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Shamrox Announce 2008 Schedule Featuring Seven Saturday Nights

September 17, 2007 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) - Chicago Shamrox News Release

(Chicago, IL)-The Chicago Shamrox indoor pro lacrosse team announced their 2008 National Lacrosse League schedule featuring eight (8) Home Games, seven (7) Saturday nights and one (1) Sunday afternoon, all at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates. The Shamrox 2008 "Home Opener" will be on Saturday January 5th at 7:00pm versus the Buffalo Bandits.

The Shamrox eight-game Home schedule features two (2) games in January, February, March and April. (Complete schedule listed below).

Tickets for all eight Shamrox home games for the 2008 season go on sale Tuesday, September 18 at 10:00am and fans have multiple ways to order tickets for all games.

Season Tickets and Group Tickets can be ordered by calling the Chicago Shamrox office at 1-877-SHAMROX. Single game tickets can be ordered by phone at 1-888-SEARS-TIX, on-line at or by going to the Sears Centre Arena box office in Hoffman Estates.

Shamrox Season Tickets start at only $15 a game and include season ticket benefits. Full season 8-game and half-season 4-game plans are available. Group Tickets, for groups of 15 or more, feature discounts and benefits, starting as low as $10 a game. Group Ticket fundraiser programs are available as well by contacting the Chicago Shamrox office.

"This is really a fan-friendly Shamrox home schedule with all of our eight home games on weekends, seven on Saturday night," said Shamrox President, Conrad "Connie" Kowal. "Plus with our fan-friendly ticket plans and ticket pricing, we look forward to enthusiastic crowds cheering on the Shamrox in 2008."

During the 2007 Inaugural Season, the Shamrox averaged over 6,000 fans per game at the 9,500 seat Sears Centre Arena, including a crowd of 8,456 at last year's Home Opener. The Shamrox won three of their last five games to tie for a playoff spot missing out on a tie-breaker.

The Shamrox play a 16-game regular season in the NLL with eight home games and eight road games. The Shamrox will play host to each of their seven (7) other Eastern Division foes and one (1) home game against a Western Division team. The Shamrox will be announcing their promotional schedule, including "Code Green Night II" and other special promotions, in the near future.

The Shamrox open the NLL season on the road on Thursday December 27 against the New York Titans at Madison Square Garden. Also, the 2008 NLL All-Star Game is scheduled for Sunday March 16 (time TBD) at Edmonton.

Fans can get complete Chicago Shamrox schedule and ticket information on-line at

2008 Chicago Shamrox Home Games

(all games at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates; all times Chicago time)

Date Time Opponent

Sat. January 5 7:00pm Buffalo Bandits

Sat. January 26 7:00pm New York Titans

Sat. February 16 7:00pm Philadelphia Wings

Sun. February 24 2:00pm Minnesota Swarm

Sat. March 1 7:00pm Calgary Roughnecks

Sat. March 29 7:00pm Toronto Rock

Sat. April 5 7:00pm Rochester Knighthawks

Sat. April 19 7:00pm Boston

2008 Chicago Shamrox Full Schedule

(all home games in CAPS at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates; all times Chicago time)

Date Time Opponent

Thur. December 27 7:00pm at New York Titans

Sat. January 5 7:00pm BUFFALO BANDITS

Sat. January 12 6:35pm at Rochester Knighthawks

Sat. January 26 7:00pm NEW YORK TITANS

Fri. February 8 7:30pm at Minnesota Swarm

Fri. February 15 7:00pm at Philadelphia Wings

Sat. February 16 7:00pm PHILADELPHIA WINGS

Sun. February 24 2:00pm MINNESOTA SWARM

Sat. March 1 7:00pm CALGARY ROUGHNECKS

Fri. March 14 6:30pm at Toronto Rock

Sun. March 16 TBD NLL All-Star Game at Edmonton

Sat. March 22 6:30pm at Buffalo Bandits

Sat. March 29 7:00pm TORONTO ROCK

Thur. April 3 8:00pm at Colorado Mammoth


Sat. April 12 6:30pm at Boston

Sat. April 19 7:00pm BOSTON


1) Season Tickets and Group Tickets

Phone orders only: 1-877-SHAMROX

Ticket inquiries and other information at

2) Single Game Tickets

Phone: 1-888-SEARS-TIX


In-person: Sears Centre Arena Box Office in Hoffman Estates

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