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Boston Blazers Announce Revised 2009 NLL Season Schedule

December 17, 2008 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) - Boston Blazers News Release

BOSTON (December 17, 2008) - The Boston Blazers have announced a revised 2009 regular season schedule as the team prepares for its first season of professional indoor lacrosse action in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The Blazers will play eight home games at the TD Banknorth Garden as part of a 16-game regular season NLL schedule.

The team makes its Garden debut on January 17 when the Blazers square off against division foe the New York Titans. Seven days earlier on January 10, the expansion Blazers open their inaugural season on the road when they face the Titans at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

The Blazers' revised 2009 schedule features two new home matchups against Western Division opponents when Blazers take-on the Portland Lumberjax on January 31 and the San Jose Stealth on February 28. All eight home games are slated for Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. (ET).

The revised 2009 National Lacrosse League schedule for the Boston Blazers (games marked with an asterisks (*) reflect changes from original 2009 schedule): Day Date Opponent Home/Road Time (EST)

Saturday January 10, 2009 New York Titans Road 7:30 P.M.

Saturday January 17, 2009 New York Titans Home 7:30 P.M.

Friday January 23, 2009 Philadelphia Wings Road 8:00 P.M.

Saturday January 24, 2009 Philadelphia Wings Home 7:30 P.M.

Saturday January 31, 2009 Portland Lumberjax Home 7:30 P.M.*

Saturday February 7, 2009 New York Titans Home 7:30 P.M.

Friday February 13, 2009 Philadelphia Wings Road 8:00 P.M.

Friday February 20, 2009 Minnesota Swarm Road 8:00 P.M.

Sunday February 22, 2009 Calgary Roughnecks Road 5:00 P.M.*

Saturday February 28, 2009 San Jose Stealth Home 7:30 P.M.*

Saturday March 14, 2009 Toronto Rock Home 7:30 P.M.

Saturday March 28, 2009 Rochester Knighthawks Road 7:35 P.M.

Friday April 3, 2009 Toronto Rock Road 7:30 P.M.*

Saturday April 4, 2009 Buffalo Bandits Home 7:30 P.M.

Saturday April 11, 2009 Rochester Knighthawks Home 7:30 P.M.

Saturday April 18, 2009 Buffalo Bandits Road 7:30 P.M.*

Tickets for the Boston Blazers historic home opener on January 17 versus the Titans as well as the team's seven other home games at the TD Banknorth Garden are on sale now. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting www.blazerslacrosse.com, and via Ticketmaster or the TD Banknorth Garden box office.

Blazers season tickets and group sales packages are also available. There are two options for fans to purchase season tickets or a group ticket package:

* To place a deposit, fans can visit www.blazerslacrosse.com

* To order by phone and have the option to choose your own seats at TD Banknorth Garden fans can call 1-888-BLAZERS

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