1993 MILL season
LeagueMajor Indoor Lacrosse League
SportIndoor lacrosse
DurationJanuary 9, 1993 - April 10, 1993
Number of games8
Number of teams7
TV partner(s)Prime Network[1]
Draft
Top draft pickJim Buczek
Picked byPittsburgh Bulls
Regular season
Top scorerJohn Tavares (Buffalo Bandits)
National championsBuffalo Bandits
  National runners-upDetroit Turbos
American championsPhiladelphia Wings
  American runners-upNew York Saints
Champion's Cup
ChampionsBuffalo Bandits
  Runners-upPhiladelphia Wings
Finals MVPJohn Tavares (Buffalo)
MILL seasons

The 1993 Major Indoor Lacrosse League season is the 7th season of the league that began on January 9, 1993, and concluded with the championship game on April 10. 1993 saw the only undefeated season in the history of the MILL/NLL; the Buffalo Bandits won all eight of their regular season games, then defeated Boston in the Divisional finals and Philadelphia in the Championship game to finish with a perfect 10-0 record.

Team movement

1993 saw no team changes from the 1992 season. The next season to see no team changes from the previous season did not occur until 2013.

Regular season

Reference: [2]

National Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Buffalo Banditsxyz8801.0000.04–04–0143108+3517.8813.50
2Detroit Turbosx835.3755.02–21–3108122-1413.5015.25
3Boston Blazersx826.2506.02–20–493103-1011.6212.88
4Pittsburgh Bulls817.1257.00–41–397107-1012.1213.38
American Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Philadelphia Wingsxy871.8750.04–03–112196+2515.1212.00
2New York Saintsx853.6252.03–12–28889-111.0011.12
3Baltimore Thunderx826.2505.01–31–3122147-2515.2518.38

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

All Star Game

No All-Star Game was played in 1993.

Playoffs

Divisional Semifinals Divisional Finals Championship
         
2 Boston 10
National Division
1 Buffalo 12
3 Detroit 5
2 Boston 18
N1 Buffalo 13
A1 Philadelphia 12
3 Baltimore 9
2 New York 10
2 New York 9
American Division
1 Philadelphia 17

Awards

Award Winner Team
Championship Game MVP John Tavares Buffalo

All-Pro Teams

First Team:

Second Team:

Statistics leaders

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

Stat Player Team Number
Goals John Tavares Buffalo 35
Assists John Tavares Buffalo 23
Points John Tavares Buffalo 58
Penalty Minutes Pat Welsh Baltimore 38
Shots on Goal Paul Gait Detroit 91
Loose Balls Jim Veltman Buffalo 102

See also

References

  1. ^ Crossley, Drew (January 2, 2020). "1990-1993 Pittsburgh Bulls". FUN WHILE IT LASTED.
  2. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 1993 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved April 28, 2013.