NLL: Toronto Rock rolling into Philly this weekend

January 23, 2019

The Toronto Rock have been on a roll as of late winning their last three games and improving to a 4-1 record on the season and a tie for first place in the East Division with the Buffalo Bandits. Meeting for the second time in under 30 days, two Eastern Division heavyweight rivals in the Rock and Georgia Swarm faced off on Friday night at Scotiabank Centre; and this time,…

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NLL: Bandits take down Wings again

January 22, 2019

A four-goal run late in the fourth quarter helped the Buffalo Bandits edge the Philadelphia Wings on Saturday night at KeyBank Center 14-10. The win ends a 3-1 four-game home stand for the Bandits, who’ll play back-to-back road games next weekend. Their overall record improves to 4-1, tying them for first place in the East division with the Toronto Rock. Head coach John Tavares told bandits.com that the win shows…

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NLL: Another close loss for the Wings

January 14, 2019

The Georgia Swarm defeated the Philadelphia Wings 13-11 in a closely contested game on Saturday night at Wells Fargo Center. The Wings flew out to a 2-0 lead with Josh Currier and Blaze Riorden putting two in the back of the net in a little over two minutes into the game. Georgia then came to life scoring five unanswered goals to end the quarter 5-2. “We gave them too much…

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NLL: Schreiber, Jones shine in Rock win over Wings

January 7, 2019

Though the Toronto Rock’s schedule is weeks long in length, their matchup with the Philadelphia Wings was one both teams had circled, but one that Toronto came out on top of 11-10 in overtime. Adam Jones scored the game winner four minutes into the extra frame as he worked on his defender, turned and wired his fifth goal of the night into the cage. Tom Schreiber also scored five goals…

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NLL: Wings fall to old friends in Rochester

January 1, 2019

Saturday night the Philadelphia Wings fell to 0-2 on the young NLL season with a 13-9 loss to the Rochester Knighthawks. The 8144 fans at Blue Cross Arena were excited to see the rivalry between the Wings and the Knighthawks renewed. After having to sit through Rochester’s opening ceremonies, the Wings came out slow and trailed 5-0 after the first quarter. Cody Jamieson and Cory Vitarelli each scored twice for…

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A Philadelphia Christmas Carol: connecting the past, present and future of the Wings

December 21, 2018

Everyone loves the Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol. It is only fitting that the Philadelphia Wings started playing again in December as their story parallels that of Dickens’ classic tale, a story that teaches the importance of learning from our past, preparing for our future and appreciating our present. Anyone who followed the former Philadelphia Wings knows who the Ebenezer Scrooge in their history is so there is no…

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NLL: Wings are back, but fall to Bandits 17-15

December 18, 2018

After a four year hiatus, the Philadelphia Wings took the floor once again at Wells Fargo Center to put on a show for 11,023 rowdy fans. Unfortunately, after 60 hard-fought minutes, the visiting Buffalo Bandits ruined the party by edging the Wings 17-15. Prior to the opening faceoff five banners where raised to the rafters. The numbers of Tom “Hollywood” Marachek (42), Jake Bergey (66) and Dallas Eliuk (35) took their…

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NLL Preview: Philadelphia Wings

December 15, 2018

Today the Philadelphia Wings make their return after a four year absence. The last time the sounds of “Sucks”, “It’s All Your Fault”, “W-I-N-G-S. WINGS” echoed in the Wells Fargo Center was April 26, 2014 in a 13-12 loss to the Colorado Mammoth. That season they were 6-12 (2-7) at home. This new brand of Wings Lacrosse will bring players like Kiel Matisz, Brett Hickey, Vaughn Harris, Jordan Hall, Josh…

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