Editorial: Recent spate of NLL trades sees marquee players on the move… and that’s okay

March 1, 2018

  Early spring temperatures this week on the eastern seaboard have NLL teams looking towards playoff runs and acquiring the tools needed to get them there. That means trades, and there were two blockbusters this week with marquee players on the move. Who knows what the next two days could bring?! But there is plenty of time before the league’s March 19th trade deadline. Monday, Dan Dawson was shipped to…


NLL: Dawson traded to Rush

February 28, 2018

  On Monday, the Rochester Knighthawks shocked the National Lacrosse League as they dealt Dan Dawson to the Saskatchewan Rush for a pair of picks. The Knighthawks will receive a second round pick in 2018 and a third pick in 2020 in exchange for Dawson. Dawson has been a workhorse for the Knighthawks after joining the club in 2013 after a brief stop with the Philadelphia Wings. Prior to that…


NLL: Knighthawks spoil Bandits’ alumni night

February 26, 2018

Saturday night the Buffalo Bandits (6-3) welcomed their interstate rival Rochester Knighthawks (4-6) into Keybank Centre for their third matchup of the season. With the regular season series between these two teams tied at one game each, it was the Knighthawks who came out on top with a score of 17 to 10. Coming off a monumental 18-9 win over the Georgia Swarm and head coach Troy Cordingley’s 101st win,…


NLL: Knighthawks take down Rush

February 23, 2018

On Saturday night the Rochester Knighthawks (4-6) defeated the Saskatchewan Rush (8-2) 16-11 In front of 6,188 fans at Connors and Ferris Field at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. The loss was Saskatchewan’s first on the road this season and for Rochester it was their second win in a row after snapping a six-game losing streak. The Rush started off in typical fashion scoring the first three of the…


NLL: Knighthawks get important win over Swarm

February 12, 2018

Despite a solid 17-10 win over the Georgia Swarm on Sunday evening, the Rochester Knighthawks remain in last place in the NLL’s east division. At 3-6, they’re half a game back of the Swarm and two games back of New England for the final playoff spot. Both the Swarm and Knighthawks were playing back-to-back. Georgia lost 18-9 in Buffalo on Saturday, and the Knighthawks dropped a 12-9 decision to the…


NLL: Rock back on track, win 12-9 over Knighthawks

February 12, 2018

The Toronto Rock headed out on the road to Blue Cross Arena on Saturday night to take on the struggling Rochester Knighthawks. After falling to the Calgary Roughnecks 18-6, snapping their win streak just a week ago, the Rock looked for and found redemption in the win column as they took this game 12-9. The Rock got big-time help from star goaltender Nick Rose who has been playing up to…


NLL: Back-to-back wins for ‘Wolves

January 22, 2018

A mere week after meeting at Rochester’s Blue Cross Arena, the New England Black Wolves and Rochester Knighthawks battled once more. And just like that meeting last week, the Black Wolves (4-1) emerged the victor, defeating the Knighthawks (2-4) 11-9. Black Wolves head coach Glenn Clark told the team’s website earlier in the week that execution would be key to earning a second straight win against Rochester, and their offense…


NLL: Black Wolves bite Knighthawks 9-8

January 16, 2018

Rochester falls to 2-3 after losing both games over weekend Saturday night the New England Black Wolves (3-1) defeated the Rochester Knighthawks (2-3) 9-8 in front of 6,336 fans at Connor & Ferris Field at the Blue Cross Arena. As one team scored, the other came right back to tie the game in a typical lacrosse battle. It wasn’t until 14:13 of the second quarter when Shawn Evans scored his…


NLL: More domination for Rock in 17-9 win

January 14, 2018

Is scoring an insane amount of goals the new normal for the Toronto Rock? They sure hope so. The Rock defeated the Rochester Knighthawks 17-9 on Saturday night at the Air Canada Centre in their third consecutive win, and third consecutive game scoring over 15 goals after  beating the Bandits 20-13 and the Stealth 24-7. The Knighthawks came into the game after failing 14-11 in Georgia’s banner-raising home opener after…


NLL: 14-11 banner-raising win for Swarm

January 1, 2018

Swarm raise championship banner, rebound from slow start for first win of the season The Georgia Swarm (1-2) opened up their home campaign with a hard-fought 14-11 win over the Rochester Knighthawks (2-1) in front of 6,254 fans at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field at Infinite Energy Arena. The game was scheduled to start at 7 p.m. ET, but due to bad weather in the northeast (or airline incompetence according to Angus…