2020 San Diego Seals season

The San Diego Seals are a lacrosse team based in San Diego, California. The team plays in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2020 season is their 2nd season in the NLL. 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 San Diego Seals
LeagueNLL
DivisionWest
2020 record6-6
Home record3-3
Road record3-3
Goals for138
Goals against131
General ManagerPatrick Merrill
CoachPatrick Merrill
CaptainBrodie Merrill
Alternate captainsDan Dawson
Kyle Buchanan
Cam Holding
ArenaPechanga Arena
2021 season →

Regular seasonEdit

Final 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

Regular SeasonEdit

Reference:[5]

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 December 7, 2019 @ Buffalo Bandits KeyBank Center L 10–13 10,685 0–1
2 December 14, 2019 Toronto Rock Pechanga Arena San Diego L 6–13 5,414 0–2
3 December 27, 2019 Calgary Roughnecks Pechanga Arena San Diego L 11–16 4,088 0–3
4 December 29, 2019 @ Vancouver Warriors Rogers Arena W 11–10 OT 6,125 1–3
5 January 12, 2020 Saskatchewan Rush Pechanga Arena San Diego L 9–12 4,145 1–4
6 January 18, 2020 @ Halifax Thunderbirds Scotiabank Centre L 5–8 7,219 1–5
7 January 25, 2020 @ New York Riptide Nassau Coliseum W 15–11 3,275 2–5
8 February 1, 2020 @ Colorado Mammoth Orleans Arena W 17–10 4,821 3–5
9 February 15, 2020 @ Colorado Mammoth Pepsi Center L 7–10 10,820 3–6
10 February 22, 2020 Vancouver Warriors Pechanga Arena San Diego W 15–10 4,217 4–6
11 February 29, 2020 @ Calgary Roughnecks Scotiabank Saddledome W 13–12 12,217 5–6
12 March 7, 2020 Rochester Knighthawks Pechanga Arena San Diego W 19–6 6,292 6–6

The eighth game of the season was a home game played at the Orleans Arena in Paradise.

Cancelled gamesEdit

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
13 March 13, 2020 @ Vancouver Warriors Rogers Arena
14 March 20, 2020 New England Black Wolves Pechanga Arena San Diego
15 March 28, 2020 @ Philadelphia Wings (2018–) Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia)
16 April 4, 2020 Georgia Swarm Pechanga Arena San Diego
17 April 11, 2020 @ Saskatchewan Rush SaskTel Centre
18 April 25, 2020 Calgary Roughnecks Pechanga Arena San Diego

RosterEdit

San Diego Seals roster
Active (21-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
  • 85   Tyler Carlson
  • 92   Frank Scigliano
Defensemen
  • 44   Graydon Bradley
  • 52   Garett Epple
  • 11   Mark Glicini
  • 25   Eli Gobrecht
  • 19   Cam Holding
  •  3   Garrett McIntosh
  • 17   Brodie Merrill
  •  7   Tor Reinholdt
  • 12   Matt Sykes
Forwards
Transition
  •  2   Drew Belgrave
  • 63   Brandon Clelland
Practice Squad
  • 77   Jules Heningburg
  •  4   Ethan Schott
  • 59   Mikie Schlosser
Injured Reserve
  • 21   Casey Jackson
  • 33   Zach Miller
  • 30   Johnny Pearson
  • 83   Austin Staats
Head Coach
  • Patrick Merrill
Assistant Coaches
  • Josh Sanderson
  • Bill Greer

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

Roster updated 2019-01-18
NLL Transactions

See alsoEdit


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. ^ "Saskatchewan Rush schedule". NLL.com. Retrieved November 15, 2015.