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2016-2017 Nll Regular Season Schedule Announced

The National Lacrosse League has announced the 2017 NLL regular season schedule, marking the 31st year of professional indoor lacrosse at the sport’s highest level. The 81-game season, consisting of 18 games per team, will begin with the start of NLL Face Off Weekend on Thursday, Dec. 29 with the Rochester Knighthawks hosting the Toronto Rock for an East rivalry matchup before the Colorado Mammoth visits the East Division champion Buffalo Bandits on Friday, Dec. 30 to round out Week 1.

“We took great effort in developing the very best schedule we could for fans and players and are thrilled to unveil the official schedule of games for the 2017 National Lacrosse League season,” said NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz. “The intense matchups and end-to-end, non-stop action each and every week is back in a big way with an improved schedule. With NLL Productions in full swing, we are especially excited to keep fans connected with more content and coverage from around the league than ever before.”

Three teams play home openers in Week 2 with the Vancouver Stealth at Calgary Roughnecks on Friday, Jan. 6 plus the Georgia Swarm welcoming the two-time defending NLL champion Saskatchewan Rush and Colorado hosting Vancouver on Saturday, Jan. 7. Two more openers are set for Week 3 with Calgary at Vancouver and Saskatchewan at Toronto on Saturday, Jan. 14. In Week 4, Saskatchewan will raise the championship banner during its home opener vs. Rochester on Saturday, Jan. 21 while the New England Black Wolves open at home in Week 5 on Saturday, Jan. 28 with an East Finals rematch against Buffalo.

Calgary renews its West Finals rivalry with Saskatchewan at home starting in Week 6 on Friday, Feb. 4 while Week 14 features a rematch of the 2016 NLL Champion’s Cup Finals as the Bandits host the Rush on Saturday, April 1.

The 2017 NLL regular season concludes in Week 18 with every team in action before the 2017 NLL Playoffs begin during the weekend of May 5-7. More information regarding the league’s postseason schedule will be released at a later date.

