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Swarm captain named as All-Star starter

Swarm captain and 2012 All-Star, Andrew Suitor, in the 2012 Home Opener halftime brawl.
Swarm captain and 2012 All-Star, Andrew Suitor, in the 2012 Home Opener halftime brawl.
Photo courtesy of the Minnesota Swarm and mnswarm.com.

Today, February 6th, the National Lacrosse League and the Minnesota Swarm announced that 2012 Swarm captain, Andrew Suitor, has been named as a starter for the West in the 2012 NLL All-Star game.

Suitor, in his 2nd season with the Swarm and in the NLL, will be the starting Transition player for the West team, in the All-Star game, that is scheduled to take place on February 25th. This is Suitor's, who was named to the 2011 NLL All-Rookie team, first appearance in the NLL All-Star game.

Through three games this season Suitor has posted 4 goals and 2 assists, for a total of 6 points. He has also scored 1 power play goal and 1 short handed goal. Seven of Sutior's Nine shots have been on goal, this season. He has also forced two turnovers, while having commited 0 and has picked up 27 ground balls. Suitor has also won 10 of the 12 faceoffs he has been in, posting a facoff percentage of 83.3%.

There are still 24 more players who will be named to the All-Star teams, later this week. The 2012 NLL All-Star Game takes place on Saturday, February 25 at First Niagara Center in Buffalo,NY. Gametime is 6 pm (CT). Fans can watch the game on ESPN3.com and on the NLL Network. For more information on the Swarm, the 2012 All-Star game or to purchase tickets to a future Swarm game, please, visit mnswarm.com.

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