New Jersey Saints

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New Jersey Saints
Played 1987-1988
Home arena Brendan Byrne Arena
Based in East Rutherford, New Jersey
Championships 1988
Division Championships 1987
Later New York Saints

The New Jersey Saints were one of the founding teams in the Eagle Pro Box Lacrosse League (renamed in 1989 to the Major Indoor Lacrosse League, and then again in 1998 to the National Lacrosse League). They played at the Brendan Byrne Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Saints won the 1988 Eagle Pro championship. After the 1988 season, they moved to Long Island, New York and became the New York Saints.

Awards and honors[edit]

Year Player Award
1988 Larry Quinn Championship Game MVP (tie)
Jeff Goldberg Championship Game MVP (tie)

All time record[edit]

Season Division W-L Finish Home Road GF GA Coach Playoffs
1987   5-1 1st 3-0 2-1 88 75 Bob Engelke Lost in semifinals
1988   5-3 2nd 3-1 2-2 127 112 Bob Engelke Won Championship
Total 2 seasons 10-4   6-1 4-3 215 187    

Playoff results[edit]

Season Game Visiting Home
1987 Semifinals Baltimore 14 New Jersey 9
1988 Semifinals Philadelphia 10 New Jersey 12
Championships New Jersey 17 Washington 16


Preceded by
Baltimore Thunder
Eagle Pro Box Lacrosse League Champions
Succeeded by
Philadelphia Wings

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