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…


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…


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…


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…


NLL: Wings can’t get past strong Bandits team in Thursday tilt

April 2, 2022

The Buffalo Bandits came to Philadelphia on Thursday night and continued to show why they are one of the strongest teams in the league. They displayed the kind of offensive, defensive and goaltending prowess they have shown this season. The scoreboard showed 17-12; but it was all Buffalo.Buffalo jumped up 7-2 in the first quarter and the Philadelphia boos rained down. The second quarter was not the offensive thriller Wings’…


NLL: Big effort from Philadelphia’s Corey Small leads Wings to win

March 29, 2022

It was an eight-point effort for Corey Small as the Philadelphia Wings broke a four-game losing streak on Saturday evening with a 12-8 win over the Rochester Knighthawks at Blue Cross Arena. Wings’ head coach Paul Day appeared ecstatic that the offense finally seemed to find the back of the net again. Philadelphia has struggled with either offense and defense this season. At the beginning of the season, the offense clicked,…


NLL: Trade deadline madness with marquee players on the move

March 18, 2022

It’s that time of year again: trade deadline week in the NLL. Top tier teams look to get better to make that last push for the playoffs, while teams at the bottom of the standings look into the future. Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! No, let’s go with players and moves and trades, oh my! The madness started early last week. On March 9th, the Rochester Knighthawks kicked…


NLL: Bandits stay atop the league with big win over Philadelphia

March 14, 2022

The boys were back in town. The Buffalo Bandits returned home to KeyBank Center after two weeks worth of wins on the road at Rochester and Albany. Looking to continue their winning ways, a win against the Wings would give them sole possession of first place in the NLL. As for the Wings, they were looking to stop a three-game skid and find some ground in a very cramped middle…


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…