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Albany, NY – The #3 seed Albany FireWolves have advanced to the National Lacrosse League (NLL) Finals for the first time in team history and will face the #4 seed Buffalo Bandits in a best-of-three series that will begin with Game 1 in Albany at MVP Arena on Friday, May 17 at 7 pm. Get set for a thrilling conclusion to the Albany FireWolves playoffs presented by Concord Pools & Spas.  

Tickets for Game 1 in Albany will go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday, May 7 at 10 AM. Get tickets here

The FireWolves need the support of the Capital Region as the defending NLL champion Buffalo Bandits travel to Albany with their thousands of dedicated fans. MVP Arena has been loud all playoffs thanks to the FireWolves fans and now we need it louder and more packed than ever. 

The FireWolves encourage all fans to wear black as it’s time to blackout MVP Arena, wave your rally towels, and bring home the NLL Cup.

See the NLL Finals schedule below:

(4) Buffalo vs (3) Albany  Date  ET 
Game 1 – at Albany  Friday, May 17  7:00 PM 
Game 2 – at Buffalo  Saturday, May 18  7:30 PM 
Game 3 – at Albany*  Friday, May 24  7:00 PM 

*If necessary 

Mark your calendars and get ready to cheer on the Albany FireWolves for their historic opportunity to win the NLL Championship!

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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 Follow the team on Facebook at, 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 Desert Dogs, 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 and find @NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 

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 Firebirds of the Arena Football League and the Division I Men’s College Basketball Siena Saints. For more information, please visit 

About Concord Pools & Spas

Since 1972, Concord Pools & Spas has grown to be recognized as an industry leading pool builder, a company who has pioneered innovation and reset the bar on customer satisfaction. Concord Pools has been headquartered in Latham, New York since 1972, and has installed more inground swimming pools in the greater Capital District than all other local pool companies combined. Concord Pools & Spas has built pools all over the Capital Region New York including; Albany, Latham, Saratoga Springs, Clifton Park, Glens Falls, Lake George, Saratoga Lake, Ballston Spa and all surrounding areas! 

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