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The Florida Launch Sign Chris Mattes to Two-Year Deal

January 17, 2017 - The Florida Launch and face-off specialist Chris Mattes have agreed to a two-year contract extension through the 2018 season. "Face-offs are key to success in the MLL and Chris is a proven vet. He is a tremendous teammate who wants to help the Launch win a championship," said Launch Head Coach Tom Mariano. "His best years are ahead of him." Mattes will enter his fourth season with the team as the winningest face-off specialist in Launch history with 510 wins at the X. During the 2016 season, he earned his first career ... Full Story

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Powell Lacrosse to Partner with MLL

January 12, 2017 - BOSTON - Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier outdoor professional lacrosse league, announced today that Powell Lacrosse will become an official mesh supplier to MLL for the 2017 season. Powell Lacrosse was founded by two-time MVP Ryan Powell, who played eight seasons in MLL from 2001 to 2008 with Rochester, San Francisco and Denver. In the league's inaugural season, Powell tallied 63 points (32 goals, 32 assists) in 14 games for the Rattlers to earn the first ever league MVP award. Current MLL Players Signed by Po... Full Story

Florida Launch Sign Austin Kaut to Three-Year Deal

January 9, 2017 - The Florida Launch and goaltender Austin Kaut have agreed to a three-year contract extension through the 2019 season. During the 2016 season, Kaut posted career highs in games played (13), goals against average (14.08), and saves (171). "Austin has had great success in college and is continuing to get better every year in the MLL. His future is bright and we are excited he is a part of the Launch," said Head Coach Tom Mariano. "He has the desire to be better every time he steps on the field." Kaut, the third-year ve... Full Story

Atlanta Blaze Hires Jim Pfeifer as President

December 28, 2016 - Kennesaw-The Atlanta Blaze is excited to welcome Jim Pfeifer as the President of the Atlanta Blaze, effective immediately. Jim has extensive experience in professional sports having spent the past 27 years working for teams in the NBA and NHL. Most recently, Jim has been with the Atlanta Hawks as their Vice President of Partnership and Broadcasting, and prior to that was the VP of Marketing for the Hawks and the expansion team the Atlanta Thrashers. Before moving to Atlanta in 1998, Jim spent 9 years in the front offices ... Full Story

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