Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 9/20/22 – From Press Release
Today, the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League released the team’s schedule for the 2022-2023 season.
Coming off the their first playoff berth in modern franchise history, the Wings will kick off their season on the road against the Halifax Thunderbirds on Friday, December 2 at 6:00 p.m. The Wings home opener and first of a four-game home stand will take place against Panther City Lacrosse Club on Saturday, January 14 at 7:00 p.m. at Wells Fargo Center.
“Our group is excited and ready to return to action. It will be a very competitive league as always,” said Paul Day, Head Coach and General Manager. “We believe we have assembled a great locker room on and off the floor and are eager to get to training camp in November and start competing.”
PHILADELPHIA WINGS 2022-2023 SCHEDULE
|Friday, December 2||vs. Halifax Thunderbirds||6:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, December 17||vs. Georgia Swarm||7:00 p.m.|
|Friday, January 6||vs. Las Vegas Desert Dogs||10:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, January 14||vs. Panther City||7:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, January 21||vs. Toronto Rock||7:00 p.m.|
|Friday, January 27||vs. Buffalo Bandits||7:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, February 4||vs. Albany FireWolves||7:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, February 18||vs. Buffalo Bandits||7:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, March 4||vs. New York Riptide||11:30 a.m.|
|Monday, March 6||vs. Toronto Rock||7:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, March 11||vs. New York Riptide||7:30 p.m.|
|Saturday, March 18||vs. Georgia Swarm||11:00 a.m.|
|Sunday, March 19||vs. Rochester Knighthawks||3:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, March 25||vs. Halifax Thunderbirds||7:00 p.m.|
|Sunday, April 2||vs. Rochester Knighthawks||6:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, April 15||vs. Toronto Rock||7:00 p.m.|
|Sunday, April 23||vs. Albany FireWolves||3:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, April 29||vs. Rochester Knighthawks||7:00 p.m.|
**(All times Eastern Standard Time)
The Wings 2022-2023 roster features a strong core of elite contributors bolstered by some key additions made during the off-season. Key returners include Philadelphia native Matt Rambo, Trevor Baptiste, Ben McIntosh (Drexel), and Kyle Jackson.
Rambo, a graduate of LaSalle College High School, registered 54 points (21g, 33a) for the Wings last season along with a hat trick in the Wings’ playoff matchup against San Diego. Last season Baptiste won 304 face-offs surpassing the 900 milestone of his career and is coming off a strong summer campaign where he was named the Premier Lacrosse League’s Jim Brown Most Valuable Player. McIntosh led the Wings offense with 31 goals and surpassed 200 career assists, and after joining the Wings offense in March of last season, Jackson provided 26 points (10g, 16a) in six games, plus two goals in the Wings’ playoff game against San Diego.
In the pursuit of assembling a championship-caliber roster, the Wings were aggressive in free agency signing Joe Resetarits and Chad Tutton. Resetarits joins the Wings after leading the league last season in goals (47) and finishing third in points (111) en route to being named First Team All-League for the first time in his career and the first American-born player to make the list since 2010. The Wings also bolstered their defense with the signing of Tutton. Last season with the Georgia Swarm, Tutton eclipsed 100 caused turnovers in his career and collected over 100 loose balls. He will be reunited with teammates Kiel Matisz, John Ranagan, and Alex Crepinsek whom alongside Tutton won the NLL Championship in 2017.
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