NLL: Wings emphatically end Rock’s 8-game winning streak

March 10, 2023

The Philadelphia Wings silenced the Toronto Rock 11-10 with an all-around team victory on Monday night in Philadelphia. Philadelphia jumped out to an early 2-0 lead with Matt Rambo and Blaze Riorden finding the back of the net in the first quarter. The second quarter saw more evenly matched play as Philadelphia scored five to Toronto’s four. The third quarter began, and the fans held their collective breath as Philly…


NLL: Mitch Jones’ 14 points leads Wings over Riptide

March 5, 2023

Mitch Jones was like a kid in a candy shop at the Philadelphia Wings’ Saturday afternoon family-friendly lacrosse game. He dodged, he passed, he scored – and he did it a lot. His 14 points were a large reason Philadelphia ended up with the 19-12 victory over the New York Riptide. The game, at times, was not so “family-friendly” as three fights broke out throughout the game. Mitch Jones must…


NLL: Injury-plagued Bandits remain atop the East with OT win over Wings

February 20, 2023

It was “wing night” in Buffalo, New York on Saturday night. Years prior, it seemed ironic that Philadelphia came to town for these games, but now it seems like a good marketing ploy. I’ll take a single order of hot, please. The Bandits came in sitting atop the East Division, while Philadelphia was in the middle of the pack battling for playoff positioning. Buffalo won the other meeting between these…


NLL: Jones has big impact in debut game with Wings

February 6, 2023

The Philadelphia Wings soundly defeated the Albany FireWolves 13-5 on Saturday night to snap a three-game home-losing streak. Joe Resetarits broke out with his best game of the season, scoring four goals and four assists, and the newest Wing, Mitch Jones, scored twice and added three assists. “Obviously getting the victory was huge,” said Wings’ head coach Paul Day. “It was a total-team effort. The penalty kills were strong, the…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…