New England Black Wolves Newest NLL Team

NE Blackwolves
September 19, 2014

The relocated National Lacrosse League team that was the Philadelphia Wings are finally announcing their team name today, and it will be the New England Black Wolves. New England will stay in the eastern division, as Philadelphia was, and play out of Mohegan Sun Arena, just about an hour south of Boston. The team now has active website and social media accounts. Press Release: The Mohegan Sun has introduced the New…

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NLL Game Preview: K’Hawks vs Wings

Point Cosmo Knighthawks Bandits
March 8, 2014

Tonight the Philadelphia Wings (3-7) will face the two-time defending champion Rochester Knighthawks (6-3). The Wings have not had much success against the Hawks as they are 1-13 (including playoffs) the last 14 times they have met. The Wings are currently riding a four-game losing streak that they will look to end tonight. Recently signed defenseman Stephen Hoar is looking forward to getting back in action and helping the Wings…

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Stephen Hoar Brings Size, Presence to Wings Defense

wings
March 6, 2014

The trading deadline may be 12 days away, but the Philadelphia Wings have gone out and signed Stephen Hoar to a one year deal and placed him on the active roster making him available for this weekend’s matchup against the Rochester Knighthawks. With that move the Wings have placed Michael Diehl on the practice squad. Hoar who stands at 6’2″ and weighs 215 pounds will obviously add size to the…

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Keogh, Knighthawks Prepare for Philadelphia

Keogh Knighthawks
March 6, 2014

The defending champion Rochester Knighthawks are coming off of a strong win in Colorado against the Mammoth and this week will be hosting their rival Philadelphia Wings. In their win against Colorado, third year player Stephen Keogh led the ‘Hawks with five goals in the first half. “It was a good win for us last week especially on the road in a tough building,” Keogh told us. “We came out…

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Game Preview: Wings vs Swarm. Wings Aim to Swat the Swarm

Wings Sweeney vs Carlson Swarm
February 23, 2014

Today the Philadelphia Wings (3-6) will face the Minnesota Swarm (1-7).  The Swarm are coming off a 14-12 loss last night to the Toronto Rock.  After three quarters the Swarm were down 13-4 before putting eight goals in the final quarter.  So the question here is did the Swarm shoot their load, or was this a start of momentum coming into this afternoon? The Swarm all season have either had…

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Bandits Defeat Wings; Tavares Nabs 900th Assist

After a disappointing Week 7 loss on the road to the Rochester Knighthawks, the Buffalo Bandits were looking for a little bit of redemption in their season series finale with the Philadelphia Wings Saturday night. The Bandits (6-2) responded in a major way by giving the Philadelphia Wings (3-6) a complete 60 minute performance and clinching their season series with a commanding 13-7 victory in front of 13,980 Banditland faithful…

February 16, 2014
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Game Preview: Wings vs Bandits

This week the Philadelphia Wings (3-5) shuffle off to Buffalo (or should we say shovel after the latest snow storm), to face the Bandits (5-2) at 7:30 pm Saturday night. The Wings are coming off a lost weekend where they fell 20-10 to Toronto, and then fell 8-6 in a defensive battle against the Edmonton Rush. The Bandits are coming off a 9-6 loss to Rochester which saw their five…

February 14, 2014
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Vyse, Wings, Prepare for Road Ahead

Wings Team
February 13, 2014

Last season Roger Vyse was a member of the Toronto Rock where he put up six goals in three games. He was a victim of the shortened rosters, and was cut by the Rock before the season. Vyse made his debut this weekend with the Philadelphia Wings after being signed last week. He was a part of the losses to Toronto on Friday night and Edmonton on Saturday. “It’s definitely…

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NLL Preview: Wings Travel to Toronto in Final Back to Back

The Philadelphia Wings (3-3) start their final back to back weekend with a trip to face the Toronto Rock (2-3). All time the Wings are 14-23 against the Rock (6-11 on road). The Rock are led by Stephan LeBlanc (13 goals) and Garrett Billings (32 points). Captain Colin Doyle and Josh “Shooter” Sanderson have seven and eight goals respectively. Goaltender Nick Rose has a 11.40 GAA and a save percentage…

February 6, 2014
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Bandits Come Up Flat Against Wings

After the final horn had sounded and the game concluded against the Wings, the scoreboard told the final tale of the contest. The Philadelphia Wings emerged victorious with a 17-13 victory over the Buffalo Bandits last night before a crowd of 13,564 at the First Niagara Center. What occurred last night for me seemed to bring up feelings of déjà vu, especially from those late games in the 2013 season…

December 30, 2013
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