The NLL entered the 2016 post season Saturday with the New England Black Wolves hosting the Georgia Swarm in a 14-13 nail bitter which the Wolves cashed in on an OT Georgia holding penalty only 32 seconds into the extra frame. Shawn Evans made good on the powerplay opportunity 25 seconds later.
Six Nations marksmen for Georgia were Lyle Thompson (4G,2A), Miles Thompson (2G), Randy Staats (2G,3A), and Johnny Powless (2G,2A). Kevin Bucktooth scored two and assisted on one for New England.
It was OT out west as well as the Calgary Hitmen defeated the Colorado Mammoth 11-10.
This week Saskatchewan will play Calgary and New England will face Buffalo in the first a two game Eastern and western final series. The second game will be next Saturday night, May 21st for all the marbles.