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Minnesota Swarm Minnesota Swarm
(2-7 H 0-3 A 2-4)
3 3 4 5 15
Philadelphia Wings Philadelphia Wings
(3-7 H 1-4 A 2-3)
7 2 3 2 14

Philadelphia is the Swarm's Type of Town

Sunday, February 23, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennnsylvania
Attendance: 6,458

Game Links

Watch On Demand Swarm Notes  Wings Notes  Box Score Game Card

Game Chronology

  • 1st Quarter
    • Garrett Thul bounces past Higgins for the goal – wings 1-0
    • Matisz taken down Poppleton on the crease
    • First media break first quarter – SWARM 0 wings 1
    • Hobbins and Gillam scratches for Swarm
    • Downing to the box for checking for behind on Ross – wings pp
    • Wiedmaier and Ward scratches for the Wings
    • Hall scores after evading Hass for the pp goal – wings 2-0
    • Higgins starts in net for the Swarm and Miller for the wings
    • Crowley comes off a pick that collects Suitor and rips it long range – wings 3-0
    • Poppleton called for a hold – SWARM pp
    • White and Gilbert both sent off for roughing each other up to the box still Swarm pp
    • Hall gets knocked down by Hass but gets shot off for the SH goal – wings 4-0
    • Carlson in – Higgins out 5 SOG
    • Schuss with a bomb from long range for the pp goal – SWARM 1-4
    • Crowley finds Ross streaking to the net for the one-timer – wings 5-1
    • 4:42 left in the first quarter – SWARM 1 wings 5
    • Ross gets by the defense and Carlson stops it but it rolls by and over the line – wings 6-1
    • Ross’ foot may be in the crease – SWARM challenge
    • Refs overturn the goal still wings 5-1
    • Saunders moves thru the Swarm defense and tosses it past Carlson – wings 6-1
    • Illegal screen for the wings- Houtby starts it up and Sorensen is found the breakaway goal – SWARM 2-6
    • Downing gets the ball from MacIntosh off the faceoff for the goal – SWARM 3-6
    • Costabile comes right back on the faceoff, gets the ball and finds Merrill streaking to the net for the goal – wings 7-3
    • Downing checks Kelusky from behind on the crease and gets sent to the box – wings pp
    • Carlson with big save on Ross on the crease
    • Too many men on the wings just before the end of the quarter as they try to get one last shot off – 4 on 4 to start the 2nd quarter
    • End of the first quarter – SWARM 3 wings 7
  • 2nd Quarter
    • 4 on 4 to start the quarter – SWARM penalty expires first
    • Swarm got lucky as the wings tried to take advantage of EA but the wings miss long shot on the open net
    • Matisz found by Crawford on the crease on the pp – SWARM 4-7
    • Wings challenge the goal – it looked good but who knows
    • Wings lose challenge – goal stands for Matisz – SWARM 4-7
    • Carlson makes the save but doesn’t see where it went but the Swarm cover up on the delayed penalty on the Flint holding call – wings pp
    • Hass with the interception to lead the breakaway
    • Roughing minors on Diehl and Jackson – still wings pp
    • Saunders scores just after pp expires as he fakes and then moves around Noble for the goal – wings 8-4
    • 9:35 left in the second quarter – SWARM 4 wings 8
    • Ross called for CV
    • Thul stalled by Carlson the crease shot
    • Hall’s helmet taken off by Suitor
    • MacIntosh leveled in the crease no call
    • Noble to the box for a hold maybe on Hall – wings pp
    • Downing picks off the pass on the crease to Saunders
    • 4:56 left in the second quarter – SWARM 4 wings 8
    • 10 seconds left on the wings pp
    • 10 seconds left on the wings pp out of the break
    • Saunders rips a low shot near the crease for the pp goal – wings 9-4
    • Jackson tries to fake out Miller on the crease but Miller is not fooled
    • Crawford draws the d and Matisz slips behind. Crawford dumps it to Matisz for the goal – SWARM 5-9
    • Flint breaks up the wings breakaway
    • Sweeney loses stick so he has to hold Matisz to stop him – SWARM pp
    • MacIntosh streaks in, gives a slight fake and finds Jackson on the other side of the crease for the pp quick stick goal – SWARM 6-9
    • SWARM call timeout with 14.9 seconds
    • Miller with a last second on Crawford on the crease
    • Halftime – SWARM 6 wings 9
  • 3rd Quarter
