Team Leaders: Goals: Kevin Crowley (7), Assists: Kevin Buchanan and Jordan Hall (6) Points: Crowley (10), Loose Balls: Brodie Merrill (26), Goals Against: Brandon Miller (7.50), Saves: Miller (96)
Off to a 2-0 start for the first time since 2008, the Philadelphia Wings will play a weekend of back to back games for the first time during the 2013 season first of which with a visit to Buffalo for a rematch with the Bandits on Saturday. Game time at the First Niagara Center is at 7:30 PM Saturday night.
All-Time the Wings are 23-23 against the Bandits. Against the Bandits on the road the Wings are 10-13 (9-9 at First Niagara Center) having split the two games played there in 2012.
Last weekend the Wings notched their second win of the 2013 National Lacrosse League season with a goal in the last 10.9 seconds to gain an 8-7 victory over the Toronto Rock on Saturday. The Wings trailed the entire game until Drew Westervelt scored the game winner. Brandon Miller stopped 53 shots to pick up the win in goal.
Look for Jordan Hall to return to the lineup after serving his one game suspension and be a big factor in the game.
The Wings will leave Buffalo immediately after the game as they have a 4pm start time Sunday with the Calgary Roughnecks.
Buffalo won their second straight game since losing their opener to the Wings when they defeated the Rochester Knighthawks 14-13 at Rochester’s Blue Cross Arena on Saturday spoiling Rochester’s banner ceremony.