Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/29/21
From Press Release
Today, the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League announced the team’s schedule for the 2021-2022 season. After the cancellation of the 2020-2021 season, The Wings will return to play in front of fans with a two-game home-stand.
They will welcome the NLL’s newest team, Panther City Lacrosse Club, for their inaugural game on Saturday, December 4, followed by a matchup with rival New York Riptide on December 10. The team will then travel to face-off against the Toronto Rock on December 18 at 7 p.m.
“After the 2019-20 season was cancelled last year, we can’t wait to get the team back together and we are beyond excited to play in front of our fans at Wells Fargo Center,” said Paul Day, Head Coach and General Manager.
PHILADELPHIA WINGS 2021-2022 SCHEDULE
Saturday, December 4 vs. Panther City Lacrosse Club 7 p.m.
Friday, December 10 vs. New York Riptide 7:30 pm.
Saturday, December 18 at Toronto Rock 7 p.m.
Saturday, January 8 vs. Georgia Swarm 12 p.m.
Saturday, January 15 vs. Albany FireWolves 12 p.m.
Saturday, January 22 vs. Rochester Knighthawks 7 p.m.
Sunday, January 23 vs. New York Riptide 4 p.m.
Saturday, January 29 at Georgia Swarm 7 p.m.
Saturday, February 5 vs. Toronto Rock 7 p.m.
Saturday, February 12 at Halifax Thunderbirds 7 p.m.
Saturday, February 26 vs. Halifax Thunderbirds 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 12 at Buffalo Bandits 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 26 at Rochester Knighthawks 7 p.m.
Thursday, March 31 vs. Buffalo Bandits 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 2 at New York Riptide 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 8 at San Diego Seals 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 16 at Albany FireWolves 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 30 at Georgia Swarm 7 p.m.
(All times Eastern Standard Time)
The Wings 2021-2022 roster features a strong core of elite contributors bolstered by some key additions made during the pandemic. Key returners include Philadelphia-native Matt Rambo (la Salle, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy assistant coach), Trevor Baptise, and Kevin Crowley (Fusion Co-Founder).
Rambo, the 2013 Phillylacrosse.com Player of the Year, was an NLL All-Rookie selection and nominee for Lacrosse Player of the Year (US Lacrosse magazine), while Baptiste broke the NLL’s face-off record with 362 wins and was also named to the NLL All-Rookie team. Crowley was the team’s points leader in 2019-2020.
The Wings also bolstered their offense for 2021-2022 season by acquiring NLL champion and Drexel University alumni Ben McIntosh. McIntosh set a career-high and tied for fourth in the NLL in 2018 with 46 goals, tied for third in the league with 13 power-play goals, and tied for first in the NLL with three game-winning goals. He finished 2019 tied for fourth in the NLL with 41 goals and tied for 10th in power-play goals with eight.
Starting at only $15 per game, Wings fans can secure the best seats at Wells Fargo Center with a Wings Season Ticket Membership. Season ticket members will enjoy exclusive access to discounted tickets and merchandise, private events, and so much more. Season Ticket Memberships are on-sale now at www.wingslax.com.