League announces 2016 NLL regular season schedule

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Season starts on Friday, Jan. 1 as league opens 30th anniversary year on New Year’s Day
 
 
The National Lacrosse League has announced the 2016 NLL regular season schedule ahead of the league’s 30th anniversary year.

The 81-game season consisting of 18 games per team will begin on Friday, Jan. 1 with the Colorado Mammoth hosting the Georgia Swarm while the defending NLL champion Saskatchewan Rush visit the Calgary Roughnecks onSaturday, Jan. 2 to round out Week 1.Four teams play home openers in Week 2 on Saturday, Jan. 9, including the East Division champion Toronto Rock visiting the Georgia Swarm for the first-ever NLL game at Infinite Energy Center, along with the Calgary Roughnecks at Buffalo Bandits, Colorado Mammoth at Rochester Knighthawks and New England Black Wolves at Vancouver Stealth. Three more home openers are set for Week 3 with the Rochester Knighthawks at Toronto Rock on Thursday, Jan. 14 plus the Calgary Roughnecks at New England Black Wolves and Vancouver Stealth at Saskatchewan Rush to open the team’s inaugural season at SaskTel Centre on Friday, Jan. 15.Week 13 features a home-and-home rematch of the 2015 NLL Champion’s Cup Finals as the Toronto Rock hosts the Saskatchewan Rush on Friday, March 25 before the weekend series shifts to Saskatoon on Saturday, March 26.The 2016 NLL regular season concludes in Week 18 with every team in action before the 2016 NLL Playoffs start the weekend of May 6-8. More details regarding the league’s postseason schedule will be released at a later date.
2016 NLL regular season schedule:
 
Week Day Date Away Home Time (ET)
1 Fri 1/1/2016 Georgia Colorado 9:30 PM
1 Sat 1/2/2016 Saskatchewan Calgary 9:00 PM
           
2 Sat 1/9/2016 Toronto Georgia 7:05 PM
2 Sat 1/9/2016 Calgary Buffalo 7:30 PM
2 Sat 1/9/2016 Colorado Rochester 7:30 PM
2 Sat 1/9/2016 New England Vancouver 10:00 PM
           
3 Thur 1/14/2016 Rochester Toronto 7:30 PM
3 Fri 1/15/2016 Calgary New England 7:00 PM
3 Fri 1/15/2016 Vancouver Saskatchewan 8:30 PM
3 Sat 1/16/2016 Toronto Rochester 7:30 PM
3 Sat 1/16/2016 Buffalo Colorado 9:00 PM
3 Sun 1/17/2016 New England Georgia 2:05 PM
           
4 Sat 1/23/2016 Toronto Buffalo 7:30 PM
4 Sat 1/23/2016 Colorado Vancouver 10:00 PM
           
5 Fri 1/29/2016 Georgia Toronto 8:00 PM
5 Fri 1/29/2016 Colorado Saskatchewan 8:30 PM
5 Sat 1/30/2016 Buffalo New England 7:00 PM
5 Sat 1/30/2016 Georgia Rochester 7:30 PM
5 Sat 1/30/2016 Vancouver Calgary 9:00 PM
           
6 Fri 2/5/2016 Calgary Saskatchewan 8:30 PM
6 Sat 2/6/2016 New England Buffalo 7:30 PM
6 Sat 2/6/2016 Georgia Calgary 9:00 PM
6 Sat 2/6/2016 Colorado Vancouver 10:00 PM
           
7 Thur 2/11/2016 Saskatchewan Colorado 9:30 PM
7 Sat 2/13/2016 Vancouver Rochester 7:30 PM
7 Sat 2/13/2016 Colorado Calgary 9:00 PM
7 Sun 2/14/2016 Buffalo Georgia 2:05 PM
7 Sun 2/14/2016 Toronto New England 3:00 PM
           
