The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s indoor professional league, has released its revised 2018-2019 home opener details for each of the teams.
The NLL’s 33rd season will begin as the Philadelphia Wings face off for their inaugural game at 1:00pm ET when they welcome the Buffalo Bandits to the Wells Fargo Center. The Georgia Swarm and Calgary Roughnecks will also play at home Saturday evening at 7:05pm ET and 9:00pm ET, respectively.
“We are thrilled to get back to playing lacrosse and open the 2018-19 season,” said NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz. “With the addition of our new broadcast partners, Turner Sports and B/R Live, we will continue to bring the best lacrosse in the world to our fans across North America and we couldn’t ask for a better opening game than Philadelphia hosting Buffalo in their inaugural season.”
2018-19 NLL Home Openers:
|Dec 15, 2018||Saturday||Buffalo||Philadelphia||1:00PM||1:00PM|
|Dec 15, 2018||Saturday||New England||Georgia||7:05PM||7:05PM|
|Dec 15, 2018||Saturday||Vancouver||Calgary||7:00PM||9:00PM|
|Dec 21, 2018||Friday||Toronto||Buffalo||7:30PM||7:30PM|
|Dec 21, 2018||Friday||Calgary||Vancouver||7:00PM||10:00PM|
|Dec 22, 2018||Saturday||San Diego||Colorado||7:00PM||9:00PM|
|Dec 28, 2018||Friday||Saskatchewan||New England||7:30PM||7:30PM|
|Dec 28, 2018||Friday||Georgia||Toronto||7:30PM||7:30PM|
|Dec 29, 2018||Saturday||Philadelphia||Rochester||7:30PM||7:30PM|
|Jan 5, 2019||Saturday||San Diego||Saskatchewan||7:30PM||8:30PM|
|Jan 12, 2019||Saturday||Rochester||San Diego||7:00PM||10:00PM|
Season tickets and single game tickets for all teams and games can be found at NLL.com/tickets. Fans can follow along and post about opening weekend using #LaxOn.
About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional indoor lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 12 franchises across the United States and Canada: Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, New England Black Wolves, Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock, Vancouver Warriors and Halifax ‘19. For more information, visit NLL.com and find the NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.