The National Lacrosse League has announced the Buffalo Bandits and New England Black Wolves will face off for a preseason game at PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania on Saturday, Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. ET.
“It’s great to bring the National Lacrosse League to the Lehigh Valley with an exhibition game at PPL Center,” said NLL Commissioner George Daniel. “There are many loyal fans in the area who can expect an entertaining night of lacrosse between two division rivals in Buffalo and New England.”
NLL stars hitting the turf include Buffalo’s Ryan Benesch, Anthony Cosmo, Steve Priolo, Billy Dee Smith, Dhane Smith and Mark Steenhuis along with New England’s Kevin Buchanan, Kyle Buchanan, Kevin Crowley, Shawn Evans, Brett Manney, Pat Saunders and more.
Tickets starting at $17 go on sale on Friday, Oct. 16 and can be purchased online at PPLCenter.com or in person at the Mealey’s Furniture Box Office located at PPL Center.
About PPL Center
PPL Center (pplcenter.com), nominated by Pollstar as Best New Major Concert Venue, is a state-of-the-art multipurpose venue in downtown Allentown, PA. Spectra by Comcast Spectacor provides the Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Ticketing & Fan Engagement at PPL Center. The arena seats more than 10,000 for concerts and more than 8,500 for Lehigh Valley Phantoms professional hockey games, making it the region’s largest events venue. The amenities-packed PPL Center will host more than 150 events each year, offering something for everyone, including the Phantoms, the AHL affiliate of the NHL Philadelphia Flyers, live concerts, family shows, trade shows, figure skating events, youth sports, high school and collegiate events, Disney on Ice, conferences, graduations and many more events. PPL Center is currently the main catalyst to the revitalization and growth of downtown Allentown.