October 1, 2012

NLL Draft Set for Tonight in Toronto

from staff reports

The annual National Lacrosse League Draft is set for tonight in downtown Toronto at the Westin Harbour Castle. The draft starts at 7 p.m. Eastern and will be broadcast live online at NLL.com.

Check back to LaxMagazine.com on Tuesday for a draft report from Lacrosse Magazine's Neil Stevens.

The current order of selection is listed below and is subject to change pending trades between the clubs. Minnesota is the first team in NLL draft history to hold three of the first four picks.

FIRST ROUND

1. Edmonton (from Washington)
2. Minnesota (from Buffalo)
3. Minnesota (from Philadelphia via Edmonton via Buffalo)
4. Minnesota
5. Buffalo (from Toronto via Minnesota)
6. Calgary (from Colorado via Rochester)
7. Calgary
8. Edmonton
9. Colorado (from Rochester)
10. Minnesota

SECOND ROUND

11. Washington
12. Washington (from Buffalo)
13. Buffalo (from Philadelphia via Rochester)
14. Toronto (from Minnesota via Buffalo)
15. Edmonton (from Toronto)
16. Buffalo (from Colorado via Toronto via Edmonton)
17. Calgary
18. Buffalo (from Edmonton via Minnesota)
19. Washington (from Rochester via Edmonton)
20. Toronto

THIRD ROUND

21. Washington
22. Buffalo
23. Washington (from Philadelphia)
24. Minnesota
25. Toronto
26. Rochester (from Colorado)
27. Toronto (from Calgary)
28. Edmonton
29. Rochester

FOURTH ROUND

30. Washington
31. Buffalo
32. Philadelphia
33. Minnesota
34. Toronto
35. Minnesota (from Colorado)
36. Calgary
37. Edmonton
38. Rochester

FIFTH ROUND

39. Philadelphia (from Washington)
40. Buffalo
41. Philadelphia
42. Minnesota
43. Toronto
44. Colorado
45. Calgary
46. Edmonton
47. Rochester

SIXTH ROUND

48. Washington
49. Calgary (from Buffalo)
50. Calgary (from Philadelphia)
51. Minnesota
52. Toronto
53. Colorado
54. Calgary
55. Edmonton
56. Rochester

On Tuesday, the NLL Hall of Fame induction ceremony for Class of 2012 member Steve Dietrich will take place, also at the Westin Harbour Castle. The Hall of Fame Class of 2012 Ceremony will also be broadcast live online at NLL.com on October 2 at 7pm Eastern.

Steve Dietrich, who was voted into the Hall of Fame this year following an 18-year pro career, has chosen Troy Cordingley to serve as his presenter for the ceremony. Cordingley, the head coach of the Toronto Rock, has been around Dietrich for his entire career as a teammate, rival and coach.


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