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Encyclopedia > 2006 MLL season

2006 Major League Lacrosse season is the 6th season of the league. The season began on May 20 and concluded with the championship game on August 27. Major League Lacrosse logo This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... Major League Lacrosse is a professional field lacrosse league played in the United States. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ...

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General Information

The season marked the first expansion teams in the MLL. Chicago Machine, Denver Outlaws, Los Angeles Riptide and San Francisco Dragons made up the new Western Conference. The original six teams formed the Eastern Conference. The Chicago Machine is a lacrosse team based in Evanston, Illinois. ... The Denver Outlaws are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado. ... The Los Angeles Riptide are a lacrosse team based in Carson, California. ... The San Francisco Dragons are a lacrosse team based in San Francisco, California. ...


On April 21, MLL announced a trade involving six teams and 24 players and draft picks. MLL believes it to be the largest trade in sports history.


The June 29 game between Boston at Philadelphia was called with 13:00 remaining in the fourth quarter due to a lightening storm Boston won the game 16-5.


The Chicago Machine became the first MLL team to go a whole season without a victory after losing in overtime to San Francisco on August 12.


Regular Season

W = Wins, L = Losses, PTS = Points, PCT = Winning Percentage, GF = Goals For, 2ptGF = 2 point Goals For, GA = Goals Against, 2ptGA = 2 point Goals Against

Qualified for playoffs
Eastern Conference
Team W L PTS PCT GF 2ptGF GA 2ptGA
Philadelphia Barrage 10 2 20 .833 172 7 148 3
Boston Cannons 8 4 16 .667 177 11 162 10
New Jersey Pride 5 7 10 .417 169 12 166 15
Long Island Lizards 5 7 10 .417 147 12 139 9
Rochester Rattlers 5 7 10 .417 152 10 159 10
Baltimore Bayhawks 4 8 8 .333 156 10 197 14
Western Conference
Team W L PTS PCT GF 2ptGF GA 2ptGA
Denver Outlaws 10 2 20 .833 197 22 148 14
San Francisco Dragons 7 5 14 .583 179 13 170 12
Los Angeles Riptide 6 6 12 .500 148 8 150 10
Chicago Machine 0 12 0 .000 126 8 196 16


To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Boston Cannons are a lacrosse team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The New Jersey Pride are Montclair, New Jerseys professional lacrosse team. ... The Long Island Lizards are Uniondale, New Yorks professional lacrosse team. ... The Rochester Rattlers are Rochester, New Yorks professional field lacrosse team. ... The Baltimore Bayhawks are Baltimore, Marylands professional lacrosse team. ... The Denver Outlaws are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado. ... The San Francisco Dragons are a lacrosse team based in San Francisco, California. ... The Los Angeles Riptide are a lacrosse team based in Carson, California. ... The Chicago Machine is a lacrosse team based in Evanston, Illinois. ...


New Jersey finished 3rd in the East based on overall conference record (5-5) verses (4-6) for both Long Island and Rochester. Long Island finished 4th based on total points scored margin in games against Rochester (+10).


All Star Game

July 6, 2006 July 6 is the 187th day of the year (188th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 178 days remaining. ...

Nickerson Field is located on the site of Braves Field, in Boston, Massachusetts the former home of the National League Boston Braves baseball team, now located in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub of the Universe (The State House, according to Oliver Wendell Holmes, is the hub of the Solar System), Athens of America Location in Massachusetts Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas Menino (D) Area    - City 232. ...

Playoffs

Semi Finals August 25 @The Home Depot Center, Carson, California
Denver 23-14 San Francisco
Philadelphia 17-12 Boston The Home Depot Center is a multiple-use sports complex located on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. ... Carson is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ...


Championship August 27@The Home Depot Center, Carson, California
Philadelphia 23-12 Denver The Home Depot Center is a multiple-use sports complex located on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. ... Carson is a city located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. ...


Awards

Award Winner Team
MVP Award Ryan Powell San Francisco
Rookie of the Year Award Matt Ward Baltimore
Coach of the Year Award Tony Resch Philadelphia
Defensive player of the Year Award Brodie Merrill Rochester
Offensive player of the Year Award Ryan Powell San Francisco
Goaltender of the Year Award Brian Dougherty Philadelphia
Sportsman of the Year Award Michael Culver Chicago
Most Improved Player of the Year Award John Christmas Boston
Preceded by:
2005 MLL season
MLL seasons
2006
Succeeded by:
2007 MLL season

 
 

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