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Black Wolves Give Shawn Evans Extension Through 2020

Black Wolves Give Shawn Evans Extension Through 2020

With its eye on bolstering the roster and moving up in the National Lacrosse League standings, the New England Black Wolves announced Thursday an extension to the contract of captain Shawn Evans through the 2020 season.

“From a coaching standpoint and a team dynamic, one of the things that he does is he allows you to build around him,” coach Glenn Clark said. “You’ve got an established superstar that takes a lot of responsibility, he gets a lot of attention from the other teams and it allows other players to be better. There is something to be said about the ‘it’ and the swagger factor and Shawn gave this group and this team a little bit of that confidence right off the...