Photo: Richard Olson
EVERETT, Wash. – The Washington Stealth have announced that the starting time for Saturday’s NLL West Division Semifinal playoff matchup between the Stealth and Edmonton Rush has been changed to 4:30 p.m. PDT.
The change in time accommodates the scheduling of the game as the second contest of the NLL Divisional Semifinal double-header on the CBS Sports Network.
The first-round matchup between the #2 seed Stealth (9-7) and the #3 seed Rush (9-7) gets underway at 4:30 p.m. PT (7:30 p.m. ET) on Saturday, April 27 from Everett’s Comcast Arena and will be televised live across the U.S. and Canada.
The Stealth, Rush matchup follows Saturday’s East Division Semifinal between the Philadelphia Wings and Rochester Knighthawks from Rochester’s Blue Cross Arena. The Wings-Knighthawks game gets underway on the CBS Sports Network at 2 p.m. PT (5 p.m. ET).
Winners of Saturday’s NLL Divisional Semifinals advance to the Division Finals during the weekend of May 3 - 5. The NLL Championship Game presented by Reebok takes place the following weekend.
Washington is making its third trip to the NLL post-season in the last four years. The Stealth advanced to the NLL title game in each of its first two years in Washington state, winning the franchise’s first NLL championship in 2010.
Tickets for Saturday’s NLL West Division Semifinal at Comcast Arena are still available. Visit www.stealthlax.com or call 877-MY-75-TIX… Washington Stealth… It’s like hockey with balls.
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NLL Divisional Semifinals on CBS Sports Network
East Division Semifinal
Philadelphia Wings at Rochester Knighthawks
Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m. PT (5 p.m. ET), live on CBS Sports Network
West Division Semifinal
Edmonton Rush at Washington Stealth
Saturday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m. PT (7:30 p.m. ET), live on CBS Sports Network
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