NLL Top 5 Scoring leaders for each team.

With the NLL solidly underway, I thought I would break down the Top 5 Scoring leaders for each team.

In no particular order, we start with the Vancouver Warriors who, despite their record, have two players tied for the league lead with 12 goals.
Warriors: Mitch Jones.       12
                   Jordan McBride.12
                   Logan Schuss.     8
                   Keegan Bal.           6
                   Riley Loewen.       3
                   Joel McCready.    3

The Georgia Swarm also has a 12 goal scorer but, it’s not who you would think.

                    Shayne Jackson. 12
                    Lyle Thompson.    9
                    Miles Thompson. 8
                    Zed Williams          5
                    Randy Staats.        4

Moving onto New England and a familiar name leads the way for the Black Wolves.

                     Callum Crawford.  11
                     Reilly O’’ Connor.    8
                     Joe Resetarits.         6
                     Andrew Kew.            6
                     Jordan Durston.      3

Out West to Colorado and a surprise leader for the Mammoth.

                      Jacob Ruest.         11
                      Ryan Lee.                 8
                      Chris Wardle.          7
                      Kyle Killen.              4
                      Jeff Wittig.              4
                      Joey Cupido.         4

Staying West and the San Diego Seals.

                       Wes Berg.             10
                       Connor Fields.     10
                       Zach Greer.            6
                       Connor Kearnan.  5
                       Jeremy Noble.       5

Back in the East and switching to Canada and the Toronto Rock.

                        Rob Hellyer.          10
                        Dan Craig.               8
                        Dan Dawson.          7
                        Zach Manns.           6
                       Tom Schrieber.        6

Heading South, we hit Philadelphia.

                        Kevin Crowley.        9
                        Brett Hickey.            8
                        Josh Currier.            7
                        Corey Vitarelli.        6
                        Trevor Baptiste.      5

Next up, the expansion, New York Riptide.

                        Tyler Digby. .           8
                        Dan Lomas.             7
                        Tyson Gibson.       5
                        Connor Kelly.           5
                        Gale Thorpe.            4
                        Jean-Luc Chetner 4

Staying in the state of New York and the re-tooled Buffalo Bandits and a rejuvenated leading goal scorer. 

                      Chris Cloutier.          8
                      Josh Byrne.               7
                      Dhane Smith.           6
                      Ian Mackey.              4
                      Corey Small.            4

On to the defending Champions, the Calgary Roughnecks.

                       Curtis Dickson.      8
                       Jesse King.             6
                       Dan Taylor.              5
                       Tyler Pace.               4
                       Heiden Dickson.    4

Next up, The Halifax Thunderbirds.

                       Ryan Benesch.        8
                       Cody Jamieson.      7
                       Stephen Keogh.      7
                       Graeme Hossack.  6
                       Austin Shanks.        6

Moving to the second expansion team, the Rochester Knighthawks.

                        Holden Cattoni.     8
                        Shawn Evans.        7
                        Phil Caputo.            6
                        Curtis Knight.         5
                        Corey Highfield.    3

And, finally, we get to the Saskatchewan Rush

                        Mark Matthews.    7
                        Robert Church.     7
                        Ben McIntosh.      6
                        Ryan Keenan.       4
                        Matthew Dinsdale 3

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An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

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In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

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