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Last week we needed a win vs. the Minnesota Swarm and we did it in a big way winning 18-8. Our captain Colin Doyle put up a ridiculous thirteen points. When we need a goal he always seems to be involved by either dishing the apple or just doing it himself. It’s amazing to watch.

We are playing with a sense of urgency that wasn’t there in the beginning of the season. Instead of sitting in last place we are now in a three-way tie for third, a win against the Mammoth this weekend guarantees us a spot in the playoffs. This weekend is another big one for the Stealth.

We have two games remaining in the regular season, one in Colorado at the Pepsi Center, and another in Toronto vs. the Rock. It’s always exciting playing in Colorado in front of 17,000. It’s just packed. Their fans are nuts!

Colorado needs to win this game to keep their playoff hopes alive as well. The Mammoth are coming off a two game losing streak, so they’re coming into this one ready to go. This is a huge rivalry game, which will be one of the best games to watch this weekend. Playoffs are right around the corner and after this weekend we will finally know where we sit.

Game time is 6p.m, 8p.m Eastern Time, tune into www.nll.com to watch it live.

What’s up everyone? Well the weather has been great all week here in San Jose it’s eighty degrees and not a cloud in the sky. I have been spending a lot of time by the pool this week. Anyone see the MD vs Virginia lacrosse game that went into seven OT’s!? That was crazy!

Salisbury had their streak ended the other day by Gettysburg 11-10. That’s the first loss since the 2006 title game. I’m sure coach Berkman is getting the team ready for what is becoming quite the rivalry game against Stevenson who is now the #1 team in the country. I’m confident the boys will battle back this weekend and reclaim that #1 spot and make it to Foxborough in May.

Well are double-header weekend went pretty good. We lost on Saturday and won on Sunday. Going into the Double-header weekend we figured we needed to win one game to have a chance for a playoff spot. We were beating the Portland LumberJax by six goals last Saturday, and then after a couple of stealth penalties the LumberJax scored seven of the last eight goals to win the game. This changed the teams mindset going into Portland the next day.

On Sunday we went into Portland with our backs against the wall, if we lose, the playoffs are out of reach, but if we win we still are alive in the playoff hunt. We now sit a half of a game behind our western rival the Minnesota Swarm. We play the Minnesota Swarm this Friday for the number four spot in the west and a playoff spot. It will be quite the game to watch because whatever team loses drops a spot and gets further behind in the playoff race. The top four teams from each the western and eastern conference gets a playoff spot.

NLL Standings
http://www.pointstreak.com/prostats/standings.html?leagueid=230&seasonid=3260

The game is at 7:00 p.m, and 10:00 p.m for those of you on the east coast. Tune into to www.Nll.com to watch the Stealth play for a playoff spot!!

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