Knighthawks Take on Mammoth in Denver

March 1, 2014

Tonight the Rochester Knighthawks (5-3) head to Denver to face off with the 4-6 Colorado Mammoth. Both teams are looking to rebound from losses last week; Rochester lost to the Calgary Roughnecks 11-10 on the road while Colorado fell to the Vancouver Stealth 19-9 on a Friday night. On the Mammoth’s 100th home game ever, Adam Jones remains out of the lineup with a separated shoulder. “To play at home, we’re…


NLL: Mac Allen Suspended One Game

February 22, 2014

The National Lacrosse League has announced a summary of discipline stemming from incidents occurring during Week 8 of the 2014 NLL regular season for games played on Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15. Rochester Knighthawks defenseman Mac Allen has been assessed a Match Penalty and suspended one game stemming from a boarding incident on Toronto Rock player Garrett Billings at approximately the 13:06 mark of the third quarter of their game on February 15. No penalty was called on the…


Bandits Streak Ends At Knighthawks, Vinc

From the old proverb by Geoffrey Chaucer, all good things must come to an end. The Rochester Knighthawks (4-2) defense and the stellar play of superstar goaltender Matt Vinc were the reasons why they earned their 9-6 victory against the Buffalo Bandits (5-2) Saturday night in front of 9,280 fans at the Blue Cross Arena. The Knighthawks outscored the Bandits 5-0 after the first half and held off a four…

February 9, 2014

Audio: Post Game Knighthawks at Rush

The Edmonton Rush are still undefeated at 5-0 as they defeated their toughest test yet defeating the Rochester Knighthawks 8-7 in overtime. We were on scene for the game and caught up with some players after the overtime thriller.   Mark Matthews  Cory Conway  Cody Jamieson   

February 2, 2014

Mike Accursi Returns to Knighthawks

from (January 31, 2014)… Mike Accursi will have to pack a second bag when he travels to Edmonton this weekend, following his move from the front office to the front door with the Rochester Knighthawks. The 38-year-old forward signed a one-year deal with the back-to-back champs after serving as the Knighthawks Team Operations/Assistant Coordinator for the past six weeks. “It feels great. I still loved playing and being around…

January 31, 2014

Knighthawks Sign Derek Hopcroft

**Photo Credit to Colorado Mammoth Website**  The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that they have signed forward Derek Hopcroft to the practice squad. The 27-year-old, who is entering his fourth season in the National Lacrosse League, admitted he has had some sleepless nights as he prepared to join his new team.   “My first reaction was that I was thrilled to get picked up by a team. It was not only…

January 30, 2014

Net Impact: Can the Knighthawks Three-Peat?

Four games into the 2014 NLL season, the Rochester Knighthawks are sitting in second place in the East Division with a 3-1 record. It is still early in the 18-game schedule and lots can happen between now and the playoffs, but does it look like the Knighthawks can win an unprecedented third Champion’s Cup in a row? The early indicators are good. In spite of suffering their first loss of…

January 28, 2014

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