With the 2016 MLU season rapidly approaching, teams have begun to fill their rosters, meaning it’s time once again for The Dotted Line, a periodic look at signings around the league.
Washington D.C. Current
The Washington D.C. Current were quick out of the gate with additions to there 2016 roster, announcing in November that Keven Moldenhauer will be suiting up again after two years with the clipboard. In December, the team announced their core for the upcoming season with the resigning of Delrico Johnson, Erik Salmi, Brent Bellinger, Eric Miner, Lloyd Blake, Zach Norrbom and Tim Jackson. . Joe Freund, a 2015 practice player has also been elevated to the active roster.
New York Rumble
The New York Rumble started 2016 off by announcing the return of three veterans for the upcoming season. The return of Scott Xu, Charlie Patten and Marques Brownlee will give coaches Anthony Nuñez and Eileen Murray and good young core to build around in 2016.
The Portland Stags are setting themselves up to be a powerhouse in the Western Conference again, already naming a solid core of returning players for 2016. Topher Davis, Ben McGinn, Peter Woodside and Cody Bjorklund have all re-signed for 2016, with more expected in the coming days.
The Spinners enter the 2016 season with several players returning on the second season of 2 year contracts signed in 2015, but were quick to announce their new Head Coach Darryl Stanley this past November. The Spinners have recently begun releasing details about their returning veterans, announcing Dustin Damiano, Jack Casey and Leon Chou yesterday with the promise of more to come.
Stay tuned in to your favorite MLU teams for updates on player and coach signings as we approach the first pull of the 2016 MLU Season!