NLL: Rock beat rival Rochester at FirstOntario Centre

February 1, 2022

For the first time since their week two matchup against Halifax, the Toronto Rock dressed both Tom Schreiber and Rob Hellyer in the same game. The results were immediate. The pair combined for 13 points in a 12-8 win over the Rochester Knighthawks. Jumping out to an early 3-0 lead, the Rock were up 4-1 after the first quarter. It’s the first time this season Toronto has led after the…

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NLL: Three Wings hit milestones as Philadelphia takes down Rochester 18-10

January 24, 2022

Tempers raged; fists flew. Words and gestures were exchanged. Boos for the players and the officials vibrated the stadium seats. It was like old school lacrosse was back in Philadelphia. And in a city that prides itself on being gritty, it was exactly what the Philadelphia Wings needed to beat the Rochester Knighthawks 18-10 in front of a boisterous crowd of over 6000. The game started slowly for both teams. Tied 2-2 at the end of…

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NLL: Knighthawks falter in first game played in over a month

January 23, 2022

The Blue Cross Arena was buzzing, as Knighthawks lacrosse was back for the first time in over a month. Oh, and an Eastern Division rival, the Georgia Swarm were in town. Coming off a month-long break, the Knighthawks were trying to create a winning streak and gain ground in the standings. The same went for the Swarm, as they were coming off a loss to Buffalo last week. Both teams…

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NLL: Wild home opener ends in disappointment for Albany FireWolves

December 21, 2021

On Saturday night, the Rochester Knighthawks came into the Times Union Center and spoiled the celebrations of the Albany FireWolves’ first ever home game. The Knighthawks took down the FireWolves 16-7 in a game that was the first of an in-state clash between the two New York teams. The FireWolves fall to 0-2 while the Knighthawks stay towards the top of the East standings at 2-1. Albany’s Tony Malcom opened…

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NLL: Bandits spoil Knighthawks’ home opener

December 14, 2021

A very windy and rainy day in Western New York meant trees were falling, lines were down and power was out everywhere. However, there was no lack of electricity in the air at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester as the Buffalo Bandits came to town. This massive interstate rivalry between Buffalo and Rochester did not disappoint as it was back-and-forth for a majority of the game. Buffalo must have some…

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NLL: Teat’s hat trick not enough as Riptide fall to Knighthawks 13-12

December 7, 2021

Nobody expected it to take long, and it didn’t. Just four-and-a-half minutes into the first quarter, Jeff Teat made his mark on the National Lacrosse League. Teat was checked to the floor, held onto the ball as he got up and got around a defender before putting a jump shot into the net. “I got a great up-seal, went underneath, almost fell, but you just have to keep going,” Teat…

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PHOTOS: Rochester Knighthawks @ Philadelphia Wings, January 19, 2020

November 18, 2021

We’re dipping into the archives today to relive THAT game – you know the one. Sunday, January 19th, 2020 at Wells Fargo Center. The Philadelphia Wings and Rochester Knighthawks combined for 103 penalty minutes in a 12-4 Wings’ win. Things got a little nuts in the third period with several different scrums. We love lacrosse for the skill, but a little silliness isn’t always a bad thing. Click the link…

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NLL drops 2021-22 schedule

September 30, 2021

National Lacrosse League Announces Full 2021-22 Schedule San Diego To Raise the Curtain On Friday, December 3; 2019 NLL Finals Rematch Between Calgary & Buffalo Also Highlights ‘Face Off Weekend’; Debut In Fort Worth, Texas; Return to Albany, New York and Hamilton, Ontario feature the Early Schedule PHILADELPHIA, September 29, 2021 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the largest and most successful professional lacrosse property in the world, today revealed…

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NLL: Seven players on the move after trades during draft

September 18, 2020

Seven current NLLers have new homes after being traded during Thursday’s NLL draft. First to move was Jeff Wittig, who was sent to the Rochester Knighthawks for the 28th pick in the draft. Witting is a forward who will enter his third year in the league with 13 goals and 16 assists under his belt. Rochester needed to bolster their roster and Witting should start to come into his own…

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NLL: Ninety-three players selected during 2020 draft party

September 18, 2020

It’s finally official – Jeff Teat is a member of the New York Riptide. Jim Veltman made the announcement shortly after 7 p.m. on Thursday night as the NLL hosted its first virtual draft. Ninety-three players were selected over six rounds. Though the NLL doesn’t have a return to play date yet, things are already in motion to prepare for the next season. The draft was the first major step…

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