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February 6th, 1993
New York Saints vs. Philadelphia Wings in front of a packed house at the Spectrum in Philadelphia.
This was a battle of two undefeated teams, with the league’s best offense, against the league’s best defense leading the MILL.
The New York Saints had Tim McIntee, Matt Panetta, Vince Sombrotto, Mike and Bob Cummings, and Andy Kraus.
The Philadelphia Wings had the Gait Brothers (Paul & Gary), Rob Shek, Kevin Finneran, Scott Gabrielsen, Paul Deniken, and John Nostrant.
The goalie matchup was Dallas Eliuk for the Wings vs. Sal LoCascio for the Saints.
This game had a torrid pace, with lot’s of energy, and emotion throughout. This was the norm when these two rivals met up.
The player of the game was Paul Gait of the Wings, but honorable mention went to Mike Cunmmings of the New York Saints.
Sit back, relax, and enjoy this game in it’s entirety.
Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.
An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game 10 years ago. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob had an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.
Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.
In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.
Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).
Mr. Groob also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.
Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.