Joel McCready was one happy lacrosse player Saturday.
Local fans will see very familiar names adorning the upper backs of a few player jerseys, when the Washington Stealth and Rochester Knighthawks square off for the National Lacrosse League title Saturday at the Langley Events Centre.
North American pro lacrosse supremacy comes down to one game and one venue.
One of the defending Western Lacrosse Association champion Langley Thunder's key players has been slapped with a two-year ban.
There were a few more empty seats compared to last year, but the goal output and intensity level was about the same.
A game of Mammoth proportions is coming to the Langley Events Centre Saturday.
Let's take a glass-halffull approach to the Langley Thunder's defeat at the hands of the Peterborough Lakers in the Mann Cup.
The Peterborough Lakers have clawed back into the Mann Cup.
The Langley Thunder needed every one of its weapons to edge the host Peterborough Lakers in game two of the Mann Cup.
For a team that didn't even make the playoffs last year, it's hard to characterize coming within two games of a Mann Cup berth as disappointing.
Just like that, we have ourselves a Western Lacrosse Association championship series.
This is the Langley Thunder's year, said New Westminster's Brett Mydske.
While the Langley Thunder waits for its opponent in the Western Lacrosse Association playoff final, three of its key players can take a moment to enjoy some individual accolades.
It wasn't easy, or pretty, but the Langley Thunder got the job done Thursday night at Burnaby's Bill Copeland Arena.
The Burnaby Lakers are down by two games to Langley but are by no means out of the Western Lacrosse Association semifinal playoffs.
Lewis Ratcliff is giving the Burnaby Lakers fits thus far in the Western Lacrosse Association playoffs.
A late high sticking call in the final two minutes of the third period cost the Burnaby Lakers Game 1 of the Western Lacrosse Association semifinal playoff.
Lady Luck smiled on the Burnaby Lakers this weekend.
The Langley Thunder's win streak has ended at four.