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January 11, 2013
Friday at 7 p.m., Wells Fargo Center Online: http://Youtube.com/thelacrossenetwork . Last year's records: Buffalo, 7-9; Wings, 7-9. Postseason: Buffalo lost in the first round, 7-6, to the Toronto Rock. The Wings lost in the first round to the eventual champion Rochester Knighthawks, 14-13. Key players Buffalo: Captain John Tavares begins his 22d season with the Bandits and has been a 19-time NLL all-pro selection. The veteran forward is the NLL's all-time leader in goals (765)
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February 8, 2011
Wings goaltender Brandon Miller will start for the East squad at the National Lacrosse League All-Star Game, to be held at 2 p.m. on Feb. 27 at the Event Center at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y., the league announced yesterday. It is the second All-Star appearance for Miller, a 12-year veteran. The starting lineups were selected by voting from coaches, media and fans' online votes. Joining Miller as East starters are: forwards Casey Powell (Boston Blazers) and Colin Doyle (Toronto Rock)
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February 13, 2006 | THE INQUIRER STAFF
Jake Bergey collected five points in leading the Wings past the Buffalo Bandits, 10-9, in a National Lacrosse League game Saturday night at the Wachovia Center. The Bandits' John Tavares had five points on two goals and three assists to bring his career total to 1,085, just six short of Gary Gait's NLL record. Bergey also scored twice and added three assists.
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March 3, 2013 | INQUIRER STAFF REPORT
The Wings won their third straight game Friday, getting a tying goal from Jordan Hall with 3.7 seconds left in regulation before Drew Westervelt scored in overtime to defeat the host Buffalo Bandits, 11-10. The game-winner was Westervelt's third goal of the match. Paul Rabil also had three goals for the Wings (5-3), who moved into second place in the NLL's East Division.  
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January 4, 2009 | BY THE INQUIRER STAFF
After hoisting their National Lacrosse League championship banner last night, the Buffalo Bandits beat the Wings, 15-11, in the season opener for both at HSBC Arena. The game was a rematch of last season's East Division semifinal, which ended in a 14-12 Buffalo victory. The division rivals split their regular-season series, 1-1. The Wings were missing 2008 league MVP Athan Iannucci, who is recovering from a torn knee ligament. Drew Westervelt scored three goals and added two assists for the Wings.
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January 4, 1996 | By Mayer Brandschain, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
The Philadelphia Wings will begin their 10th season in the Major Indoor Lacrosse League with a game against the Buffalo Bandits at the Spectrum at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 12. The 10-game schedule will run through Saturday, March 23. The Wings, coached by Tony Resch, defeated the Rochester Knighthawks, 15-14, in overtime in April to win the league championship for the second straight year and the fourth time in nine years. The Wings have a roster of 23 players.
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February 14, 2011
John Tavares scored five goals to lead the Buffalo Bandits to a 16-7 win over the Wings at the Wells Fargo Center Saturday night. Tavares became the first National Lacrosse League player to reach 700 career goals. He now has 704. The Wings (3-4) were led by forwards Athan Iannucci, Drew Westervelt and Alex Turner, who scored two goals each. Defender Dan Hardy scored the other. The Wings will meet the Bandits (4-2) on Saturday in Buffalo. The Wings' next home game in Saturday, Feb. 26 against the Toronto Rock at 8 p.m.
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January 14, 2014
A GOAL by John Tavares in sudden death lifted the Buffalo Bandits to a 12-11 victory that spoiled the Wings' home opener yesterday at the Wells Fargo Center. The Wings fell to 1-2; Buffalo is 2-1. The Bandits led after the first quarter, 8-4, and still were ahead by three goals, 10-7, entering the final session before the Wings rallied to force the overtime. The Wings, who lost in Rochester on Saturday, 13-9, play host to the Minnesota Swarm on Saturday at noon, then travel to Minnesota for a game Sunday.
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February 17, 2014 | INQUIRER STAFF
The Wings lost to the Buffalo Bandits, 13-7, in Buffalo on Saturday, their third straight defeat. Ryan Ward and Kyle Buchanan each had four points for the Wings (3-6) Ward had four assists, and Buchanan had two goals and two assists. Mark Steenhuis had a hat trick for first-place Buffalo (6-2), and John Tavares had five assists.  
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January 14, 2014
A GOAL by John Tavares in sudden death lifted the Buffalo Bandits to a 12-11 victory that spoiled the Wings' home opener yesterday at the Wells Fargo Center. The Wings fell to 1-2; Buffalo is 2-1. The Bandits led after the first quarter, 8-4, and still were ahead by three goals, 10-7, entering the final session before the Wings rallied to force the overtime. The Wings, who lost in Rochester on Saturday, 13-9, play host to the Minnesota Swarm on Saturday at noon, then travel to Minnesota for a game Sunday.
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January 12, 2014
FRESH OFF an early bye week, the Wings will be back in action this weekend with a pair of games, including their home opener. They visit Rochester tonight at 7:30 to play the Knighthawks, then return home tomorrow to host the Buffalo Bandits at 4 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center. The Knighthawks, the two-time defending champions of the National Lacrosse League, lead the overall series, 31-18, including a quarterfinal win over the Wings last spring. Both teams are 1-0 atop the Eastern Conference.
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December 30, 2013 | By the Inquirer Staff
Jordan Hall had five goals, including a run of four straight in a 5- minute, 12-second span of the second quarter, as the Wings opened the 2014 season with a 17-13 win on the road over the Buffalo Bandits. Kevin Ross and Kyle Buchanan each had hat tricks for the Wings, while Tracey Kelusky and Kevin Ross both scored twice. Garrett Thul and Kyle Sweeney finished out the Wings scoring. Wings goalie Evan Kirk had 39 saves on 52 shots. The Wings pounded Buffalo goalkeepers Anthony Cosmo and Kurtis Wagar, with Cosmo pulled in the third.
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December 27, 2013 | DAILY NEWS STAFF REPORT
THE WINGS will open their 28th National Lacrosse League season tomorrow against the Buffalo Bandits. The Wings are coming off back-to-back playoff seasons. Changes were made in the offseason for the Wings, who returned 10 players from last season and added 10 new players. Key additions include veteran forwards Ryan Ward and Tracey Kelusky and goalie Evan Kirk. Kelusky arrived in Philadelphia via free agency from the Bandits. "By acquiring Tracey and Ryan this offseason, we've brought in players with experience and a high lacrosse IQ," coach Blane Harrison said in a news release.
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April 12, 2013
The Wings can clinch a National Lacrosse League playoff spot for the second straight season with a win over the Toronto Rock at the Wells Fargo Center on Saturday. After snapping a five-game losing streak with a win Sunday over the Minnesota Swarm, the Wings (6-8) are in third place in the East Division, a half-game behind second-place Rochester. A win over the Rock or a loss by the Buffalo Bandits will secure a postseason game for the Wings. The Wings have split the season series with division-leading Toronto, with each team winning once in the other's arena.
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January 13, 2013 | By Marc Narducci, Inquirer Staff Writer
Kevin Buchanan didn't wait long to earn revenge against his former team. Playing his first game for the Wings in the opener of their 27th National Lacrosse League season, Buchanan contributed three goals and three assists during Friday's 13-8 win over the Buffalo Bandits at the Wells Fargo Center. Buchanan had 10 goals and 19 assists in 15 games last year in his only season with the Bandits. "It felt good," said Buchanan, playing for his fourth team in his five-year career. "I was glad I was on the Wings' side tonight.
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