NLL Welcomes two more expansion teams

The National Lacrosse League will include two more expansion teams in The Halifax Thunderbirds and New York Riptide starting next year. (Submitted Photo)

By Neil Becker Sports Writer Starting next year, the ever growing National Lacrosse League will have two more expansion teams competing in the New York Riptide and Halifax Thunderbirds. Recently during the final day of the New York Open which was held at NYCB Live, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, it was a big moment for the franchise as the team’s name ‘Riptide’ was made official. “The fans spoke, and the overwhelming choice was New York Riptide,” Gary Fuhrman, Managing Partner at GF Capital and Board Member of GF Sports said. “We are excited to give the greatest lacrosse fans in the world, a fresh, new brand for professional lacrosse.” Meanwhile at the Halifax Convention Centre, there was a special smudging as various Indigenous people were in attendance…

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