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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Lacrosse Stories of the Year #1: Knighthawks Champions Cup

January 1, 2014

Over the next nine days, we will be looking at the top nine stories of the year in lacrosse, based off of our most read and covered stories. Today is #1 with the Rochester Knighthawks NLL championship. Today’s story is the top one of 2013, which is now just a memory. It is also the second day in a row where a ‘hawk team that won back to back titles is…

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NLL Power Rankings Week Two: Knighthawks Still On Top

Exciting week one.  Defending champions raised their banner and won, the Rush continued winning on the road as they did in 2013, and the Wings dominated in Buffalo.  What’s in store for this week?? Friday      January 3rd   Calgary     @ Toronto     7:30pm Saturday  January 4th   Vancouver @ Colorado   9:00pm   Power Rankings   Week 2 (1) 1—Rochester Knighthawks (1-0)  The Knighthawks defeated the Swarm 8-6 as they raised the championship banner.  The…

January 1, 2014
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Knighthawks Begin Title Defense, Defeat Swarm

December 29, 2013

  The Minnesota Swarm took on the defending NLL Champion Rochester Knighthawks last night in the their season opener and fell short of the win. The 8-6 final was the lowest scoring game of the NLL’s season openers, which saw a win by the Philadelphia Wings 17-13 over the Buffalo Bandits, and a 13-10 win by the Edmonton Rush over the Colorado Mammoth. The Swarm could never get much going…

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