Philadelphia Wings vs. Boston Blazers
It’s 1995 and the Philadelphia Wings visited the Boston Garden, which was in it’s last year of operation, to face the Boston Blazers in Major Indoor Lacrosse League action.
The Blazers were off to their best start in their eight year history (4-0) behind the scoring of Ted Dowling, Charlie Blanchard, Tom Carmean, Randy Fraser and the stellar goaltending of Marty O’Neill.
The Wings (3-1) were the defending champions, coming off their third championship in team history, with a loaded lineup of Gary Gait, Tom Marechek, Kevin Finneran, and John Nostrant, with Dallas Eliuk in net.
As always this was a rough and tumble affair, giving the fans exactly what the had come to expect when these two teams met!
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 in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given 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).
Gary 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.