Loyalty, Intensity, and Passion: An inside look at the

Loyalty, Intensity, and Passion: An inside look at the National Lacrosse League (English Edition) Despite the burgeoning success of professional indoor lacrosse, few reporters, with one or two notable exceptions, understand the game well enough to write about it with excellence or insight Deb Elicksen is among those few scribes who through their writing demand respect from players, management and fans alike She knows boxla because she passionately follows the National Lacrosse League mostly through the ups and downs of the Calgary Roughnecks has the moxie to go into the locker room after games to talk to players, even when theyve lost a home playoff game, and the common sense and social wherewithal to meet and mix with the athletes away from the arena In short, Elicksen knows the NLL inside and out Not surprisingly therefore, Loyalty, Intensity and Passion is a must read for those who love the fastest game in the world played on two feet Bob Poole, Calgary Roughnecks,NLL Public Relations Executive of the YearTeams, ownerships, coaches, and players have moved around, but one thing will never change the title of this book as it relates to this sport If there was any phrase that could describe a league, this is it The passion and loyalty remains, as do the life long friendships I made during the course of my time in laxKaleb Toth, Tracey Kelusky, Jim Moss, Casey Powell, Anthony Cosmo, Lewis Ratcliff, Taylor Wray, John Tavares, John Grant Sr Kurt Silcott, Devan Wray, Chris Hall, andwere interviewed for this bookHere are some highlights Jamey Bowen With lacrosse, you mention a nickname, everybody knows him, be it from or Its a good group of peopleBrad MacDonald Once youre here, you cant really relax because there is always someone who can take your job We have four or five guys that arent in the lineup every night, so if you dont play that well in one game, you can have your spot taken Taylor Wray Ive seen that happen in games where somebody slips and falls and their shorts slip around their ankles You fall down a lotin lacrosse than some other turf games When you fall or slide in lacrosse, your shorts have a tendency to come downPat McCready I wasnt drafted I was a very defensive minded player in junior I got a walk on tryout with the Buffalo Bandits I was the last cut There was an opportunity that opened up in for an expansion team down there I packed everything up and moved down and made a go of it I think at the time, we were getting paid abouta game Just to try and live off that There were some unique challenges Lucky enough, they folded and I moved back to and got traded back to Did the team pay for his trip to It was kind of like, get down there and well see Then they took care of you a little bit when you got downAs freelance sports media, Debbie Elicksen covered the National Hockey League from Wayne Gretzky to Jonathan Toews, the National Lacrosse League, and major junior hockey She has also covered and wrote for Hockey Canada She had a weekly NHL column on nbcsports wrote and reported for The Fischler Report, ESPN PA and Philadelphia Sportsticker, the New England Sports Journal, Associated Press, and


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