Rhode Island Kingfish
The Rhode Island Kingfish was an American indoor lacrosse team based in Kingston, Rhode Island. They were a member of the North American Lacrosse League. During 2013 season the Kingfish were scheduled for a limited 6 game road schedule. Due to the Baltimore Bombers folding mid-season the Kingfish only played 4 games, and posted zero wins on the season.
|Based in||Kingston, Rhode Island|
|Colors||Red, Blue, White, Yellow|
|Head coach||Charlie Blanchard|
|General manager||Michael Lydon|
The franchise was announced as an expansion member of the North American Lacrosse League on July 26, 2012. The Kingfish would be one of two expansion teams for the 2013 season, the other was the Baltimore Bombers
The Kingfish originally announced they would play their 2013 home schedule at the Bradford R. Boss Arena, but on January 4, 2013 the Kingfish released a statement saying, in part, "Due to an unforeseen logistical situation, the Rhode Island Kingfish will be opening the 2013 season on the road." The rest of the NALL team also updated their schedules, with none of the teams schedules having an away game in Rhode Island.
|2013 Rhode Island Kingfish Season|
|Date & Time||Away Team||Score||Home Team||Score||Game Notes|
|January 12 @ 7:00 PM||Rhode Island||14||Kentucky Stickhorses||17|
|January 20 @ 3:00 PM||Rhode Island||8||Baltimore Bombers||12|
|February 2 @ 7:00 PM||Rhode Island||7||Boston Rockhoppers||20|
|February 9 @ 8:00 PM✝||Rhode Island||N/A||Baltimore Bombers||N/A||CANCELED|
|February 23 @ 7:00 PM||Rhode Island Kingfish||14||Boston Rockhoppers||15||Postponed until March 9|
|March 16 @ 7:00 PM✝||Rhode Island||N/A||Kentucky Stickhorses||N/A||CANCELED|
✝ Games canceled due to Baltimore Bombers mid-season fold.
|Year||Reg. Season||Playoffs||Attendance Average|
- "2013 Schedule". northamericanlacrosseleague.com. North American Lacrosse League. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
- "League Announces New Team". northamericanlacrosseleague.com. North American Lacrosse League. July 26, 2012. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
- Tim Thomas (November 5, 2013). "The Rhode Island Kingfish put together the building block in The North American Lacrosse League draft". laxdirt.com. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
- "Kingfish Statement Concerning Home Schedule". rhodeislandkingfish.com. Rhode Island Kingfish. January 4, 2013. Archived from the original on February 16, 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
- Marisa Ingemi (July 26, 2013). "Rhode Island Kingfish The Newest NALL Team". inlacrossewetrust.com. Retrieved January 10, 2013.
- "Team Roster". rhodeislandkingfish.com/. Rhode Island Kingfish. Retrieved January 9, 2013.
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