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Player Insight: Max Wilson Is Bringing The Energy To Halifax This Season

The energetic Thunderbird is back, and he’s ready to have a great year. Max Wilson was rarely able to be at his best during his rookie NLL season. In his second year, he’s back at the pro level with more energy and confidence than ever before.  Wilson missed the first three games of the Thunderbirds’

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Rookie Experience: Austin Madronic

Austin Madronic has gone from going to battle alongside one of the NLL’s greatest veteran players to playing alongside one of the newest great talents the league has ever seen. Madronic is coming off a rookie season that gave the NLL world a taste of what this highly-touted rookie was all about. His 12 goals

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NAHM – Kaleb Benedict

The Thompson brothers inspired Kaleb Leon Benedict to attend college and play lacrosse. When Kaleb Benedict was growing up in Onondaga Nation, he idolized the Thompson brothers – all the kids of Onondaga did. Benedict had watched Jeremy excel at Syracuse University and witnessed Miles dazzle at the University of Albany.  In 2011, Benedict was

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Rookie Experience: Seth Van Schepen

Seth Van Schepen embodied everything it meant to be a great rookie last season. He listened. He learned. He adapted. He impressed. It’s no surprise that he earned himself a long-term NLL contract. In 2022, Van Schepen, a Brampton, Ontario native, was selected 10th overall in the 2022 NLL Entry Draft by the Calgary Roughnecks.

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NAHM – Larson Sundown

Larson Sundown has proudly represented Seneca Nation and the people of Tonawanda on local, national, and international stages throughout his life. Growing up, Sundown was a member of the Tonawanda Braves. He was coached by his father, who had started the program. He later went on to dawn the jerseys of the Lazers of Onondaga

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Rookie Experience: Mike McCannell

Mike McCannell got to live out the dream of every rookie who has played defense or transition in the NLL: he got to play with Brodie Merrill. In 2021, McCannel was drafted 5th overall NLL Entry Draft by the San Diego Seals. He joined a short list of rookies taken in the Top 5 of

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