Rochester Ends Up with More Trades than Picks 9/19/2020

September 19, 2020

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© On Thursday September 17, 2020 the NLL found a creative way to host its Entry Draft and they did it virtually ahead of the 2020-2021 season.  Everyone is hopeful that the upcoming season will still come to fruition after last season was cut short due to the Pandemic.   Like any other draft night, the teams were busy especially the Rochester Knighthawks who…

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Battle of the Expansion Teams Knighthawks vs Riptide 2/29/2020

March 1, 2020

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Micheline V On Leap Day 2/29/2020 the Rochester Knighthawks (2-8) played host to the New York Riptide (1-11) on Military Appreciation Night at the Blue Cross Arena in front of 6,006  fans.  This was a game of runs.  Rochester would get off to a slow start with New York finding the back of net first and the ‘Hawks…

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Getting to Know Craig Wende 2/13/2020

February 13, 2020

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Micheline Veluvolu With the original Knighthawks making their move to Halifax it really left a royal fan base sour and sad; but this would give opportunity for some old faces to return and some new faces to emerge as the new Rochester Knighthawks. One of those new faces and rising talents is Rochester’s new goal tender Craig Wende,…

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Knighthawks Drop Another Heartbreaker in OT 2/9/2020

February 9, 2020

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Micheline Veluvolu The Rochester Knighthawks (1-7) played host to the Vancouver Warriors (4-5) at the Blue Cross Arena on Kids Day in front of a crowd of 4,063.  Rochester would battle hard all game long holding a lead late until the fourth period, unfortunately Vancouver would sneak out the victory in overtime as the Warriors Mitch Jones would…

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Knighthawks Fall From the Sky Lose to the Wings 1/19/2020

January 20, 2020

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Kate Frese The Rochester Knighthawks (1-5) had double duty this weekend as they took on the Calgary Roughnecks in the first game of the doubled up weekend picking up their first win of the season over the Roughnecks.  Rochester would then travel south to the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday January 19, to take on the Philadelphia Wings…

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Toronto Rocks the House that Rochester Built 12/28/19

December 29, 2019

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Micheline V In the second game of action in the State of New York, the Rochester Knighthawks (0-3) played host to the Toronto Rock (2-1) at the Blue Cross Arena in front of a crowd of 5,036.  Toronto would come out from the start and control the tempo of the game showing no signs of slowing down.  Going…

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The Battle of the Birds 12/21/19

December 22, 2019

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Trevor MacMillan In this week’s NLL action fans saw the new expansion team the Halifax Thunderbirds (2-0) play host to the Rochester Knighthawks (0-2) at Scotiabank Centre.  This was a much anticipated match-up that wouldn’t disappoint as Rochester would come out firing taking an early lead at the end of the first quarter.  Halifax would battle back and…

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Swarm Clip the Wings 12/14/19

Photo Credit Kyle Hess
December 15, 2019

Christopher Crane, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit Kyle Hess In Week Three of the 2019-20 NLL action we saw the Georgia Swarm (2-0) continue to show why they are one of the dominate teams in the league.  They played host to the Philadelphia Wings (0-1) at the Infinite Energy Arena in front of a crowd of 6,301.  Although the Wings dominated at the face off with…

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Georgia Swarm’s Over Rochester in Inaugural Home-Opener 11/30/19

December 1, 2019

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Credit: Micheline V/ Rochester Knighthawks The Rochester Knighthawks (0-1) would begin their inaugural season by playing host to the Georgia Swarm (1-0) at the Blue Cross Arena in front of a crowd of 5,642.  Unfortunately for Rochester; Georgia would be a bit much for them to handle as the Swarm would go on to win 14-4.

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The Rochester Knighthawks Pick Ryland Rees in the First Round 9/21/19

September 21, 2019

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© This past week, the Rochester Knighthawks along with the rest of the teams in the NLL, participated in the 2019 Entry Draft.  Rochester selected 10 hopeful candidates to rebuild their new team.  They had the second overall pick in the first round behind Halifax and would select Stony Brook University alum and a native of Port Coquitlam, British Columbia Ryland Rees. Rees…

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Knighthawks Close the Door on Rochester and the Season 4/27/19

April 28, 2019

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Rochester Knighthawks In the last weekend of the NLL regular season the Rochester Knighthawks (6-12) played host to the New England Black Wolves (9-9) in front of a 6,158 crowd at the Blue Cross Arena.  The fans came to see this Rochester team’s last home game before moving to Halifax next season.  The Rochester Knighthawks would give those…

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Rochester Rolls to Fourth Win 4/20/19

April 21, 2019

Christopher Crane, Correspondent Rochester Knighthawks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo: Micheline V/ Rochester Americans This week’s NLL action saw the Rochester Knighthawks (6-11) host the Vancouver Warriors (5-12) at the Blue Cross Arena in front of 5,376 fans.  With Rochester out of the playoff scenario in the Eastern Division, but Vancouver is still in the hunt for a playoff spot in the Western Division it was a must win…

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