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Oct. 21, 2019

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Thunderbirds announced today the signing of veteran and free agent defenseman, Scott Campbell to a one-year agreement. Signing Scott Campbell with Thunderbirds is a major win according to Styres, who is hoping Campbell's…

Oct. 21, 2019

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Thunderbirds announced today that defender Luc Magnan has been signed to a two-year deal. “I am excited for the next chapter with Thunderbirds,” said Magnan. “I’m eager to get out there and start…

Oct. 21, 2019

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Thunderbirds have signed forward Mike Burke to a two-year deal. The Brampton, Ontario native completed his fourth season in the National Lacrosse League and first with the Knighthawks last year. “I am extremely…

Oct. 21, 2019

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Thunderbirds announced that they have signed Goaltender, Warren Hill,  to a two- year agreement. The Six Nations native just completed his third season in the National Lacrosse League, and first with the organization.…

Oct. 21, 2019

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Thunderbirds announced this morning that Forward and NLL veteran, Ryan Benesch, has accepted the Halifax Thunderbirds franchise designation with a three-year term, pending league approval. Benesch, entering his 14th season…

Oct. 21, 2019

Halifax, Nova Scotia - The Halifax Thunderbirds announced earlier today that they have signed Chris Boushy to a two-year deal. The young and talented forward has a lot to bring to the new franchise in Halifax. “I’m beyond excited to be apart…

Oct. 21, 2019

Halifax, Nova Scotia - Thunderbirds defender and alternate captain, Graeme Hossack, was named the National Lacrosse League Defensive Player of the Year earlier today. While this isn't a new award for Hossack’s trophy case, it is still just…

Oct. 21, 2019

So begins a new adventure, a new course, a new home. Professional Lacrosse is on a journey and its bow is pointing east toward a welcoming destination, known as the shores of Nova Scotia Peninsula – the city of Halifax. The Thunderbirds lacrosse…

Oct. 21, 2019

The National Lacrosse League (NLL) Board of Governors, announce the contract extension of Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz. Sakiewicz took over the role in 2016, and the league, its players and its partners have experienced unprecedented growth under his…

Oct. 21, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The National Lacrosse League has announced the list of teams who have been awarded compensatory draft selections  as a result of losing players to unrestricted free agency prior to the 2018-19 NLL season. Halifax will receive…

Oct. 21, 2019

Halifax, NS - The Halifax Thunderbirds announced their protected players list today prior to the 2019 National Lacrosse League Expansion Draft. Teams may only protect a maximum of five offensive runners. The Thunderbirds elected to protect one goalie…

Oct. 21, 2019

When lacrosse fan and Nova Scotian, James Burke, first heard the announcement that professional lacrosse would find it’s way to Halifax, he was elated. On Thursday, a chance encounter in Toronto put James face to face with Thunderbirds Owner and…