    • Merrill loses ball on quick stick on the crease
    • Kelusky moves all over the place from the corner to the middle, turns and shoots a bouncer by Carlson – wings 10-6
    • Saunders with a wrister from top left for his fourth of the game – wings 11-6
    • Stevens gets checked high up on the helmet pretty good no call
    • Hass gets the outlet from Noble and Hass runs by the Wings, fakes then shoots high for the goal – SWARM 7-11
    • Thul unloads the cannon from top center – wings 12-7
    • Higgins in – Carlson out 3 SOG
    • Crawford catches the ball behind the net, dances to the front, bounces off the post and in – SWARM 8-12
    • Noble gets a good hold of Hall behind the play
    • 9:15 left in the third – SWARM 8 wings 12
    • White called for an illegal crosscheck – SWARM pp
    • Schuss with a laser that Miller stops initially but as he backs up, it rolls away through his legs for the pp goal – SWARM 9-12
    • Jones gets cleaned out on the crease by wings defender
    • Higgins with two huge saves with a shoulder save and a sprawling save
    • Jones called for holding Costabile’s stick – wings pp
    • Suitor horse collars Kelusky to the turf – no call
    • Gilbert and Hall jostling near the crease and then both tossed into the box. Gilbert got the best of the action
    • MacIntosh denied on the air gait
    • Saunders unloads but Higgins stops it, Saunders gets the rebound and scores but is in the crease – no goal
    • 3:51 left in the third quarter – SWARM 9 wings 12
    • Crepinsek mugs Ross on the crease and forces CV
    • MacIntosh forces turnover midfloor as he takes on Merrill and other wings player
    • Sorensen goes to net, backs off, shoots and scores – 2 goals in each of the last two games – SWARM 10-12
    • End of the third quarter – SWARM 10 wings 12
  • 4th Quarter
    • Hass finds Schuss coming of the bench for the goal – SWARM 11-12
    • Higgins fights off two Saunders’ shots including an air gait
    • Crawford knocks out the ball to force the turnover, he shoots but Miller makes the save but the rebound to Schuss who buries it to tie it – Schuss with four tonight – SWARM 12-12
    • Ranagan drags down Jackson’s charge and goes to the box – SWARM pp
    • Logan Schuss is on fire with the big cheese from up top on the pp and now the first lead of the game – SWARM 13-12
    • MacIntosh called for a hold – wings pp
    • SWARM get their bodies in front of three pp shots one after another
    • Hass can’t get it across in 8 seconds but he swats the ball away and gets called for a delay of game – wings pp
    • 9:42 left in the game – SWARM 13 wings 12
    • Wings on pp out of the break after Hass’ delay of game penalty
    • Higgins stops Saunders’ dive shot
    • Swarm PK with two big fourth quarters kills already back to back
    • Higgins with a big save on Crowley who got loose and all alone on net
    • Suitor’s goal on the break is called CV, Suits calls for a challenge and Sullivan throws the flag
    • SWARM challenge – looks good as Suits goes airborne with feet outside the crease
    • Suits knows when to challenge as the goal is good and Swarm win challenge – SWARM 14-12
    • Miller outlets to Merrill who then finds Crowley long distance off the bench for the goal – wings 13-14
    • SWARM called for over and back
    • 4:02 left in the game – SWARM 14 wings 13
    • Gilbert gets shaken and stirred but finally recovers
    • Higgins and Miller with big saves on each side
    • Higgins reaches back to get the save after it almost gets away from him
    • Merrill hits the crossebar and it goes into the net – wings ball
    • Downing is illegally screened – SWARM ball
    • There is a Jones sighting as Crawford turns and twists and finds Jones on the wrong side of the crease for the goal – SWARM 15-13
    • Big face off win for MacIntosh
    • Hall rips a low burner for the goal – wings 14-15
    • Costabile wins faceoff and wings call timeout with 36.8 seconds left
    • Suits get the loosie and calls timeout for the SWARM with 28.2 seconds left
    • Higgins makes one last save in hectic final 28.2 seconds for the win
    • The SWARM win the season series 2-1 over the Wings
    • SWARM are 2-0 in Philly, 0-3 in Minny and 0-4 everywhere else
    • Final – SWARM 15 wings 14

