NLL: Wings retire Finneran’s number but can’t get the win

January 30, 2023

The Buffalo Bandits came into Philadelphia and nabbed a 13-9 win over the Wings on Friday night. In a game that seemed eerily reminiscent of their last game (a loss to Toronto), Philadelphia broke down in the second half. Buffalo snagged the win. The stadium was roaring with excitement as fans celebrated the retirement of Kevin Finneran’s number 11. The players seemed to feed off the fans. However, like the…

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NLL: Early-afternoon affair sees Rock solidly defeat Wings 14-5

January 23, 2023

Tom Schreiber had more points than the Philadelphia Wings did on Saturday afternoon, as he, his seven points, and the Toronto Rock rolled over the Philadelphia Wings 14-5. “He’s a great player,” recognized head coach Paul Day. “I think it’s time and space. You really need to take time and space away from him and that happens earlier when he doesn’t have the ball. I think that happened in the…

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NLL: Panther City Lacrosse Club spoils Philadelphia Wings home opener

January 16, 2023

The Panther City Lacrosse Club was on the prowl in the second half of the Philadelphia Wings’ home opener this past weekend. At the end, Philadelphia fans were stunned into silence by a 12-10 victory by the Panther City Lacrosse Club. It was a game of two very different halves. Head coach Tracey Kelusky must have given quite the halftime motivational speech that motivated PCLC to win. The first half…

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NLL: Philadelphia outlasts Georgia in yet another one-goal game

December 19, 2022

Gas South Arena in Duluth, Georgia was highly combustible Saturday night. The Swarm were back on home turf and they were looking to avenge a Week one loss to Rochester. Eastern Division rival, the Philadelphia Wings, were looking to have something to say about that, as well as get themselves in the win column for the first time this year. Someone grab the fire extinguishers, Riorden and the rest of…

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NLL: Thunderbirds explode for 18 goals in home opener

December 4, 2022

The Halifax Thunderbirds broke a franchise record during their home opener on Friday night. They beat the Philadelphia Wings 18-8, which is the most goals the team has scored since moving to Halifax from Rochester in 2019.  “Eighteen is a lot of goals, and I think it’s just sharing that ball and no one really wanting to get their goal, it was getting a goal for the team, getting the…

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NLL: Philadelphia Wings look to improve middle-of-the-pack finish in 2022-23

October 27, 2022

As the Philadelphia Wings begin preparations for the 2022-23 season, let’s take a look back and the positives of the past season, and also some things management needs to iron out and adjust. Let’s get the obvious out of the way – the impact of Covid won’t be written about. Every team in the league dealt with it, and teams will continue to deal with it. The Wings had an up-and-down…

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NLL: Seals move on to West Final after win over Philly

May 10, 2022

The place to be Saturday night was San Diego. With the palm trees swaying in California, the San Diego Seals held strong and clipped the Philadelphia Wings 9-8 in playoff action late Saturday night in an action filled game that was playoff worthy. San Diego started strong with Wes Berg finding the back of the net. Dane Dobbie then landed one before Berg scored again. Steph Charbonneau scored a transition…

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NLL: Riorden’s OT game winner sends Wings to playoffs

May 3, 2022

Blaze Riorden saved the Philadelphia Wings on Saturday night, but not as a goaltender, of course – this isn’t field lacrosse. Riorden’s game winning goal in overtime allowed the Wings to fly over the Georgia Swarm to clinch the final NLL playoff spot. The Wings will cross over to the West Division to face the San Diego Seals this Saturday, May 7th at 10 p.m. There are so many things…

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NLL: FireWolves keep themselves in playoff contention; defeat Wings 11-5

April 18, 2022

In a game with huge playoff implications, the Philadelphia Wings and Albany FireWolves faced off at MVP Arena in an eastern conference clash on Saturday night. After trailing at halftime, the FireWolves came alive in the second half to take an 11-5 victory over the Wings. The game’s opening quarter started with a bang as Matt Rambo danced towards the net sneaking the ball passed Albany’s Doug Jamieson to put…

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NLL: Wings squeak out Friday night OT win in San Diego

April 9, 2022

San Diego is known for its fish tacos, beaches and great scenery. After last night, it should be known for excellent, entertaining lacrosse games. Philadelphia flew in for a late game for those of us on the East Coast. Those who stayed awake in Philly were treated to an unexpected surprise – another thrilling overtime win as Ben McIntosh scored an overtime goal to give the Wings a 13-12 victory…

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