2013 Philadelphia Wings season

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2013 Philadelphia Wings
League NLL
Division 3rd East
2013 record 7 – 9
Home record 4 – 4
Road record 3 – 5
Goals for 170
Goals against 207
General Manager Johnny Mouradian
Coach Johnny Mouradian
Captain Brodie Merrill
Alternate captains Kevin Ross
Brett Manney
Arena Wells Fargo Center
Average attendance 7,647
Team leaders
Goals Kevin Crowley (34)
Assists Kevin Crowley (38)
Kevin Buchanan (38)
Points Kevin Crowley (72)
Penalties in minutes Mike Manley (26)
Loose Balls Brodie Merrill (123)
Wins Brandon Miller (7)
Goals against average Brandon Miller (11.92)

The Philadelphia Wings are a lacrosse team based in Philadelphia playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2013 season was the 27th in franchise history.

The Wings finished with a 7-9 record, good for 3rd place in the Eastern division. They made the playoffs in consecutive years for the first time since 2002, but fell to the defending (and eventual) Champion Rochester Knighthawks 10-8 in the division semi-final.

Regular season[edit]

Conference standings[edit]

Reference: [1]

East Division
P Team GP W L PCT GB Home Road GF GA Diff GF/GP GA/GP

1 Toronto Rockxyz 16 10 6 0.625 0.0 5–3 5–3 194 176 +18 12.13 11.00
2 Rochester Knighthawksx 16 8 8 0.500 2.0 3–5 5–3 179 165 +14 11.19 10.31
3 Philadelphia Wingsx 16 7 9 0.438 3.0 4–4 3–5 170 207 -37 10.63 12.94
4 Buffalo Bandits 16 6 10 0.375 4.0 2–6 4–4 171 211 -40 10.69 13.19
West Division
P Team GP W L PCT GB Home Road GF GA Diff GF/GP GA/GP

1 Calgary Roughnecksxy 16 9 7 0.563 0.0 3–5 6–2 222 211 +11 13.88 13.19
2 Washington Stealthx 16 9 7 0.563 0.0 5–3 4–4 193 192 +1 12.06 12.00
3 Edmonton Rushx 16 9 7 0.563 0.0 2–6 7–1 203 170 +33 12.69 10.63
4 Colorado Mammothx 16 7 9 0.438 2.0 3–5 4–4 185 202 -17 11.56 12.63
5 Minnesota Swarmc 16 7 9 0.438 2.0 5–3 2–6 219 202 +17 13.69 12.63

x–Clinched playoff berth;c–Clinched playoff berth by crossing over to another division;y–Clinched division;z–Clinched best regular season record;GP–Games Played
W–Wins;L–LossesGBGames back;PCT–Win percentage;Home–Record at Home;Road–Record on the Road;GF–Goals scored;GA–Goals allowed
Differential–Difference between goals scored and allowed;GF/GP–Average number of goals scored per game;GA/GP–Average number of goals allowed per game

Game log[edit]

Reference: [2]

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 January 11, 2013 Buffalo Bandits Wells Fargo Center W 13–8 9,096 1–0
2 January 19, 2013 @ Toronto Rock Air Canada Centre W 8–7 11,703 2–0
3 January 26, 2013 @ Buffalo Bandits First Niagara Center L 13–14 13,808 2–1
4 January 27, 2013 Calgary Roughnecks Wells Fargo Center L 8–16 8,785 2–2
5 February 8, 2013 Rochester Knighthawks Wells Fargo Center L 10–20 5,139 2–3
6 February 23, 2013 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena W 10–8 6,674 3–3
7 February 24, 2013 Colorado Mammoth Wells Fargo Center W 14–12 8,606 4–3
8 March 1, 2013 @ Buffalo Bandits First Niagara Center W 11–10 OT 14,036 5–3
9 March 9, 2013 Washington Stealth Wells Fargo Center L 10–16 7,661 5–4
10 March 16, 2013 Toronto Rock Wells Fargo Center L 8–13 7,593 5–5
11 March 29, 2013 @ Minnesota Swarm Xcel Energy Center L 11–20 8,079 5–6
12 March 30, 2013 @ Colorado Mammoth Pepsi Center L 9–10 15,292 5–7
13 April 6, 2013 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena L 7–14 7,467 5–8
14 April 7, 2013 Minnesota Swarm Wells Fargo Center W 15–13 6,861 6–8
15 April 13, 2013 Toronto Rock Wells Fargo Center W 10–9 OT 7,437 7–8
16 April 20, 2013 @ Washington Stealth Comcast Arena L 13–17 4,352 7–9

Playoffs[edit]

Reference:[3]

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
Division Semifinal April 27, 2013 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena L 8–10 5,963 0–1

Roster[edit]

2013 Philadelphia Wings roster
Active (20-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
Defensemen
  •  4 United States C.J. Costabile
  • 25 United States Pat Heim
  •  8 United States Steve Holmes
  • 13 United States Brett Manney
  •  5 United States Michael Manley
  • 21 United States Jeff Reynolds
  • 55 United States Chad Wiedmaier
Forwards
Transition
Practice Squad
  •  3 United States Ethan Farrell
  • 20 United States Jim Forsythe
Injured Reserve
  • -- United States Dan Hardy
  • -- United States Eric Hoffman
Unable to play
Head Coach
Assistant Coaches

Legend
  • * Suspended list
  • (C) Captain
  • (A) Alternate captain

Roster updated 2012-08-10
NLL Transactions

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

August 13, 2012[4] To Philadelphia Wings
Kevin Buchanan
Third round selection, 2013 Entry Draft
To Buffalo Bandits
David Brock
Mike Hominuck
September 22, 2012[5]
To Philadelphia Wings
Kyle Hartzell
5th round pick, 2012 Entry Draft
To Washington Stealth
3rd round pick, 2012 Entry Draft
5th round pick, 2013 Entry Draft
December 14, 2012[6]
To Philadelphia Wings
Paul Rabil
Jordan Hall
Joel White
Rob Campbell
2nd round pick, 2014 entry draft
To Rochester Knighthawks
Dan Dawson
Paul Dawson
1st round pick, 2016 entry draft
December 18, 2012[7]
To Philadelphia Wings
Kevin Croswell
To Washington Stealth
3rd round selection, 2013 Entry Draft

Entry Draft[edit]

The 2012 NLL Entry Draft took place on October 1, 2012.[8] The Wings made the following selections:

Round Overall Player College/Club
4 32 Michael Manley Duke University
5 39 CJ Costabile Duke University
5 41 Kevin Randall University of Notre Dame

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 2013 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved April 21, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Philadelphia Wings schedule". NLL.com. Retrieved September 27, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Philadelphia Wings – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bandits acquire pair from Philadelphia, Sign Williams". Bandits.com. August 13, 2012. Retrieved December 15, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Stealth trade Hartzell to Philly for draft picks". NLL.com. September 22, 2011. Retrieved November 27, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Wings acquire Paul Rabil, move Dawsons in big trade". NLL.com. December 14, 2011. Retrieved May 17, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Wings acquire goalie Croswell from Stealth". NLL.com. December 18, 2011. Retrieved May 17, 2013. 
  8. ^ "2012 Draft Results: Rush select Mark Matthews first". NLL.com. October 1, 2012. Retrieved October 6, 2012.