The Philadelphia Wings (8-6) can clinch the National Lacrosse League's Eastern Division title and a playoff berth this Friday, April 4, when they travel to Albany to play the Attack at the Pepsi Arena at 7:30 p.m.
The Wings can secure the division title with either a win over the Attack or a Colorado Mammoth loss on Saturday, April 5, to the Calgary Roughnecks. If the Wings secure a home playoff berth, they will host the sixth seed in an NLL Quarterfinal match-up at the First Union Center on a date and time to be determined. To keep up to date on NLL playoff match-ups and dates logon to www.nll.com.
"Advancing to the post-season was definitely our focus this season," said Wings Head Coach Adam Mueller. "Our focus now is to close our the regular season strong and get ready to make a run at a championship."
Friday's contest against the Attack will be broadcast on Comcast SportsNet tape delay on Saturday, April 5 at 7 p.m.
This could be the 12th consecutive year that the Wings have advanced to post-season competition. Last season, the Wings were eliminated in the first round by the Washington Power (now Colorado Mammoth) at the First Union Center by a score of 12-11. The Wings have won six championships (1989, '90, '94, '95, '98, and 2001) in their 17-year history.
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