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NLL DISPERSAL DRAFT RESULTS

The National Lacrosse League held a dispersal draft on Monday night for the players from the Arizona and Boston franchises. Portland used the first selection to pick Arizona forward Dan Dawson. Dawson tallied 107 points last season on 47 goals and 60 assists, the second-highest point total among players in the league last season. The first Boston player selected was defenseman Patrick Merrill, who was chosen by New York with the second overall selection.

The complete draft order and trade recap is as follows:

First Round
1. Portland – Dan Dawson (F)
2. New York – Patrick Merrill (D)
3. Philadelphia – Rob Blasdell (G)
4. Chicago – Scott Self (D)
5. Minnesota (from Edmonton)** – Andy Secore (F)
6. Chicago (from Toronto)* – Lindsay Plunkett (F)
7. San Jose – Peter Veltman (F)
8. Minnesota – Ryan Avery (G)
9. Calgary – Pat Campbell (G)
10. Buffalo – Craig Conn (F)
11. Colorado – Bruce Murray (D)
12. Rochester – Jack Reid (D)

Second Round
13. Rochester – Matt Lyons (F)
14. Colorado – Matt Brown (F)
15. Buffalo – Brian Croswell (F)
16. Calgary – Bruce Codd (D)
17. Minnesota – Mike Grimes (D)
18. San Jose – Sean Morris (F)
19. Toronto – Curtis Ptolemy (F)
20. Edmonton – Chris Seller (F)
21. Chicago – Brock Boyle (F)
22. Philadelphia – Jamie Rooney (F)
23. New York – Matt Alrich (D)
24. Portland – Derek Malawsky (F)

Third Round
25. Portland – Brad MacDonald (D)
26. New York – Greg Downing (D)
27. Philadelphia – Brenden Thenhaus (F)
28. Chicago – Andrew Lazore (F)
29. Edmonton – Chris McKay (D)
30. Toronto – Jon Harasym (F)
31. San Jose – Keegan Davidson (D)
32. Minnesota – Mark Tinning (F)
33. Calgary – Greg Hinman (D)
34. Buffalo – Joe Smith (D)
35. Colorado – Jed Prossner (F)
36. Rochester – Alex Smith (FO) (faceoffs)

*Toronto traded the sixth overall selection, Kevin Fines, and a fifth round pick in the 2008 Entry Draft to Chicago in exchange for defenseman Cam Woods.

**Edmonton traded the fifth overall selection to Minnesota in exchange for goaltender Matt Disher.

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