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National Lacrosse League Announces Revised 2009 Season Schedule

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

The National Lacrosse League has announced a revised schedule for the 2009 regular season. The regular season will begin on January 3, with contests in Buffalo, Portland and Sunrise, Florida, where New York and Toronto meet in the inaugural Florida Lacrosse Cup Game. The revised schedule includes a return of lacrosse legend Gary Gait to Colorado, when the Mammoth host the Rochester Knighthawks on April 3.

Twelve teams will compete for the Champion's Cup in 2009. "We look forward to our 12 NLL franchises competing in what promises to be a thrilling 2009 season in this, our 23rd year", said NLL Commissioner Jim Jennings.


2009 Regular Season Schedule
(all times Eastern)

WEEK 1


Saturday, January 3
Philadelphia at Buffalo - 7:30 PM
Toronto at New York - 7:30 PM (@ Sunrise, FL)
Minnesota at Portland - 10:30 PM

WEEK 2

Friday, January 9
Colorado at Portland - 10:30 PM
Calgary at San Jose - 10:30 PM

Saturday, January 10
Buffalo at Toronto - 7:00 PM
Boston at New York - 7:30 PM (@ Prudential Center)
San Jose at Minnesota - 8:00 PM
Philadelphia at Rochester - 8:05 PM
Portland at Colorado - 9:00 PM
Edmonton at Calgary - 9:00 PM

WEEK 3

Friday, January 16
Rochester at Buffalo - 7:30 PM
Portland at Edmonton - 9:30 PM

Saturday, January 17
Calgary at Toronto - 7:00 PM
New York at Boston - 7:30 PM

Sunday, January 18
Rochester at San Jose - 8:30 PM

WEEK 4

Friday, January 23
Boston at Philadelphia - 8:00 PM
Edmonton at Portland - 10:30 PM

Saturday, January 24
Philadelphia at Boston - 7:30 PM
New York at Rochester - 7:35 PM
Edmonton at Colorado - 8:00 PM
Buffalo at Minnesota - 8:00 PM
San Jose at Calgary - 9:30 PM

WEEK 5

Thursday, January 29
Buffalo at Edmonton - 9:00PM

Saturday, January 31
Edmonton at San Jose - 3:30 PM
Portland at Boston - 7:30 PM
Toronto at Rochester - 7:35 PM
New York at Colorado - 9:00 PM

WEEK 6

Friday, February 6
Buffalo at Philadelphia - 8:00 PM
Minnesota at Calgary - 9:30 PM

Saturday, February 7
Edmonton at Toronto - 3:30 PM
New York at Boston - 7:30 PM
Colorado at Minnesota - 8:00 PM
San Jose at Portland - 10:30 PM

Sunday, February 8
Philadelphia at New York - 7:00 PM (@ Prudential Center)

WEEK 7

Friday, February 13
Boston at Philadelphia - 8:00 PM

Saturday, February 14
Toronto at Buffalo - 7:30 PM
Calgary at Colorado - 9:00 PM

Sunday, February 15
Rochester at New York - 8:00 PM

WEEK 8

Friday, February 20
Buffalo at Toronto - 7:00 PM
Boston at Minnesota - 8:00 PM

Saturday, February 21
Minnesota at Philadelphia - 7:30 PM
New York at Rochester - 7:35 PM
Colorado at San Jose - 10:30 PM

Sunday, February 22
Boston at Calgary - 5:00 PM
Colorado at Edmonton - 8:00 PM

WEEK 9

Friday, February 27
Minnesota at Toronto - 7:30 PM
Philadelphia at Edmonton - 9:30 PM

Saturday, February 28
Calgary at New York - 12:30 PM
Minnesota at Buffalo - 7:30 PM
San Jose at Boston - 7:30 PM
Toronto at Rochester - 7:35 PM
Philadelphia at Portland - 10:30 PM

Sunday, March 1
San Jose at New York - 7:30 PM (@ Prudential Center)

WEEK 10

Saturday, March 7
All-Star Game at Colorado - 9:00PM

WEEK 11

Friday, March 13
Calgary at Edmonton - 9:30 PM

Saturday, March 14
Colorado at San Jose - 3:30 PM
Toronto at Boston - 7:30 PM
Minnesota at Philadelphia - 7:30 PM
Buffalo at Rochester - 7:35 PM

WEEK 12

Saturday, March 21
Rochester at Toronto - 7:00 PM
Portland at Buffalo - 7:30 PM
Colorado at Calgary - 9:30 PM
Minnesota at San Jose - 10:30 PM

Sunday, March 22
Minnesota at Colorado - 8:00 PM

WEEK 13

Friday, March 27
Toronto at Calgary - 9:00 PM

Saturday, March 28
Portland at San Jose - 3:30 PM
New York at Buffalo - 7:30 PM
Colorado at Philadelphia - 7:30 PM
Boston at Rochester - 7:35 PM
Calgary at Minnesota - 8:00 PM
Toronto at Edmonton - 9:00 PM

Sunday, March 29
San Jose at Portland - 6:00 PM

WEEK 14

Friday, April 3
Boston at Toronto - 7:30 PM
Rochester at Colorado - 9:00 PM
Calgary at Edmonton - 9:00 PM

Saturday, April 4
Philadelphia at New York - 7:30 PM (@ Prudential Center)
Buffalo at Boston - 7:30 PM
Edmonton at Minnesota - 8:00 PM
Rochester at Calgary - 9:00 PM
Colorado at Portland - 10:30 PM

Sunday, April 5
New York at Philadelphia - 2:30 PM

WEEK 15

Friday, April 10
Rochester at Buffalo - 7:30 PM
Portland at Calgary - 9:30 PM
Edmonton at San Jose - 10:30 PM

Saturday, April 11
Toronto at Philadelphia - 7:30 PM
Buffalo at New York - 7:30 PM (@ Prudential Center)
Rochester at Boston - 7:30 PM
Portland at Minnesota - 8:00 PM
San Jose at Colorado - 9:00 PM

WEEK 16

Friday, April 17
Edmonton at Colorado - 9:00 PM
Calgary at Portland - 10:30 PM

Saturday, April 18
San Jose at Toronto - 7:00 PM
Boston at Buffalo - 7:30 PM
Philadelphia at Rochester - 7:35 PM
New York at Minnesota - 8:00 PM
Portland at Edmonton - 9:30 PM
END OF REGULAR SEASON


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