Patrick Merrill

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Patrick Merrill
Born (1979-02-22) February 22, 1979 (age 39)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Nationality Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 180 pounds (82 kg)
Shoots Right
Position Defenseman
MSL team Brampton Excelsiors
NLL draft 1st overall, 2002
Toronto Rock
NLL team
Former teams
Toronto Rock
Orlando Titans
New York Titans
MLL team
Former teams
Free Agent
Toronto Nationals
Pro career 2003–
Nickname Mad Dog

Patrick Merrill (born February 22, 1979 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian professional lacrosse player for the Toronto Rock in the National Lacrosse League and formerly of the Toronto Nationals in Major League Lacrosse.

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Professional career

Merrill was a first-round draft choice of the Toronto Rock in 2002, [1] and after four seasons with the Rock, was chosen first overall by the Boston Blazers in the 2008 expansion draft. [2] However, following the cancellation and subsequent reinstatement of the 2008 season, the Blazers, along with the Arizona Sting, announced that they would not participate in the 2008 season. [3] A dispersal draft was held, and Merrill was chosen second overall by the Titans. [4]

Merrill's brother Brodie Merrill also plays in the NLL for the Rock.

Statistics

NLL

Reference: [5]

Patrick Merrill Regular SeasonPlayoffs
SeasonTeamGPGAPtsLBPIMPts/GPLB/GPPIM/GPGPGAPtsLBPIMPts/GPLB/GPPIM/GP

2003 Toronto Rock 1632563390.313.942.442112761.003.503.00
2004 Toronto Rock 1313449410.313.773.151000700.007.000.00
2005 Toronto Rock 1217868390.675.673.2520441362.006.503.00
2006 Toronto Rock 16291193450.695.812.811000720.007.002.00
2007 Toronto Rock 130101057530.774.384.081112302.003.000.00
2008 New York Titans 1405578610.365.574.3620118210.504.0010.50
2009 New York Titans 1434764320.504.572.2931011380.334.332.67
2010 Orlando Titans 161121375410.814.692.562022661.003.003.00
2011 Toronto Rock 1522455260.273.671.733112920.673.000.67
2012 Toronto Rock 1621344480.192.753.002000800.004.000.00
2013 Toronto Rock 1616756270.443.501.691000520.005.002.00
2014 Toronto Rock 1011231330.203.103.301000200.002.000.00
2015 Toronto Rock 1713462730.243.654.29510113110.202.602.20
2016 Toronto Rock 40001760.004.251.50
2017 Toronto Rock 2000160.000.503.001000300.003.000.00
1941865838135700.434.192.942751015104640.563.852.37
Career Total:2212375989176340.444.152.87

GPGames played; GGoals; AAssists; PtsPoints; LBLoose balls; PIMPenalty minutes; Pts/GPPoints per games played; LB/GPLoose balls per games played; PIM/GPPenalty minutes per games played.

References

  1. "All-Time Toronto Rock Lacrosse Club Draft Picks". Toronto Rock website. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-07-31.
  2. "Pat Merrill Selected First Overall By Boston". NLL.com. July 31, 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-31.
  3. "League Releases New 2008 Schedule". NLL.com. November 2, 2007. Archived from the original on November 6, 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-02.
  4. "Dawson selected first overall by Portland". NLL.com. November 5, 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-05.
  5. "National Lacrosse League Pointstreak Stats". NLL.com. Retrieved May 21, 2017.