December 23, 2013 (ISN) – The National Lacrosse League has announced that TSN / TSN2 will broadcast eight National Lacrosse League games across Canada during the 2014 regular season. Live coverage of NLL Lacrosse begins on Saturday, January 4 at 9 p.m. ET on TSN2 as the Vancouver Stealth face the Colorado Mammoth.
The broadcast schedule continues on Friday, January 31 with an all-Canada matchup as the Toronto Rock host Vancouver on TSN2 at 7:30 p.m. ET. The complete broadcast schedule of NLL Lacrosse is listed below.
“NLL delivers an incredible mixture of speed, skill and toughness night after night,” said Shawn Redmond, Vice-President of Programming and Marketing, TSN. “Our viewers love NLL action, and TSN is proud to once again deliver national coverage and showcase the world’s top lacrosse players.”
“We’re pleased to partner with TSN in broadcasting NLL Lacrosse live across Canada,” said George Daniel, Commissioner of the National Lacrosse League. “Our fans will enjoy watching the world’s greatest lacrosse players on the TSN networks throughout the 2014 season.”
All eight games will also be available live on TSN Mobile TV. French-language coverage of the NLL games is available on RDS2 from January to April (see RDS.ca for full broadcast schedule).
TSN and TSN2’s broadcast schedule of NLL Lacrosse is as follows:
Saturday, January 4
Vancouver Stealth @ Colorado Mammoth at 9 p.m. ET (TSN2)
Friday, January 31
Vancouver Stealth @ Toronto Rock at 7:30 p.m. ET (TSN2)
Saturday, February 1
Toronto Rock @ Buffalo Bandits at 7:30 p.m. ET (TSN2)
Friday, February 28
Toronto Rock @ Edmonton Rush at 9:30 p.m. ET (TSN2)
Saturday, March 1
Toronto Rock @ Calgary Roughnecks at 9 p.m. ET (TSN2)
Saturday, March 8
Calgary Roughnecks @ Colorado Mammoth at 9 p.m. ET (TSN2)
Saturday, March 15|
Rochester Knighthawks @ Toronto Rock at 7 p.m. ET (TSN)
Saturday, April 5
Calgary Roughnecks @ Buffalo Bandits at 7 p.m. ET (TSN2)
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About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s professional indoor lacrosse league featuring the best players in the world. Founded in 1987, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for professional indoor sports worldwide behind only the NHL & NBA. The NLL is comprised of nine franchises: Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Edmonton Rush, Minnesota Swarm, Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, Toronto Rock and Vancouver Stealth. The 2014 NLL season opens on Saturday, Dec. 28. For more information, visit NLL.com.