Game Notes

  • Logan Schuss had a career day as he breakthrough with five goals and two assists
  • Andrew Suitor forces a Swarm single game record seven turnovers
  • Jordan Houtby scores his first NLL and Swarm point on an assist
  • Brock Sorensen had two goals in both games this weekend.
  • The Swarm broke a five game losing streak and both of their victories this season have occurred in Philadelphia by one goal each.
  • Zach Higgins started the game but was relieved after the Wings got up 4-0. Higgins came back in to finish the game as he relieved Tyler Carlson when the Wings went up 12-7 in the third.
  • Callum Crawford scored the 1,800 regular season goal in Swarm history at the 4:43 mark of the third quarter


Team Stats Sv/S PIM PP SH S SOG LB FT FO
Minnesota 36/50 22 5/5 0 73 57 63 19 16/33
Philadelphia 42/57 18 2/7 1 69 50 79 10 17/33


# Minnesota G A Pts PIM PPG SHG S SOG LB FT FO
3 Brock Sorensen 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 4 1 0-0
4 Jeff Gilbert 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 0 0-0
8 Greg Downing 1 0 1 4 0 0 1 1 3 2 0-0
9 Tyler Hass 1 1 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 0 0-0
10 Alex Crepinsek 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0-0
12 Cameron Flint 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0-0
15 Jordan Houtby 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0-0
18 Logan Schuss 5 2 7 0 3 0 12 11 2 0 0-0
20 Andrew Suitor 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 10 7 0-1
24 Jordan MacIntosh 0 5 5 2 0 0 8 4 14 2 16-32
27 Dane Stevens 0 2 2 0 0 0 4 2 3 1 0-0
30 Tyler Carlson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0
31 Zach Higgins 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0
32 Shayne Jackson 1 2 3 2 1 0 12 10 0 0 0-0
45 Jason Noble 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 0-0
46 Kiel Matisz 2 0 2 0 1 0 9 5 4 2 0-0
89 Scott Jones 1 1 2 2 0 0 7 6 2 0 0-0
98 Callum Crawford 1 5 6 0 0 0 13 12 3 1 0-0
11 Mike Hobbins Did Not Dress
81 Josh Gillam Did Not Dress
 
# Minnesota MIN GA Saves Shots Dec  
31 Zach Higgins 33:55 6 22 28 W 2-3 Started
30 Tyler Carlson 26:05 8 14 22    
 
# Philadelphia G A Pts PIM PPG SHG S SOG LB FT FO
5 Mike Manley 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0-1
6 Michael Diehl 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0-0
7 Kyle Sweeney 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5 1 0-0
9 CJ Costabile 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 4-5
11 Joel White 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 9 2 0-0
13 Brett Manney 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0-0
14 Pat Saunders 4 2 6 0 1 0 11 8 4 0 0-0
17 Brodie Merrill 1 1 2 0 0 0 6 6 11 1 0-0
21 Kevin Crowley 2 8 10 0 0 0 15 11 2 0 0-0
29 Mike Poppleton 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 8 0 13-27
31 John Ranagan 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0-0
36 Brandon Miller 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0
44 Jordan Hall 3 1 4 2 1 1 11 6 5 1 0-0
63 Tracey Kelusky 1 1 2 2 0 0 9 7 4 1 0-0
71 Kevin Ross 1 0 1 0 0 0 4 3 1 0 0-0
91 Kyle Buchanan 0 6 6 0 0 0 8 5 8 0 0-0
99 Garrett Thul 2 0 2 0 0 0 4 3 2 1 0-0
51 Evan Kirk Back Up Goaltender - Did Not Play
4 Ryan Ward Did Not Dress
55 Chad Wiedmaier Did Not Dress
 
