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Encyclopedia > Philadelphia Wings
Philadelphia Wings
Image:Philadelphia wings logo.gif
Founded 1987
Home arena Wachovia Center
Based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Colors Black, Red
Head coach Lindsay Sanderson
General manager Lindsay Sanderson


The Philadelphia Wings are a member of the National Lacrosse League, a professional sports league in North America, since the 1997-1998 season. They play at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Wings had played in the Major Indoor Lacrosse League from 1987 to 1997.The Wings are the only continuous franchise in National Lacrosse League history. They are also the only major league world championship team in Philadelphia since the Sixers won the NBA Championship in 1983. Image File history File links Philadelphia_wings_logo. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Wachovia Center (formerly known as the CoreStates Center and the First Union Center) is an indoor arena located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates , Government Country  State   County United States  Pennsylvania   Philadelphia Founded Incorporated October 27, 1682 October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 369. ... Old MILL logo The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is the professional league of mens indoor lacrosse in North America. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The Wachovia Center (formerly known as the CoreStates Center and the First Union Center) is an indoor arena located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates , Government Country  State   County United States  Pennsylvania   Philadelphia Founded Incorporated October 27, 1682 October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 369. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Philadelphia 76ers are a National Basketball Association team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, also known as the Sixers for short. ...


In typical Philadelphia fashion, Wings fans will greet opposing players by shouting "sucks" after each of their names are announced.


In 2006, Tom "Hollywood" Marechek became the first Wings player to have his number, 42, retired.


Championships: MILL 1989, 1990, 1994, 1995

NLL Champion's Cup 1998, 2001

The Champions Cup is the trophy awarded to the playoff winners in the National Lacrosse League. ...

See also

  • 1974-75 Philadelphia Wings team

Philadelphia Wings (1974-75) This was the original team from the original NLL. This team was a reflection of its NHL counterpart, the Flyers, with its rough Broad Street Bullies style of play. ...

External links

  • Official Philadelphia Wings website
National Lacrosse League
East Division: Buffalo Bandits | Chicago Shamrox | Minnesota Swarm | Philadelphia Wings | Rochester Knighthawks | Toronto Rock
West Division: Arizona Sting | Calgary Roughnecks | Colorado Mammoth | Edmonton Rush | Portland Lumberjax | San Jose Stealth
NLL Articles: Champion's Cup | NLL All-Star Game | NLL Hall of Fame
Related Articles: Box lacrosse | Indoor lacrosse | Lacrosse
Current arenas in the National Lacrosse League
Air Canada Centre | Blue Cross Arena | Glendale Arena | HP Pavilion | HSBC Arena | Pengrowth Saddledome | Pepsi Center | Rexall Place | Rose Garden Arena | Sears Centre | Wachovia Center | Xcel Energy Center

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (5798 words)
Philadelphia, (commonly called Philly) and known as The City of Brotherly Love (from Greek: Φιλαδέλφεια, /fi.la.ˈðɛl.fja/, "brotherly love" from philos "loving" and adelphos "brother") is the fifth most populous city in the United States and the largest in population and area in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia is one of the largest college towns in the U.S., with over 120,000 college and university students enrolled within the city limits and nearly 300,000 in the metropolitan area.
Philadelphia is served by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), which operates buses, trains, rapid transit, trolleys, and trackless trolleys throughout Philadelphia and the four Pennsylvania suburban counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery.
Philadelphia Wings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (149 words)
The Philadelphia Wings are a member of the National Lacrosse League, a professional sports league in North America, since the 1997-1998 season.
The Wings had played in the Major Indoor Lacrosse League from 1987 to 1997.The Wings are the only continuous franchise in National Lacrosse League history.
They are also the only major league world championship team in Philadelphia since the Sixers won the NBA Championship in 1983.
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