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.
1. Edmonton (from Washington)
2. Minnesota (from Buffalo)
3. Minnesota (from Philadelphia via Edmonton via Buffalo)
5. Buffalo (from Toronto via Minnesota)
6. Calgary (from Colorado via Rochester)
9. Colorado (from Rochester)
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)
18. Buffalo (from Edmonton via Minnesota)
19. Washington (from Rochester via Edmonton)
23. Washington (from Philadelphia)
26. Rochester (from Colorado)
27. Toronto (from Calgary)
35. Minnesota (from Colorado)
39. Philadelphia (from Washington)
49. Calgary (from Buffalo)
50. Calgary (from Philadelphia)
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.