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Minnesota Swarm (2-5) 12

Philadelphia Wings (3-5) 13

Iannucci Returns to Send Swarm to Fifth Straight Loss

Saturday, February 21, 2009
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 10,559

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Notes

  • Kevin Buchanan is playing tonight and it looks like Athan Iannucci is coming back to play after injury for the Wings.
  • 15-Brad Favero is added to tonight's line up. Looks like 28-Darren Halls is out. Halls maybe injured enough that the Swarm activated Favero from the practice roster.
  • Favero is a lefthanded forward and this will be his NLL and Swarm debut.
  • Offense
    • Righties-Ward-Pollock-Marohl
    • Lefties-Culp-Ross-Buchanan-Favero
  • First Quarter
    • Fight going on Snider v. Swarm before the game. Looks like friendly shoving.
    • Travis Hill to the box with check from behind on Snider. Wings PP Double Minor
    • Merrick Thomson low hard shot left of Croswell for PP goal. Wings 1-0
    • Sharp to the box check from behind Wings PP
    • 10 second violation for Swarm man down
    • Thomson another rocket like the first. PP goal Wings 2-0
    • Travis Hill tackles Wray to floor around the neck. Wings PP
    • Snider top center behind screen rips it past Croswell. Wings 3-0
    • 8:20 left in first Swarm 0 Wings 3
    • Culp and Buchanan almost pulled off a beauty of a pick and roll
    • Thomson top center for third of night. Wings 4-0
    • Missed passed results in over and back for Swarm
    • Wray called for holding. Swarm PP
    • Ward comes from behind the net, turns, shoots and scores on PP. Wings 4-1
    • Dangerous rebound of Croswell but Achenbach scoops it.
    • 4:36 left in first. Swarm 1 Wings 4
    • Pollock gains possession behind the net and finds Ward top right for the goal. Swarm 2-4
    • Van Beek pointblank shot denied by Croswell
    • Giles called for slash, Swarm PP
    • End of first quarter - Swarm 2 Wings 4
    • 7 seconds left on Swarm PP
  • Second Quarter
    • Sharp scores on outlet pass from Achenbach. Swarm 3-4
    • Philly TO 14:00 left in 2nd Quarter
    • Iannucci on the crease scores. Swarm 3-5
    • Culp goal waived off due to crease violation. Challenge. Foot on line
    • Swarm lose challenge and timeout
    • Levine finds Snider off bench on 2 on 1 breakaway for the goal. Swarm 3-6
    • Travis Hill denied on break all alone by Miller
    • Marohl with steal, gets shot off but stopped by Miller
    • Fines hits the post, rebound corraled by Miller
    • 9:32 left in 2nd - Swarm 3 Wings 6
    • Over and back off Snider's shot
    • Sweeney on the break finds Iannucci for goal, but Iannucci off the bench early - No goal Swarm PP
    • Wings kill Swarm PP
    • Pollock called for crease violation on goal from outlet from Fines
    • Miller gets the ball off the violation and finds Iannucci for the goal on the outlet. Swarm 3-7
    • 4:17 left in 2nd - Swarm 3 Wings 7
    • Iannucci called for illegal stick. Swarm PP
    • Swarm PP Killed
    • Croswell comes out and scoops ball, almost loses it before getting pass off
    • Hajek goes to box for slashing. Swarm PP
    • Marohl with his vintage air gait goal on PP. Swarm 4-7
    • Westervelt scores from crease off face off. Swarm 4-8
    • Halftime - Swarm 4 Wings 8
  • Third Quarter
    • Wailes scores just 19 seconds into the third Swarm 4-9
    • Buchanan with great shot but Miller with better save
    • Ward comes around screen and puts it over Miller's left shoulder for Swarm goal. Swarm 5-9
    • Favero with good strip at midfield to get the ball back
    • Sharp gets in a good hit on Erwin before TV timeout.
    • Swarm 5 Wings 9 9:10 left in third
    • Croswell with huge save on Giles who sccoped it off the crease
    • Pollock scoops his own rebound and puts it back in as he dove. Swarm 6-9
    • Ross hits post
    • Swarm D forces shot clock violation on Wings
    • Snider called for illegal screen . Swarm ball
    • Swarm 6 Wings 9 TV time out
    • Watt scores shorthanded. Takes the ball down field. Picked up by defender, rolls off him to the net, fakes and scores. Swarm 7-9
    • Sharp called for goalie interference. Wings PP. Watt scores shorthanded
    • Culp gets refs to overturn over and back.
    • Swarm kill Wings PP and Watt scores shorthanded Great Job
    • Ward called for check from behind Wings PP.
    • 1:18 left on Wings PP at end of quarter
    • End of third - Swarm 7 Wings 9
  • Fourth Quarter
    • Wings move the ball well and Giles gets it top center and rips it past Croswell on PP. Swarm 7-10
    • Achenbach injured and goes to locker room with injury.
    • Pollock grabs rebound and puts it in as he doves and gets hit by Sweeney. Swarm 8-10
    • Kevin Buchanan rips it top center off pick and it rolls by Miller. Swarm 9-10. No stopping us now
    • Westervelt gets feed from Snider off face off to answer, Swarm 9-11 Westervelt all alone on crease
    • Hajek leads breakaway and finds Van Beek to Hajek's right to finish. Swarm 9-12
    • Marohl scoops loosie out of scrum all alone on Miller but denied.
    • Pacey gets ball and starts break and finds Fines filling the lane for the goal. Swarm 10-12
    • Face off violation on Snider overturned. Wings ball
    • Heim to the box, Swarm PP
    • 9:37 left - Swarm 10 Wings 12
    • Iannucci catches the pass on the crease. One hands it past Croswell and hands Cousins back his stick. Swarm 10-13
    • Sharp scores off face off. Swarm 11-13.
    • Wray check from behind. Swarm PP
    • Thomson hits crossbar shorthanded.
    • Wings kill Swarm PP
    • Croswell with two quick saves. Achenbach back in game.
    • 4:46 left - Swarm 11 Wings 13
    • Miller huge save on Ward
    • Minnesota time out 1:20 left
    • Favero top center with big goal. Swarm 12-13
    • Wings timeout called by Miller who got loose ball out of crease with 23 seconds to go
    • Swarm force turnover but couldn't get shot on net
    • Final - Swarm 12 Wings 13


