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2014 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft

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2014 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft

2014 MLL Draft
Date September 22, 2014
Location Toronto Rock Athletic Centre
Network YouTube
First Pick Ben McIntosh
Edmonton Rush
Overall Picks 55

The 2014 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft was the 27th annual meeting of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) franchises to select newly eligible box lacrosse players to the leagues rosters. It was hosted by the Toronto Rock at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre on September 22, 2014. A total off 55 players were selected in the draft with the Edmonton Rush selecting first overall for the first time in three years. The draft was also televised online on YouTube.


  • Overview 1
  • Determination of draft order 2
  • Draft 3
    • Round 1 3.1
    • Round 2 3.2
    • Round 3 3.3
    • Round 4 3.4
    • Round 5 3.5
    • Round 6 3.6
  • References 4


The following is the breakdown of the 55 players selected by Box Lacrosse positions:

Determination of draft order

The draft order is based generally on each team's record from the previous season, with teams which qualified for the postseason selecting after those which failed to make the playoffs.


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Round 1

Overall Team Player Positions College
1 Edmonton Rush Ben McIntosh Forward Drexel
2 Rochester Knighthawks Jeremy Noble Forward Denver
3 Minnesota Swarm Miles Thompson Forward Albany
4 Colorado Mammoth Eli McLaughlin Forward Coquitlam Adanacs
5 Minnesota Swarm Shane MacDonald Transition Brampton Excelsiors
6 New England Black Wolves Mark Cockerton Forward Virginia
7 Colorado Mammoth Robert Hope Defense Pfeiffer
8 New England Black Wolves Quin Powless Forward Six Nations Chiefs
9 Buffalo Bandits Brandon Goodwin Forward Adelphi

Round 2

Overall Team Player Positions College
10 Minnesota Swarm Joe Maracle Forward Six Nations Chiefs
11 New England Black Wolves Rodd Squire Defense Six Nations Chiefs
12 Vancouver Stealth Conrad Chapman Transition Nanaimo Timbermen
13 Edmonton Rush Adam Shute Goalkeeper New England
14 Buffalo Bandits Matthew Bennett Transition Brampton Excelsiors
15 New England Black Wolves Matt Crough Forward Dowling
16 Calgary Roughnecks Tyson Roe Transition Concordia
17 Colorado Mammoth Alex Buque Goalie American International
18 Buffalo Bandits Tyler Ferreira Forward Dowling
19 Edmonton Rush ^ Tyler Melnyk Forward Marquette

Round 3

Overall Team Player Positions College
20 New England Black Wolves Josh Johnson Forward Six Nations Chiefs
21 Vancouver Stealth Brandon Clelland Defense Orangeville Northmen
22 New England Black Wolves Sheldon Burns Defense Dowling
23 Vancouver Stealth Dan Keane Forward Delaware
24 Buffalo Bandits Jordan Dance Forward Orangeville Northmen
25 Vancouver Stealth Jakob Doucet Transitions New Westminster Salmonbellies
26 New England Black Wolves Ty Thompson Forward Albany
27 Rochester Knighthawks Brier Jonathan Transition Six Nations Chiefs
28 New England Blackwolves Connor Campbell Defense Brampton Excelsiors

Round 4

Overall Team Player Positions College
29 Minnesota Swarm Eric Guiltinan Defense Brampton Excelsiors
30 Vancouver Stealth Matt Delmonico Forward Seton Hill
31 New England Black Wolves Mike Mawdsley Transition Sacred Heart
32 Colorado Mammoth Zach Rogers Defense Providence
33 Toronto Rock Brandon Benn Forward Johns Hopkins
34 New England Black Wolves Jayson Crawford Defense Halton Hills
35 Edmonton Rush Matt MacGrotty Defense Bryant
36 Calgary Roughnecks Pat Henry Forward Calgary Mountaineers
37 Rochester Knighthawks Ian Martin Forward Six Nations Chiefs

Round 5

Overall Team Player Positions College
38 Minnesota Swarm Pat Miles Defense New England
39 Vancouver Stealth DJ Saari Defense Coquitlam Adanacs
40 Minnesota Swarm Paxton Leroux Defense Peterborough Lakers
41 Colorado Mammoth DJ Giacobbo Defense Canisius
42 Colorado Mammoth Terry Ellis Transition Denver
43 Toronto Rock Jordan Robertson Transition Whitby Warriors
44 Edmonton Rush Chad Mitchell Forward Bellarmine
45 Calgary Roughnecks Cam Gardner Forward Bellarmine
46 Rochester Knighthawks Anthony Patterson Defense Six Nations Chiefs

Round 6

Overall Team Player Positions College
47 Edmonton Rush Mitch McAvoy Transition Mercyhurst
48 Vancouver Stealth Steve Ferdinandi Defense New Westminster Salmonbellies
49 Buffalo Bandits Mike Melnychenko Forward Chestnut Hill
50 Colorado Mammoth Mike Crampton Forward US Air Force Academy
51 Toronto Rock Brady Heseltine Forward Mercyhurst
52 Toronto Rock Darryl Robertson Forward Whitby Warriors
53 Edmonton Rush Mike De Girolamo Goalkeeper Edmonton Outlaws
54 Calgary Roughnecks Andrew Smistad Defense Marquette
55 Rochester Knighthawks Zach Williams Transition Six Nations Rebels

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