Three NLL preseason games are set for Saturday night, including an exhibition in British Columbia between the Calgary Roughnecks and Colorado Mammoth at Langley Events Centre. (Photo: Michael Martin)
The National Lacrosse League preseason officially begins this weekend with three exhibition games on Saturday, Dec. 8, as the Toronto Rock host the Edmonton Rush at their new practice facility, the Rochester Knighthwaks play at home against the Minnesota Swarm and the Calgary Roughnecks take on the Colorado Mammoth in British Columbia.
The Rock and Rush open the NLL preseason on Saturday night at the newly-built Toronto Rock Athletic Centre (TRAC) in Oakville, Ont. at 7 p.m. The exhibition will be televised live on TVCogeco and Rogers TV in select regions throughout Ontario. To read more about the game, please click here.
The defending champion Knighthawks host the Swarm at Blue Cross Arena for an 8 p.m. exhibition on Saturday. Watch the game live on YouTube via The Lacrosse Network by clicking here. Rochester defeated Minnesota in a preseason game last December at home by a score of 19-15 while the two teams split their two-game regular season series in 2012. To read more about the game, please click here.
The NLL returns to British Columbia for a second straight preseason, this time when the Calgary Roughnecks take on the Colorado Mammoth at Langley Events Centre (LEC) at 10 p.m. The LEC hosted the first sold-out preseason game in league history last year when the Washington Stealth beat the Toronto Rock in overtime by a score of 14-13. To purchase tickets for Saturday's exhibition, please click here. To read more about the game, please click here.