was until […]

2022 PLL All-Underrated Team

PLL Underrated

The Premier Lacrosse League has excelled with its social media presence. Without watching the games you can catch highlight goals, final scores, and every scrappy play before or after the whistle. This has been a major factor in the sports progression. The biggest benefit of the PLL’s strong social media presence is it has allowed […]

2022 PLL MVP Race Down the Stretch

2022 PLL MVP

With only three weeks left in the regular season, we’re starting to see some separation between the truly elite players who are putting themselves in the conversation for the Jim Brown most valuable player award. Over the first three seasons, Matt Rambo, Zed Williams, and Blaze Riorden were crowned the honor as the league’s best […]

Atlas: 2022 PLL Video Game Ratings

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It has been 1,571 days days since the release of the last true lacrosse video game (Casey Powell Lacrosse 18). While that game certainly had its flaws, it was nice to pick up a controller and play a lacrosse video game. Let’s take a minute and imagine a new PLL focused video game has released in the […]

2022 PLL Rookie of the Year Watchlist

PLL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Year in and year out, we see rookies enter the league who play like seasoned veterans. The inaugural season it was the wonder kids for the Redwoods, Timmy Troutner and Ryder Garnsey. In 2020 we saw the first two picks Grant Ament and Bryan Costabile ascend quickly through the league. Who can forget the breakout […]

NLL Names Brett Frood as Its Newest Commissioner

NLL Commissioner

(Philadelphia, Pa. August 2, 2022) – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the top professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today named Brett Frood as Commissioner. Frood joins the NLL from Stewart-Haas Racing, where he has served as President of the NASCAR team since its inception in 2008, leading all business initiatives for the championship-winning organization co-owned […]