ALBANY, NY – The Albany FireWolves, of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), today announce that the regular season finale on Saturday, April 30 will be Blackout Night at the MVP Arena, presented by the Special Olympics New York. FireWolves players will wear specialty alternate black uniforms as they take on the New York Riptide to wrap up the team’s inaugural regular season. After defeating the Philadelphia Wings this past weekend, the FireWolves need another big win to secure their spot in the NLL playoffs.
Fans are encouraged to wear black to show their support for the FireWolves and the Special Olympics New York. Authentic specialty black replica uniforms will be for sale in the merchandise store all game long, as well as black shirts to support the cause.
Fans can take advantage of a special $10 ticket package and the FireWolves will auction off a team-autographed black jersey with all proceeds going towards supporting the Special Olympics New York and their athletes’ trip to the games this summer in Orlando, Florida. To purchase your ticket package for the game, visit www.AlbanyFireWolves.com/SpecOlympics.
“We are thrilled to partner with the Special Olympics New York and support these great athletes and their trip to Orlando for the Olympic games this summer,” said George Manias, President of the FireWolves. “The FireWolves are committed to our community through sport, and we are so excited to help these athletes achieve their dreams and can’t wait to root them on as they go for the gold! We encourage our fans to wear their black to our game on April 30 in support of these fine athletes.”
Fans can secure their tickets for any of the remaining 2021-22 FireWolves home games today! For more information regarding tickets, visit www.AlbanyFireWolves.com or call/text the FireWolves front office at 518-362-4900. The FireWolves can make the playoffs with a victory in their season finale over the Riptide. If the FireWolves advance to the second round of the playoffs, Albany would host a game. Ticket information for a potential home playoff game will be released at a later date.
The Albany FireWolves 2021-22 Inaugural Season is presented by CDPHP.
About Albany FireWolves
The Albany FireWolves is the Capital Region’s very own Professional Box Lacrosse team, playing in the National Lacrosse League out of the MVP Arena in downtown Albany, NY. For more information, contact the Albany FireWolves Front Office at (518) 362-4900 or visit AlbanyFireWolves.com. Follow the team on Facebook at facebook.com/AlbFireWolves, Twitter @AlbFireWolves, and Instagram @AlbFireWolves.
About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 15 franchises across the United States and Canada: Albany FireWolves, Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, Halifax Thunderbirds, Las Vegas NLL, New York Riptide, Panther City Lacrosse Club (TX), Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock, and Vancouver Warriors.
For more information, visit NLL.com and find @NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. For more information visit NLL.com.
About ASM Global
ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 325 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention, and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences. ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world deliver locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit www.asmglobal.com.
About MVP Arena
MVP Arena is a full-service entertainment and sports facility featuring a wide variety of family shows, sporting events, trade shows and concerts. Owned by Albany County and managed by ASM Global, MVP Arena opened in 1990 and is home to the Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League, the Albany Empire of the National Arena League and the Division I Men’s College Basketball Siena Saints. For more information, please visit https://www.mvparena.com/.
Established in 1984, CDPHP is a physician-founded, member-focused and community-based not-for-profit health plan that offers high-quality affordable health insurance plans to members in 26 counties throughout New York. CDPHP is also on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram.