2020 New York Riptide season

The New York Riptide are a lacrosse team based in Uniondale, New York playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2020 season was the team's 1st 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 York Riptide
LeagueNLL
DivisionEast
2020 record1-12
Home record1-5
Road record0-7
Goals for116
Goals against177
General ManagerRegy Thorpe
CoachRegy Thorpe
ArenaNassau Coliseum
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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 @ Halifax Thunderbirds Scotiabank Centre L 4–12 6,847 0–1
2 December 14, 2019 @ Vancouver Warriors Rogers Arena L 10–14 5,120 0–2
3 December 27, 2019 @ New England Black Wolves Mohegan Sun Arena L 11–21 6,089 0–3
4 December 28, 2019 Saskatchewan Rush Nassau Coliseum L 4–11 6,089 0–4
5 January 4, 2020 Philadelphia Wings (2018–) Nassau Coliseum L 12–15 5,019 0–5
6 January 18, 2020 Georgia Swarm Nassau Coliseum W 13–12 OT 2,351 1–5
7 January 24, 2020 @ Philadelphia Wings (2018–) Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia) L 6–14 7,183 1–6
8 January 25, 2020 San Diego Seals Nassau Coliseum L 11–15 3,275 1–7
9 February 8, 2020 @ Calgary Roughnecks Scotiabank Saddledome L 9–13 12,384 1–8
10 February 15, 2020 @ Georgia Swarm Infinite Energy Arena L 9–14 8,591 1–9
11 February 28, 2020 New England Black Wolves Nassau Coliseum L 8–12 3,001 1–10
12 February 29, 2020 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena L 12–13 6,006 1–11
13 March 7, 2020 Georgia Swarm Nassau Coliseum L 7–11 5,207 1–12

Cancelled gamesEdit

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
14 March 15, 2020 @ Philadelphia Wings (2018–) Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia)
15 March 28, 2020 Colorado Mammoth Nassau Coliseum
16 April 5, 2020 Toronto Rock Nassau Coliseum
17 April 11, 2020 New England Black Wolves Nassau Coliseum
18 April 18, 2020 @ Buffalo Bandits KeyBank Center

RosterEdit

New York Riptide roster
Active (21-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
  •  12   Gowah Abrams
  •  27   Alex Buque
Defensemen
  •  3   Dan MacRae (C)
  •  5   Mike Manley
  •  11   Andrew Suitor
  •  14   Tyson Bomberry
  •  31   John Ranagan (A)
  •  44   Ethan Schott
  •  88   Scott Johnston
Forwards
  •  1   Connor Kelly
  •  4   Dan Lomas
  •  6   Kieran McArdle
  •  8   Travis Longboat
  •  18   Jean Luc-Chetner
  •  19   Tyson Gibson
  •  41   Pat Saunders
  •  71   Gale Thorpe
  •  97   John Wagner
Transition
  •  9   Alex Woodall
  •  57   Cody Radziewicz
  •  81   Ryan Fournier
Practice Squad
Injured Reserve
  •     Jack Rowlett
  •     Angus Goodleaf
Holdout
  •     Dawson Theede
Head Coach
  • Regy Thorpe
Assistant Coaches
  • Marshall Abrams
  • Joe Smith

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

[1] updated 2020-02-15
NLL Transactions


Entry DraftEdit

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

Round Overall Player College/Club
1 1 Tyson Gibson Robert Morris University
1 10 Tyson Bomberry Syracuse University
2 19 Jake Fox Johns Hopkins University
2 24 Connor Farrell Long Island University
2 33 Gale Thorpe Ohio State University
3 34 John Wagner Marquette University
3 47 Travis Longboat Six Nations Arrows
4 50 Jack Rowlett North Carolina University
4 63 Matthew Borges Ohio State University
5 64 Daylen Hill Six Nations
6 78 Brad McKinney Syracuse University

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.