The National Lacrosse League (@NLL) has officially approved the start of the 2021-22 season for the weekend of December 3rd & 4th. The schedule will include 18 regular season games followed by Playoffs, and a Championship Series.
“We are thrilled to announce that we will be returning to play in Halifax for the 2021-22 season,” said Thunderbirds President & CEO John Catalano. “This past year has taken a lot of sacrifice and teamwork and we are elated to provide our fans with Lacrosse again. The collective resilience of the Halifax community has reminded us how strong and supportive the Thunderbirds extended family is. We’re counting down the days until we return to the Nest.”
“The Halifax Thunderbirds are optimistic about the start of the 2021-22 season,” said Team Owner & General Manager Curt Styres. “Before all else, our focus is on the safety of the fans, the players, our staff, and the community. We want to thank Iain Rankin, the Premier of Nova Scotia, Stephen McNeil, the former Premier, Dr. Robert Strang, the province’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Mike Savage, the Mayor of Halifax, and all other health authorities for the tremendous job that they’ve done managing this virus. This organization will continue to listen to the experts, and follow their lead. We are grateful for the support of our fans, and the city of Halifax.”
The 2021-22 season will be the debut of the NLL in Texas with Panther City Lacrosse Club playing at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, as well as the return of the NLL to the Capitol Region, New York with Albany NLL (team name contest currently underway visit albanynll.com to learn more) and its new ownership group at the Times Union Center.
Details about the 2021 NLL Draft, player training camps, player combine, broadcast partner(s), the relaunch of the NLL Hall of Fame, plus other league and team information will be coming in the next few months. For all current Thunderbirds season ticket members, a ticket representative will be in contact with you to discuss the 2021-22 season. Your patience and loyalty is greatly appreciated.