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2019-5-21

Josh Byrne, Dan MacRae: Lacrosse Classified, Ep. 28

This week on X-Treme Threads Lacrosse Classified, Jake and Evan break down Game 1 of the NLL finals and look at how dominating goalies have been in this year's playoffs. Josh Byrne and Dan MacRae join the show.


Our first guest is Josh Byrne of the Buffalo Bandits and Chaos of the PLL. We discuss Game 1 of the finals, the adjustments the Bandits need to make, who is taking care of the cable bill between him and roommate Dhane Smith, what it's like to have John Tavares as a head coach in addition to looking ahead to the PLL season.


Our second guest is the captain of the Calgary Roughnecks and the coach of the Burlington Chiefs Junior A team, Dan MacRae. We discuss his take on Game 1 of the finals, Christian Del Bianco's performance, his critical goal in Game 1 and the contributions of players such as Dane Dobbie and Jesse King.


To wrap things up, we have another round of Stampede Tack's #WhoYaGot, where Evan stayed alive in the playoff race by picking the Roughnecks in Game 1. Also, we cover what the Vancouver Warriors lineup have looked like today. It's quite amazing what could have been.


As always a big thank you to our other sponsors, Pure Vita Labs and Associated Labels and Packaging.

2019-5-21

Josh Byrne, Dan MacRae: Lacrosse Classified, Ep. 28

This week on X-Treme Threads Lacrosse Classified, Jake and Evan break down Game 1 of the NLL finals and look at how dominating goalies have been in this year's playoffs. Josh Byrne and Dan MacRae join the show.


Our first guest is Josh Byrne of the Buffalo Bandits and Chaos of the PLL. We discuss Game 1 of the finals, the adjustments the Bandits need to make, who is taking care of the cable bill between him and roommate Dhane Smith, what it's like to have John Tavares as a head coach in addition to looking ahead to the PLL season.


Our second guest is the captain of the Calgary Roughnecks and the coach of the Burlington Chiefs Junior A team, Dan MacRae. We discuss his take on Game 1 of the finals, Christian Del Bianco's performance, his critical goal in Game 1 and the contributions of players such as Dane Dobbie and Jesse King.


To wrap things up, we have another round of Stampede Tack's #WhoYaGot, where Evan stayed alive in the playoff race by picking the Roughnecks in Game 1. Also, we cover what the Vancouver Warriors lineup have looked like today. It's quite amazing what could have been.


As always a big thank you to our other sponsors, Pure Vita Labs and Associated Labels and Packaging.

2019-5-14

Dhane Smith, Jesse King: Lacrosse Classified, Ep. 27

This week on an all new X-Treme Threads Lacrosse Classified, Jake and Evan discuss fans actions on social media and scapegoats for playoff losses and a recap of the two NLL division finals.


Our first guest is the Great Dhane himself, Dhane Smith of the Buffalo Bandits, Six Nations Chiefs and the Chaos Lacrosse Club of the PLL. Smith, a prolific scorer in the NLL and the record holder for most points in a season, talks about the success of the Bandits this year, his close relationship with teammate Josh Byrne, and the upcoming PLL season.


Our second guest is Ohio State alumni, and forward for the Calgary Roughnecks and Victoria Shamrocks, Jesse King. King, who was traded from the Georgia Swarm to the Roughnecks this offseason, then missed a good portion of this season with a knee injury, has yet to lose a game since returning to the Roughnecks lineup. He discusses what it was like going through the issues with his knee, his outlook on the upcoming NLL final, what it's going to be like playing with his brother in Victoria this summer and the life lessons he learned at Ohio State.


Then we wrap things up with another round of Stampede Tack #WhoYaGot, with Evan down two in the playoff standings and discuss rule changes in the WLA this summer.


As always a big thank you to our other sponsors, Pure Vita Labs and Associated Labels and Packaging.

2019-5-7

Pat Coyle, Tyson Geick: Lacrosse Classified, Ep. 26

This week on X-Treme Threads Lacrosse Classified, we recap a crazy opening week in the NLL playoffs and analyze just how the Colorado Mammoth managed to upset the Saskatchewan Rush. Our guests today are Pat Coyle and Tyson Geick.

 

Our first guest, Pat Coyle, holds a number of hats in the lacrosse community, including the head coach and general manager of the Colorado Mammoth, the head coach of the Coquitlam Jr. A Adanacs, the defending Minto Cup champions, and the assistant coach of Team Canada's squad for the upcoming world championships. We dissect the Mammoth's game plan against Saskatchewan and what needs to happen to advance to the NLL Cup Final against Calgary this week.


Our second guest, Tyson Geick, was the analyst and producer of NLL TV for two seasons. When that disbanded this year, Tyson created the NLL Flash to produce engaging content with viewers, in partnership with many of the top NLL insiders and analysts from across the league.


We then wrap things up with another round of Stampede Tack #WhoYaGot, talk about the opening weeks of the BC Jr. A league and could expansion in Vegas work as has been rumored.


As always we thank our other sponsors, Associated Labels and Packaging and Pure Vita Labs.

2019-5-4

Quint Kessenich, ESPN Broadcaster

Season 1, Ep. 12

ADVNC Lacrosse Founder & CEO Chris Rotelli welcomes ESPN's lead NCAA Men's Division I college lacrosse analyst, Quint Kessenich to the show.

 

Quint Kessenich has been the lead voice of college lacrosse on ESPN since 1995. An All-American goalie at John's Hopkins, Kessenich won the national title as a freshman in 1987. He has covered every Men's DI lacrosse Final Four since 1995. He has also covered pro lacrosse on TV since 2001.


Chris & Quint discuss the following topics on the show:

  • Quint's top teams in D1 men's lacrosse heading into the NCAA Tournament
  • Previewing this weekend's ACC Tournament in Chapel Hill
  • Best memories from the Final Four over the years
  • How Quint started playing lacrosse & how he became a goalie
  • His days playing for Johns Hopkins & what the Jays need to do to return to national prominence
  • Why college lacrosse fans don't appreciate how elite & spectacular the pro lacrosse game is
  • Problems with today's youth lacrosse scene