2017 NLL regular season schedule:

WEEK GAME # DAY DATE AWAY HOME TIME (ET)
1 1 Thursday       29-Dec-16 Toronto Rochester 7:30
1 2 Friday 30-Dec-16 Colorado Buffalo 7:30
2 3 Friday 6-Jan-17 Vancouver Calgary 9:00
2 4 Saturday 7-Jan-17 Saskatchewan Georgia 7:05
2 5 Saturday 7-Jan-17 New England Rochester 7:30
2 6 Saturday 7-Jan-17 Vancouver Colorado 9:00
3 7 Saturday 14-Jan-17 Saskatchewan Toronto 7:00
3 8 Saturday 14-Jan-17 Georgia Buffalo 7:30
3 9 Saturday 14-Jan-17 New England Colorado 9:00
3 10 Saturday 14-Jan-17 Calgary Vancouver 10:00
4 11 Friday 20-Jan-17 New England Georgia 7:35
4 12 Friday 20-Jan-17 Calgary Colorado 9:30
4 13 Saturday 21-Jan-17 Vancouver Buffalo 7:30
4 14 Saturday 21-Jan-17 Rochester Saskatchewan 8:30
5 15 Friday 27-Jan-17 Vancouver Saskatchewan 8:30
5 16 Saturday 28-Jan-17 Rochester Toronto 7:00
5 17 Saturday 28-Jan-17 Buffalo New England 7:00
5 18 Saturday 28-Jan-17 Colorado Calgary 9:00
5 19 Saturday 28-Jan-17 Georgia Vancouver 10:00
6 20 Friday 3-Feb-17 Buffalo Toronto 7:30
6 21 Friday 3-Feb-17 Rochester New England 7:30
6 22 Saturday 4-Feb-17 Saskatchewan Calgary 9:00
6 23 Saturday 4-Feb-17 Georgia Colorado 9:00
7 24 Saturday 11-Feb-17 New England Georgia 7:05
7 25 Saturday 11-Feb-17 Saskatchewan Rochester 7:30
7 26 Sunday 12-Feb-17 Toronto Calgary 4:00
7 27 Sunday 12-Feb-17 Colorado Vancouver 10:00
8 28 Friday 17-Feb-17 Georgia Toronto 7:30
8 29 Friday 17-Feb-17 New England Buffalo 7:30
8 30 Saturday 18-Feb-17 Toronto Rochester 7:30
8 31 Saturday 18-Feb-17 Colorado Saskatchewan 8:30
8 32 Saturday 18-Feb-17 Vancouver Calgary 9:00
8 33 Sunday 19-Feb-17 Buffalo New England 1:00
8 34 Sunday 19-Feb-17 Rochester Georgia 6:05
9 35 Saturday 25-Feb-17 Toronto Buffalo 7:30
9 36 Saturday 25-Feb-17 Calgary Saskatchewan 8:30
9 37 Saturday 25-Feb-17 Rochester Vancouver 10:00
9 38 Sunday 26-Feb-17 Colorado New England 1:00
10 39 Friday 3-Mar-17 Rochester Buffalo 7:00
10 40 Friday 3-Mar-17 New England Toronto 7:30
10 41 Friday 3-Mar-17 Calgary Colorado 9:30
10 42 Saturday 4-Mar-17 Buffalo Rochester 1:00
10 43 Saturday 4-Mar-17 Georgia Calgary 9:00
10 44 Saturday 4-Mar-17 Saskatchewan Vancouver 11:00
11 45 Saturday 11-Mar-17 Calgary Toronto 7:00
11 46 Saturday 11-Mar-17 Colorado Saskatchewan 8:30
11 47 Sunday 12-Mar-17 Georgia New England 1:00
11 48 Sunday 12-Mar-17 Vancouver Colorado 9:00
12 49 Friday 17-Mar-17 Rochester New England 7:30
12 50 Friday 17-Mar-17 Colorado Toronto 7:30
12 51 Friday 17-Mar-17 Calgary Georgia 7:35
12 52 Friday 17-Mar-17 Buffalo Vancouver 10:30
13 53 Friday 24-Mar-17 Toronto Georgia 7:35
13 54 Friday 24-Mar-17 Calgary Saskatchewan 9:30
13 55 Saturday 25-Mar-17 Vancouver Toronto 7:00
13 56 Saturday 25-Mar-17 Buffalo Rochester 7:30
13 57 Saturday 25-Mar-17 Saskatchewan Colorado 9:00
13 58 Sunday 26-Mar-17 New England Calgary 3:00
14 59 Friday 31-Mar-17 Toronto Vancouver 10:30
14 60 Saturday 1-Apr-17 Colorado Georgia 7:05
14 61 Saturday 1-Apr-17 Saskatchewan Buffalo 7:30
14 62 Saturday 1-Apr-17 Calgary Rochester 7:30
14 63 Sunday 2-Apr-17 Toronto New England 1:00
15 64 Friday 7-Apr-17 Georgia New England 7:30
15 65 Saturday 8-Apr-17 Buffalo Calgary 9:00
15 66 Saturday 8-Apr-17 Vancouver Saskatchewan 9:30
16 67 Friday 14-Apr-17 Buffalo Toronto 7:30
16 68 Saturday 15-Apr-17 Buffalo Georgia 7:05
16 69 Saturday 15-Apr-17 Rochester Colorado 9:00
16 70 Saturday 15-Apr-17 New England Saskatchewan 9:30
16 71 Saturday 15-Apr-17 Calgary Vancouver 10:00
17 72 Saturday 22-Apr-17 Georgia Buffalo 7:30
17 73 Saturday 22-Apr-17 New England Rochester 7:30
17 74 Saturday 22-Apr-17 Toronto Saskatchewan 9:30
17 75 Saturday 22-Apr-17 Colorado Vancouver 10:00
18 76 Friday 28-Apr-17 Georgia Rochester 7:30
18 77 Friday 28-Apr-17 Saskatchewan Colorado 9:00
18 78 Saturday 29-Apr-17 Vancouver New England 7:00
18 79 Saturday 29-Apr-17 Rochester Georgia 7:05
18 80 Saturday 29-Apr-17 Toronto Buffalo 7:30
18 81 Saturday 29-Apr-17 Saskatchewan Calgary 9:00

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