ILWT Memories: The 2012 Powerball Lacrosse Tournament

April 19, 2020

In these complex times of postponed sports, fans have been taking to social media with their favourite games and memories. The lacrosse world is no different. A quick scroll through any fan’s timeline will show pictures from player’s youth, coaching, throwback games and, yes, father/daughter TikTok dance battles. It is with all this in mind we ask your indulgence as we personally look back on some of our favourite games…


NLL: Wings fall to Wolves at Wells Fargo

March 9, 2020

The New England Black Wolves were on the prowl Saturday at the Wells Fargo Center and they took down their prey – the Philadelphia Wings. New England went on to win 9-7 after jumping out to a 4-2 lead in the first. The game, which was quite physical, ended as it began. Just 26 in, a scrap between Nick Chaykowsky and Steph Charbonneau broke out. It ended with another scrap…


NLL: Bandits win it for Tucker

March 4, 2020

The Bandits won one for Tucker. On a special night in Buffalo, Banditland came together to honour the memory of Tucker Williams and came away with a 13-9 victory over the Halifax Thunderbirds. It was the Bandits’ seventh annual Tucker Out Lymphoma game. “Both teams fought hard to win that game in tribute to Tucker,” said Bandits’ head coach John Tavares. The 8-year-old son of former Bandits’ great Shawn Williams…


NLL: New England ends three-game losing streak

March 2, 2020

New England’s three-game losing streak came to an end as they defeated the Rochester Knighthawks 18-7 on February 22. In a game that saw the most goals scored by New England so far in the 202 season, the Black Wolves started this game down two as Rochester notched a pair of early goals. In a matter of six separating goals from New England’s Callum Crawford and Joe Nardella, the two-goal…


NLL: Wings take control of East Division with win over Wolves

February 19, 2020

The New England Black Wolves’ winning streak was snapped at to two games as the Philadelphia Wings rallied a come-from behind 14-11 win on Sunday afternoon at Mohegan Sun Arena. The win put the Wings in control of the NLL’s East Division. Coming out of the locker room scorching hot, the Wings jumped out to an early 5-0 lead with Matt Rambo recording a hat trick. This was an uncharacteristic…


NLL: Wings edge out Bandits 7-6

February 19, 2020

Saturday night the Philadelphia Wings (5-3) shuffled their way to a 7-6 victory over their arch nemesis Buffalo Bandits (6-3) in front of 12,459 fans at KeyBank Center. Buffalo was without two big components of their offense in Dhane Smith and Chase Fraser. Liam Patten, a second year defenseman with the Wings, started the ball rolling by scoring on transition and beating Matt Vinc. Garrett Billings would put the ball…


Mammoth retire Grant’s #24

March 26, 2018

Saturday, the Colorado Mammoth retired lacrosse legend John Grant Jr.’s jersey to the rafters of Pepsi Center. Ceremony speakers included Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kroenke Sports & Entertainment Matt Hutchings, as well as Mammoth General Manager Dan Carey. NLL Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz attended Grant’s ceremony and, on behalf of the NLL, presented Grant with a golden stick and a framed photograph. In his ceremony speech, Grant…


NLL: Rush defeat Mammoth 13-10

February 3, 2018

Rush Defeat Mammoth in Western Division Thriller, Move to 6-1. Ryan Keenan and Robert Church combine for Seven Goals. Last night the Saskatchewan Rush (6-1) defeated the Colorado Mammoth (4-2) 13-10 in front of 12,740 fans at the Pepsi Center.  With the win, Saskatchewan has clinched the season series by winning the first two games giving them any tie-breaker in their favour. In their first meeting on January 13, Saskatchewan…


NLL: It’s official – Philly gets its Wings

November 30, 2017

Philly gets its WINGS; alumni and fans come out for official name unveiling Team will start play December 2018 W-I-N-G-S…WINGS! A sound that used to echo inside the Spectrum and Wells Fargo Center was silenced on July 11, 2014 as the team relocated to New England and became the Black Wolves. Fast forward to November 29, 2017 and the infamous chant came back to life outside XFINITY LIVE, as a…


Lacrosse Returns to Philadelphia for 2018-2019 Season

September 19, 2017

Philly lacrosse back at Wells Fargo Center, fans and social media explode On July 11, 2014 a dark cloud moved over the Wells Fargo Center as it was announced that the Philadelphia Wings, a team that captured six National Lacrosse league championships as well as the hearts of their many fans announced they were moving to Connecticut. On September 19, 2014 the Wings were re-named the New England Black Wolves. After…