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Albany FireWolves Bring Back Joe Nardella

September 22, 2022 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) - Albany FireWolves News Release

ALBANY, NY - The Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) today announce that defenseman and faceoff specialist Joe Nardella has agreed to a contract extension and has committed to the team for the next two years.

Entering his third season in the NLL, all within the organization, Nardella has already solidified himself as one of the best faceoff men in the game. In his rookie season with the New England Black Wolves, Nardella finished third in the league in faceoff win percentage and earned NLL All-Rookie Team honors. Last season with the FireWolves, Nardella finished third in the NLL with 295 faceoff wins and a 67.2 win percentage. Over the summer, Nardella was second in the Premier Lacrosse League, winning 65 percent of his faceoff attempts.

The 2022-23 FireWolves roster to date:

Adam Bomberry

Jackson Brown

Mike Byrne

Taite Cattoni

Nick Chaykowsky

Curtis Conley

Greg Downing

Brett Erskine

Aaron Forster

Justin Geddie

Doug Jamieson

Patrick Kaschalk

Connor Kelly

Charlie Kitchen

John LaFontaine

Travis Longboat

Anthony Malcom

Brett Manney

Kyle Marr

Zac Masson

Kieran McArdle

Brent Mitchell

Joe Nardella

Jackson Nishimura

Luke Van Schepen

Justin Scott

Jerome "Hiara" Thompson

Ethan Walker

Colton Watkinson

Season tickets for the 2022-23 Albany FireWolves season are also available now! Reserve your season tickets in the Wolves den today for just $25! For more information, visit or call/text the FireWolves front office at 518-362-4900.

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