NEW YORK, September 12, 2019 – The New York Riptide will open their inaugural National Lacrosse League season on December 7, 2019 in Halifax against the Thunderbirds at 7:30 p.m.
It will be the first of three consecutive road games to begin the season before the Riptide open the home schedule at NYCB LIVE, Home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, on Saturday, December 28at 7:30 p.m. against the Saskatchewan Rush.
“This is an incredibly exciting time for the New York Riptide, the NLL and the growth of the sport of lacrosse,” said Riptide Head Coach and General Manager Regy Thorpe. “New York has some of the most avid and passionate lacrosse fans and we plan to leave it all out on the field for them during the Riptide’s inaugural season. We can’t wait to get started.”
New York will host Saturday evening games against Philadelphia on January 4th, Georgia on January 18thand March 7th, San Diego on January 25th, Colorado on March 28thand New England on April 11th. The Riptide will also play host to New England on Friday, February 28thand Toronto on Sunday, April 5th. All Friday and Saturday evening games will start at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday game will begin at 3 p.m.
2019-20 New York Riptide Schedule
Date Opponent Time – ET
December 7 at Halifax Thunderbirds 6 p.m.
December 14 at Vancouver Warriors 10 p.m.
December 27 at New England Black Wolves 7:30 p.m.
December 28 Saskatchewan Rush 7:30 p.m.
January 4 Philadelphia Wings 7:30 p.m.
January 18 Georgia Swarm 7:30 p.m.
January 24 at Philadelphia Wings 7 p.m.
January 25 San Diego Seals 7:30 p.m.
February 8 at Calgary Roughnecks 9:30 p.m.
February 15 at Georgia Swarm 7:30 p.m.
February 28 New England Black Wolves 7:30 p.m.
February 29 at Rochester Knighthawks 7 p.m.
March 7 Georgia Swarm 7:30 p.m.
March 15 at Philadelphia Wings 7 p.m.
March 28 Colorado Mammoth 7:30 p.m.
April 5 Toronto Rock 3 p.m.
April 11 New England Black Wolves 7:30 p.m.
April 18 at Buffalo Bandits 7 p.m.