2022 NLL Draft Set For Saturday, September 10 in Toronto; First In Person Entry Draft Since 2019
PHILADELPHIA, August 23, 2022 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the largest and most successful professional lacrosse property in the world, today announced that the 2022 NLL Entry Draft will be held on Saturday, September 10 at 2 p.m. ET at the historic The Carlu in downtown Toronto.
Information about live broadcast coverage and details surrounding how fans can consume the 2022 NLL Draft on social media will be announced at a later date. The Draft will be open to the public, free of charge, with seating for 400 at The Carlu.
After a blockbuster trade following the 2022 Expansion Draft, the Rochester Knighthawks will make the first overall selection in the draft followed by the Las Vegas Desert Dogs making their inaugural selection. Vancouver, New York, and Panther City will make the following picks, respectively.
The full first round NLL Entry Draft order, as of August 23, pending pre-Draft transactions, is as follows:
- Rochester (from Las Vegas)
- Las Vegas (from Rochester)
- New York
- Panther City
- Albany (from Philadelphia)
- Halifax (from Albany)
- Georgia (from San Diego)
- Buffalo (from Toronto)
- Las Vegas (additional compensatory selection)
- Albany (compensatory selection)
- Las Vegas (from Calgary) (compensatory selection)
- Buffalo (compensatory selection)
- Georgia (compensatory selection)
- Panther City (from Albany) (compensatory selection)
- San Diego (compensatory selection)
- Philadelphia (from Saskatchewan) (compensatory selection)
The NLL Entry Draft was held virtually in 2020 and 2021 following a two-year run at Philadelphia’s Xfinify Live! in 2018 and 2019. Draft eligibility requirements are available at https://www.nll.com/combine/draft-eligibility/.
About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 15 franchises across the United States and Canada: Albany FireWolves, Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, Halifax Thunderbirds, Las Vegas Desert Dogs, New York Riptide, Panther City Lacrosse Club (TX), Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock, and Vancouver Warriors.
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