April 2013

KNIGHTHAWKS PLAYOFF NEWS AND NOTES
04/29/2013 - 2:08pm

The Rochester Knighthawks defeated the Philadelphia Wings 10-8 to advance to the East Division Final against the Minnesota Swarm on Saturday, May 4th at 4:00 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena.

The Knighthawks have advanced to the second round...

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TEAMMATES SAY ‘YES’ TO VINC
04/29/2013 - 10:12am

(April 29, 2013)… No player has been more important to the Rochester Knighthawks in 2013 than goaltender Matt Vinc, at least according to his teammates. The team voted “Vno” as this season’s Most Valuable Player for the second...

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KHAWKS WILL HOST EAST FINALS SATURDAY
04/28/2013 - 12:24pm

(April 28, 2013)… The East Division Finals are coming to The Blue Cross Arena on Saturday, May 4th. The second-seeded defending champion Rochester Knighthawks will host the fourth-seeded Minnesota Swarm at 4:00 p.m.

The...

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KNIGHTHAWKS ANNOUNCE 2013 AWARD WINNERS
04/28/2013 - 11:43am

(April 28, 2013)... For the second time in three seasons, goalie Matt Vinc was voted the Rochester Knighthawks’ Most Valuable Player. Vinc was honored, along with four of his teammates Saturday night, for their performances...

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DAWSON BROTHERS HELP HAWKS DOWN WINGS
04/27/2013 - 8:20pm

(April 27, 2013)...The defending World Champion Rochester Knighthawks punched their ticket to the East Division Final with a 10-8 win over the Philadelphia Wings on Saturday night.
 
With Cory Vitarelli scratched and...

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ROAD TO REPEAT STARTS SATURDAY
04/27/2013 - 4:21am

(April 26, 2013)...For the second straight season, the Rochester Knighthawks earned the second seed in the East Division, and for the second straight season, they will open the postseason hosting the Philadelphia Wings in the...

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STYRES FEATURED ON 'OFF THE CROSSEBAR'
04/26/2013 - 10:38pm

On the eve of the National Lacrosse League Playoffs, Teddy Jenner of Off the Crossebar Podcast posted his in-depth interview with Rochester Knighthawks Owner/General Manager Curt Styres.

Styres and Knighthawks begin their NLL title defense...

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LAVERTY BACK FOR PLAYOFFS
04/26/2013 - 10:31am

By Craig Rybczynski - Kyle Laverty was hesitant to file his retirement papers at the start of the 2013 National League Lacrosse season. So Laverty, who re-signed with the Rochester Knighthawks, decided to go on the holdout list....

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PLAY OF THE WEEK - WEEK 16
04/24/2013 - 7:36pm

(April 24, 2013)... Every week this season, we will take a look back at the Top 5 Plays from the Rochester Knighthawks' weekend action. Fans can vote for their favorite plays from each week and at the end of the season chose...

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WALTERS ON GOOGLE+ HANGOUT WEDNESDAY
04/23/2013 - 3:01pm

Forward Joe Walters will host a Google+ Hangout video chat live from the team’s practice facility in Six Nations on Wednesday, April 24th at 6:00 p.m.

The live Hangout will be broadcast on YouTube via The Lacrosse Network at...

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DANGEROUS DAN DAWSON FEELING COMFORTABLE IN HIS NEW SETTING
04/23/2013 - 10:02am

By Carly Szydlowski - Rochester Knighthawks forward Dan Dawson was acquired from the Philadelphia Wings in a six player, two draft pick deal on December 14, 2012. The six-time NLL All-Star and seven-time NLL All-Pro Selection did...

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KNIGHTHAWKS ON LAND AND AIR
04/22/2013 - 4:02pm

(April 22, 2013)… The defending champion Rochester Knighthawks will canvass Rochester and the surrounding communities this week in preparation for the 2013 NLL Playoffs. Rochester will host the Philadelphia Wings in the East...

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KNIGHTHAWKS NEWS & NOTES
04/22/2013 - 3:49pm

(April 22, 2013)... The Rochester Knighthawks finished the 2013 regular season on high note with a one-goal victory over the Buffalo Bandits on Saturday, clinching a postseason berth in front of 19,070, the largest crowd to ever...

