2018-2019 NLL Schedule Released

September 6, 2018 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) News Release

Philadelphia - The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men's indoor professional league, has released the schedule for the upcoming 2018-2019 regular season.

The 33rd season of the NLL will begin with the league's annual Face Off Weekend, which on Saturday December 1st will see the defending NLL Champion Saskatchewan Rush travel to the Infinite Energy Arena to meet the Georgia Swarm at 7:05p.m. ET, followed by the Buffalo Bandits hosting the Toronto Rock at the KeyBank Center for a 7:30p.m. ET face off. Week 1 will conclude with the Colorado Mammoth welcoming their West Division rival Calgary Roughnecks at 9:00p.m. ET.

The following Saturday, December 8, the Rochester Knighthawks and Saskatchewan Rush will each play their home openers at 8:00p.m. ET and 8:30p.m. ET, respectively. Additionally, the San Diego Seals will host the Buffalo Bandits for their inaugural match at the Valley View Casino Center at 10:00p.m. ET, while the soon to be rebranded Vancouver team plays host to the Toronto Rock, welcoming a new era of lacrosse to the city.

In Week 3, the Philadelphia Wings will face off for their inaugural game at 1:00p.m. ET as they welcome the Buffalo Bandits to the Wells Fargo Center. The Georgia Swarm and Calgary Roughnecks will also play at home Saturday evening at 7:05p.m. ET and 9:00p.m. ET, respectively.

With another action-packed season ahead, the schedule release begins the countdown to play for both fans and the league.

"The release of the regular season schedule is something we look forward to every year. This season is a special one, as it marks the beginning of our 33rd year and a new era of expansion," said NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz. "With the addition of franchises in San Diego and Philadelphia, and rolling out our new broadcast partnership with Turner Sports and B/R Live, we are thrilled to continue to bring the best indoor lacrosse in the world to fans across North America."

The 2018-2019 season will be the inaugural season for the San Diego Seals and Philadelphia Wings. The league's 10th and 11th franchises are set to compete with players from both the Expansion Draft, which took place on July 16, and Entry Draft, which will occur on Tuesday, September 25, where they will have the first and second overall selections, respectively. "This is a very exciting time for the Seals, the league and the fans," said Seals General Manager and Head Coach, Patrick Merrill. "Our first season will definitely be unforgettable, and we can't wait for the fans in San Diego to see the best lacrosse players in the world."

While both Philadelphia and San Diego will be looking make their marks in their first season of play, the Saskatchewan Rush will be looking to repeat as champions and win their fourth title in five years under the leadership of Head Coach, Derek Keenan. With reigning Most Valuable Player, Mark Matthews and fellow All-Pro First Team forward, Robert Church, the Rush will have the NLL Cup in sight. "We are champing at the bit to get started again," Rush Head Coach, Derek Keenan said. "Our home opener on December 8 will be a special night for the Rush and our amazing fans."

The 33rd season is set to be another exciting year of hard hitting action and growth for the National Lacrosse League. Season tickets and single game tickets for all teams and games can be found at NLL.com/tickets.

2018-19 National Lacrosse League Schedule:

GAME WEEK DATE EASTERN AWAY HOME VENUE

1 1 12/1/2018 7:05PM Saskatchewan Georgia Infinite Energy Arena

2 1 12/1/2018 7:30PM Toronto Buffalo KeyBank Center

3 1 12/1/2018 9:00PM Calgary Colorado Pepsi Center

4 2 12/8/2018 8:00PM New England Rochester Blue Cross Arena

5 2 12/8/2018 8:30PM Colorado Saskatchewan Sasktel Centre

6 2 12/8/2018 10:00PM Toronto Vancouver Rogers Arena

7 2 12/8/2018 10:00PM Buffalo San Diego Valley View Casino Center

8 3 12/15/2018 1:00PM Buffalo Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center

9 3 12/15/2018 7:05PM New England Georgia Infinite Energy Arena

10 3 12/15/2018 9:00PM Vancouver Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome

11 4 12/21/2018 10:00PM Calgary Vancouver Rogers Arena

12 4 12/22/2018 9:00PM San Diego Colorado Pepsi Center

13 5 12/28/2018 7:30PM Saskatchewan New England Mohegan Sun Arena

14 5 12/28/2018 7:30PM Georgia Toronto Scotiabank Arena

15 5 12/28/2018 7:30PM Vancouver Buffalo KeyBank Center

16 5 12/28/2018 9:00PM San Diego Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome

17 5 12/29/2018 7:30PM Philadelphia Rochester Blue Cross Arena

18 6 1/4/2019 7:30PM Philadelphia Toronto Scotiabank Arena

19 6 1/5/2019 7:05PM Vancouver Georgia Infinite Energy Arena

20 6 1/5/2019 7:30PM Rochester Buffalo KeyBank Center

21 6 1/5/2019 8:30PM San Diego Saskatchewan Sasktel Centre

22 7 1/12/2019 7:00PM Georgia Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center

23 7 1/12/2019 9:00PM Toronto Colorado Pepsi Center

24 7 1/12/2019 9:00PM New England Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome

25 7 1/12/2019 10:00PM Saskatchewan Vancouver Rogers Arena

26 7 1/12/2019 10:00PM Rochester San Diego Valley View Casino Center

27 8 1/18/2019 7:30PM Georgia Toronto Scotiabank Arena

28 8 1/18/2019 10:00PM Calgary San Diego Valley View Casino Center

29 8 1/19/2019 7:00PM Georgia New England Mohegan Sun Arena

30 8 1/19/2019 7:30PM Philadelphia Buffalo KeyBank Center

31 8 1/19/2019 8:30PM Rochester Saskatchewan Sasktel Centre

32 8 1/19/2019 10:00PM San Diego Vancouver Rogers Arena

33 8 1/20/2019 3:00PM Calgary Colorado Pepsi Center

34 9 1/26/2019 7:00PM Toronto Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center

