NLL: Philadelphia offense shuts down as Wings hit three-game losing streak

February 28, 2022

Perhaps the real highlight of the Philadelphia Wings’ latest home game came when Stevie Sanderson sang both national anthems of the Canada and the United States to start off the Halifax-Philadelphia game. Stevie is the daughter of Brogann Sanderson Bowden and the late Chris Sanderson, who both played and coached for Philadelphia before cancer stole him away. It was fitting that his daughter sang both anthems as they are both…


NLL: Thunderbirds rule the sky after defeating Wings

February 16, 2022

The Halifax Thunderbirds narrowly beat the Philadelphia Wings 10-8 on Sunday afternoon at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ont.  Six games into their season, the Thunderbirds now have five wins and one loss. An excellent record for a team who had an unscheduled month-long break because of COVID-19 and had to move two home games to Hamilton, Ont. because restrictions in Nova Scotia prevented them from playing there.  “I think it…


Second-half surge from Rock tops Wings

February 7, 2022

Both the Philadelphia Wings and the weather were blisteringly cold Saturday night while the Toronto Rock were red hot. Toronto doubled up Philadelphia 14-7 at Wells Fargo Center and rolled forward in a decisive victory. The Wings came and strong as last week’s hero, Ben McIntosh, had three goals. Two of those goals came in the first few minutes of the game, while Toronto was struggling. Goaltender Nick Rose appeared to…


NLL: Wings win another one-goal game over Swarm

January 31, 2022

These two teams cannot play an unexciting game. The Philadelphia Wings traveled down to Georgia on Saturday evening to take on the Swarm. The last three games between them had all been decided by one goal with the last one decided in overtime. That trend continued with this game with a one-goal victory thanks to Brett Hickey 6:34 into overtime, sending the Swarm fans home unhappy. “You should never lose…


NLL: Wings falter and hand Riptide first win of the season

January 26, 2022

The New York Riptide fought the current and pulled out a win on a chilly Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia. This victory was the first for the New York Riptide as they pulled out a 13-12 victory at the end of the afternoon. The Wings were coming off an exciting win over Rochester just a few hours earlier. Connor Kearnan capitalized on the double teams and triple teams given to Jeff…


NLL: Three Wings hit milestones as Philadelphia takes down Rochester 18-10

January 24, 2022

Tempers raged; fists flew. Words and gestures were exchanged. Boos for the players and the officials vibrated the stadium seats. It was like old school lacrosse was back in Philadelphia. And in a city that prides itself on being gritty, it was exactly what the Philadelphia Wings needed to beat the Rochester Knighthawks 18-10 in front of a boisterous crowd of over 6000. The game started slowly for both teams. Tied 2-2 at the end of…


NLL: FireWolves beat Wings in afternoon affair

January 17, 2022

The Albany FireWolves went on a midday hunt in Philadelphia on Saturday at noon. The FireWolves emerged from the prowl victorious, winning 9-8.The game featured a lot of hard hitting from both sides. It is clear that there is still no love lost between these two teams, the old Wings and the new Wings. And although the defensive players who were on the Covid list and Zach Higgins looked like…


NLL: Redeemed Eric Penney shines in Wings’ OT win

January 10, 2022

The Philadelphia Wings scraped by with a 12-11 overtime win at Wells Fargo Center in a rare Saturday afternoon home game that left them with the win against the Georgia Swarm. The odds were not in Philadelphia’s favor with Covid hitting the team hard. Ian Llord, Steph Charbonneau, Ryan Wagner and Cory Vitarelli were all missing, so they had to count on calling players up, relying on others, and rearranging…


NLL: Philly wins holiday game over New York

December 13, 2021

The Philadelphia Wings had a little holiday magic at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday night as Christmas came early in the form of a 14-12 win against the New York Riptide. It was a hard toss up as to which Philadelphia player was the biggest present this game, but it came down to three: Goalie Zach Higgins’ ability to keep the team in the game while Kevin Crowley wowed…


NLL: Rambo’s OT goal spells victory for Wings in home opener

December 6, 2021

First and foremost, Kiel Matisz will be fine, according to Paul Day. The Philadelphia Wings head coach and general manager updated the media on Matisz’s status during a post-game press conference. Matisz, diving for the net, took a hard hit that left him curled up in the crease. He did not move for a few minutes before two trainers physically removed from the game and down the tunnel. The Wings captain…