Editorial: Right choice made by Wings in Cloutier deal

February 16, 2019

by Tracey Happold-Brown and Anna Taylor Note: The title of this article was edited after publication to accurately reflect that it is an editorial. Last week was interesting in Philadelphia after Wings’ fans learned that first-round draft pick Chris Cloutier had been traded to the Buffalo Bandits. It was a head-scratcher, seeing the team let go of the second-overall pick, someone they had hoped would become the face of the…

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NLL: Final 15 sinks Wings

February 12, 2019

Saturday night the Philadelphia Wings (1-7) fell 12-10 to the Colorado Mammoth (2-5) in front of 10,505 fans at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The Wings are now 1-4 at home. The Wings, whose early season slow starts led to defeats, are now having trouble finishing games. In their last two home defeats they were outscored 12-4 in the final 15 minutes of the game. Last week in their overtime…

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NLL: First win for Philadelphia Wings

February 4, 2019

The Philadelphia Wings earned their first win of the season on Friday night after defeating the Rochester Knighthawks 15-14 in overtime. It was the first win for the reincarnated Wings, and somewhat of a love letter game to their fans who supported the team during their 0-6 start. “The [fans] have been backing us this year and it was time to repay the favour. We finally put it together and…

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Press Release: Wings sign Chloe Cicone to one-day contract

January 31, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA (January 30, 2019) – The Philadelphia Wings Professional Lacrosse Team will sign 13-year old Chloe Cicone to a one-day contract, according to general manager and head coach Paul Day. The eighth grader from Newark, DE will join the Wings on the turf during practice at the team’s training facility on Friday, February 1. Diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy, Cicone is a member of Team IMPACT, a national nonprofit that…

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NLL: Rock come from behind win over Wings

January 28, 2019

Hellyer, Lintner and Jones record hat-tricks, Rose stops 40 for victory A slow start in the National Lacrosse League can just about spell defeat for any team. That’s been the problem in four of six games for the winless Philadelphia Wings (0-6) so far, but Saturday night at Wells Fargo Center it was actually a slow finish that clipped the Wings as they fell to the Toronto Rock (5-1) 13-12…

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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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