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NLL Announces Home Openers for the 2018-19 Season

Philadelphia, Georgia, and Calgary will headline the 33rd Faceoff Weekend

The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s indoor professional league, has released its revised 2018-2019 home opener details for each of the teams.


The NLL’s 33rd season will begin as the Philadelphia Wings face off for their inaugural game at 1:00pm ET when they welcome the Buffalo Bandits to the Wells Fargo Center. The Georgia Swarm and Calgary Roughnecks will also play at home Saturday evening at 7:05pm ET and 9:00pm ET, respectively.


“We are thrilled to get back to playing lacrosse and open the 2018-19 season,” said NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz. “With the addition of our new broadcast partners, Turner Sports and B/R Live, we will continue to bring the best lacrosse in the world to our fans across North America and we couldn’t ask for a better opening game than Philadelphia hosting Buffalo in their inaugural season.”


2018-19 NLL Home Openers:


Dec 15, 2018 Saturday Buffalo Philadelphia 1:00PM 1:00PM
Dec 15, 2018 Saturday New England Georgia 7:05PM 7:05PM
Dec 15, 2018 Saturday Vancouver Calgary 7:00PM 9:00PM
Dec 21, 2018 Friday Toronto Buffalo 7:30PM 7:30PM
Dec 21, 2018 Friday Calgary Vancouver 7:00PM 10:00PM
Dec 22, 2018 Saturday San Diego Colorado 7:00PM 9:00PM
Dec 28, 2018 Friday Saskatchewan New England 7:30PM 7:30PM
Dec 28, 2018 Friday Georgia Toronto 7:30PM 7:30PM
Dec 29, 2018 Saturday Philadelphia Rochester 7:30PM 7:30PM
Jan 5, 2019 Saturday San Diego Saskatchewan 7:30PM 8:30PM
Jan 12, 2019 Saturday Rochester San Diego 7:00PM 10:00PM


Season tickets and single game tickets for all teams and games can be found at NLL.com/tickets. Fans can follow along and post about opening weekend using #LaxOn.


About the National Lacrosse League

The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional indoor lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 12 franchises across the United States and Canada: Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, New England Black Wolves, Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock, Vancouver Warriors and Halifax ‘19. For more information, visit NLL.com and find the NLL on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.