New England Black Wolves

The New England Black Wolves are a professional box lacrosse team based in Uncasville, Connecticut. They are members of the National Lacrosse League and began play in the winter of 2014–2015 at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.[1] The team is partially owned by the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut, and partially owned by Brad Brewster.

New England Black Wolves
SportLacrosse
Founded2015
LeagueNational Lacrosse League
DivisionEast
Based inUncasville, Connecticut
ArenaMohegan Sun Arena
ColorsBlack, Orange, White
Head coachGlenn Clark
General managerRich Lisk
Websitewww.blackwolves.com

The Black Wolves relocated from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where they were known as the Philadelphia Wings from 1987 to 2014 and won 6 championships.[2]

History

The Black Wolves won their first game at home on January 2, 2015 against the Buffalo Bandits in front of just under 6,000 fans. Kyle Buchanan scored the first ever Black Wolves goal in New England's 12-8 win.[3] The team would finish 4-14 in its inaugural season.

Current roster

New England Black Wolves roster
Active (20-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
  • 30 Doug Jamieson
  • 35 Ethan Woods
Defensemen
  • 10 Adam Bomberry
  • 22 Nick Chaykowsky
  • 19 Ty Logan
  • 13 Brett Manney (C)
  • 21 Mackenzie Mitchell
  • 91 Joe Nardella
  • 26 Jackson Nishimura
  • 62 Creighton Reid
Forwards
Transition
Practice Squad
  • 27 Bailey Brown
  • 21 Mike Byrne
  • 44 Tristan Rai
  • 55 Joel Tinney
Head Coach
  • Glenn Clark
Assistant Coaches

Legend
  • * Suspended list
  • (C) Captain
  • (A) Alternate captain

Roster updated 2019-09-18
NLL Transactions

All-time record

Season Division W–L Finish Home Road GF GA Coach Playoffs
2015Eastern4–145th2–72–7186249Blane HarrisonDid Not Qualify
2016Eastern10–82nd6–34–5229212Glenn ClarkLost division final
2017Eastern8–103rd5–43–6220244Glenn ClarkLost division semi-final
2018Eastern9–93rd4–55–4194242Glenn ClarkLost Eastern division semi-final
2019Eastern9–94th7–22–7213223Glenn ClarkLost Eastern division semi-final
2020Eastern0-00-00-000Glenn Clark
Total6 seasons40-50 24-2116–291,0421,170  
Playoff Totals4 Appearances1-5 1–10–46694 0 championship

Head coaching history

Note: This list does not include head coaches from the Philadelphia Wings.

# Name Term Regular Season Playoffs
GC W L W% GC W L W%
1Blaine Harrison201518414.222
2Glenn Clark2016-(present)723636.500514.200

References

  1. Mohegan Sun introduces New England Black Wolves for 2015, NLL.com, September 19, 2014
  2. New England Black Wolves opening exciting new chapter of NLL, Bob Chavez, Inside Lacrosse.com, September 22, 2014
  3. "Good Crowd Sees Black Wolves Debut Strong". Reid L. Walmark. 2015-01-02.


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