Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/5/11
The Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League (NLL) return to television for the 25th Anniversary season. Four home games and one away game will be televised on The Comcast Network in January and February.
The five telecasts will be presented by Wings L.P in partnership with five Philadelphia lacrosse non-profit agencies: Checking for Cancer, Philadelphia Lacrosse Association, Laxers 4 Life, Great Guys Group and Cuddle My Kids. The partnerships were made to build awareness for the organizations.
Color commentary for all telecasts will be provided by former Wings standout Scott Gabrielsen partnered with longtime NLL play-by-play commentator Joe Heyer. Gabrielsen is co-founder of Cuddle My Kids, an a home-based non-profit that assists children directly affected by cancer.
“Twenty-five years of indoor lacrosse in Philadelphia is a tremendous milestone for our organization,” said Wings Co-Owner Russ Cline. “We are extremely fortunate and excited to partner with each of the non-profit organizations to bring our celebration to homes through The Comcast Network.”
The Wings’ television schedule on The Comcast Network:
Saturday, January 8 – 7 p.m. vs. the Boston Blazers, season and home opener at Wells Fargo Center, 25th year anniversary event (Comcast SportsNet replay: Sunday, January 9th at 1:30 p.m.)
Saturday, January 15th at 7:30pm vs. the Buffalo Bandits (Comcast SportsNet replay: Sunday, January 16th at 1 p.m.)
Saturday, January 22nd at 9 pm. @ Colorado Mammoth
Saturday, January 29th at 7 p.m. vs. the Colorado Mammoth (Comcast SportsNet replay: Saturday, February 5th at 4 p.m.)
Saturday, February 26th at 8 p.m. vs. the Toronto Rock (Comcast SportsNet replay: Sunday, February 27 at 1 p.m.)
Single game tickets start at $20 and are available exclusively through ComcastTIX online at ComcastTIX.com, by phone at 1-800-298-4200 or in person at the Well Fargo Center Box Office. Season tickets are also available by calling 215-389-WING.