Colorado has announced the signing of forward Ted Dowling for the upcoming season. Dowling finished ninth in NLL scoring last season, tallying 46 goals and 40 assists for a total of 86 points. The ten-year veteran of the League played for the Montreal Express last season.
Dowling, an unrestricted free agent, was not subject to the upcoming Dispersal Draft of Montreal Express players, to be held on Saturday, September 21st prior to the Entry Draft.
Pursuant to League rules, Colorado lost its first round selection in the Dispersal Draft as a result of signing Dowling.
(1) Calgary drafts Tracey Keluskey, releases Dave Bremner
(2) Ottawa drafts Bruce Codd, releases Doug Hill
(3) Columbus drafts Peter Lough, releases Steve Gloeckner
(4) Ottawa drafts Jason Crosbie, releases Pat Collins
(5) Ottawa drafts Matt Giles, releases Marty O'Brien
(6) Buffalo drafts Aimee Caines, releases Bob Henry
(7) Ottawa drafts Eric Pacey, releases Doug Noganash
(8) Colorado loses pick after signing Ted Dowling
(9) Vancouver drafts Bruce Alexander, releases Tyson Leies
(10) Rochester drafts Steve Penny, releases Eric Carlsen
(11) Columbus drafts Curtis Palidwor, releases Ryan Stopper
(12) Toronto drafts Todd Richard, releases Rich Dommer
(13) Calgary drafts Brad MacArthur, releases Todd Katanchik
(14) Ottawa drafts Shawn Zettel, releases Jason Tasse
(15) Columbus drafts D'Arcy Berthiume, releases Bill Warder
(16) Ottawa drafts Shawn Parnell, releases Matt McLean
(17) New York drafts Dean Harrison, releases Joe Brock
(18) Buffalo drafts Kelly Sullivan, releases Randy Mearns
(19) Philadelphia passes on their selection
(20) Colorado drafts Brian Buchanan, releases Sean Radenbaugh
(21) Vancouver drafts Troy Thompson, releases Chad Miller
(22) Rochester has passed on their selection
(23) Albany drafts Shawn Summerfield, releases Andrew Reed
(24) Toronto has passed on their selection
*By signing Unrestricted Free Agent Ted Dowling, Colorado lost its first round selection in the Dispersal Draft.
Montreal Express Players Available in Dispersal Draft
*Restricted Free Agents--can be signed by clubs prior to the Dispersal Draft