The Albany FireWolves (3-14) were defeated by the Philadelphia Wings (8-9), 10-9, at the MVP Arena on Sunday afternoon. It was a defensive battle throughout, but the Wings tied the game late in the fourth quarter before scoring the game-winner in overtime. 13 different FireWolves recorded at least 1 point in the game.
Full statistics from the game can be found here.
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Connor Kelly and Ethan Walker led the offense with 4 points each on the night. Both forwards logged 2 goals and 2 assists in the contest. Kelly continues to lead the FireWolves with 61 total points, and 31 goals this season. Walker ranks just behind Kelly for the team lead with 24 goals. Marshall Powless (1 goal, 1 assist), John Piatelli (1 goal, 1 assist), Jake Fox (2 goals), and Thomas Vaesen (1 goal, 1 assist) each recorded 2 points in the game. Piatelli ranks third on the club with 20 goals this year. Jackson Reid, Brett Manney, Colton Watkinson, Hiana Thompson, Mike Byrne, John LaFontaine, and Nick Chaykowsky each scored 1 point on the night.
Doug Jamieson had a solid game in net despite the loss. The goalie recorded 43 saves and allowed just 10 goals. On the season, Jamieson has stopped 560 shots and has a respectable 78% save percentage.
Piatelli led the team with 10 loose balls on the night. Chaykowsky finished the game with 9 loose ball recoveries, caused 3 turnovers, and blocked 1 shot. Chaykowsky is now second on the club with 16 caused turnovers on the season. Patrick Kaschalk and Manney each recovered 7 loose balls in the game.
Manney also caused 1 turnover in the contest. Kaschalk continues to lead the FireWolves with 88 loose balls and 9 blocked shots this season. Byrne caused 1 turnover in the game and is now third on the club with 15 for the year.
The FireWolves remain home next weekend to face the Buffalo Bandits on Saturday, April 29 at 7:00 p.m. for the final game of the regular season. For more information regarding tickets and theme nights, visit www.AlbanyFireWolves.com or call/text the FireWolves front office at 518-362-4900.
About Albany FireWolves
The Albany FireWolves is the Capital Region’s very own Professional Box Lacrosse team, playing in the National Lacrosse League out of the MVP Arena in downtown Albany, NY. For more information, contact the Albany FireWolves Front Office at (518) 362-4900 or visit AlbanyFireWolves.com. Follow the team on Facebook at facebook.com/AlbFireWolves, Twitter @AlbFireWolves, and Instagram @AlbFireWolves.
About the National Lacrosse League
The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 15 franchises across the United States and Canada: Albany FireWolves, Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, Halifax Thunderbirds, Las Vegas Desert Dogs, New York Riptide, Panther City Lacrosse Club (TX), Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock, and Vancouver Warriors.
For more information, visit NLL.com and find @NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. For more information visit NLL.com.
About ASM Global
ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the combination of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 325 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention, and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences. ASM Global’s diverse portfolio of clients benefit from the company’s depth of resources and unparalleled experience, expertise and creative problem solving. Each day, the company’s 61,000 passionate employees around the world deliver locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to deliver maximum results for venue owners and amazing experiences for guests. By consistently looking for new ways to envision, innovate and empower the spaces and places that bring people together, ASM Global elevates the human spirit while delivering the highest value for all stakeholders. For more information, please visit www.asmglobal.com.
About MVP Arena
MVP Arena is a full-service entertainment and sports facility featuring a wide variety of family shows, sporting events, trade shows and concerts. Owned by Albany County and managed by ASM Global, MVP Arena opened in 1990 and is home to the Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League, the Albany Empire of the National Arena League and the Division I Men’s College Basketball Siena Saints. For more information, please visit www.mvparena.com.