NLL: Boushy’s big debut not enough to propel Knighthawks to win

March 16, 2019

The Georgia Swarm became the first team to clinch an NLL playoff berth on Friday night, but it didn’t come easily against Chris Boushy and a revamped Rochester Knighthawks squad. The Swarm were at Blue Cross Arena to face the Knighthawks, which had six new faces in their lineup (with two more in the stands waiting their turn). The Swarm jumped on them early, leading 5-0 just over five minutes…

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Opinion: Rochester’s moves signal the end of an era

March 9, 2019

With under a week to go until the March 11th NLL trade deadline, the 2-8 Rochester Knighthawks exploded on Wednesday and dealt away three veteran players. Joe Resetarits and Paul Dawson were moved to New England and San Diego for draft picks. The biggest move saw 10-year Knighthawks’ veteran Cory Vitarelli traded to Colorado for Ryan Benesch. Defenseman Billy Dee Smith was released and Austin Shanks was placed on the IR….

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NLL: Big home victory for Swarm

March 4, 2019

The Georgia Swarm used a huge third quarter performance on Saturday to help lift themselves to a 15-11 victory at home over the Rochester Knighthawks. It was really tight in the first half, and it all started pretty early on. Georgia got on the board first with a Randy Staats goal just over a minute into the game. Rochester answered with a quick two-goal run as Luc Mangan and Austin…

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NLL: Bandits’ high-octane offence cruises past Knighthawks

February 24, 2019

Friday night the Buffalo Bandits (9-2) defeated the Rochester Knighthawks (2-7) 16-9 and took the I-90 season series 2-1 in front of 6,672 fans at Connor & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena. This was a night dedicated to the first season of Knighthawks’ lacrosse and about a dozen members of the 1995 team where in attendance. Rochester would get the crowd going early with some early opportunities, but…

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NLL: Career night for Crawford clips the Knighthawks

February 13, 2019

Saturday night the Rochester Knighthawks (2-6) fell to the New England Blackwolves (4-3) 16-13 in front of 5,766 fans at Mohegan Sun Arena. After a tightly contested first quarter the Blackwolves came to life. New England would go on an eight-goal run that started at 2:18 of the second quarter and culminated with the final goal of the at 4:03 of the third quarter. The Black Wolves’ defense kept Rochester…

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Press Release: Knighthawks re-acquire Keogh

February 5, 2019

(February 4, 2019)… The Rochester Knighthawks bolstered the right side of their offense today by reacquiring star forward Stephen Keogh from the Colorado Mammoth. In return, Rochester sends a second-round pick in 2019 and a third-round selection in 2021 to the Mammoth.  “I am definitely excited. I get to play with guys like ‘Jammer’ (Cody Jamieson) and Joey ‘Rez’ (Resetarits), and young guys like Austin Shanks,” said Keogh. “I just…

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NLL: Swarm spoil Grant’s jersey retirement game

February 5, 2019

Saturday night the Georgia Swarm (7-2) defeated the Rochester Knighthawks (2-6) 16-12 in front of 7,478 fans at Connor and Ferris Field at the Blue Cross Arena. Both Rochester and Georgia had played the night before. The Swarm defeated the Black Wolves 10-8 and Rochester fell to Philadelphia 15-14 in overtime. The weekend sweep of victories for the Swarm has tied their best start ever at 6-2. Before the game…

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NLL: First win for Philadelphia Wings

February 4, 2019

The Philadelphia Wings earned their first win of the season on Friday night after defeating the Rochester Knighthawks 15-14 in overtime. It was the first win for the reincarnated Wings, and somewhat of a love letter game to their fans who supported the team during their 0-6 start. “The [fans] have been backing us this year and it was time to repay the favour. We finally put it together and…

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NLL: Knighthawks stand tall on Military Night

January 28, 2019

The Rochester Knighthawks did the U.S. Military proud on Saturday night with an 18-13 win over the Buffalo Bandits at Blue Cross Arena. The rivalry between the Knighthawks and Bandits is no different than traditional sports clashes between Army and Navy. During Military Night, the Knighthawks represented the Navy on their jerseys while the Bandits represented the Army. Austin Shanks led the Knighthawks with seven goals while Angus Goodleaf made…

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