Vancouver, BC (Thursday, November 2, 2017) – The Vancouver Stealth announced today that they have acquired goaltender Brodie MacDonald from the Georgia Swarm in exchange for a conditional 5th round pick in the 2020 NLL Entry Draft.
“I’m really excited to start this new chapter with the Stealth,” said Brodie MacDonald. “I’m thrilled to start training camp this season inside a place that has always felt like my home.”
MacDonald is a six-year NLL veteran who has appeared up in 99 games, having a record of 10-14-0, with a 10.79 goals against average (G.A.A) and a .625 save percentage, in 2017, he won a Champion’s Cup with the Georgia Swarm. He has played in 98 games for the Langley Thunder of the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA), where he has a record of 40-35-4, 8.35 G.A.A and a .805 save percentage. He helped lead Langley to back-to-back WLA Championships in 2011 and 2012 and was named the WLA Rookie of the Year and Playoff MVP in 2011.
“Brodie is a mature goalie who has had some great games in both the National Lacrosse League and the Western Lacrosse Association,” said Head Coach and Assistant General Manager Jamie Batley. “At 28-years-old, Brodie brings a lot of experience to our camp and we expect him to push the pace to make our roster.”
Vancouver will begin Training Camp on Saturday, November 4, from 9:00am-11:00am, 6:00pm-8:00pm and again on Sunday November 5, from 9:00am-11:00am. The team will play two pre-season games the following week on November 11, 2017, when they host the Calgary Roughnecks at 7:00pm and on November 12, 2017 at 9:00am against the Colorado Mammoth. The pre-season games and all Training Camp sessions will be free and open to the public.
The Stealth are currently offering Season Ticket Membership, single game tickets, Party Deck tickets and now Boston Pizza Fan Packs, which feature four tickets, one large pizza, four soft drinks and an appetizer for $99 at all local Boston Pizzas. Stay up-to-date with all breaking news and ticketing information by visiting StealthLAX.com.
About the National Lacrosse League:
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional indoor lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 11 franchises across the United States and Canada: Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, New England Black Wolves, Philadelphia NLL, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego NLL, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock and Vancouver Stealth. The 2017-18 NLL season, commemorating the League’s 32nd year, begins in December. For more information, visit NLL.com and find the NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.