NLL: Warriors fall to defending champs in first contest

December 1, 2019

The 2019-2020 National Lacrosse League home opener for Vancouver saw the hometown Warriors take on the defending champion Calgary Roughnecks. Calgary featured a roster centered on the idea that consistency leads to excellence, with 18 of their 21 roster players returning after having been crowned champions last spring. Vancouver’s roster, however, featured just nine returning players, a complete retool from an awful 2-16 season last year. The crowd of 7456…