Wings Trade Away Dawson Brothers, But Is It the Right Move?

December 14, 2012

In what has to be one of, if not the biggest trades ever.  The Philadelphia Wings send Dangerous Dan Dawson and his brother Paul Dawson along with a 2016 first round pick to the Rochester Knighthawks.  In exchange the Wings get Paul Rabil, Jordan Hall, Rob Campbell, and Joel White along with a 2014 second round pick. For those out of the loop, Rabil was traded last season to the…


Training Camp Report: Wings Prepare For Pre Season Tilt

December 13, 2012

We are only 29 days til the Wings home opener versus the Buffalo Bandits. But more importantly 8 days til the Wings play back to back preseason games in Toronto at the newly built Toronto Rock practice facility. The first of the two will be on Dec 21st against the Buffalo Bandits, and the second game will be the following night Dec 22nd versus the Toronto Rock. Both these games…


NLL Pre Season Game Power Rankings

December 11, 2012

Rankings this week took a change.  We have a new #1, and a big leaper of 4 places. Three games where played this weekend.  First game was the defending champion Rochester Knighthawks facing off against the young Minnesota Swarm.  Rochester came out on top 11-10 on a penalty shot by Johnny Powless after the Swarm where called for a bench minor with under 2 minutes to play in the game.  We…


Roughnecks Blow Out Mammoth at LEC 20-11

December 9, 2012

Once again the Langley Event Center home of the two time WLA Champs Langley Thunder played host to the National Lacrosse League.  This year the Calgary Roughnecks and Colorado Mammoth were the combatants.  The game had a local flavor to it, as the fans had the chance to watch two of there on Thunder in action.  Matt Leveque (Calgary) and Ian Poole (Colorado). After falling behind 6-2 the Mammoth score…


Rougnecks and Mammoth Faceoff in Langley

December 8, 2012

This Saturday night at 7pm The National Lacrosse League returns to the home of the two time Western Lacrosse Association Champions Langley Thunder. The Calgary Roughnecks will face the Colorado Mammoth. The Roughnecks are led by forwards Jeff Shattler, Scott Ranger, Dane Dobbie & Daryl Veltman., along with faceoff specialist Geoff Snider. If the names sound familiar to you, that’s because most of these players have played in the Event…


NLL Power Rankings: Pre Season

December 5, 2012

Colorado Mammoth….. Finished 11-5 last season, then suffered a 14-10 playoff loss at home to the Minnesota Swarm.  In 2013 the Mammoth have to be the favorite right now. Led by John Grant Jr’s record 116 points last season, Rookie of the Year Adam Jones, cagey veteran Gavin Prout, and Sean Pollock, this high powered offense can definitely fill the net and look to add more to that total by signing Colton…


One on One with Johnny Mouradian

December 4, 2012

This weekend at Philadelphia Wings training camp, we got to sit down and talk to head coach and general manager Johnny Mouradian. Topics included the epic goalie battle between eight netminders, the most impressive rookies and free agents, plus the contract statuses of Dan Dawson and Kyle Hartzell. Click on the link below to hear it, and tune in to Wings Nest tonight at 6pm for more Wings talk. Johnny_Mouradian


Wings: No Hartzell, Dawson, Sealock or Wray At Camp

December 3, 2012

Saturday night started the way the morning session ended.  Miller and Fryer where manning the nets along with Brett Perras, Scotty Komer , Chris Collins, Chad Peiper.  Once again the rookies did not disappoint the coaches or the fans in attendance. Veterans Westervelt, Crowley, Ross, Buchanan showed their mid-season form, Miller and Fryer where true to form as well.  But we all know what the veterans can do.  The story…


Audio: CJ Costabile, Ethan Farrell

December 2, 2012

Last night at Philadelphia Wings training camp, we spoke with rookie CJ Costabile and free agent signee Ethan Farrell. Costabile played MLL with the Long Island Lizards and won a title at Duke, while Farrell is a veteran of the Vermont Voyageurs and played with the Charlotte Copperheads. C.J. Costabile Ethan Farrell


Wings Training Camp: Morning Report

December 1, 2012

Just like the free agent/rookie camp, the players did not disappoint the coaches.  The Wings brought in 18 players from the free agent camp 2 weeks ago, and each player is aware that there first mistake could be there last. Players fighting for a roster spot, Will Harrington, Farrell, Rogowski have not only impressed the 15+ fans who came out early this morning, but also impressed the coaches had Wiedmaier, Erik…