If it feels like things are moving super fast for the Albany NLL lacrosse team just wait until they get on the field at the Times Union Center. It's been just over two weeks since we found out the Capital Region was getting professional indoor lacrosse back but we already know when the season will begin.

In a press release earlier today from the National Lacrosse League the date has been set for the Albany Attack, Black Arrows, or Fire Wolves to start their play. The weekend of December 3rd and 4th the 2021 - 2022 NLL season begins just about 9 short months since we found out they were coming to town.

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According to the NLL press release:

The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the largest and most successful professional lacrosse property in the world, today announced that the NLL Board of Governors has officially approved the start of the 2021-22 season for the weekend of December 3rd-4th. The schedule will call for 18 regular season games followed by Playoffs and a Championship Series.

“During what has been a very challenging year and uncertain times we are thrilled to finally announce that the NLL will return to play in December. We want to thank everyone that has helped us navigate the last 12 months with tough decisions, learning new innovations and, most importantly still finding a way to grow,” said NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz. “We are very excited to welcome the NLL’s 14th team, Panther City Lacrosse Club to the upcoming season and confident it will be another record setting year. Thank you to our fans whose passion and commitment continues to inspire us every day. We are raring to go with a robust run up to the opening face-off already in the works.”

The 2021-22 season will be the debut of the NLL in Texas with Panther City Lacrosse Club playing at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, as well as the return of the NLL to the Capital Region, New York with Albany NLL (team name contest currently underway visit albanynll.com to learn more) and its new ownership group at the Times Union Center.

You can help name the team by going to AlbanyNLL.com.

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