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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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NLL: Knighthawks rough up Calgary 17-6

December 10, 2017

Rochester wins opener, number 200 in franchise history Jamieson nets 200th goal of career, Vinc passes Watson for 2nd in all-time saves The Rochester Knighthawks (1-0) opened up their 2017-18 campaign with a very decisive 17-6 thrashing of the Calgary Roughnecks (0-1) in front of 4,596 at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena on Saturday night. The victory was also the 200th in the franchises’ history. Dan…

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NLL Saturday: 2017 regular season wraps up; playoffs set

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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NLL Friday: Knighthawks knocked out, Mammoth play waiting-game

April 29, 2017

While first place in each NLL division has been sewn-up for a while, second and third place will be determined on the last day of the regular season. The penultimate evening of play saw one team eliminated from contention and another lose ground in the race for home floor. What will Saturday bring? A whole lot of emotion, that’s for sure.   Georgia 13 @ Rochester 10 Who would have…

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

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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Rochester defeats Buffalo 11-10

March 26, 2017

Hawks Keep Playoff Hopes Alive; Jackson and Resetarits score Hat Tricks Last night the Rochester Knighthawks (5-8) defeated the Buffalo Bandits (5-7) 11-10 in front of 8,765 at Connor and Ferris Field in Rochester. It was the largest crowd of the season for the Knighthawks since their home opener which drew 8,137. The game was your typical battle between the teams, but it didn’t go without controversy. Defensemen Brad Gillies…

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