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Georgia Swarm Travel To Toronto

DULUTH, GA. (JANUARY 18, 2024) – The Georgia Swarm (4-2) are set for a crucial away game against the Toronto Rock (4-0), ranked #2 in the NLL. The Swarm, fresh from an 8-12 loss to the Albany FireWolves, aim to bounce back in their fourth road game of the season in Hamilton, Ontario, at 7:00 PM ET.

Facing challenges in the previous match, the Swarm struggled with face-offs and offensive positioning but rallied with a 4-goal comeback in the 4th Quarter. Shayne Jackson and Lyle Thompson led with 4 points each, and defensively, the team blocked 17 shots, with Adam Wiedemann making a notable contribution of 8 blocked shots. which ended up being the most blocked shots by a player in single game.

The Toronto Rock, undefeated at 4-0, present a tough challenge. Offensive leaders Dan Craig and Chris Bouchsy had a quieter game against Halifax but secured an 11-9 win.

The upcoming game is pivotal as the Swarm aim to break the series tie with the Rock, dating back to their last victory on March 26, 2022 (10-6) in Hamilton. Despite losses in close matchups last season, the Swarm are determined. Post-Toronto, they face the Riptides in New York before a rematch against the Vancouver Warriors on February 2nd in Duluth, Georgia.

 

SWARM INSIGHTS: 

Milestones: 

  • Forward Brendan Bomberry needs 2 assist to reach 100 in his career 
  • Forward Andrew Kew needs 1 goals to reach 100 in his career 
  • Defenseman/Transition, Bryan Cole, needs 1 games played to reach 100 in his career 
  • Lyle Thompson needs 2 goals to reach 300 in his career 

 Where to Watch: 

  • ESPN+ – Use your ESPN+ account (or create a new one) to watch the game live. 
  • Peachtree Sports Network- Streamed locally in Georgia, US. 
  • TSN+ – If located in Canada, you can log into your TSN account to watch the game live 

 

 

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