Hellyer, Jones score hat tricks as Rock squeak out 13-12 win

The Toronto Rock looked down and out through 45 minutes on Friday night, but a strong push in the final quarter saw them pull out a 13-12 victory over the Philadelphia Wings. Toronto couldn’t have gotten off to a worse start, however, as Philadelphia got goals from Matt Rambo, Josh Currier, Kiel Matisz, and Vaughn…

Rock attempt to win fourth straight game at Wings’ expense

It’s throwback night at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday night as the two teams with the most championships in National Lacrosse League history – the Toronto Rock and Philadelphia Wings – go head to head. Philadelphia, who overwent an image change after being given an expansion franchise, will bring back its famous uniforms, which were…

Philadelphia Wings announcer in hot water after racially insensitive comments

Update: The Philadelphia Wings have removed Shawny Hill as their in-arena announcer. He has also been suspended from announcing any other events at Wells Fargo Center. Full statement from the team here.  The Georgia Swarm and Philadelphia Wings played one another in an innocuous regular season game on Saturday night. The visiting Swarm ended up…

Jones, Schreiber power Rock to win in OT thriller

It took an extra frame to decide a winner on Friday, but when the dust settled, it was the Toronto Rock who came out with the 11-10 overtime victory over the Philadelphia Wings. The term defensive battle doesn’t get thrown around too often in lacrosse, but both teams had a playoff-like intensity in their own…

Rock, Wings face off for first time since expansion draft

A familiar rivalry will be renewed on Friday night at Scotiabank Arena, however, it’ll have a new feeling to it. The Toronto Rock (1-1) will welcome the expansion Philadelphia Wings (0-2) to town for the first meeting of the season between the two East Division foes. The Wings, who were tied with the Rock for…

Bandits spoil Wings’ NLL homecoming in season opener

If the 11,023 in attendance at Wells Fargo Center was any indication, professional lacrosse returned to Philadelphia with a bang on Saturday. In an afternoon tilt to open the 2018-19 campaign, the expansion Philadelphia Wings showcased their new roster at home against the rival Buffalo Bandits. And while the visitors ultimately left with a 17-15 victory,…