2020 New England Black Wolves season

The New England Black Wolves are a lacrosse team based in Uncasville, Connecticut playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2020 season will be the team's 6th season in the league. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the season was suspended on March 12, 2020.[1] On April 8, the league made a further public statement announcing the cancellation of the remaining games of the 2020 season and that they would be exploring options for playoffs once it was safe to resume play.[2][3]

2020 New England Black Wolves
LeagueNLL
DivisionEast
2020 record8-3
Home record4-3
Road record4-0
Goals for135
Goals against101
General ManagerChris Seinko
CoachGlenn Clark
ArenaMohegan Sun Arena
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Regular seasonEdit

Current standingsEdit

Reference: [4]

North Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Halifax Thunderbirds1284.6670.06–12–3139126+1311.5810.50
2Toronto Rock1174.6360.54–23–2122106+1611.099.64
3Buffalo Bandits1174.6360.54–23–2130118+1211.8210.73
4Rochester Knighthawks12210.1676.02–30–7115165-509.5813.75
East Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1New England Black Wolves1183.7270.04–34–0135101+3412.279.18
2Georgia Swarm1275.5831.52–45–1149126+2312.4210.50
3Philadelphia Wings1486.5711.53–35–3151134+1710.799.57
4New York Riptide13112.0778.01–50–7116177-618.9213.62
West Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Saskatchewan Rush1073.7000.02–35–011193+1811.109.30
2Colorado Mammoth1376.5381.54–23–4128125+39.859.62
3San Diego Seals1266.5002.03–33–3138131+711.5010.92
4Calgary Roughnecks1055.5002.01–44–1122111+1112.2011.10
5Vancouver Warriors1349.3084.52–42–5117160-439.0012.31

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

Game logEdit

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 December 7, 2019 @ Toronto Rock Scotiabank Arena W 12–8 7,158 1–0
2 December 14, 2019 @ Saskatchewan Rush SaskTel Centre W 12–8 11,119 2–0
3 December 27, 2019 New York Riptide Mohegan Sun Arena W 21–11 6,089 3–0
4 January 18, 2020 Philadelphia Wings (2018–) Mohegan Sun Arena W 8–7 OT 4,084 4–0
5 January 26, 2020 Georgia Swarm Mohegan Sun Arena L 10–11 OT 4,737 4–1
6 February 1, 2020 Vancouver Warriors Mohegan Sun Arena L 6–10 4,801 4–2
7 February 16, 2020 Philadelphia Wings (2018–) Mohegan Sun Arena L 11–14 5,387 4–3
8 February 22, 2020 Rochester Knighthawks Mohegan Sun Arena W 18–7 5,328 5–3
9 February 28, 2020 @ New York Riptide Nassau Coliseum W 12–8 3,001 6–3
10 March 1, 2020 Halifax Thunderbirds Mohegan Sun Arena W 16–10 5,502 7–3
11 March 7, 2020 @ Philadelphia Wings (2018–) Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia) W 9–7 8,089 8–3

Cancelled gamesEdit

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
12 March 14, 2020 @ Buffalo Bandits KeyBank Center
13 March 15, 2020 Calgary Roughnecks Mohegan Sun Arena
14 March 20, 2020 @ San Diego Seals Pechanga Arena
15 March 27, 2020 @ Georgia Swarm Infinite Energy Center
16 April 4, 2020 @ Colorado Mammoth Pepsi Center
17 April 11, 2020 @ New York Riptide Nassau Coliseum
18 April 18, 2020 Georgia Swarm Mohegan Sun Arena

RosterEdit

New England Black Wolves roster
Active (21-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
  • 30   Doug Jamieson
  • 35   Ethan Woods
Defensemen
  • 10   Adam Bomberry
  • 22   Nick Chaykowsky
  •  8   Greg Downing
  • 19   Ty Logan
  • 13   Brett Manney (C)
  • 21   Mackenzie Mitchell
  • 91   Joe Nardella
  • 26   Jackson Nishimura
  • 62   Creighton Reid
Forwards
Transition
Practice Squad
  • 27   Bailey Brown
  • 21   Mike Byrne
  • 55   Joel Tinney
Head Coach
  • Glenn Clark
Assistant Coaches

Legend
  • * Suspended list
  • (C) Captain
  • (A) Alternate captain

Roster updated 2019-09-18
NLL Transactions


Entry DraftEdit

The 2019 NLL Entry Draft took place on September 17, 2019.[5] The Black Wolves made the following selections:

Round Overall Player College/Club
1 3 Andrew Kew Tampa University
1 17 Zach Goodrich Towson University
4 61 Bailey Brown Toronto Beaches
5 70 Tristan Rai Lehigh University
6 83 Travis Brown Orangeville

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NLL Statement on game play (March 12, 2020)". NLL.com. March 12, 2020. Retrieved July 5, 2020.
  2. ^ "National Lacrosse League cancels remainder of season due to COVID-19". Sportsnet. Sportsnet.
  3. ^ "National Lacrosse League announces cancellation of remaining regular season games". NLL.com. April 8, 2020. Retrieved July 5, 2020.
  4. ^ "2020 National Lacrosse League Standings". Pointstreak Stats.
  5. ^ "2019 NLL Draft Results". NLL.com. September 17, 2019. Retrieved September 5, 2019.