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)
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)
February 13, 2006 |
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.
March 3, 2013 |
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.
January 4, 2009 |
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.
January 4, 1996 |
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.
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.
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.