NLL Announces Protected Player Lists Ahead of Expansion Draft
Philadelphia and San Diego to make selections in first expansion draft in 10 years
PHILADELPHIA, July 3, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announces the protected player lists from each team in advance of the 2018 NLL Expansion Draft on July 16th.
“The lists being released is another big step in building our team,” commented General Manager and Head Coach Paul Day. “There’s a great deal of talent in the unprotected lists. Our legacy begins July 16th and our management couldn’t be more excited to solidify part of our roster.”
The Philadelphia Wings hold the 1st overall selection in the 2018 Expansion Draft. Both the Wings and the San Diego Seals will make alternating picks throughout 9 rounds (18 total selections). No current NLL team will be allowed to lose more than two players.