Rock Battle Past Knighthawks 10-6; Move to 5-2

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February 19, 2017

Rock Rebound After OT Loss to Georgia; Fight Their Way to Huge Win! The Rochester Knighthawks (2-5) fell to the Toronto Rock (5-2) 10-6 Saturday night.  Midweek the Knighthawks traded Stephen Keogh to the Colorado Mammoth for a first round pick in 2018 and a second round pick in 2019. Toronto was coming off a heartbreaking overtime loss Friday night to the Georgia Swarm 13-12. In the early going Rochester…

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Power Rankings Week 8: Swarm Still Buzzing, Tough Test This Weekend.

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February 16, 2017

Week 8 Power Rankings!!   Georgia remains on top, but will they after this weekend? The Eastern Conference will all play two games each this weekend. Buffalo will face New England in a home and home match up which is crucial for both teams. Toronto looks to take over first with match ups against Georgia and Rochester. Georgia will also face Rochester. The east could see a massive shake up by…

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ILWT: Week 6 Power Rankings. Georgia Buzzing at the Top

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February 3, 2017

Week 6 Power Rankings!!   Just BUZZZZZZIIINNNGG along!!!   Swarm stay on top of the power rankings again after picking up another win to remain the only undefeated team in the league.  Can they hold the top spot? We may only be six weeks in but some of the games this weekend are big games for some of the teams.  There is never a dull moment in the league.   1-Georgia…

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NLL Power Rankings: Stealth Soar to Top

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January 13, 2017

To say the 2017 season has started off exciting would be an understatement.  Rochester is back on track after taking apart New England, Georgia took advantage of a Rush team without Bold and McIntosh (1 game suspension) and the Vancouver Stealth won both games this weekend on the road! 1-Vancouver Stealth (2-0). Last Week #8.  Started the season with a big win over Calgary 12-11.  Stealth led the entire night…

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Knighthawks Take a Bite Out of Blackwolves 15-8

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January 13, 2017

The Rochester Knighthawks (1-1) defeated the New England Blackwolves (0-1) 15-8 Saturday night in front of 6,256 rowdy fans.  The Knighthawks rebounded from a 12-5 thrashing last week thanks to a seven goal run that started in the second quarter.  Kyle Jackson led all scorers with (2G/9A). Another of Rochester’s first round selections, Josh Currier (3G/3A), and their second round pick Dan Lomas (2G/2A) in his first career game were…

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Knighthawks Look to Rebound Against Black Wolves

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January 7, 2017

Tonight the Rochester Knighthawks look to gain their first win of the season as they host the New England Blackwolves.  This is New England’s 2017 debut, and Rochester is coming off a 12-5 defeat to Toronto back on December 29th. Rochester is without Cody Jamieson as he recovers from knee surgery.  They are also without Corey Vitarelli as he was placed on Level Two IR.  But, the big news is,…

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NLL Power Rankings Week One: Rush Open on Top

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January 2, 2017

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!   And welcome to the 2017 ILWT Power Rankings. The 2017 is off and running.  In the pre-season we have seen the Toronto Rock go undefeated and also a classic Rush/Roughneck game that had a goalie fight.  Opening week was a short one with only two games on the slate, the remaining teams will play this coming weekend.  So let the talks begin….Will the Rush three-peat?   1….

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Rock Look Stellar in Opening Act

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December 31, 2016

The Rochester Knighthawks opened the 2017 NLL season on Thursday night; unfortunately it didn’t go as planned.  The Knighthawks just couldn’t get things on track as the fell 12-5 to Toronto. Knighthawks came into the game without Cody Jamieson (knee surgery), Cory Vitarelli, Stephen Keogh (flu), and Joe Walters (opted out the season to play with New York Lizards MLL).  Those four alone accounted for 102 of the 200 goals…

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Shawn Williams Retires an NLL Legend

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December 15, 2016

Last week, one of the all-time great retired from the game. Shawn Williams (Willy), announced his retirement from the National Lacrosse League, and Major Series Lacrosse. Williams leaves the game ranked in the top ten in four offensive categories. 257 games played is 7th all time, 444 goals places him 7th, 708 assists 6th all time and 1,152 total points is good for the 7th slot all-time. Williams’ career in…

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