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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NLL Draft: Top 10 picks all from north of the border

September 23, 2019

The NLL’s growth in the United States continued this week with the 2019 draft at Xfinity Live in Philadelphia. It was the second consecutive draft held in the city of the league’s headquarters, boosted with the return of the Wings in 2018. Prior to 2018, the draft had been held at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, with a large number of draftees hailing from the Canadian province of…

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NLL: Draft interviews with Kew, Krug, Smith

September 20, 2019

ILWT reporter Rocco Granato was at the 2019 NLL Draft in Philadelphia and caught up with three important draft picks. Have a listen! Andrew Kew F University of Tampa/Oakville Rock 3rd Overall New England Black Wolves   David Smith T/D University of Virginia 53rd Overall Philadelphia Wings   Jordan Krug F Cabrini University 66th Overall Philadelphia Wings

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Press Release: NLL announces 2018-19 season award winners

July 21, 2019

NLL Announces 2018-19 Season Award Winners PHILADELPHIA, July 19, 2019 – The National Lacrosse League officially announced the 2018-19 NLL Season Award winners. All awards are based on regular season performance and voted on by head coaches, general managers and the League’s Board of Governors. The 2018-19 season brought success for the NLL’s 11 active franchises, their front office staff, players, and fans. With growth in fan engagement and partnerships…

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NLL: Rare Wings win keeps Swarm in second place

April 23, 2019

In their final regular season game of the season, the Georgia Swarm dropped a tough game to the Philadelphia Wings 19-14 that cost them first place in the NLL. They will finish as the Eastern Division’s second seed and host the Toronto Rock on Monday, May 6th in the NLL’s first round of playoffs. The Wings, who finish their season with a 4-14 record, used an early offensive run to help…

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NLL: Wings fried in Vancouver 19-12

April 17, 2019

Sunday afternoon the Philadelphia Wings (3-14) were embarrassed by the Vancouver Warriors (5-11) 19-11. This was Philadelphia’s second game in as many nights. Saturday night they fell to Saskatchewan after allowing the Rush to outscore them 7-0 in the final quarter to turn an 11-9 deficit to a 16-11 victory. Philadelphia started quick on Sunday, scoring in the first 17 seconds of the game, but then it seemed like someone…

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NLL: Rush find second wind to beat Wings

April 15, 2019

The Saskatchewan Rush shut out the Philadelphia Wings in the fourth quarter to win on Saturday by a score of 16-11 after being down by two goals at Sasktel Centre. It was the Rush’s second game of the weekend, their first a 14-8 win in San Diego Friday night. After the weekend, they’re now a full game ahead of the Seals for first place in the NLL’s Western Division. “It…

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