MSL 2020 Regular Season Schedule released
Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) has released the 2020 regular season schedule. The MSL regular season is comprised of a total of 54 games.
MSL Commissioner Doug Luey commented, “Lacrosse fans should be excited about the 2020 season as the competitive level among all six teams seems to get more intense each season. With the best lacrosse players in the world playing - every single game is meaningful as teams strive to make the playoffs”.
The season begins with two games on opening night, Sunday May 31. The Brampton Excelsiors host the three-time defending Mann Cup champion Peterborough Lakers. The Six Nations Chiefs will travel east visiting the Cobourg Kodiaks. Both games have a 6:00 p.m. start.
Monday June 1 will see the Oakville Rock host the Brooklin Lacrosse Club at the TRAC. The Chiefs return home June 2 for their home opener as the Excelsiors visit the ILA in Ohsweken in an 8pm start. Brooklin returns home to Iroquois Park Sports Centre hosting the Lakers. After a busy week the Lakers will raise their Mann Cup banner in their return to the Memorial Centre against the Excelsiors.
Each MSL team plays a total of 18 games. Based on an agreed rotation, each team will play four teams a total of four times (2 home & 2 away), and one team will be played twice (once home & away).
The regular season schedule ends on Thursday, July 30, which will be followed by two rounds of playoffs to determine the MSL representative for the 2020 Mann Cup. The MSL Champion will host the best of seven game 2020 Mann Cup series.
The entire schedule can be found here.
About Major Series Lacrosse
Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) is Canada's premier box lacrosse league. Tracing our roots back to the early 1900's, MSL was formed in 1932. Entering our 88th season MSL members have claimed the Mann Cup, emblematic of Canadian Lacrosse supremacy 59 times. Major Series Lacrosse is currently comprised of six teams: Brampton Excelsiors, Brooklin Lacrosse Club, Cobourg Kodiaks, Oakville Rock, Peterborough Lakers, and Six Nations Chiefs.