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KNIGHTHAWKS HOST EAST SEMIFINALS SATURDAY
04/21/2013 - 11:27pm

(April 21, 2013)… The defending champion Rochester Knighthawks will host the Philadelphia Wings in the East Division Semifinal on Saturday, April 27th at 5:00 p.m. Last season, the Knighthawks defeated the Wings in the opening...

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KNIGHTHAWKS EARN PLAYOFF BERTH; BEAT BUFFALO 10-9
04/20/2013 - 9:01pm

(April 20, 2013)... The Rochester Knighthawks earned the second seed in the East Division with a 10-9 victory over the Buffalo Bandits on Saturday night at the First Niagara Center.
 
The Knighthawks came back from an...

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KNIGHTHAWKS CAN CLINCH PLAYOFF BERTH WITH WIN
04/19/2013 - 10:11am

(April 19, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks (7-8) finish the 2013 regular season on the road with a 7:30 p.m. matchup with their I-90 rivals, the Buffalo Bandits (6-9), on Saturday, April 20th. The game will air live on the CBS...

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DAWSON NETS NLL WEEKLY AWARD
04/17/2013 - 3:02pm

 
(April 17, 2013)… Dan Dawson lived up to his nickname, “Dangerous Dan,” this past weekend en route to National Lacrosse League Offensive Player of the Week honors. Dawson recorded 17 points (5+12) and collected four loose...

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PLAY OF THE WEEK - WEEK 15
04/17/2013 - 12:48pm

 

(April 17, 2013)... Every week this season, we will take a look back at the Top 5 Plays from the Rochester Knighthawks' weekend action. Fans can vote for their favorite plays from each week and at the end...

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ANTI-BULLYING PROGRAM GOING TO WEBSTER
04/17/2013 - 11:44am

(April 17, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks are back in the community on Thursday, April 18th as they bring their “We Got Your Back” Anti-Bullying message to the Railroad Junction Afterschool Program in Webster. Players Joe...

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NEWS & NOTES - NETMINDER EDITION
04/15/2013 - 10:11pm

(April 15, 2013)... Goaltender Matt Vinc is having a historic season in 2013. The Rochester goaltender has already set new team records and is on the verge of setting a new National Lacrosse League record.

The 30-year-old...

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RUSH DEFEAT ROCHESTER 14-10
04/14/2013 - 6:47pm

(April 14, 2013)...The Rochester Knighthawks spoiled an early four-goal lead and fall 14-10 to the Edmonton Rush on Saturday afternoon.
 
The Knighthawks (7-8) scored the first four goals, jumping out to a 4-0 lead in...

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KNIGHTHAWKS CAN CLINCH PLAYOFF BERTH WITH WIN
04/14/2013 - 1:19pm

(April 14, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks (7-7) finish their stretch of four games in nine days in Edmonton as they take on the Rush on Sunday, April 14th at 4:00 p.m.

Win and They’re In: The...

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KNIGHTHAWKS EDGE ROUGHNECKS
04/13/2013 - 11:34pm

(April 13, 2013)...The Rochester Knighthawks moved one step closer to clinching a berth in the National Lacrosse League Playoffs with a 15-14 win over the Calgary Roughnecks on Saturday night.
 
Rochester (7-7)...

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KNIGHTHAWKS ALBERTA BOUND
04/12/2013 - 4:22pm

(April 12, 2013)... The Rochester Knighthawks continue their stretch of four games in nine days with another weekend of back-to-back games. The Knighthawks will look to clinch a playoff berth as they head to Calgary to take on...

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KNIGHTHAWKS HEAD WEST FOR TWO IN ALBERTA
04/11/2013 - 2:55pm

(April 11, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks (6-7) finish their stretch of four games in nine days with consecutive games in Alberta. On Saturday, April 13th at 9:00 p.m., the Knighthawks take on the Calgary Roughnecks (8-6). On...

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KNIGHTHAWKS CAN CLINCH THIS WEEKEND
04/10/2013 - 1:40pm

(April 10, 2013)… The defending National Lacrosse League Champion Rochester Knighthawks can lock up a playoff spot this weekend. Rochester (6-7) can clinch a playoff berth with one win AND a Buffalo loss to Washington. The...

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DANCE TEAM, MASCOT AT PERINTON SUBWAY
04/10/2013 - 1:17pm

(April 10, 2013)… With the Rochester Knighthawks playing out West this weekend, the Knightingales Dance Team will take over the community relations efforts. Members of the dance team will celebrate Customer Appreciation Day at...

