Posts Tagged ‘expansion’


Posted: August 2, 2017 in NLL

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Derek Kennan confirms expansion for next season (2018-2019) is a done deal. Expects  two teams to come aboard at least. Maybe even three or four. Starts at 4:28 mark.

Kennan believes protected list for expansion draft will be 10 runners and one goalie or 11 runners and no goalies.  Able to protect a maximum of five forwards.

San Diego

Posted: July 7, 2017 in NLL

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While we await an announcement from the League.  Information regarding the league’s expansion plans for 2019 are leaking.


Expansion pushed back

Posted: May 5, 2017 in NLL

Back on April 1 we reported that the NLL would push expansion back to 2019. Confirmed this week that expansion will not happen for 2018. Talks will now focus on a 2019 launch.

Good luck with that.

NLL taps breaks on expansion plans

Posted: April 1, 2017 in NLL

With talks dragging on longer than expected with potential ownership groups. The National Lacrosse League has pushed back expansion until the 2019 season at the earliest.

It is still expected though that the league will expand at some point. With Baltimore as the front runner.  Will the Wings fly again? Better ask Comcast that question.

The NLL is in talks with an ownership group led by RA the founder of the outsiders’ guide to put a team in Podunkville. 🙂



Posted: February 21, 2017 in NLL, Uncategorized

So what did we miss? Social media blew up with some NLL expansion rumors. Which are just rumors.  Same cities that have been in and out of the rumor mill for awhile.

Lets just say lots of moving parts at the moment. Some are going to be disappointed or saying WTF with the end result.

NY Expansion

Posted: December 20, 2016 in NLL

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It is no secret the league would love to be back in the NY market. Another city to add to potential expansion teams.  Will it happen? Probably at some point. As the Nassau Coliseum is looking to fill dates. 13,000 capacity for hockey and lacrosse.

NLL talks Philly Return

Posted: July 28, 2016 in NLL, Philadelphia

One of the worst kept secrets of NLL expansion. Was acknowledged by NLL commissioner Nick Sakiewicz. today to While light on details. Discussions are on going.  According to Sakiewicz.

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Visiting Dallas

Posted: June 22, 2016 in NLL

So Nick Sakiewicz has spent a couple days in Dallas. In meetings and checking out the area.

2018 Expansion

Posted: March 22, 2016 in NLL

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Having flashbacks of the Jim Jennings era. NLL again trying to get married to NBA and NHL franchises. That has been a mixed bag. Possible three or four new teams? That is going to water down the on floor product. If it comes to pass.

From the article Eight prospective ownership groups from six cities. The ghost of Jim Jennings lives. Wonder if the league will learn from past mistakes. Or will history repeat itself?

Oh Canada

Posted: March 20, 2016 in NLL

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Edmonton has been rumored for awhile. Otherwise this reads like George Daniel back in 2013. Speaking of future Canadian expansion.