I watched the National Lacrosse League All-Star Game this afternoon. It’s not hockey, but I enjoyed it quite a bit – especially at the end. They had the league commissioner on at halftime talking about expansion. If they had a team in Seattle, I’d go.
One of the things I liked about Lacrosse is that the players all have to have day jobs. Average NLL salary is apparently around $12,000. Apparently, many of the player’s teach for their “day jobs” which impressed my wife immensely. She mentioned that this is how all sports leagues should be. I couldn’t agree more.
When I lived in LA, I used to play hockey in the amateur league. I haven’t played since I moved up due to a variety of reasons – including cost and distance to rink. But there’s an indoor facility where they play lacrosse in Redmond, less than four miles from campus. They also play inline hockey and indoor soccer too.