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League Announces Schedule Of Games To Appear On Cnn/Sports Illustrated

09/10/2001, 1:35pm EDT
By National Lacrosse League

The National Lacrosse League and the CNN/Sports Illustrated network have announced their broadcast schedule of NLL games for the 2001-2002 season. All games will be carried on a live, coast-to-coast national broadcast. The schedule is as follows:
Friday November 16
New Jersey @ Albany 8:00 PM
Saturday November 24
Washington @ Buffalo 8:00 PM
Friday November 30
New York @ New Jersey 8:00 PM
Saturday December 8
Calgary @ New York 8:00pm
Saturday December 15
Philadelphia @ Rochester 8:00 PM
Sunday December 23
New Jersey at Vancouver 8:00 PM
Friday December 28
New York @ Columbus 8:00pm
Saturday January 12
Rochester @ Albany 8:00 PM
Saturday January 19
Washington @ Vancouver 3:30 PM
Saturday January 26
Rochester at Toronto 3:30 PM
Saturday February 2
Columbus @ Buffalo 8:00 PM
Sunday February 10
Washington @ Toronto 12:30pm
Saturday February 16
New Jersey at Philadelphia 8:00 PM
Saturday February 23
New York @ Rochester 8:00pm
Tuesday February 26
NLL All-Star Game 8:00 PM
Saturday March 9
Philadelphia at Washington 8:00 PM
Saturday March 16
Washington @ Philadelphia 8:00 PM
Saturday March 23
Toronto @ Philadelphia 8:00 PM
Mar 29-31
First round playoffs TBA
Apr 5-7
Semi finals TBA
Apr 12- 15
Championship Game TBA

The broadcast schedule begins with the Opening Game of the 2001-2002 season on Friday, November 16th, as the New Jersey Storm play their first-ever game, against the Albany Attack. The final regular season broadcast features a re-match of the 2001 Champions' Cup Final, as the Philadelphia Wings take on the Toronto Rock.

"(Deputy Commissioner) George Daniel and our partners at CNN/Sports Illustrated have put together a terrific schedule of games for the network," said Commissioner Jim Jennings. "The NLL Game of the Week on CNN/Sports Illustrated will be a big hit with our current fans, and will introduce our game to many new fans across North America."

CNN/Sports Illustrated will also carry all five playoff games, including the
Champions' Cup Final. Dates and locations TBD.

CNN/Sports Illustrated AVAILABLE ON MOST CABLE AND SATELLITE SYSTEMS: The CNN/Sports Illustrated network is available through your local cable and satellite television systems. To view the National Lacrosse League on CNN/Sports Illustrated this season, call your cable company or satellite provider today.

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