Bandits Win On Late Wiles Goal

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January 27, 2013

If the Bandits keep winning in this sort of fashion fans of the team may start developing heart problems. For the second game in a row the team needed a goal in the last minute to come away with the victory. Tonight Luke Wiles was the hero as he put one past Brandon Miller with only 24 seconds left on the clock. The goal came only twenty seconds after Philadelphia…

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Rock Defeat Knighthawks, Move to 4-1

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January 27, 2013

The Toronto Rock defeated the Rochester Knighthawks 11-7 at the Blue Cross Arena Saturday night. The Rock improve their record to 4-1 while the Knighthawks drop to a stunning 0-3. Leading Toronto in tonight’s game was Garrett Billings, who had two goals and four assists for the Rock. Josh Sanderson, Colin Doyle, and Kasey Beirnes chipped in four points each. The Rock outscored the Knighthawks by three in the first…

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NLL: Bandits Look to Spoil Wings Good Start

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January 26, 2013

Team Leaders: Goals: Kevin Crowley (7), Assists: Kevin Buchanan and Jordan Hall (6) Points: Crowley (10), Loose Balls: Brodie Merrill (26), Goals Against: Brandon Miller (7.50), Saves: Miller (96) Off to a 2-0 start for the first time since 2008, the Philadelphia Wings will play a weekend of back to back games for the first time during the 2013 season first of which with a visit to Buffalo for a…

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Rochester upholds winning tradition for USA

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January 25, 2013

Alex Shoemaker said his USA teammates were determined to uphold a winning tradition when it aimed for the Brogden Cup last weekend in the North American lacrosse competition in Orlando. USA players (left) and Canadian counterparts shake hands after last weekend’s Brogden Cup championships in Orlando (Photo courtesy of Level 2 Sports) “We enjoyed so much success mainly because we wanted to carry on the tradition of the past USA…

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NLL: Knighthawks Face Rock Saturday

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January 25, 2013

Saturday night will be a big night at the Blue Cross Arena, as the 0-2 Rochester Knighthawks host the 2-1 Toronto Rock. The struggling defending champion Knighthawks have lost two one-goal games so far. The Hawks dropped a 13-12 contest to the Stealth on Opening Night, then lost a heartbreaking 14-13 game on Banner Night against the rival Bandits last Saturday. Toronto started out 2-0 before dropping a tough 8-7…

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Hummel to IR, Llord Activated by Knighthawks

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January 24, 2013

The Rochester Knighthawks have activated veteran defenseman Ian Llord from the practice squad. In a related move, the Knighthawks have placed transition man Matt Hummel on the injured serve list. “I am very excited,” said Llord. “It feels good. It means I was doing some things right and keeping a positive attitude.” Llord arrived in Rochester after spending five of his six seasons in the NLL with the Knighthawks’ thruway…

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Stories to Watch in NLL Week Four

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January 24, 2013

Philadelphia Wings: 17 Americans? “You can’t play the indoor game with a field team” That was the sound echoed as the Wings roster took shape for the 2013 season. If they were 0-2 there be “I told you so’s” all over the place.  Instead they now sit at 2-0, after an 8-7 victory over the Rock in the final 10.9 seconds, and have some people wondering. Now this young team…

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NLL Power Rankings: Week Three

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January 21, 2013

1—-Philadelphia Wings 2-0 (Last Week #3) This American style field team has done it again!! They go into the unfriendly confines of the ACC and defeat the Rock 8-7 in a very well played game, with standout performances from both Brandon Miller and Nick Rose. This was Philadelphia’s third straight win in Toronto dating back to last season. Heads are starting to turn in the NLL. Next Opponent: Jan 26…

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Knighthawks Defeated by Bandits in Banner Night

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January 20, 2013

Despite high pre-season expectations, the Rochester Knighthawks currently post a winless record after losing their home opener to eastern conference rival Buffalo Bandits. Shawn Williams led the Bandits to victory with an 8 point performance. The veteran has been solid since being acquired by Buffalo in the off-season and leads the team with 15 points in three games. Dhane Smith continued his stand out rookie campaign with a 4 point…

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