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Black Wolves Set For First Round Of NLL Playoffs

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (May 2, 2016) – For the first time since relocating from Philadelphia, the New England Black Wolves are in the National Lacrosse League Playoffs.

The No. 2 seed in the Eastern Division, the Black Wolves will take on the No. 3 seeded Georgia Swarm on Friday, May 6th at Mohegan Sun Arena. Game time is set for 7 p.m.  

New England finished the regular season 10-8, tying the franchise record for wins in a season while qualifying for the playoffs for the first time since 2013.

Reigning NLL MVP Shawn Evans led the Black Wolves with 118 points (50 goals, 68 assists) while Kevin Crowley (90 points), Pat Saunders (76 points) and Kevin Buchanan (62 points) all had career-years. Evan Kirk had nine wins in goal for New England and wrapped up the regular season with a league-leading 620 saves.

Tickets for Friday’s playoff matchup can be purchased by calling 844-LAX-WOLF, visiting blackwolves.com and clicking on tickets, visiting ticketmaster.com or at the Mohegan Sun Arena Box Office.