Vancouver, B.C. (September 7, 2018) – Vancouver’s National Lacrosse League’s General Manager Dan Richardson announced today the signing of goaltender Aaron Bold to a one-year contract.
“We are very pleased to obtain the rights of UFA Aaron Bold,” said General Manager Dan Richardson. “He has proven he can win championships at every level of lacrosse he’s played at. To obtain arguably one of the top three goalies in the NLL is a great thing for our organization, for our players, our support staff and most of all our fans.”
“I’m very honoured to join the Vancouver franchise,” said goaltender Aaron Bold. “Dan’s vision for the organization is inspiring and I can’t wait to be a part of the journey to bring back a winning culture to this team.”
Bold, 33, spent the 2017.18 season with the New England Black Wolves, posting a record of 9-8-0, 712 saves, and a save percentage of .775 in 18 games. He also appeared in one playoff game, making 39 saves in 2018.
Over the course of his 14-year, NLL career, Bold has posted a record of 80-47-0, a 10.277 goals against average and a save percentage of .713 in 197 games. The 6’2″, 205 lbs goalie helped the Saskatchewan Rush win back to back Champions Cups in the 2014.15 and 2015.16 seasons.
The Victoria, BC native was drafted in the third round (29th overall) of the 2005 National Lacrosse League by the Portland Lumberjax.