It was a very interesting first season for the Philadelphia Wings as they made their return to the NLL during the 2018-19 season. The Wings would go 4-14 in their inaugural season back in the league. Let’s take a look at what is going on with the League & the Wings since their season ended.
On June 18, the Wings would announce they have signed Josh Currier to a 2-year deal
— Philadelphia Wings (@NLLwings) June 18, 2019
During the season, Currier played in 18 games, scored 34 goals with 28 assists for 62 points
On July 9, the National Lacrosse League held its Expansion draft as there are two new teams in New York Riptide & Rochester Knighhawks. Two players from the Philadelphia Wings were selected, with Frank Brown and Matt Bennett both going to Rochester.
Frank Brown Played in 14 games, scored 6 goals with 6 assists for 12 points.
The Wings got Matt Bennett on March 12 and signed him to a 2-year deal from Buffalo.
The Philadelphia Wings with a Thank you to Brown & Bennett
The Philadelphia Wings would like to thank Frank Brown and Matt Bennett for all their hard work and dedication to the Philadelphia Wings and the Philadelphia Lacrosse Community. We wish them all the best! pic.twitter.com/845teKC09i
— Philadelphia Wings (@NLLwings) July 9, 2019
The full results from the draft:
Full results from today's NLL Expansion Draft 👇 pic.twitter.com/mLeacaMtir
— NLL (@NLL) July 9, 2019
NLL Commish gets a new deal:
On July 8, the National Lacrosse League would announce that Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz would get a new contract extension through 2022 season.
NEWS: The National Lacrosse League announces a contract extension for Commissioner Nick Sakiewicz.
— NLL (@NLL) July 8, 2019
Before Nick Sakiewicz joined the NLL, he was a founder, operating partner and CEO of Keystone Sports and Entertainment, the ownership entity of the MLS’ Philadelphia Union.
19-20 Schedule Release?
The National Lacrosse League in the next couple of weeks should be releasing the 2019-20 schedule.