Late last year the National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, announced a new playoff format for the 2017-2018 season.
The new format will now feature sudden death games throughout both the divisional semi-finals and finals. The NLL Finals will remain a best-of-three series between the East and West Division champions.
The 2017-2018 playoff schedule is below:
|Divisional Semi-Final||New England at Rochester||May 4th, 7:30pm ET|
|Divisional Semi-Final||Calgary at Colorado||May 5th, 9:00pm ET|
|Divisional Final||NE/ROC at Georgia||May 12th, 7:05pm ET|
|Divisional Final||CGY/COL at Saskatchewan||May 13th, 7:00pm ET|
Current NLL Finals Scenarios:
|GA vs. SAS||ROC vs. SAS||CGY vs. GA||CGY vs. ROC|
|Game 1||Saturday, 5/26 at SAS||Saturday, 5/26 at SAS||Saturday, 5/19 at GA||Sunday, 5/20 at ROC|
|Game 2||Sunday, 6/3 at GA||Saturday, 6/2 at ROC||Saturday, 5/26 at CGY||Saturday, 5/26 at CGY|
|Game 3||Saturday, 6/9 at SAS||Saturday, 6/9 at SAS||Sunday, 6/3 at GA||Saturday, 6/2 at ROC|
Home playoff games, if any, are yet to be confirmed. Watch for updates here and on social media.