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National Lacrosse League Championship Game to Air Live on TSN

May 12, 2010 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) News Release


Toronto, ON (May 12, 2010) - TSN today announced that the 2010 National Lacrosse League Championship Game will air live on Saturday, May 15 at 10:30 p.m. ET from the Comcast Arena at Everett in Everett, Washington. The Championship Game features the Toronto Rock visiting the Washington Stealth. Toronto is seeking its sixth NLL title in 12 seasons while the Stealth is chasing its first championship in franchise history.

"We are thrilled that TSN is bringing Canada's national game to its viewers on the game's biggest stage - the 2010 NLL Championship Game," said NLL Commissioner George Daniel.

TSN will produce the game in association with Versus and will feature Brian Duff calling the action alongside analyst Brian Shanahan and host Claude Feig. The game will air live across Canada in both Standard and High Definition on TSN and TSN HD, respectively, and will air in the United States on Versus.

The Toronto Rock, the East division's #2 seed in this year's playoffs, features a potent offense having scored 197 regular-season goals - second only to Washington. Toronto has one of the most balanced offensive attacks in the league with four players in the top 10 in scoring. The Rock is the only team in the NLL this year with three players with at least 30 goals and at least 80 points in the regular season.

The top-seeded Washington Stealth was the only team to tally 200 or more goals in the 2010 regular season (211), led by league goal-scoring leader Lewis Ratcliff with 46. Ratcliff ranked second in regular-season scoring this year with 97 total points and is joined in the top 10 by teammate Rhys Duch with 86 points, good for seventh overall.

For more information on the 2010 NLL Championship Game, please visit TSN.ca/lacrosse and NLL.com .

TSN is Canada's Sports Leader and Canada's most-watched specialty network. Delivering more sports coverage in High Definition than any other network in Canada, TSN's comprehensive broadcast schedule features an exciting lineup of sports including NHL, IIHF, CFL, NFL, NBA, Blue Jays Baseball, Season of Champions Curling, Golf's Majors, F1, NASCAR Sprint Cup, Grand Slam Tennis and Championship Boxing events. TSN properties include TSN2, TSN MOBILE and the industry leading sports website TSN.ca . Official broadcaster of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games and London 2012 Games of the Olympiad, TSN is a division of CTVglobemedia.


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