Black Wolves Re-sign Thorimbert


UNCASVILLE, Conn. (July 25, 2018) – The New England Black Wolves have signed veteran faceoff specialist Jay Thorimbert to a one-year contract.


Thorimbert ranks second in NLL history with 2,249 faceoff wins and is eighth in loose balls with 1,464 for his career. During the 2017-18 season, Thorimbert was second in the league with 245 wins on 472 draws and scooped up 136 loose balls, the eighth highest total on the year.


“We are excited to have Jay back with the pack,” Black Wolves general manager Rich Lisk said. “Jay is an elite face off specialist in the NLL as well as being one of our leaders. We look forward to building a championship here in New England and Jay is an important piece in that process.”


In two seasons with New England, Thorimbert has won 547 draws on 997 attempts (54.9 percent) with 328 loose balls. He has 101 career points on 39 goals and 62 assists and had a career-best 15 points with seven goals and eight assists in 2017.


New England finished 9-9 during the 2017-18 regular season and was eliminated in the East Division semifinals at Rochester. Season tickets for the 2018-19 season are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 844-LAX-WOLF.