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Shawn Tilger steps down

Posted: April 18, 2019 in NLL, Philadelphia Wings
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Long time Flyers executive and Wings governor Shawn Tilger has stepped down from his various roles at Comcast – Spectacor.  Tilger’s days were numbered once Comcast-Spectacor hired former Washington Nationals executive Valerie Camillo to head up the Business Operations for the Wells Fargo Center.

 

 

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Box Score

Attendance 5,200

Its going to be a long flight home for Philly after getting taken to the wood shed by the Warriors and going  0-2 on the weekend.

Blaze Riorden gave the Wings a 1-0 lead 17 seconds into the game only to see the Warriors go on a nine goal run to end the first quarter and put it on cruise control the rest of the way. Good thing no-one was there to see it.

Keegan Bal led the Warriors with five goals and nine assists. Aaron Bold made 61 saves for the Warriors.

Wings penalty kill was a dumpster fire allowing the Warriors to go 5 for 5 with the man advantage.  Travis Baptiste rebounded from a poor performance at x the night before by going 31 for 34 at the x against  Zack Porter and Jarrett Toll.

Vancouver improves to 5-11 and Philadelphia falls to 3-14

 

Up Next

Saturday April 20 Philadelphia at Georgia 7:05 PM ET

Saturday April 20 Vancouver at Rochester 7:00 PM ET

Box Score

Attendance 14,005

Another game another fourth quarter collapse for the Wings.  Which has been the theme of the Wings season. With the Wings leading 11-9 after three quarters, the Rush went on a seven goal run in the final quarter to clip the Wings.

Mark Matthews led the Rush with five goals and three assists. Adam Shute made 40 saves for the Rush.

Matt Rambo led the Wings with five goals and three assists.  Travis Baptiste struggled at the x for the first time all season going 16 for 31.

Saskatchewan improves to 10-6 and Philadelphia falls to 3-13.

Up Next

Sunday April 14 Philadelphia at Vancouver 6:00 PM ET

Saturday April 20 Saskatchewan at Calgary 9:00 PM ET

Spectra has recently hired Brian Radle to be director of partnerships for the National Lacrosse League’s Philadelphia Wings.

Radle has spent the last 14 years working in Minor League Baseball, with a primary focus on business development and marketing, and most recently was president & general manager of the Kannapolis Intimidators, a Single-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox.

He was also recently awarded MiLB’s Golden Bobblehead Award for the creation of Cam’s Clubhouse, the industry’s first fully-dedicated, sensory-friendly space at a ballpark.

So did the Wings let the cat out of the bag early? Looks like the Wings did. 

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East Division ( According to the Wings)

Georgia – New England – New York – Philadelphia

Division 2

Buffalo – Halifax – Rochester – Toronto

West Division

Calgary – Colorado –  San Diego – Saskatchewan – Vancouver

 

 

 

 

Box Score

Attendance 9,150

Another slow start clips the Wings. Wings again found themselves in an early hole could not dig out.   It was 5-0 Roughnecks before the Wing found rope 2:48 into the second quarter on a goal by Jordan Hall.

Curtis Dickson led the Necks with four goals and six assists. Josh Currier led the Wings with five goals and one assist. Paul Day has his work cut out for him in the offseason.

Did not seem like 9,150 in the house.

Calgary improves to 8-8 and Philadelphia falls to 3-12.

Up Next

Friday April 12 Georgia at Calgary 9:30 PM ET

Saturday April 13 Philadelphia at Saskatchewan 9:30 PM ET

 

According to Wings GM and Head Coach Paul Day defenseman Ryan Wagner will miss the rest of the season with an upper body injury and will undergo surgery for the upper body injury.

Wings defense continues to get depleted. Day needs to address the lack of depth across the board in the off-season.  No easy task with the league expanding by two more teams in New York and Rochester.

Box Score

Attendance 11,244

A crowd of 11,244 saw the Rock clinch a playoff spot.  For the Wings we have seen this act one too many times this season.

Another slow start dooms the Wings as fourth quarter comeback falls short yet again. With the game tied at 1-1. Toronto scored four unanswered goals and put the Wings in a hole that was too deep for the Wings to climb out of. Once again the penalty kill failed the Wings allowing the Rock to go 3 for 5.

Johnny Powless led the Rock with three goals and four assists and Nick Rose made 43 saves for the Rock.

Matt Rambo led the Wings with three goals and three assists and Doug Buchan made 41 saves.

Toronto improves to 9-5 and Philadelphia falls to 3-11.

Up Next

Saturday April 6 Calgary at Philadelphia 12 : 00 PM ET

Friday April 5 Buffalo at Toronto 7:30 PM ET

 

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