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The Portland LumberJax is a name of a professional lacrosse team in the National Lacrosse League (NLL); they have also been referred to as simply ?Jax? at times.
The team had started playing in the 2006 season and the announcement of the team was held by the NLL on May 11, 2005. They normally play their home games at the Rose Garden Arena in city of Portland.
Angela Batinovich is the owner of the team, who had entered the as the youngest owner of a professional sports franchise, she was only 24 years at that time.
The expansion plan of the LumberJax had quite a slow start in their first year, but very soon their season around and made it to the playoffs with an 11-5 record.
The LumberJax had also finished first in their division; they only became the first and only expansion team to win their division in the 20-year history of the NLL. The LumberJax season ha an ending with a loss in the opening round of the playoffs to the Arizona Sting.
The LumberJax had a rough sophomore season, and they had finished last in the West Division with a 4-12 record. In their third year, the LumberJax finished with a sub-500 record for the second straight year.
The LumberJax have won their first playoff game to form the franchise history on May 4, 2008. They have the chance to defeat the Calgary Roughnecks in the Western Division Final 16-12, to earn their first ever trip to the Champion's Cup, which took place Saturday, May 17, 2008 at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York against the Buffalo Bandits at 7:30 PM Eastern.
The LumberJax lost 14-13. The Philadelphia Wings was among the six teams from the original National Lacrosse League. The Wings played at the home of the Flyers, the Spectrum, and had played its first game in that arena on May 19, 1974; which were just hours after the Flyers won the Stanley Cup.
Later they went up bankrupt prior to the 1976 season cancellation. The league had only stayed in the limelight for two seasons.
Both seasons consisted of a two-round playoff with four of the six teams making the playoffs. Each round was a best-of-seven series.
The Wings were considered to be the season champions in the first season of 1974. They had defeated Maryland Arrows in the first round; but soon they were eliminated in the final round by the Rochester Griffins in four games to two in the first season.
They had been failed to make the playoffs with a disappointing fifth place finish. Portland's regular season success was recognized when the NLL handed out its end-of-season awards.
Brodie Merrill was named both Rookie of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, Derek Keenan was named both coach and GM of the year, and owner Angela Batinovich was named Executive of the Year.