8 Fri 2/19/2016 Buffalo Toronto 8:00 PM
8 Fri 2/19/2016 Rochester Saskatchewan 8:30 PM
8 Sat 2/20/2016 Georgia Buffalo 7:30 PM
8 Sat 2/20/2016 Calgary Vancouver 10:00 PM
           
9 Fri 2/26/2016 Buffalo Saskatchewan 8:30 PM
9 Sat 2/27/2016 Vancouver Colorado 5:00 PM
9 Sat 2/27/2016 Rochester Toronto 7:00 PM
9 Sun 2/28/2016 Georgia New England 3:00 PM
9 Sun 2/28/2016 Saskatchewan Calgary 4:00 PM
           
10 Sat 3/5/2016 Rochester Calgary 9:00 PM
10 Sat 3/5/2016 New England Colorado 9:00 PM
10 Sat 3/5/2016 Buffalo Vancouver 10:00 PM
           
11 Fri 3/11/2016 Rochester Buffalo 7:30 PM
11 Fri 3/11/2016 Calgary Toronto 8:00 PM
11 Sat 3/12/2016 New England Rochester 7:30 PM
11 Sat 3/12/2016 Georgia Saskatchewan 9:30 PM
11 Sun 3/13/2016 Vancouver Toronto 1:00 PM
           
12 Fri 3/18/2016 Rochester Georgia 7:35 PM
12 Sat 3/19/2016 Colorado Calgary 9:00 PM
12 Sat 3/19/2016 Saskatchewan Vancouver 10:00 PM
           
13 Fri 3/25/2016 Rochester New England 7:00 PM
13 Fri 3/25/2016 Vancouver Buffalo 7:30 PM
13 Fri 3/25/2016 Calgary Georgia 7:35 PM
13 Fri 3/25/2016 Saskatchewan Toronto 8:00 PM
13 Sat 3/26/2016 New England Rochester 7:30 PM
13 Sat 3/26/2016 Calgary Colorado 9:00 PM
13 Sat 3/26/2016 Toronto Saskatchewan 9:30 PM
           
14 Sat 4/2/2016 Colorado New England 7:00 PM
14 Sat 4/2/2016 Buffalo Georgia 7:05 PM
14 Sat 4/2/2016 Calgary Saskatchewan 9:30 PM
14 Sat 4/2/2016 Toronto Vancouver 10:00 PM
           
15 Fri 4/8/2016 Saskatchewan New England 7:00 PM
15 Sat 4/9/2016 New England Toronto 7:00 PM
15 Sat 4/9/2016 Rochester Buffalo 7:30 PM
15 Sat 4/9/2016 Vancouver Calgary 9:00 PM
15 Sun 4/10/2016 Colorado Georgia 2:05 PM
           
16 Fri 4/15/2016 New England Georgia 7:35 PM
16 Fri 4/15/2016 Buffalo Toronto 8:00 PM
16 Fri 4/15/2016 Saskatchewan Colorado 9:30 PM
16 Sat 4/16/2016 Toronto Buffalo 7:30 PM
16 Sat 4/16/2016 Georgia Rochester 7:30 PM
16 Sat 4/16/2016 Colorado Saskatchewan 9:30 PM
16 Sat 4/16/2016 Calgary Vancouver 10:00 PM
           
17 Sat 4/23/2016 Georgia New England 7:00 PM
17 Sat 4/23/2016 Buffalo Rochester 8:00 PM
17 Sat 4/23/2016 Toronto Colorado 9:00 PM
17 Sat 4/23/2016 Saskatchewan Vancouver 10:00 PM
           
18 Fri 4/29/2016 Vancouver Colorado 9:30 PM
18 Sat 4/30/2016 Vancouver Georgia 7:05 PM
18 Sat 4/30/2016 New England Buffalo 7:30 PM
18 Sat 4/30/2016 Saskatchewan Rochester 8:00 PM
18 Sat 4/30/2016 Toronto Calgary 9:00 PM
18 Sun 5/1/2016 Rochester New England 6:00 PM

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