September 4, 2012

National Lacrosse League Releases 2013 Schedule

from press release

The National Lacrosse League has announced the schedule for the 2013 regular season. The 27th season of professional box lacrosse opens on Saturday, January 5th as the Washington Stealth host the Rochester Knighthawks at Comcast Arena, 10pm Eastern. The full schedule is listed below.

Eight teams will be in action on the following weekend of January 11-13. The Edmonton Rush & Calgary Roughnecks will each host their home opener that weekend against the Toronto Rock. The Colorado Mammoth open their season by hosting Washington at Pepsi Center. The Philadelphia Wings host the Buffalo Bandits, who will open their home schedule the following night against the Minnesota Swarm.

Each team will play a 16-game schedule that will take place over the course of 16 weeks, with regular season play concluding on Saturday, April 20. The regular season finishes with four games that night, including a pair of traditional rivalry matchups: Buffalo hosts Rochester while Edmonton hosts Calgary.

The 2013 NLL Playoffs begin on the weekend of April 26-28. The playoff format remains unchanged, with eight teams advancing in a single-elimination format. The Divisional Semifinals will be played on the weekend of April 26-28. The Divisional Finals will take place on the weekend of May 3-5. The Championship Game is scheduled to take place on the weekend of May 10-12.

Games to be broadcast on CBS Sports Network and other networks will be announced at later date.

 

2013 NLL Schedule

(all times listed as Eastern)

Week 1

Sat. Jan 5

Rochester at Washington 10pm

Week 2

Fri. Jan 11

Buffalo at Philadelphia 7pm

Sat. Jan 12

Minnesota at Buffalo 7:30pm
Toronto at Calgary 9pm
Washington at Colorado 9pm

Sun. Jan 13

Toronto at Edmonton 4pm

Week 3

Sat. Jan 19

Philadelphia at Toronto 7pm
Buffalo at Rochester 7:30pm
Colorado at Calgary 9pm

Sun. Jan 20

Edmonton at Washington 6pm

Week 4

Fri. Jan 25

Minnesota at Toronto 7:30pm
Calgary at Colorado 9pm
Washington at Edmonton 9pm

Sat. Jan 26

Philadelphia at Buffalo 7:30pm
Toronto at Rochester 7:30pm
Washington at Minnesota 8pm

Sun. Jan 27

Calgary at Philadelphia 4pm

Week 5

Sat. Feb 2

Toronto at Buffalo 7:30pm
Washington at Rochester 8pm
Minnesota at Colorado 9pm
Calgary at Edmonton 9pm

Week 6

Fri. Feb 8

Rochester at Philadelphia 11am
Toronto at Minnesota 8:30pm

Sat. Feb 9

Rochester at Buffalo 7:30pm
Edmonton at Calgary 9pm
Colorado at Washington 10pm

Week 7

Fri. Feb 15

Calgary at Toronto 7:30pm
Washington at Edmonton 9pm

Sat. Feb 16

Calgary at Minnesota 7pm
Buffalo at Rochester 7:30pm
Edmonton at Colorado 9pm

Week 8

Fri. Feb 22

Minnesota at Edmonton 9pm

Sat. Feb 23

Philadelphia at Rochester 7:30pm
Calgary at Washington 10pm

Sun. Feb 24

Edmonton at Minnesota 3pm
Colorado at Philadelphia 4pm

Week 9

Thu. Feb 28

Buffalo at Toronto 7:30pm

Fri. Mar 1

Philadelphia at Buffalo 7:30pm

Sat. Mar 2

Edmonton at Calgary 9pm
Rochester at Colorado 9pm

Sun. Mar 3

Minnesota at Washington 6pm

Week 10

Fri. Mar 8

Colorado at Toronto 7:30pm
Minnesota at Calgary 9pm

Sat. Mar 9

Colorado at Buffalo 7:30pm
Washington at Philadelphia 8pm

Week 11

Sat. Mar 16

Toronto at Philadelphia 1pm
Edmonton at Rochester 7:30pm
Washington at Minnesota 8pm
Buffalo at Colorado 9pm

Week 12

Sat. Mar 23

Edmonton at Buffalo 7:30pm
Colorado at Calgary 9pm

Sun. Mar 24

Edmonton at Toronto 3pm

Week 13

Fri. Mar 29

Buffalo at Toronto 7pm
Philadelphia at Minnesota 8:30pm

Sat. Mar 30

Toronto at Rochester 7:30pm
Philadelphia at Colorado 9pm
Calgary at Washington 10pm

Week 14

Sat. Apr 6

Philadelphia at Rochester 7:30pm
Buffalo at Minnesota 8pm
Washington at Calgary 9pm
Colorado at Edmonton 9pm

Sun. Apr 7

Rochester at Toronto 3pm
Minnesota at Philadelphia 4pm

Week 15

Sat. Apr 13

Toronto at Philadelphia 8pm
Rochester at Calgary 9pm
Minnesota at Colorado 9pm
Buffalo at Washington 10pm

Sun. Apr 14

Rochester at Edmonton 4pm

Week 16

Sat. Apr 20

Rochester at Buffalo 7:30pm
Colorado at Minnesota 8pm
Calgary at Edmonton 9pm
Philadelphia at Washington 10pm


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