Bandits – Knighthawks: Week 5 Showdown

The undefeated Rochester Knighthawks (3-0) will take on in-state rival Buffalo Bandits (3-1) Saturday in a battle for first place in the East Division. The Bandits and Knighthawks split in 2013 with two wins each. Rochester has yet to play a road game this season, after going 5-3 as the visiting team in 2013. The Knighthawks stellar defense have allowed the fewest goals against (23) in the league. Goaltender Matt…

January 25, 2014
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Power Rankings: Knighthawks Fly High Again

The busiest week in the NLL has come and gone. Another overtime thriller is making this season very exciting. Only three games on the schedule this week, including the battle for the Beast of the East.   Power Rankings   Week 5 (1) 1—Rochester Knighthawks (3-0)  Knighthawks stay atop as they claim a 12-8 victory over the Toronto Rock.  Knighthawks built a 10-4 halftime lead. Hawks were led by Cody Jamieson’s…

January 21, 2014
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Knighthawks Stay Hot, Start Season 3-0

The back-to-back defending National Lacrosse League champion Rochester Knighthawks (3-0) continued their 2014 dominance as they defeated the Toronto Rock (1-2) 12-8 to remain unbeaten in their first three games, doing so for the first time since 1998. Reigning NLL Goaltender of the Year Matt Vinc was solid in net making 38 saves, but the defense of the Knighthawks was outstanding all night, breaking up passes, blocking shots and forcing…

January 21, 2014
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Rock Look To Redeem Themselves Against Knighthawks

After a disappointing loss in Buffalo last weekend, the Toronto Rock (1-1) will look for their first road win Saturday as they travel to Rochester to take on the two time defending league champion Knighthawks (2-0) at Blue Cross Arena. The Knighthawks haven’t beaten the Rock in a January game since January 30th of 2010, exactly a week after Toronto handed Rochester their worst loss in franchise history in a…

January 17, 2014
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Sullivan Ready to Help Knighthawks

January 15, 2014

The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that they have added veteran defenseman Jon Sullivan to the active roster from the holdout list. Sullivan was acquired from the Colorado Mammoth at the 2013 Trade Deadline, along with a third-round pick in the 2014 NLL Entry Draft, for veteran forward Casey Powell. Sullivan made his Rochester debut on March 30th against the Toronto Rock, but was then placed on the holdout list due to his…

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NLL Power Rankings: Week 3 Knighthawks Fly High Again

January 14, 2014

After a full slate of games last week, we had some fantastic games and finishes. The Buffalo Bandits swept a pair of games including an OT thriller in Philadelphia against the Wings, the Edmonton Rush crushed the Colorado Mammoth.   Power Rankings   Week 3 (1) 1—Rochester Knighthawks (2-0)  The Knighthawks behind an eight-point night from Cody Jamieson defeated the Wings 13-9. Going back to last season the Knighthawks have now…

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Wings Battle Knighthawks in Rochester

Tonight at 7:30, the Philadelphia Wings face off against the Rochester Knighthawks in an early season battle at the Blue Cross Arena.  Both teams had last weekend off after opening their season with victories in Week 1. All time the Wings are 16-28 against the Knighthawks, (6-16 in Rochester). The Wings haven’t faired well against the Hawks as in past seasons they have either swept or won 2 of 3….

January 11, 2014
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Knighthawks Extend Scott Self Three Years

January 6, 2014

The two-time defending World Champion Rochester Knighthawks have re-signed veteran defenseman Scott Self to a three-year contract good through the 2016 season. Self, 34, was acquired from the Buffalo Bandits in a trade for Alex “Kedoh” Hill midway through last season, and made his debut in Rochester on March 16, 2013. He is in his 14th season in the National Lacrosse League after winning his first championship with the Knighthawks last…

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Knighthawks to Induct Steve Donner to Their Hall of Fame

January 3, 2014

During the team’s historic 20th season, the Rochester Knighthawks are turning back the clock on Hall of Fame Night with the induction of the team’s founder, Steve Donner. On Saturday, January 11th, Donner will become the 12th member of the Knighthawks’ prestigious club. “I was almost speechless when I got the call,” said Donner, who now lives in Florida with his wife and kids. “It is something that is really…

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Bye Week Checkin: Rochester Knighthawks Week Two

The Rochester Knighthawks began their quest for a National Lacrosse League record third consecutive Champion’s Cup with an 8-6 win over the visiting Minnesota Swarm. This favorable start is in contrast with the Knighthawks’ early season woes of 2013, when Rochester followed their first of back-to-back championships with a 0-3 record to start the year. The game marked the second time the teams had met on The Blue Cross Arena…

January 3, 2014
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