35 9 1/26/2019 8:00PM Buffalo Rochester Blue Cross Arena

36 9 1/26/2019 10:00PM Colorado Vancouver Rogers Arena

37 9 1/27/2019 6:00PM Buffalo New England Mohegan Sun Arena

38 10 2/1/2019 7:00PM Rochester Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center

39 10 2/1/2019 7:30PM Saskatchewan Toronto Scotiabank Arena

40 10 2/1/2019 7:35PM New England Georgia Infinite Energy Arena

41 10 2/2/2019 7:30PM Georgia Rochester Blue Cross Arena

42 10 2/2/2019 7:30PM Colorado Buffalo KeyBank Center

43 10 2/2/2019 9:00PM Vancouver Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome

44 11 2/8/2019 10:00PM Vancouver San Diego Valley View Casino Center

45 11 2/9/2019 7:00PM Colorado Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center

46 11 2/9/2019 7:00PM Rochester New England Mohegan Sun Arena

47 11 2/9/2019 7:05PM Buffalo Georgia Infinite Energy Arena

48 11 2/9/2019 8:30PM Calgary Saskatchewan Sasktel Centre

49 12 2/15/2019 7:30PM San Diego Toronto Scotiabank Arena

50 12 2/16/2019 7:00PM New England Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center

51 12 2/16/2019 7:30PM Calgary Buffalo KeyBank Center

52 12 2/16/2019 9:00PM Georgia Colorado Pepsi Center

53 12 2/16/2019 10:00PM Saskatchewan Vancouver Rogers Arena

54 12 2/17/2019 3:00PM Philadelphia New England Mohegan Sun Arena

55 13 2/22/2019 7:30PM Buffalo Rochester Blue Cross Arena

56 13 2/22/2019 8:30PM Colorado Saskatchewan Sasktel Centre

57 13 2/24/2019 1:00PM Toronto New England Mohegan Sun Arena

58 14 3/2/2019 8:30PM Calgary Saskatchewan Sasktel Centre

59 14 3/2/2019 10:00PM Vancouver San Diego Valley View Casino Center

60 14 3/3/2019 1:00PM Colorado New England Mohegan Sun Arena

61 14 3/3/2019 4:05PM Rochester Georgia Infinite Energy Arena

62 15 3/8/2019 7:00PM Buffalo Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center

63 15 3/9/2019 7:30PM Georgia Buffalo KeyBank Center

64 15 3/9/2019 9:00PM San Diego Colorado Pepsi Center

65 15 3/9/2019 9:00PM Toronto Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome

66 16 3/15/2019 7:30PM Georgia Rochester Blue Cross Arena

67 16 3/16/2019 7:00PM Rochester Toronto Scotiabank Arena

68 16 3/16/2019 9:00PM Colorado Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome

69 16 3/16/2019 9:30PM Buffalo Saskatchewan Sasktel Centre

70 16 3/16/2019 10:00PM Philadelphia San Diego Valley View Casino Center

71 16 3/16/2019 10:00PM New England Vancouver Rogers Arena

72 17 3/22/2019 7:35PM Toronto Georgia Infinite Energy Arena

73 17 3/22/2019 10:00PM Colorado Vancouver Rogers Arena

74 17 3/22/2019 10:00PM Saskatchewan San Diego Valley View Casino Center

75 17 3/23/2019 7:00PM New England Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center

76 17 3/23/2019 7:30PM Toronto Buffalo KeyBank Center

77 17 3/23/2019 7:30PM Calgary Rochester Blue Cross Arena

78 17 3/23/2019 9:00PM Vancouver Colorado Pepsi Center

79 18 3/30/2019 7:00PM Philadelphia Toronto Scotiabank Arena

80 18 3/30/2019 9:00PM San Diego Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome

81 18 3/30/2019 9:30PM Vancouver Saskatchewan Sasktel Centre

82 18 3/31/2019 1:00PM Rochester New England Mohegan Sun Arena

83 19 4/5/2019 7:30PM Buffalo Toronto Scotiabank Arena

84 19 4/5/2019 7:35PM San Diego Georgia Infinite Energy Arena

85 19 4/6/2019 12:00PM Calgary Philadelphia Wells Fargo Center

86 19 4/6/2019 7:00PM San Diego New England Mohegan Sun Arena

87 19 4/6/2019 7:30PM Toronto Rochester Blue Cross Arena

88 19 4/6/2019 9:00PM Saskatchewan Colorado Pepsi Center

89 20 4/12/2019 7:30PM New England Toronto Scotiabank Arena

90 20 4/12/2019 9:00PM Rochester Colorado Pepsi Center

91 20 4/12/2019 10:00PM Saskatchewan San Diego Valley View Casino Center

92 20 4/13/2019 9:00PM Georgia Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome

93 20 4/13/2019 9:30PM Philadelphia Saskatchewan Sasktel Centre

94 20 4/14/2019 5:00PM Philadelphia Vancouver Rogers Arena

95 21 4/20/2019 7:05PM Philadelphia Georgia Infinite Energy Arena

96 21 4/20/2019 7:30PM Vancouver Rochester Blue Cross Arena

97 21 4/20/2019 7:30PM New England Buffalo KeyBank Center

98 21 4/20/2019 9:00PM Saskatchewan Calgary Scotiabank Saddledome

99 21 4/20/2019 10:00PM Colorado San Diego Valley View Casino Center

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