1989 MILL season
LeagueMajor Indoor Lacrosse League
SportIndoor lacrosse
DurationJanuary 7, 1989 - April 7, 1989
Number of games8
Number of teams6
Top draft pickDavid Desko
Picked byNew England Blazers
Regular season
League championsPhiladelphia Wings
Runners-upDetroit Turbos
Top scorerBrad Kotz (Philadelphia Wings)
Champion's Cup
ChampionsPhiladelphia Wings
  Runners-upNew York Saints
Finals MVPJohn Tucker (Philadelphia)
MILL seasons

The 1989 season is the 3rd season of the league that began on January 7, 1989 and concluded with the championship game on April 7.

Team movement

1989 saw the MILL expand by two teams: the New England Blazers and the Detroit Turbos. The New Jersey Saints also moved to Long Island, New York, becoming the New York Saints.

Regular season

Reference: [1]


1Philadelphia Wingsxyz862.7500.04–02–210383+2012.8810.38
2Detroit Turbosx862.7500.03–13–111896+2214.7512.00
3New York Saintsx862.7500.02–24–010487+1713.0010.88
4Baltimore Thunder844.5002.01–33–110396+712.8812.00
5New England Blazers817.1255.00–41–380102-2210.0012.75
6Washington Wave817.1255.00–41–370114-448.7514.25

x: Clinched playoff berth; c: Clinched playoff berth by crossing over to another division; y: Clinched division; z: Clinched best regular season record; GP: Games Played
W: Wins; L: Losses; GBGames back; PCT: Win percentage; Home: Record at Home; Road: Record on the Road; GF: Goals scored; GA: Goals allowed
Differential: Difference between goals scored and allowed; GF/GP: Average number of goals scored per game; GA/GP: Average number of goals allowed per game


Semifinals Championship
3 New York 10
1 Philadelphia 11
3 New York 9**
2 Detroit 8


Award Winner Team
Championship Game MVP John Tucker Philadelphia

Statistics leaders

Bold numbers indicate new single-season records. Italics indicate tied single-season records.

Stat Player Team Number
Goals Brad Kotz Philadelphia 28
Assists John Tucker Philadelphia 24
Points Brad Kotz Philadelphia 34
Penalty Minutes Jeff Goldberg New York 28
Shots on Goal Brad Kotz Philadelphia 66[2]
Loose Balls J. Fay New England 57[3]
  1. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 1989 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved April 28, 2013.
  2. ^ Complete statistics unavailable; may not be accurate
  3. ^ Complete statistics unavailable; may not be accurate

See also