# Philadelphia MIN GA Saves Shots Dec  
36 Brandon Miller 60:00 15 42 57 L 0-2  
51 Evan Kirk 0:00 0 0 0    


Scoring
Time MN PHI Team Goal 1st Assist 2nd Assist Notes
1st Quarter
2:51 0 1 Philadelphia Garrett Thul Pat Saunders Joel White  
6:26 0 2 Philadelphia Jordan Hall Kevin Crowley   PP
7:08 0 3 Philadelphia Kevin Crowley John Ranagan CJ Costabile  
8:20 0 4 Philadelphia Jordan Hall Kyle Buchanan Kevin Crowley SH
8:47 1 4 Minnesota Logan Schuss Dane Stevens Shayne Jackson PP
9:32 1 5 Philadelphia Kevin Ross Kevin Crowley Kyle Buchanan  
11:37 1 6 Philadelphia Pat Saunders Kyle Buchanan Kevin Crowley  
12:32 2 6 Minnesota Brock Sorensen Jordan Houtby    
12:37 3 6 Minnesota Greg Downing Jordan MacIntosh    
12:47 3 7 Philadelphia Brodie Merrill CJ Costabile    
2nd Quarter
1:04 4 7 Minnesota Kiel Matisz Callum Crawford Dane Stevens PP
4:14 4 8 Philadelphia Pat Saunders Kyle Buchanan Kevin Crowley  
10:13 4 9 Philadelphia Pat Saunders Kevin Crowley Jordan Hall PP
12:22 5 9 Minnesota Kiel Matisz Callum Crawford Logan Schuss  
14:19 6 9 Minnesota Shayne Jackson Jordan MacIntosh Logan Schuss PP
3rd Quarter
1:17 6 10 Philadelphia Tracey Kelusky Kevin Crowley Brandon Miller  
1:35 6 11 Philadelphia Pat Saunders Kyle Buchanan Michael Poppleton  
3:17 7 11 Minnesota Tyler Hass      
4:25 7 12 Philadelphia Garrett Thul Kevin Crowley Kyle Buchanan  
4:43 8 12 Minnesota Callum Crawford Jordan MacIntosh Scott Jones  
6:21 9 12 Minnesota Logan Schuss Callum Crawford   PP
13:51 10 12 Minnesota Brock Sorensen Zach Higgins    
4th Quarter
0:13 11 12 Minnesota Logan Schuss Tyler Hass Jordan MacIntosh  
1:39 12 12 Minnesota Logan Schuss Callum Crawford    
2:14 13 12 Minnesota Logan Schuss Jordan MacIntosh Shayne Jackson PP
8:55 14 12 Minnesota Andrew Suitor      
9:28 14 13 Philadelphia Kevin Crowley Brodie Merrill Brandon Miller  
13:32 15 13 Minnesota Scott Jones Callum Crawford Alex Crepinsek GWG
14:15 15 14 Philadelphia Jordan Hall Pat Saunders Tracey Kelusky EA


Penalties
Time Team Player Penalty Bench Duration
1st Quarter
6:09 Minnesota Greg Downing Checking from Behind   2:00
7:28 Philadelphia Michael Poppleton Holding The Stick   2:00
8:00 Minnesota Jeff Gilbert Roughing   2:00
8:00 Philadelphia Joel White Roughing   2:00
10:47 Minnesota Jason Noble Intentional Contact   2:00
10:47 Philadelphia Tracey Kelusky Intentional Contact   2:00
13:59 Minnesota Greg Downing Illegal Cross Checking   2:00
14:58 Philadelphia John Ranagan Too Many Men X 2:00
2nd Quarter
2:08 Minnesota Cameron Flint Holding The Stick   2:00
3:57 Philadelphia Michael Diehl Roughing   2:00
3:57 Minnesota Shayne Jackson Roughing   2:00
8:14 Minnesota Jason Noble Holding   2:00
14:06 Philadelphia Kyle Sweeney Holding   2:00
3rd Quarter
6:09 Philadelphia Joel White Illegal Cross Checking   2:00
7:38 Minnesota Scott Jones Holding The Stick   2:00
9:47 Minnesota Jeff Gilbert Intentional Contact   2:00
9:47 Philadelphia Jordan Hall Intentional Contact   2:00
4th Quarter
1:59 Philadelphia John Ranagan Holding   2:00
3:20 Minnesota Jordan MacIntosh Holding   2:00
5:18 Minnesota Tyler Hass Delay of Game   2:00


Referees
Crew Chief Assistant Referee Shot Clock Operator
Todd Labranche Josh Hiltz Bill Jenkins

Next Games After This Match Up

  • Minnesota at Buffalo - Saturday, March 8th, 2014 6:30 pm Central
  • Philadelphia at Rochester - Saturday, March 8th, 2014 6:30 pm Central