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Encyclopedia > Boston Blazers
Boston Blazers
Image:BostonBlazers.gif
Division National
Played 1992-1997
Home arena Boston Garden
Based in Boston, Massachusetts
Colors Green, Orange, & Black
Championships
Division Championships
Formerly New England Blazers

The Boston Blazers were a member of the Major Indoor Lacrosse League from 1989 to 1997. They were called the New England Blazers from 1989 to 1991, while based in Worcester, Massachusetts and playing at the Worcester Centrum, and Boston Blazers from 1992 to 1997, based in Boston, Massachusetts playing at the Boston Garden. Boston Blazers File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Boston Garden ISBN:0738511528 The Boston Garden was an arena built in 1928 and demolished in 1997 after the completion of its new sister arena, the FleetCenter, now called TD Banknorth Garden. ... Nickname: City on the 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, The Cradle of Revolution Location in Massachusetts Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... The Blazers were a member of the Major Indoor Lacrosse League from 1989 to 1997. ... The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is the professional league of mens indoor lacrosse in North America. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: The Heart of the Commonwealth, The City of the Seven Hills, Wormtown, Woo-town, Wortown (war-town), The City of Diners, Paris of the Eighties Settled: 1673 â€“ Incorporated: 1684 Zip Code(s): 01608 â€“ Area Code(s): 508 / 774 Official website: http://www. ... The DCU Center, formerly known as the Worcester Centrum Center, is an indoor arena and convention center complex located in downtown Worcester, Massachusetts. ... Nickname: City on the 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, The Cradle of Revolution Location in Massachusetts Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... Boston Garden ISBN:0738511528 The Boston Garden was an arena built in 1928 and demolished in 1997 after the completion of its new sister arena, the FleetCenter, now called TD Banknorth Garden. ...


All time Record

Season Division W-L Finish Home Road GF GA Playoffs
1992 National 3-5 3rd 2-2 1-3 101 116 Lost in division semifinals
1993 National 2-6 3rd 2-2 0-4 93 108 Lost in division finals
1994 National 4-4 3rd 1-3 3-1 93 91 Missed playoffs
1995   5-3 2nd 2-2 3-1 93 91 Lost in semifinals
1996   6-4 3rd 4-1 2-3 146 113 Lost in semifinals
1997   4-6 5th 3-2 1-4 120 135 Missed playoffs
Total 6 seasons 24-28   14-12 10-16 646 654  

The 1992 season began on December 27, 1991 and concluded with the championship game on April 11, 1992. ... The 1993 Major Indoor Lacrosse League season began on January 9, 1993 and concluded with the championship game on April 10. ... The 1994 season began on January 8, 1994 and concluded with the championship game on April 16. ... The 1995 Major Indoor Lacrosse League season began on January 7, 1994 and concluded with the championship game on April 8, 1995. ... The 1996 season began on December 30, 1995 and concluded with the championship game on April 12, 1996. ... The 1997 season, the last as the MILL, began on January 4, 1997 and concluded with the championship game on April 12. ...

Playoff Results

Season Game Visiting Home
1992 Division Semifinals Boston 16 Buffalo 22
1993 Division Semifinals Detroit 5 Boston 18
Division Finals Boston 10 Buffalo 12
1995 Semifinals Boston 8 Rochester 10
1996 Semifinals Boston 8 Philadelphia 10

The 1992 season began on December 27, 1991 and concluded with the championship game on April 11, 1992. ... The 1993 Major Indoor Lacrosse League season began on January 9, 1993 and concluded with the championship game on April 10. ... The 1995 Major Indoor Lacrosse League season began on January 7, 1994 and concluded with the championship game on April 8, 1995. ... The 1996 season began on December 30, 1995 and concluded with the championship game on April 12, 1996. ...

External links

  • http://www.arenamedia.com/content/blazers/index.shtml
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NLL Awards: Champion's Cup | Most Valuable Player | Rookie of the Year | Defenseman of the Year | Goaltender of the Year | Sportsmanship Award | Les Bartley Award | GM of the Year | Executive of the Year
NLL Articles: All-Star Game | Players' Association | Family relations | Hall of Fame | Season reviews | Former teams
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BOSTON (Ticker) -- Bonzi Wells led six players in double figures with 20 points as the Portland Trail Blazers notched their 15th victory in 16 games, a 100-91 triumph over the Boston Celtics.
Boston got within 84-81 on a free throw by Rodney Rogers with 7:14 left, but Wells had a 3-pointer and a dunk and Scottie Pippen scored on a driving layup to give the Blazers a 91-81 advantage with 5:23 left.
Boston led, 29-28, after one quarter but Portland shot 56 percent (9-of-16) and limited the Celtics to 40 percent (8-of-20) in the second period to take a 58-49 lead at halftime.
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Blazers center Arvydas Sabonis picked up his third and fourth fouls during the surge and stayed on the bench until the fourth quarter.
The Blazers are 14-19 in openers of their 33 playoff series since 1977, when they last won an NBA title.
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