The National Lacrosse League announced that the 2011 Entry Draft will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 21, in Toronto. The draft will start at 7 p.m. and will take place at the Toronto Don Valley Hotel. It will consist of six rounds, with the Philadelphia Wings currently holding the first overall selection. The Buffalo Bandits do not have a first round selection.
A live webcast of the Entry Draft will air on The NLL Network at NLL.com, powered by Livestream. The event is open to the public.
The current draft order is listed below, and is subject to change pending trades between the clubs.
2. Rochester (from Edmonton)
5. Calgary (from Boston via Buffalo)
6. Minnesota (from Rochester via Colorado via Edmonton)
7. Boston (from Calgary)
8. Calgary (from Washington)
9. Colorado (from Toronto)
10. Edmonton (from Philadelphia via Toronto via Minnesota)
11. Rochester (from Edmonton)
12. Calgary (from Colorado)
13. Toronto (from Minnesota via Boston)
14. Colorado (from Boston via Toronto)
15. Colorado (from Rochester via Minnesota)
17. Colorado (from Calgary)
18. Toronto (from Washington)
19. Calgary (from Toronto via Buffalo via Minnesota via Philadelphia)
20. Minnesota (from Philadelphia)
22. Washington (from Colorado)
23. Washington (from Minnesota via Buffalo)
27. Buffalo (from Calgary)
28. Toronto (from Washington via Colorado)
29. Minnesota (from Toronto)
31. Minnesota (from Edmonton)
37. Boston (from Calgary)
40. Rochester (from Philadelphia)
41. Philadelphia (from Edmonton)
50. Rochester (from Philadelphia)
51. Calgary (from Edmonton)
56. Toronto (from Buffalo)
The NLL also announced that the 2011 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Toronto Don Valley Hotel. This year’s inductee is Toronto Rock goaltender Bob Watson, who won induction in his first year of eligibility. Tickets to the event can be reserved by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.