Toronto Rock 2018-19 season preview: Forwards

The 2018-19 season is right around the corner. The six-time NLL champion Toronto Rock will not be on the opening slate of games. Instead, they’ll open their season at the KeyBank Center against the rival Buffalo Bandits. Toronto had an up and down campaign in 2017-18, as they missed the playoffs for just the fourth…

NLL, PLPA agree to new collective bargaining agreement

The long stalemate between the National Lacrosse League and the Pro Lacrosse Players’ Association looks to be coming to an end. On Friday, former player Brad MacArthur revealed that the two sides had reached a deal an on a new collective bargaining agreement. I’ve never seen a deal recommended by the negotiating committee turned down…

Stalling CBA negotiations put start of 2018-19 NLL season in jeopardy

The stalemate between the National Lacrosse League and the Professional Lacrosse Players’ Association has been well documented over the past month, and on Tuesday, league commissioner Nick Sakiewicz officially set a deadline for a new collective bargaining agreement to be signed. In a letter addressed to PLPA president Peter Schmitz, Sakiewicz presented an ultimatum. Peter:…

Premier Lacrosse League officially launches

A new age of lacrosse arrived on Monday as the Premier Lacrosse League was officially unveiled to the world. In a statement, the PLL – co-founded by lacrosse superstar and philanthropist Paul Rabil and his brother Mike Rabil – released the details for their inaugural season, which is set to start play on June 1,…