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Chicago Shamrox Release Protected Players List

July 26, 2007 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) - Chicago Shamrox News Release

Hoffman Estates, IL July 26, 2007 - Chicago Shamrox General Manager Jamie Batley announced today the team's protected player list for the 2007 National Lacrosse League Expansion Draft, which is set to take place on Tuesday, July 31 at 1pm Central Time. The protected player list for the Chicago Shamrox includes one goalie and 13 runners, for a total of 14 players.

This year's NLL Expansion Draft will feature the new Boston franchise that will be joining the National Lacrosse League during the 2008 season bringing the total number of teams in the league to 14. Each team in the NLL can protect one goalie and 13 runners (forwards/defensemen/transition players) or two goalies and 10 runners with each team losing no more then one player during the Expansion Draft. Boston will select one player from each NLL team. Draft selections will be posted live at the league's official website, www.nll.com.

Chicago Shamrox Protected List:

1. Brandon Miller - Goalie

2. Jason Clark - Forward

3. Kyle Dupont - Defense

4. Darryl Gibson - Defense

5. Mat Giles - Forward

6. Mike Hobbins - Defense

7. Cody Jacobs - Forward

8. Bryan Kazarian - Forward

9. Mike Kirk - Defense

10. Kevin Leveille - Forward

11. Bill McGlone - Forward

12. Tom Montour - Defense

13. Josh Wasson - Forward

14. Cam Woods - Defense

Chicago Shamrox Unprotected List:

1. Drew Candy - Defense

2. Derek Collins - Goalie

3. Jon Harasym - Forward

4. Zach Heffner - Defense

5. Carter Livingstone - Defense

6. Chris Panos - Forward

7. Ryan Gallagher - Defense

8. Rusty Kruger - Forward

9. Jonas Derks - Forward

The Boston club also currently holds the top overall selection in the 2007 NLL Entry/College Draft, which will take place September 1st at the Pepsi Center in Denver, home of the NLL's Colorado Mammoth. The Entry Draft features the best young lacrosse talent from the NCAA US college programs and Canada's junior lacrosse organizations. In this draft, the Chicago Shamrox have the 5th overall selection in the first round.

The Chicago Shamrox are currently accepting season ticket deposits for the 2008 season that begins in January. A deposit of $25 per seat will reserve your season tickets when the Shamrox take the field for their second season in Chicago playing all 8 Home Games on weekend dates. The Shamrox finished their Inaugural Season with an average attendance of 6,025 and a record of 6 - 10, missing the playoffs by a tie breaker.

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