Posts Tagged ‘Expansion Draft’

Now we might know why the Wings did not bother to protect a goalie in the expansion draft. Doug Buchan to misss MSL summer season due to a knee injury.

What impact will this have on Philly’s goaltending situation heading into free agency and the draft? We will have to wait and see.

You can read more Here.

 

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Teams will submit a list of 11 players they wish to protect ahead of the Expansion Draft.

Per the CBA, a maximum of five forwards and one goaltender can be put on a team’s protected player list.

Well the league has published the protected players lists. Some interesting names available to Rochester and New York.

Curious move by Philadelphia not protecting a goaltender.  Let the bitching by Philly faithful begin.

Anyway let the backroom deals begin in earnest. Check out the lists below.

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Press Release

So nice of the league to finally find time to publish this information. Nevermind that the Swarm let the cat out of the bag on May 29.

For anyone not paying attention or needs a reminder. Since the article disappeared from the Swarm site. ( Guessing they got a tap on the shoulder, and the intern got fired.)

JUNE 25 – PROTECTED PLAYER LISTS SUBMITTED/PLAYER SIGNINGS PROHIBITED

With the 2019 NLL Expansion Draft on the way, all teams must submit their protected player lists by noon ET on Tuesday, June 25. Teams will submit a list of 11 players they wish to protect ahead of the Expansion Draft.

Per the CBA, a maximum of five forwards and one goaltender can be put on a team’s protected player list. To make sure every list is on the up-and-up, NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz has to approve all 11 teams’ lists.

 

Round 1

  1. Rochester
  2. New York

Round 2

  1. Rochester
  2. New York

Round 3

  1. Rochester
  2. New York

Round 4

  1. Rochester
  2. New York

Round 5

  1. Rochester
  2. New York

Round 6

  1. Rochester
  2. New York

Round 7

  1. Rochester
  2. New York

Round 8

  1. Rochester
  2. New York

Round 9

  1. Rochester
  2. New York

Round 10

  1. Rochester
  2. New York

Round 11

  1. Rochester
  2. New York

Press Release

Thanks Georgia

JUNE 25 – PROTECTED PLAYER LISTS SUBMITTED/PLAYER SIGNINGS PROHIBITED

With the 2019 NLL Expansion Draft on the way, all teams must submit their protected player lists by noon ET on Tuesday, June 25. Teams will submit a list of 11 players they wish to protect ahead of the Expansion Draft.

Per the CBA, a maximum of five forwards and one goaltender can be put on a team’s protected player list. To make sure every list is on the up-and-up, NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz has to approve all 11 teams’ lists.

LET THE ROSTER SHENANIGANS BEGIN!

JULY 9 – NLL EXPANSION DRAFT

Draft will take place at Noon ET

At the conclusion of the Expansion Draft, teams can get back to making player transactions as trades and roster moves will be allowed.

AUGUST 1st – NLL FREE AGENCY 

The New York Riptide have won the coin toss and will select first in the NLL entry draft. The Rochester Knighthawks 2.0 will have the first pick in the expansion draft.

The NLL will hold a coin toss between the New York Riptide and the Rochester Knighthawks. The winner of the coin toss will get to choose whether to pick first in the expansion draft or pick first in the entry draft.

The coin toss will take place at halftime of Game one of the NLL Cup Finals between Buffalo and Calgary. Game one of the NLL cup finals is set for Saturday May 18 at 7:30 ET. You can read more Here

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1. The team will keep the name, Rochester Knighthawks, and begin play in the 2019-20 season.

2. The Pegulas will pay an expansion fee, believed to be in the neighborhood of $5 million, about what Curt Styres paid when he bought the franchise in June 2008.

3. Styres will move his franchise to Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the 2019-20 season. The franchise will announce its name at a later date. Styres can retain any players and coaches he desires who are under contract. An expansion draft will be held to help stock the new Knighthawks.

4. The team will play at an improved Blue Cross Arena. The $20 million in improvements include a new scoreboard, new locker rooms and possibly new restaurant called “585.” The Pegulas operate a sports bar/restaurant at Harborcenter in Buffalo called “716.”

5. The Pegulas will continue to own a second NLL team, the Buffalo Bandits.

Article Here

Local paper used for bird cage liner notices Philadelphia has a lacrosse team.

Philadelphia and San Diego started to build their rosters via the NLL expansion draft this afternoon. Now let the trades begin.

Seals
Turner Evans
Brett Mydske
Adrian Sorichetti
Cam Holding
Bryce Sweeting
Frank Scigliano
Garrett Macintosh
Casey Jackson
Brendan Ranford

San Diego trades 10th pick Bryce Sweeting to Buffalo for Ethan Scott and 17th pick in 2018 draft.

 

Philadelphia and San Diego started to build their rosters via the NLL expansion draft this afternoon. Now let the trades begin.

Wings
Brett Hickey
Kiel Maitsz
Jordan Hall
Josh Currier
Frank Brown
Anthony Joaquim
Matt Rambo
Vaughn Harris
David DiRuscio

Wings also acquire Zac Reid from the Buffalo Bandits.