SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Playoff tickets for the National Lacrosse League’s (NLL) Minnesota Swarm (8-8) Divisional Semifinal matchup against the Washington Stealth (8-8) are now on sale. Minnesota hosts the defending champions on April 30 at 7:30 p.m. CDT on Treasure Island Field at Xcel Energy Center. For the second year in a row, the Swarm will open the postseason against Washington.
The Swarm clinched second place in the West Division on Saturday, April 23 after sweeping the regular season series against the Colorado Mammoth with a 12-8 victory.
“Saturday’s win gave us the opportunity to bring a home playoff game to the Hive for the second time in team history,” said Minnesota Swarm Co-Owner and Vice President Andy Arlotta. “We are excited to bring a home playoff game to our fans and are shooting for the first playoff win in the franchise’s seven year history. It would be incredibly special to capture that first win here at home for our fans.”
Lower level tickets for the Swarm’s home playoff game can be purchased for as low as $24. Three-game pay-as-we-play packages can also be purchased for as low as $72. Pay-as-we play packages guarantee fans the same seats throughout the playoffs and will only be charged as a home playoff game is scheduled. Ticket packages and single game tickets are available online at mnswarm.com or by calling 888-MN-SWARM. Ticket packages are also available for the playoffs on ticketmaster.com.
Minnesota finished 2-1 against Washington in the regular season. Minnesota defeated the Stealth 16-8 on Friday, Jan. 14 in Everett and 11-10 in overtime at Treasure Island Field on Saturday, Jan. 29. On Saturday, April 9, the Stealth defeated the Swarm in a dramatic 16-15 overtime victory at Comcast Arena at Everett.
The Swarm fell 14-10 to the Stealth in the first round of playoffs during its last trip to the playoffs in 2010 when the team traveled to Comcast Arena at Everett.