July 14, 2009

Flurry of Moves Mark NLL Offseason

from staff reports

What offseason?

In the last two weeks, the National Lacrosse League has installed a permanent commissioner, sold one of its most successful franchises to a new owner, dispersed players from a 2008 Champion’s Cup finalist that folded under economic restraints, witnessed major moves involving top players and coaches and announced an exhibition game that will bring the league to Australia for the first time.

Toronto Nabs Cordingley for Head Coach

Under new ownership, the Toronto Rock on Tuesday tabbed Troy Cordingley, the 2009 NLL Coach of the Year, from Calgary... [READ MORE]

Calgary Promotes Pym; Malawsky an Assistant

Defending NLL champion Calgary announced Dave Pym as its new head coach, with Curt Malawsky tabbed as an assistant coach and assistant GM... [READ MORE]

Jax Dispersed; Merrill to Edmonton No. 1

Brodie Merrill won't go far. One of the NLL's elite players is headed to Edmonton following the dispersal of the Portland LumberJax. Plus, a flurry of draft-day deals... [READ MORE]

Edmonton Jumps on Jax's Keenan

With Portland out of the picture, Derek Keenan was up for grabs. The Edmonton Rush acted quickly, and tabbed him head coach and GM... [READ MORE]

Exhibition Series Brings NLL to Australia

NLL All-Stars will participate in a two-game series Oct. 23-24 in Melbourne, marking the league's first foray Down Under... [READ MORE]

NLL Retains Daniel as Commissioner

George Daniel, who served the 2009 season as an interim commissioner to replace long-tenured Jim Jennings, has been tabbed fulltime... [READ MORE]

Toronto Rock Announces New Ownership

The Toronto Rock announced  that James R. Dawick, an Oakville-based businessman, has purchased the team... [READ MORE]

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