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NLL, PLPA reaches CBA agreement, beginning in 2018-19

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The National Lacrosse League will be back in December. Late Saturday night, the league announced they reached a new collective bargaining agreement.

The league and the Professional Lacrosse Players Association (PLPA) has a new five-year deal in place. The agreement begins with the 2018-19 season.

National Lacrosse League
National Lacrosse League

The new season will kick off with the return of the Philadelphia Wings on December 15th. The Wings will host the Buffalo Bandits.

The re-birth of the Wings are one of two expansion teams in the NLL this season. The San Diego Seals are the other team and they will not play their first game until December 22nd against the Colorado Mammoth.

“We appreciate the efforts of the negotiating committee and their tireless dedication to reaching a fair and equitable agreement for both the NLL and the players,” NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz. “This agreement has created a clear path for incremental growth, not just for the players and the existing clubs, but for the sport of lacrosse as well. Thank you also to the fans and the players for your patience as we worked through this situation.”

Several days ago, the PLPA and the league announced that the first two weeks of the season were canceled. This caused the cancellation of the games on December 1st and December 8th.

“This new agreement sets the players in a great position for success as partners in a league and a sport whose best days are ahead,” PLPA President Peter Schmitz said.

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