Offensive explosion leads Rock past Black Wolves in east semi-final

The Toronto Rock and New England Black Wolves clash in their east division semi-final at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday, May 6, 2017. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
May 8, 2017

  It’s Miller time in Toronto. A week after backup goaltender Brandon Miller relieved Nick Rose in Buffalo to lead the Rock to a home-floor playoff berth, he backstopped the team to an 18-10 win in the east division semi-final over the New England Black Wolves at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday. The Rock scored a season-high 19 goals in Buffalo and came one shy of matching that versus…

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NLL Saturday: 2017 regular season wraps up; playoffs set

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April 30, 2017

It took the full 18 weeks but the NLL’s playoff picture is finally set. There were four games on the schedule Saturday night – two “meaningless” games and two for all the marbles. Lacrosse game, as we know, are never actually meaningless; we use the term to indicate the impact on the standings only. In the east, things worked out as they appeared they would most of the season. The…

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Knighthawks playoff hopes still alive after 15-13 defeat of Black Wolves

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April 26, 2017

Dan Lomas comes up huge with 3G/4A to keep playoff hopes alive for Knighthawks   The Rochester Knighthawks (6-10) held off elimination from playoff contention with a hard fought 15-13 victory over the New England Black Wolves (8-9) in front of 5,816 fans at Connor & Ferris Field. Dan Lomas was the star of the game as he compiled three goals and four assists to lead the Hawks to the…

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Black Wolves Defeat Hawks 12-11

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March 19, 2017

Black Wolves win the Battle, Move Half Game from Second Place The New England Black Wolves (6-6) defeated the Rochester Knighthawks (4-8) 12-11 in a very crucial eastern division match up Friday night in front of 4,449 fans at the Mohegan Sun Arena and Casino. New England’s win, coupled with the Rock falling to Colorado leaves the Black Wolves only a half game out of second place in the east….

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Black Wolves bite Rock in overtime

The Toronto Rock host the New England Black Wolves on Star Wars Night in support of Smilezone on March 3, 2017. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
March 4, 2017

The New England Black Wolves had a determined mentality when they arrived at the Air Canada Centre on Friday: Win, win, win. They did just that with a 10-9 overtime score over the host Toronto Rock. The Wolves improve to 4-6 and remain in fourth place. The Rock dropped a second consecutive game for the first time this season; it was also their second consecutive home OT loss. Their hot…

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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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From Georgia to Vancouver: NLL week 7

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February 13, 2017

Georgia 17 vs. New England 15 Shawn Evans’ 12-point night wasn’t enough on Saturday as the league leading Georgia Swarm defeated the New England Black Wolves 17-15. Evans had four goals and eight assists as his Wolves looked to be in control in the final quarter, scoring five straight to give them a 15-13 lead. They didn’t count on Jordan Hall, however, who had a natural hat-trick in a two…

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Mammoth Look to Bounce Back at Home Against Black Wolves

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January 14, 2017

One week after a brilliant start on the road against the Buffalo Bandits, the Mammoth found themselves in some unfamiliar territory at home. Only leading for a few minutes the Mammoth fought against the tide for the majority of the game against a Vancouver squad playing their second game in 2 nights. The Stealth impressed the entire league by going on the road two nights in a row and beating…

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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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