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NLL Awards Compensatory Draft Selections

Colorado, Halifax, New England, Saskatchewan and Toronto receive picks

The National Lacrosse League has announced the list of teams who have been awarded compensatory draft selections as a result of losing players to unrestricted free agency prior to the 2018-19 NLL season.

  • The Colorado Mammoth will receive a selection at the conclusion of the 2nd round of the 2019 Entry Draft, which is the 31st overall selection and a conditional selection in the 3rd round of the 2020 Entry Draft for losing Greg Downing.

 

  • The Halifax Thunderbirds will receive a selection at the conclusion of the 1st round of the 2019 Entry Draft, which is the 14th overall selection and a selection at the conclusion of the 1st round of the 2020 Entry Draft for losing Matt Vinc.

 

  • The New England Black Wolves will receive a selection at the conclusion of the 1st round of the 2019 Entry Draft, which is the 17th overall selection for losing Aaron Bold.

 

  • The Saskatchewan Rush will receive a selection at the conclusion of the 1st round of the 2019 Entry Draft, which is the 16th overall selection for losing Dan Dawson.

 

  • The Toronto Rock will receive a selection at the conclusion of the 1st round of the 2019 Entry Draft, which is the 15th overall selection and a selection at the conclusion of the 2nd round of the 2020 Entry Draft for losing Brodie Merrill.

 

The League’s awarding of a compensatory draft selection(s) for losing an Unrestricted Free Agent is authorized by Section 7.2(D) of the Collective Bargaining Agreement:

 

  1. Compensatory Draft Selections. Any Club that loses an Unrestricted Free Agent shall be eligible to receive a compensatory draft selection(s) that will be issued by the League in a formula to be determined solely by the League.

 

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