NLL: Wings surpass 2019 win count with 14-6 victory over Riptide

January 27, 2020

Friday night the Philadelphia Wings (5-2) defeated the New York Riptide (1-6) 14-6 in front of 7,183 fans at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Local Heroes Appreciation Night. The focus this night for the Riptide would be on Brett Hickey and Zach Higgins who have been on fire. In the last three games Higgins has let in a total of only 18 goals, while the offense has netted…

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NLL: Fight night in Philly leads to Wings’ win

January 23, 2020

It may have been pyjama night at Wells Fargo Center, but the Philadelphia Wings weren’t the ones caught sleeping in the 12-4 fisticuffs which could also have been labelled a Sunday Smackdown. Fresh off their first win of the season, the Rochester Knighthawks collapsed in epic fashion in a game that saw several scuffles and consecutive penalty shots. The Wings played solid defense and limited Shawn Evans (who singlehandedly seemed…

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NLL: Controversial game-winner gives Black Wolves win over Wings

January 21, 2020

With five points on the night, Callum Crawford’s goal kept New England’s undefeated season alive with an 8-7 overtime thriller against the rival Philadelphia Wings Saturday night at Mohegan Sun. Coming off back-to-back bye weeks, many might think the Black Wolves would come out unable to tangle with the Wings who were on a three-game winning streak. And they would be right as the Wings jumped out to an early…

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NLL: Can Trevor Baptiste be the next Geoff Snider?

January 16, 2020

Can Baptiste be the next Geoff Snider for the Philadelphia Wings? The Wings’ inaugural season saw some head scratching with some of the selections made during the draft from the United States with little box experience compared to their box-dominant neighbours up in Canada. That trend has continued into this year with nearly every team in the league venturing into the American-born player market. But last year, it was still…

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NLL: Wings continue win streak in home opener

January 13, 2020

Friday night the Philadelphia Wings (3-1) returned home and put an 18-10 beat down on the Vancouver Warriors (1-4) in front of 9,676 fans at the Wells Fargo Center. After starting the season on the road for the first three contests the Wings were happy to come home for some good home cooking. After finishing 4-14 last season the Wings came out to show the last two weeks weren’t a…

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NLL: Wings get second win in a row

January 9, 2020

Saturday night the Philadelphia Wings (2-1) defeated the New York Riptide (0-5) 15-12 in front of 5,019 at NYCB Live. It was their second win in a row ahead of their home opener this Friday at Wells Fargo Center. Kevin Buchanan started the Wings off quick by scoring 33 seconds into the contest. But the Riptide started to click on both sides of the ball. Jake Fox’s first NLL goal…

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NLL: Last-second heroics from Rambo lifts Philadelphia over Calgary

January 1, 2020

In their first ever visit to Scotiabank Saddledome, the Philadelphia Wings must have wondered if they had shown up to the wrong venue. With no sign of the hosts, Philadelphia made themselves at home and patiently waited and wondered if their late-night date would appear. Hot from the YYC airport, the hometown Roughnecks piled off the team bus and right into their second game in 24 hours. At 10:26 p.m….

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SEASON PREVIEW: Philadelphia Wings

December 19, 2019

2019 Season in Review Stats Leaders Points – 82 – Kevin Crowley/Kiel Matisz Goals – 35 – Kevin Crowley Assist – 55 – Kiel Matisz Loose Balls – 179 – Trevor Baptiste The Philadelphia Wings’ first season back in the City of Brotherly Love was a rough but growing one for the new franchise. The team finished with a 4-14 record. Eight of the losses were by two goals or…

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NLL: Strong home opener from Swarm sees 12-6 victory

December 16, 2019

Georgia Swarm head coach Ed Comeau secured his 100th career regular season win as the Swarm burned the Philadelphia Wings in a 12-6 victory during their home opener. Comeau joins Derek Keenan, Darrius Kilgour and Troy Cordingley as the only four coaches to have achieved that number of wins in the regular season. Georgia thrived behind a seven-point (4G/3A) performance from Lyle Thompson. Additionally, Shayne Jackson tallied five points (3G/2A)…

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Join the ILWT team!

November 18, 2019

ILWT is looking for new talent to join the team for the upcoming NLL season! We are expanding right along with the NLL and looking to add volunteer writers and photographers in every lacrosse hotbed, covering every level of the game. Current available NLL beats include: Buffalo, Colorado, Halifax, New England, New York, Rochester and San Diego. But don’t let that list stop you – there is lacrosse all over the…

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