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PLAY OF THE WEEK - WEEK 14
04/09/2013 - 2:01pm

(April 9, 2013)... Every week this season, we will take a look back at the Top 5 Plays from the Rochester Knighthawks' weekend action. Fans can vote for their favorite plays from each week and at the end of the season chose...

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KNIGHTHAWKS NEWS AND NOTES
04/08/2013 - 1:37pm

(April 8, 2013)...The Rochester Knighthawks split a pair of games this past weekend, which kicked off a stretch of four games in nine days.

The Knighthawks started off on the right foot with a 14-7 win over the...

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ROCHESTER FALLS BY ONE TO ROCK
04/07/2013 - 4:10pm

(April 7, 2013)...The Rochester Knighthawks were unable to sweep both games during their first of two back-to-back weekends, dropping a 10-9 decision to the Toronto Rock at the Air Canada Centre.
 
After Kasey Beirnes...

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KNIGHTHAWKS LOOKING FOR WEEKEND SWEEP
04/07/2013 - 2:15pm

(April 7, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks (6-6) travel north to Toronto for the second half of their back-to-back weekend with a 3:00 p.m. matchup against the Rock (9-5) at the Air Canada Centre.

Head-to-Head:...

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KNIGHTHAWKS GET 'IN-VINC-ABLE' EFFORT
04/06/2013 - 9:08pm

The Rochester Knighthawks closed the home portion of their schedule with a 14-7 win over the Philadelphia Wings on Saturday night at The Blue Cross Arena.
 
For the second consecutive week, Rochester’s defense, led by goaltender Matt...

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KNIGHTHAWKS HOST WINGS IN HOME FINALE
04/06/2013 - 10:52am

The Rochester Knighthawks (5-6) host the Philadelphia Wings (5-7) at The Blue Cross Arena on Saturday, April 6th at 6:00 p.m. It is the last regular season game of 2013 for the Knighthawks at The Blue Cross Arena.

Head-to-Head:...

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‘SPEEDY’ McCREADY ENDS 17-YEAR RUN
04/05/2013 - 4:06pm

By Travis Larner -- After guiding the Rochester Knighthawks to their third National Lacrosse League championship in franchise history, the team’s eldest player and captain has decided to go out on top.

Pat McCready, a...

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"MUST-WIN" WEEKEND FOR KNIGHTHAWKS
04/05/2013 - 2:23pm

 
(April 5, 2013)...Every coach and player in the National Lacrosse League will state the next game is the most important, but it is fair to say that the Rochester Knighthawks are embarking on their most important pair of...

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KNIGHTHAWKS TO DELIVER ‘CHECK’ SATURDAY
04/04/2013 - 9:30am

(April 4, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks will present a different kind of check on Saturday, April 6th at The Blue Cross Arena. During the game against the Philadelphia Wings, Knighthawks President Lewis Staats, in conjunction...

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PLAY OF THE WEEK - WEEK 13
04/03/2013 - 5:27pm

(April 3, 2013)...Every week this season, we will take a look back at the Top 5 Plays from the Rochester Knighthawks' weekend action. Fans can vote for their favorite plays from each week and at the end of the season chose the ultimate...

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VINC NAMED NLL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
04/03/2013 - 3:36pm

(April 3, 2013)...Rochester goaltender Matt Vinc was named the National Lacrosse League Defensive Player of the Week for Week #13 after a strong performance against Toronto last Saturday.
 
Goaltending was the theme...

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KNOW YOUR KNIGHTHAWKS with Craig Point
04/03/2013 - 11:01am

This Rochester forward has no problem getting creative on and off of the field, as he admits to coming up with some pretty unique Halloween costumes in his day. Communications Assistant Emily Forrester sat down with Craig Point and learned all...

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KNIGHTHAWKS NEWS & NOTES
04/01/2013 - 3:07pm

(April 1, 2013)...The Rochester Knighthawks earned a crucial win over the Toronto Rock on Saturday night at The Blue Cross Arena. The Knighthawks won 12-8, erasing their four-game home skid against the Rock.
 
Veteran...

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NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE NIGHT SATURDAY
04/01/2013 - 9:46am

By Travis Larner -- The Rochester Knighthawks will honor local Native American communities and lacrosse teams on Native American Night at their regular season home finale against the Philadelphia Wings on Saturday, April 6th at 6...

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