By MLL PR | 10/12/11 12:00 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 12, 2011
Major League Lacrosse Contact
Aly Morrissey, Marketing & PR Manager
MLL ANNOUNCES MULTIPLE TRADES BEFORE THE 10 TO 12-MAN PROTECTED LISTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED
BOSTON, MA (October 12, 2011)– Major League Lacrosse (MLL), announced today multiple trades prior to the release of the 10 to 12-man protected rosters. Teams are allowed to protect either 10 or 12 players depending on the number of goalies they choose to keep out of the 2012 MLL Expansion Draft.
The Long Island Lizards have traded midfielder Peter Mezzanotte and the 44th overall selection in the 2012 MLL Collegiate Draft to the Denver Outlaws for midfielder Kevin Unterstein.
The Charlotte Hounds have acquired defenseman Ryan Flanagan from the Hamilton Nationals in exchange for their 4th round selection (8th overall) in the Expansion Draft and the 6th round selection (42nd overall) in the Supplemental Draft.
The Long Island Lizards have also traded attackman Jay Card to the Rochester Rattlers in exchange for the 18th pick in the 2012 MLL Collegiate Draft.
The Boston Cannons have traded defenseman John Lade to the Rochester Rattlers in exchange for the 19th overall selection in the 2012 MLL Collegiate Draft.
The Ohio Machine and Boston Cannons completed a trade for draft picks. The Machine gave up its 15th overall selection in the 2012 MLL Collegiate Draft and the 11th overall selection in the 2012 MLL Expansion Draft to the Cannons in exchange for the 8th overall selection in the 2012 MLL Collegiate Draft.
The 10 to 12-man protected rosters will be released at 2pm (ET) on Wednesday, October 12, 2011.
About Major League Lacrosse
Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, was founded by Jake Steinfeld and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Major League Lacrosse commenced play in June of 2001 and will enter its twelfth season in 2012. MLL has continued to lead the sport of lacrosse into the mainstream of competitive team sports. The league is made up of eight teams: The Boston Cannons, Charlotte Hounds, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Denver Outlaws, Hamilton Nationals, Long Island Lizards, Ohio Machine and Rochester Rattlers.
The 2012 MLL Collegiate Draft will take place on January 13, 2012 in Philadelphia, PA. The 2012 season will commence on April 28, 2012. More information about the league can be found at www.majorleaguelacrosse.com, Facebookor Twitter.