Black Wolves, Bandits To Play Exhibition In Pennsylvania

NEW YORK, (October 14, 2015) – The National Lacrosse League has announced that the New England Black Wolves and Buffalo Bandits play a preseason game at PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania at 7 p.m. on December 19th.

“It’s great to bring the National Lacrosse League to the Lehigh Valley with an exhibition game at PPL Center,” said NLL Commissioner George Daniel. “There are many loyal fans in the area who can expect an entertaining night of lacrosse between two division rivals in Buffalo and New England.”

NLL stars hitting the turf include Buffalo’s Ryan Benesch, Anthony Cosmo, Steve Priolo, Billy Dee Smith, Dhane Smith and Mark Steenhuis along with New England’s Kevin Buchanan, Kyle Buchanan, Garrett Billings, Brett Manney, Pat Saunders and Garrett Thul.

Tickets are on sale now starting at $17 and can be purchased online at or in person at the Mealey’s Furniture Box Office located at PPL Center.

About PPL Center
Nominated by Pollstar as Best New Major Concert Venue, PPL Center ( is a state-of-the-art multipurpose venue in downtown Allentown, PA. Spectra by Comcast Spectacor provides the Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Ticketing & Fan Engagement at PPL Center. The arena seats more than 10,000 for concerts and more than 8,500 for Lehigh Valley Phantoms professional hockey games, making it the region’s largest events venue. The amenities-packed PPL Center will host more than 150 events each year, offering something for everyone, including the Phantoms, the AHL affiliate of the NHL Philadelphia Flyers, live concerts, family shows, trade shows, figure skating events, youth sports, high school and collegiate events, Disney on Ice, conferences, graduations and many more events. PPL Center is currently the main catalyst to the revitalization and growth of downtown Allentown.

About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s professional indoor lacrosse league featuring the best players in the world. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for professional indoor sports worldwide behind only the NHL and NBA. The league is comprised of nine franchises across the U.S. and Canada: The 2016 NLL season will begin on Friday, Jan. 1 to open the league’s 30th anniversary year. For more information, visit and find the NLL on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.