Team Stats 1 2 3 4 F   Sv/S PIM PP SH S SOG LB FO
Minnesota 2 2 3 5 12   41/54 14 4/7 1 71 51 76 7/29
Philadelphia 4 4 1 4 13   39/51 16 2/6 1 82 54 94 22/29


# Minnesota G A Pts PIM PPG SHG S SOG LB FO
7 Dan Marohl 1 5 6 0 1 0 5 5 2 0/0
12 Eric Pacey 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0/0
15 Brad Favero 1 2 3 0 0 0 5 3 2 0/0
16 Noah Talbot 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0/0
17 Sean Pollock 2 3 5 0 0 0 11 8 9 0/0
19 Chad Culp 0 2 2 0 0 0 7 5 7 0/0
21 Kevin Fines 1 1 2 0 0 0 7 5 4 6/16
22 Andrew Watt 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 2 9 0/0
23 Jon Sullivan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0/0
26 Ryan Sharp 2 0 2 4 1 0 3 3 8 0/0
27 Colin Achenbach 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0/1
31 Kevin Croswell 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
33 Kevin Buchanan 1 0 1 0 0 0 6 5 4 0/0
47 Travis Hill 0 0 0 6 0 0 1 1 6 1/12
44 Ryan Ward 3 2 5 2 2 0 14 7 4 0/0
50 Ryan Cousins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0/0
71 Kevin Ross 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 7 2 0/0
93 Nick Patterson Backup Goaltender - Did Not Play
4 Joe Cinosky Did Not Dress
5 Josh Funk Did Not Dress
8 Rory McDade Did Not Dress
10 Aaron Wilson Did Not Dress
34 Nick Inch Did Not Dress
 
# Minnesota MIN GA Saves Shots Dec  
31 Kevin Croswell 60:00 13 41 54 L 1-3  
93 Nick Patterson 0:00 0 0 0    
 
# Philadelphia G A Pts PIM PPG SHG S SOG LB FO
4 Geoff Snider 2 2 4 0 0 0 9 5 25 22/29
7 Kyle Sweeney 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0/0
8 A.J. Shannon 0 2 2 0 0 0 3 2 1 0/0
9 Merrick Thomson 3 0 3 0 2 0 16 12 4 0/0
17 Jordan Levine 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 9 0/0
23 Athan Iannucci 3 2 5 2 0 1 12 10 8 0/0
25 Pat Heim 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0/0
26 Drew Westervelt 2 3 5 0 0 0 17 12 8 0/0
27 Mat Giles 1 5 6 2 0 0 10 6 5 0/0
28 Thomas Hajek 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 10 0/0
34 Shawn Nadelen 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0/0
36 Brandon Miller 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
37 Benson Erwin 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0/0
44 Taylor Wray 0 1 1 4 0 0 1 0 2 0/0
55 Steve Panarelli 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0/0
77 Rob Van Beek 1 1 2 0 0 0 4 3 3 0/0
88 Kyle Wailes 1 2 3 0 0 0 9 4 3 0/0
31 Rob Blasdell Backup Goaltender - Did Not Play
2 Jim Borell Did Not Dress
5 George Castle Did Not Dress
10 Matt Bocklet Did Not Dress
22 David Mitchell Did Not Dress
24 Sean Thomson Did Not Dress
 
