Seals Make First Official Transaction, Bring First Player to San Diego

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The San Diego Seals news has been relatively quiet for sometime now, but with the expansion draft looming things are starting to pick up for San Diego’s newest professional team.

The Seals, via trade with the New England Black Wolves, filled roster spot number one with forward Kyle Buchanan.

The 30-year-old is a six-year veteran in the National Lacrosse League and has proven to be a consistent, reliable player.

In his six NLL seasons and 98 career games the right handed forward has posted 131 goals and 199 assists.

Not only is he a reliable player on the field, but a proven leader and excellent example for his team.

According to, Buchanan played the 2014 and 2015 seasons without registering a single penalty minute which lead him to receiving the 2015 NLL Sportsmanship Award.

San Diego shipped away a 2018 second-round draft pick and a 2021 third-round pick in exchange for Buchanan and a 2018 third-round pick.


Keep your eyes peeled San Diegan’s because this is the first move of many to come for the San Diego Seals.

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Derek Cluff
Derek is a 22-year-old out of Lemon Grove, California. A burning passion for San Diego sports led him to pursue an opportunity to write and share about what's going on with the teams in America's Finest City. A young and aspiring sports journalist looking to grow his knowledge and expand his experience at any opportunity.

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