Edit: They ended up just pre-selecting the teams so this whole post is moot haha. I also listed Blaze at #8…that’s embarrassing.
In case you’ve been living under a rock where’s there no lacrosse or news, you’ve already heard about the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL).
A new, tour-based professional men’s outdoor league spearheaded by Paul Rabil. The PLL has attracted the top professionals with increased pay, equity in the league, and them sweet, sweet healthcare bennies!
The league will start in June of 2019.
The players have already been announced and sometime before that there will be a draft to determine the rosters of the 6 teams.
The PLL Goalies
Here are the goalies announced who will be participating in PLL:
Seems like they’re missing a goalie, no? If there are 6 teams, you should have a starter and a backup for each team. I only count 11 goalies.
Edit: On 12/8/2018 the PLL announced more names joining the league including the great Brett Queener so the goalie count is now at 12. I already added him to the list above and included him in my rankings.
The PLL has made the claim that they’re getting the best talent in the world. Going through this list, that’s a pretty accurate claim.
All of these guys are goalies who have proven themselves either at the college level, the pro level, the international level, or all three.
Stats: 24 yrs old. 6’1″ 195lbs. West Islip, NY. Brown 2016
For the last two years, Jack has earned the top ranking amongst goalies for all players in the MLL.
He was the starter on Team USA until he suffered a knee injury. But that injury didn’t stop him from helping the team win gold…
Something on my mind since returning home — @JLKelly94’s contributions post injury. His energy, focus, & mental toughness were contagious down the stretch. Made himself as valuable as anyone on the field. Truly the epitome of a great teammate. 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/Qy7g08K6Gj
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