# Philadelphia MIN GA Saves Shots Dec  
36 Brandon Miller 60:00 12 39 51 W 3-4  
31 Rob Blasdell 0:00 0 0 0    


Scoring
Quarter Time MN PHI Team Goal 1st Assist 2nd Assist Notes
First 0:43 0 1 Philadelphia Merrick Thomson Kyle Wailes Mat Giles PP
First 3:16 0 2 Philadelphia Merrick Thomson Drew Westervelt Mat Giles PP
First 6:40 0 3 Philadelphia Geoff Snider AJ Shannon Taylor Wray  
First 8:21 0 4 Philadelphia Merrick Thomson Mat Giles Drew Westervelt  
First 9:14 1 4 Minnesota Ryan Ward Dan Marohl Brad Favero PP
First 11:56 2 4 Minnesota Ryan Ward Sean Pollock Dan Marohl PP
Second 1:00 3 4 Minnesota Ryan Sharp Colin Achenbach    
Second 1:19 3 5 Philadelphia Athan Iannucci Mat Giles Geoff Snider  
Second 2:29 3 6 Philadelphia Geoff Snider Jordan Levine    
Second 10:00 3 7 Philadelphia Athan Iannucci Brandon Miller    
Second 14:23 4 7 Minnesota Dan Marohl Ryan Ward Sean Pollock PP
Second 14:30 4 8 Philadelphia Drew Westervelt Athan Iannucci Rob Van Beek  
Third 0:19 4 9 Philadelphia Kyle Wailes Drew Westervelt Shawn Nadelen  
Third 3:42 5 9 Minnesota Ryan Ward Dan Marohl Brad Favero  
Third 6:29 6 9 Minnesota Sean Pollock Dan Marohl    
Third 11:24 7 9 Minnesota Andrew Watt     SH
Fourth 1:00 7 10 Philadelphia Mat Giles Kyle Wailes Athan Iannucci  
Fourth 1:30 8 10 Minnesota Sean Pollock Chad Culp Ryan Ward  
Fourth 1:57 9 10 Minnesota Kevin Buchanan Chad Culp Kevin Fines  
Fourth 2:04 9 11 Philadelphia Drew Westervelt Geoff Snider    
Fourth 2:57 9 12 Philadelphia Rob Van Beek Thomas Hajek    
Fourth 3:50 10 12 Minnesota Kevin Fines Eric Pacey    
Fourth 6:04 10 13 Philadelphia Athan Iannucci AJ Shannon Mat Giles SH GWG
Fourth 6:23 11 13 Minnesota Ryan Sharp Kevin Croswell   PP
Fourth 13:52 12 13 Minnesota Brad Favero Sean Pollock Dan Marohl  


Penalties

Quarter Time Team Player Penalty Bench Duration
First 0:25 Minnesota Travis Hill Checking from Behind   2:00
First 0:25 Minnesota Travis Hill Unsportsmanlike Conduct   2:00
First 1:31 Minnesota Ryan Sharp Checking from Behind   2:00
First 4:07 Minnesota Travis Hill Holding   2:00
First 8:56 Philadelphia Taylor Wray Holding   2:00
First 10:24 Philadelphia Benson Erwin Checking from Behind   2:00
First 13:07 Philadelphia Mat Giles Slashing   2:00
First 13:07 Minnesota Eric Pacey Holding   2:00
Second 6:44 Philadelphia Steve Panarelli Illegal Substitution X 2:00
Second 10:43 Philadelphia Athan Iannucci Illegal Equipment   2:00
Second 14:10 Philadelphia Thomas Hajek Slashing   2:00
Third 10:55 Minnesota Ryan Sharp Goalie Interference   2:00
Third 14:18 Minnesota Ryan Ward Holding   2:00
Fourth 5:23 Philadelphia Pat Heim Checking from Behind   2:00
Fourth 6:23 Philadelphia Taylor Wray Checking from Behind   2:00


Referees
Crew Chief Assistant Referee Technical Referee
2-Chet Couture 60-John Bistowski 18-David Seidman

Next Games After This Match Up

  • Minnesota (2-5) at Toronto (2-5) - Friday, February 27 6:30 pm CST
  • Philadelphia (3-5) at Edmonton (2-5) - Friday, February 27 8:30 pm CST