Syracuse Smash

The Syracuse Smash were a member of the National Lacrosse League from 1998 to 2000. They were based in Syracuse, New York. The team finished last in the standings each of their three seasons, before moving to Ottawa, Ontario to become the Ottawa Rebel. In their three seasons in the NLL, the Smash never won a game on the road.[1]

Syracuse Smash
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Based inSyracuse, New York
ArenaWar Memorial at Oncenter
Colorsblack, blue, white and gray
LaterOttawa Rebel

All time RecordEdit

Season Division W-L Finish Home Road GF GA Coach Playoffs
1998   2-10 7th 2-4 0-6 163 219 Kevin Alexander Missed playoffs
1999   3-9 7th 3-3 0-6 161 198 Freeman Bucktooth,
Pat Donahue,
Steve Scaramuzzino[2]
Missed playoffs
2000   1-11 8th 1-5 0-6 135 207 Pat Donahue Missed playoffs
Total 3 seasons 6-30   6-12 0-18 459 624  

ScheduleEdit

1998 scheduleEdit

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 January 3, 1998 @ Baltimore Thunder 1st Mariner Arena L 13–23 0–1
2 January 10, 1998 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena L 12–17 0–2
3 January 17, 1998 Rochester Knighthawks Oncenter War Memorial Arena W 14–12 1–2
4 January 24, 1998 Philadelphia Wings (1987–2014) Oncenter War Memorial Arena L 15–17 1–3
5 January 30, 1998 Baltimore Thunder Oncenter War Memorial Arena L 11–20 1–4
6 January 31, 1998 @ New York Saints Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum L 10–23 1–5
7 February 13, 1998 @ Philadelphia Wings (1987–2014) Wachovia Center L 11–14 1–6
8 February 21, 1998 New York Saints Oncenter War Memorial Arena W 19–17 2–6
9 March 7, 1998 @ Ontario Raiders Copps Coliseum L 11–15 2–7
10 March 27, 1998 Ontario Raiders Oncenter War Memorial Arena L 21–22 OT 2–8
11 April 4, 1998 Buffalo Bandits Oncenter War Memorial Arena L 16–20 2–9
12 April 11, 1998 @ Buffalo Bandits HSBC Arena L 10–19 2–10

1999 scheduleEdit

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 January 9, 1999 Philadelphia Wings (1987–2014) Oncenter War Memorial Arena W 19–12 1–0
2 January 23, 1999 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena
3 January 29, 1999 @ Buffalo Bandits HSBC Arena
4 February 5, 1998 Baltimore Thunder Oncenter War Memorial Arena W 15–14 2–0
5 February 26, 1998 Rochester Knighthawks Oncenter War Memorial Arena
6 February 28, 1998 @ New York Saints Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
7 March 6, 1998 @ Philadelphia Wings (1987–2014) Wachovia Center
8 March 13, 1999 Toronto Rock Oncenter War Memorial Arena L 12–19 2–1
9 March 26, 1999 @ Toronto Rock Maple Leaf Gardens L 12–19 2–2
10 March 27, 1999 New York Saints Oncenter War Memorial Arena
11 April 3, 1999 @ Baltimore Thunder 1st Mariner Arena
12 April 10, 1999 Buffalo Bandits Oncenter War Memorial Arena W 14–11 3–2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Syracuse Smash Franchise History (1998-2000)". statscrew.com. Retrieved August 2, 2019.
  2. ^ All three were "co-coaches"