From a transactional perspective, it was a rather busy month in the National Lacrosse League. There were a total of 13 Canadians traded from July 6 to 31. Let us take a look at the players who are switching teams.
Tyson Bomberry–A defenseman from Oshweken, Ontario, Bomberry was traded from the New York Riptide to the San Diego Seals with a fifth-round pick in the 2020 NLL Draft for defenseman Adrian Sorichetti of Whitby, Ontario and a second-round draft pick in the 2020 NLL Draft on July 21. Sorichetti had five goals and six assists for 11 points in 2019-20. Bomberry had one assist for the Riptide.
David Brock–A defenseman from Burlington, Ontario, Brock was traded from the Toronto Rock to the Halifax Thunderbirds on July 17 for a second-round pick in the 2022 NLL Draft. Brock had four goals and seven assists for 11 points last season for Toronto.
Dan Coates–A defenseman from St. Catharines, Ontario, Coates was traded from the Colorado Mammoth to the Georgia Swarm with a first-round pick in the 2020 NLL Draft for Zed Williams and two second-round picks in the 2020 NLL Draft on July 6. Coates had two goals and three assists for five points for the Mammoth last year.
Josh Currier–A forward from Peterborough, Ontario, Currier was traded from the Philadelphia Wings to the Saskatchewan Rush on Friday, July 31 with a first-round pick in the 2020 and 2021 NLL Draft for Ben McIntosh, two third-round picks in the 2020 NLL Draft, and a second-round draft pick in the 2023 NLL Draft. Currier had 17 goals and 18 assists for 35 points with the Wings last year.
Mitch de Snoo–A defenseman from Oshawa, Ontario, de Snoo was traded from the Buffalo Bandits to the Toronto Rock for defenseman Brock Sorensen of Peterborough, Ontario, defenseman Alec Tulett of Toronto, Ontario and a conditional first-round pick in either 2020 or 2022 on July 6. de Snoo had one goal and five assists for six points with the Bandits. Sorensen had four goals and two assists for six points with the Rock, and Tulett had three assists in seven games for the Rock.
Dereck Downs–A forward from Toronto, Ontario, Downs was traded from the Calgary Roughnecks to the New York Riptide for a third-round pick in the 2020 NLL Draft on July 6. He had three goals and 10 assists for 13 points this past season.
Nick Finlay–A defenseman from Orleans, Ontario, Finlay was traded from the Philadelphia Wings to the New York Riptide for a fourth-round pick in the 2021 NLL Draft on July 20. He had one goal and one assist for two points last season.
Kyle Killen–A forward from Caven, Ontario, Killen was traded from the Colorado Mammoth to the Vancouver Warriors for a second-round pick in the 2021 NLL Draft on July 20. He had six goals and 15 assists for 21 points last season.
Mackenzie Mitchell–A defenseman from Orangeville, Ontario, Mitchell was traded from the New England Black Wolves to the New York Riptide on July 6. Teams also traded second-round picks in the 2020 NLL Draft. Mitchell had four assists in six games last year.
Jason Noble–A defenseman from Orangeville, Ontario, Noble was traded from the Georgia Swarm to the Toronto Rock on July 6. Noble was the 2017 NLL Defensive Player of the Year while with the Swarm. Georgia will be getting the 2021 Rock’s first-round pick, and a conditional first-round pick in either 2020 or 2022.