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ABOUT THE BAYHAWKS: Matt Danowski scored the 220th goal of his career Week 1 vs. Dallas in his 118th career game. He is now 10 points shy of 400 for his career. Only five other players in league history have eclipsed 400 points in a career (John Grant Jr., Paul Rabil, Casey Powell, Ryan Boyle, Joe Walters).

PLAYERS TO WATCH: 

  • Colin Heacock: Four goals, two assists, six points
  • Matt Abbott: Three goals, one assist, four points
  • Myles Jones: Two goals, one assist, three points
  • Matt Danowski: Two goals

ABOUT THE HOUNDS: Michael Ehrhardt was named the Warrior Defensive Player of the Week for Week 2 after he collected six groundballs and caused two turnovers in the 13-12 win over Dallas. With less than a minute remaining in regulation and the Hounds holding a one-goal lead, Ehrhardt stripped the ball from Dallas midfielder Mike Lazore after the Rattlers won the faceoff. The play sealed the win for Charlotte as they were able to hold the ball for the remainder of the game.  

PLAYERS TO WATCH: 

  • Kevin Cooper: Seven goals, three assists, 10 points
  • Matt Rambo: Three goals, seven assists, 10 points
  • Ryan Brown: Six goals, one assist, seven points
  • John Crawley: Four goals, three assists, seven points

 

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ABOUT THE LIZARDS: Goalie Brian Carcaterra made his first appearance in an MLL game since 2002 in last week’s loss at Ohio. He made six saves on 13 shots in 24:26 of action. In 2002, he led the Lizards to the MLL Championship Game, posting an 8-3 record in the regular season with a 13.45 goals against average.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: 

  • Rob Pannell: Five goals, nine assists, 14 points
  • Will Manny: Eight goals, three assists, 11 points
  • Mike Bocklet: Six goals, one assist, seven points
  • Paul Rabil: Two goals, two assists, four points

ABOUT THE OUTLAWS: Matt Kavanagh leads the Outlaws with 13 points (9 goals, 4 assists). Last time out vs. New York, he had five goals and an assist in Week 1. Dating back to last year, he has at least five points in five consecutive regular season games with 18 goals, 13 assists and 31 points in that span.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: 

  • Matt Kavanagh: Nine goals, four assists, 13 points
  • Eric Law: Four goals, three assists, seven points
  • Jeremy Sieverts: Five goals
  • Matt Bocklet: 11 groundballs, 2 caused turnovers

 

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ABOUT THE HOUNDS: The Hounds have started 3-0 for the second time in franchise history (also 2016). A fourth straight win would mark their best start ever. All three wins were at home and they have won four straight at home dating back to 2017. Charlotte and Ohio (1-0) are the only undefeated teams in MLL.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: 

  • Matt Rambo: Six goals, nine assists, 15 points
  • Kevin Cooper: Eight goals, three assists, 11 points
  • Dylan Maltz: Seven goals, one assist, eight points
  • Charlie Cipriano: 3-0, 10.55 goals against average, .561 save percentage

ABOUT THE MACHINE: Marcus Holman broke the league record for goals in a single game with 11 last week vs New York and was named the Warrior Offensive Player of the Week. The previous record was held by John Grant Jr. (10) who was also on the Machine and also facing the Lizards on 8/8/16. 

PLAYERS TO WATCH: 

  • Marcus Holman: 11 goals
  • Tom Schreiber: Six assists
  • Kyle Harrison: Two goals, three assists, five points
  • Connor Cannizzaro: Two goals, assist, three points

 

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ABOUT THE RATTLERS: Ty Thompson scored the winning goal in OT, lifting the Rattlers to a 15-14 win over Denver in their first home game at Ford Center at The Star. Jordan Wolf had a team-high seven points (4 goals, 3 assists) and Thompson finished with five points (4 goals, assist).

PLAYERS TO WATCH: 

  • Jordan Wolf: 12 goals, six assists, 18 points
  • Ty Thompson: 11 goals, assist, 12 points
  • Chris Bocklet: Four goals, four assists, eight points
  • Ned Crotty: Four goals, two assists

ABOUT THE CANNONS: Kyle Denhoff will face his former team for the first time since signing with Boston through Player Movement this offseason. In two games with the Cannons he has three goals and two groundballs. He played the first 44 games of his career with Rochester and had 62 points.

PLAYERS TO WATCH: 

  • James Pannell: Four goals, assist, five points
  • Davey Emala: Two goals, three assists, five points
  • Sergio Perkovic: Four goals
  • Kylor Bellistri: Two goals, assist, three points

 

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