Wings Open 2013 With Win Over Bandits

January 12, 2013

Last night in front of a crowd of 9,096 at the Wells Fargo Center the Philadelphia Wings put together a game of lacrosse the Philadelphia fans have been waiting to see for a long time by beating the Buffalo Bandits 13-8. This was a total team effort from top to bottom.  Led by a three headed monster Kevin Buchanan (3G/3A) and Kevin Crowley (4G/1A) and Jordan Hall (1G/6A), the Wings…

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NLL: Wings Open Up Against Bandits

January 10, 2013

The Wings open up their 27th season on Friday January 11 when the Buffalo Bandits come to town. Game time is at 7 PM at the Wells Fargo Center. The Wings look to get back on track after losing there last 5 regular season games of 2012, along with a defeat in the first round of the playoffs has left a very bitter taste in the mouths of players. The Wings are looking to rinse that…

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Ten NLL Stories to Watch in Week Two

January 9, 2013

As we head into Week 2 of the NLL season, we have a jammed packed weekend of lacrosse action.  Here are the 10 stories to look out for. Friday Night: Philadelphia Wings v Buffalo Bandits 1. With many new additions to the team, will the Wings have another opener like 2012, or will a team comprised of 17 Americans write a different ending? 2.  Paul Rabil.. Will he quiet the critics? …

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Top Five NLL Stories in 2013

January 4, 2013

Each week we will look at the top stories of the week’s action, but today we get you ready for the season. 1. Rochester Knighthawks. Can they repeat as Champions in 2013? With the blockbuster deal bringing Dan & Paul Dawson to town, along with the return of Casey Powell it has the Rochester fans thinking repeat. 2. Mark Matthews/Edmonton Rush. Already penciled in as the Rookie of the Year,…

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Wings Release Crotty, Activate Hall

January 2, 2013

On Friday December 21st the Philadelphia Wings activated Jordan Hall from the IR to the 23 man active roster.  With that move the Wings released forward Ned Crotty.  Is this a true move? Or was it just so Hall can get some game action to see how the knee is doing after knee surgery that had him miss the last half of the 2012 season?  In my opinion I think it…

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Official NLL Pre Season Power Rankings

January 1, 2013

Training camps are done, pre-season games played, and the rosters have been finalized. We are now only 4 days until the opening of the 2013 NLL season. There are new faces in the league, old faces on new teams, and some faces that have been left off the rosters. This should be a very exciting 2013 Season. Calgary Roughnecks…(2012–  12-4… Western Div Champion Regular Season) One of the most balanced teams in…

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NLL Season Preview: Calgary Roughnecks

December 31, 2012

2012 Regular Season    12-4 PP     50.5% PK    58.10% GF    216 GA   170 Leaders: Shawn Evans  32G/47A..  79pts Goalie Wins:  Mike Poulin 10 The 2012 season for Calgary ended way too soon.  After running through the regular season at 12-4, and dominating the Edmonton Rush 4-0 during the regular season, while outscoring them 50-33, the Roughnecks fell in the first round to the same Rush team 19-11.  This will obviously be something the Roughnecks want to prevent in the 2013 season. During the…

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NLL Season Preview: Philadelphia Wings

December 26, 2012

When the Wings started the 2012 season the expectations were very high.  The acquisition of Dan Dawson in the dispersal draft, the selection of Kevin Crowley as their #1 overall pick had the Wings faithful looking up.  After a 22-12 season opener to the Knighthawks, the faithful fans feared another long season.  The Wings then proceeded to win 7 of the next 10 games to stand at 7-4 and on top of the…

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Wings Fall to Buffalo and Toronto

December 24, 2012

Friday night the Wings fell to the Bandits 16-10 in pre-season action.  This was the first pre-season game for both teams who will face each other on January 11th as they open up their 2013 season.  This was the first time the final Wings roster was together since the opening of camp. Kevin Crowley and Drew Westervelt saw limited action, each playing a half of the game according to twitter reports,…

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