NLL: Philadelphia Wings draft recap

July 23, 2018

“Oh what a Day!” It was July 11, 2014 around 2 p.m. when a press release arrived that stuck a dagger into the hearts of faithful Philadelphia Wings fans. It was announced that the team was sold and would be moving to Uncasville, CT and would later be renamed the New England Blackwolves. For a while the pain still lingered for Wings’ faithful, and to this day there is still some…

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NLL Protected Player Lists

July 4, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, July 3, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announces the protected player lists from each team in advance of the 2018 NLL Expansion Draft on July 16th. The Philadelphia Wings hold the 1st overall selection in the 2018 Expansion Draft. Both the Wings and the San Diego Seals will make alternating picks throughout 9 rounds (18 total selections). No current NLL…

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Press Release: Philadelphia Wings reveal new uniforms

June 13, 2018

  Philadelphia, PA – The Philadelphia Wings, the newest expansion team in the National Lacrosse League, unveiled their home uniform yesterday during a ceremony at Atlantic Aviation in conjunction with announcing their founding partner Inspira Health Network. As part of the reveal, the Wings and Inspira Health Network honored local servicemen by presenting them with the first official home jerseys for the 2018-19 season. “Our partnership with Inspira is rooted in community…

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Press Release: NLL announces key dates for expansion draft

June 2, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, June 1, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announced key dates for the 2018 Expansion Draft. Key Dates : Expansion Coin Toss – June 2, 2018 2018 Expansion Draft – July 16, 2018 2018 NLL Entry Draft – Fall 2018 With San Diego and Philadelphia set to begin play in the 2018-19 season, a coin toss is…

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NLL: It’s official – Philly gets its Wings

November 30, 2017

Philly gets its WINGS; alumni and fans come out for official name unveiling Team will start play December 2018 W-I-N-G-S…WINGS! A sound that used to echo inside the Spectrum and Wells Fargo Center was silenced on July 11, 2014 as the team relocated to New England and became the Black Wolves. Fast forward to November 29, 2017 and the infamous chant came back to life outside XFINITY LIVE, as a…

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Lacrosse Returns to Philadelphia for 2018-2019 Season

September 19, 2017

Philly lacrosse back at Wells Fargo Center, fans and social media explode On July 11, 2014 a dark cloud moved over the Wells Fargo Center as it was announced that the Philadelphia Wings, a team that captured six National Lacrosse league championships as well as the hearts of their many fans announced they were moving to Connecticut. On September 19, 2014 the Wings were re-named the New England Black Wolves. After…

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Towson Roars Past Drexel 8-7

April 5, 2017

Ryan Drenner Scores Four as Tigers Roar past Dragons in Second Half The Drexel Dragons (3-6, 0-1) opened up CAA action versus the #14 Towson Tigers (5-3, 1-0) at Vidas Athletic Complex this past weekend and fell 8-7 in one of the most intense games this season for both teams. The Dragons who started the season losing their first four games went 3-1 before starting conference action.  That loss came…

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Drexel defeats Bryant 7-5 during snow squall

March 12, 2017

Drexel Catches Fire in Snow Squall; Shafer Nets Hat Trick Saturday night the Drexel Dragons (1-4) played the first of two games this weekend. First up was the Bryant Bulldogs (3-4). Drexel picked up their first win of the season 7-5. Earlier in the day Mother Nature would put a bump in the road. That bump would be about three inches of snow, but excellent work by the Drexel ground crew…

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Dragons Fire Fizzles as Villanova Gains 15-13 Victory

March 1, 2017

Rain Slows Down, So Does Drexel Offense; Outscored 5-1 In Final Quarter Last night the Drexel Dragons (0-3) fell to the Villanova Wildcats (1-3) 15-13 at Vidas Field in Philadelphia Pa.  Villanova leads the series 23-21, with Drexel’s last win coming at Villanova in 2013. Great defense by both teams controlled the first three minutes, along with some big saves early by senior goalie Jimmy Joe Granito.  One of the…

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