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Cosmo Selected First in Dispersal Draft

December 12, 2008 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) News Release

The Boston Blazers selected goaltender Anthony Cosmo with the first selection in a dispersal draft held by the National Lacrosse League earlier today. The three-time All-Star selection is widely considered to be one of the game's top goaltenders. Edmonton selected defenseman Scott Self, a two-time All-Star with the second selection. Toronto selected forward Bill McGlone with the third selection. Complete draft results are listed below.

The league's twelve member clubs were selecting players from the Chicago Shamrox franchise, which has suspended operations for the 2009 season. The club suspended operations, citing deterioration in the general economy and depressed market conditions in leading to the decision to suspend operations for the upcoming season.

Dispersal Draft Recap


1. Boston - Anthony Cosmo

2. Edmonton - Scott Self

3. Toronto - Bill McGlone

4. Rochester - Mike Kirk 5. Calgary - Tom Montour 6. Colorado - Brad Self

7. San Jose - Steve McKinlay 8. Philadelphia - Mat Giles

9. New York - Josh Funk

10. Minnesota - Kevin Fines 11. Portland - Kevin Leveille 12. Buffalo - Cody Jacobs


13. Boston - Geoff Griffiths

14. Edmonton - Callum Crawford

15. Toronto - Josh Wasson

16. Rochester - Bobby McBride 17. Colorado - Steven Brooks 18. San Jose - Jake Byrne

19. New York - Peter Striebel

20. Minnesota - Drew Candy

21. Buffalo - Cory Stringer


22. Boston - Carter Livingstone 23. Edmonton - Darryl Gibson

24. Rochester - Craig Robertson


25. Rochester - Pat Saunders


26. Rochester - Brock Boyle

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