NLL Announces Television Slate for NLL Finals Presented by AXIA Time Beginning Friday
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Game 3 moved to Saturday, May 25, 5 p.m. ET on ESPN2, ESPN+, TSN, TSN+

PHILADELPHIA - iSportsWire -- The National Lacrosse League (@NLL) today announced the television schedule and commentator team for the best-of-three 2024 NLL Finals presented by AXIA Time between the #3 seed Albany FireWolves and defending NLL champion and fourth-seeded Buffalo Bandits.

All NLL Finals games will be live on TSN and TSN+ in Canada, and available live via ESPN+ in the U.S. If necessary, Game 3 in Albany will be televised on ESPN2 and TSN on Saturday, May 25, 5 p.m. ET following the NCAA Men's National Lacrosse Championship Semifinals.

The 2024 NLL Finals open on May 17, 7 p.m. ET at MVP Arena in Albany before the series moves to Buffalo on Saturday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. at KeyBank Center. Impressive semifinal round sweeps by the Bandits and FireWolves set up an outstanding championship series between the New York in-state rivals.

The production will include several notable features, including robotic cameras at strategic locations throughout the arena, as well as an on-floor depth-of-field camera, capturing unique angles to aid in the storytelling.

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The Bandits have been to the past three NLL Finals, defeating the Colorado Mammoth last season for their first championship since 2008. Albany is looking to finish one of the best turnarounds in NLL history, advancing to the Finals with an 11-7 regular season record after finishing last at 3-15 a season ago.

To view the 2024 NLL Playoffs bracket, visit

The complete 2024 NLL Finals presented by AXIA Time television schedule is as follows:

(4) Buffalo Bandits vs. (3) Albany Firewolves
  • Game 1 – Buffalo at Albany, Friday, May 17, 7 p.m. ET, MVP Arena, Albany, N.Y., TSN, TSN+, ESPN+ (Jon Abbott, Pat Gregoire, Brianne Foley)
  • Game 2 – Albany at Buffalo, Saturday, May 18, 7:30 p.m. ET, KeyBank Center, Buffalo, N.Y., TSN, TSN+, ESPN+ (Jon Abbott, Pat Gregoire, Brianne Foley)
  • *Game 3 – Buffalo at Albany, Saturday, May 25, 5 p.m. ET, MVP Arena, Albany, N.Y., ESPN2, ESPN+, TSN, TSN+ (Jon Abbott, Pat Gregoire, Brianne Foley)

*If necessary

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About the National Lacrosse League

The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America's largest professional lacrosse league, welcomed more than 1 million fans for the second year in a row during the 2023-24 season. Founded in 1986, the NLL is comprised of 15 franchises across the United States and Canada, and recently unveiled its largest brand campaign ever, "Welcome to The Next Major League (™" and introduced its comprehensive grassroots initiative, NLL UnBOXed (™, that will expand the League's footprint to more than 60 communities across North America by 2027.

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