Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
05/11/2014 - 9:50am

(May 11, 2014)… The East Division Finals heads to Rochester for Game Two on Saturday, May 17th. The Knighthawks will have a chance to even the series when they host the Buffalo Bandits at 7:30 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena.

“The good thing about the playoff series for us this year is that we’ve got another chance at it next week,” said Knighthawks Head Coach Mike Hasen. “There’s going to be a great crowd and we’re on our home turf.”

The Knighthawks return home where they earned an 8-1 record during the regular season. Rochester has also won its last seven home playoff games, dating back to the 2006 season. The Knighthawks’ last home playoff game was on May 4, 2013. That night, Rochester defeated the Minnesota Swarm, 12-10, in the East Division Finals.

Playoff Tickets are currently on sale at Individual playoff tickets range in price from $17 to $22 prior to the day of the game. Game day tickets are $25 and $30. To experience the excitement of playoff lacrosse, please call (585) 454-4295.

With a win Saturday, Rochester will force a 10-minute tiebreaker game, which will be played immediately following the conclusion of Game Two to determine the winner of the playoff series. Rochester earned the second game of the series after finishing with a 14-4 record to clinch the top spot in the East Division.

“The great thing is we’ve got a chance to redeem ourselves at home,” said Knighthawks forward Dan Dawson. “We’ve worked hard all year for that.”

The winner of the East Division Finals will advance to the 2014 Champion’s Cup Finals, which will also follow the two-game series format. The Calgary Roughnecks lead the West Division Finals 1-0 after downing the Edmonton Rush 12-11 in overtime. The Champion’s Cup Finals will be announced at a later date based on time and location.

Syracuse men's lacrosse pulls off another one-goal victory, advances to national title game with 9-8 win over Denver

Ex-Syracuse star Casey Powell on Beastie Boys, retirement and Team USA in WILC 2015

Syracuse fan photo challenge: Keep sending us photos of your summer adventures in SU gear

Casey Powell, Joel White headline US Lacrosse roster for World Indoor Lacrosse Championship

Syracuse fan photo challenge: Where did you wear your Orange gear this summer?

WILC 2015: Host Iroquois Nationals set lacrosse roster for international tournament

US Lacrosse announces tryout roster for WILC: Five former Syracuse players included

Syracuse lacrosse player Hayes McGinley, involved in incident in March, leaves school (report)

Syracuse lacrosse adds UMass transfer Nick Mariano, according to reports

Syracuse has lowest percentage of female head coaches among major conference schools (report)

Mark Coyle on Scott Shafer's job security, Carrier Dome and 'New York's College Team'

Syracuse finishes with second-best Director's Cup ranking in school history

Meet Mark Coyle: Everything you need to know about Syracuse's new athletic director

John Desko resisted urge to quiz new Syracuse athletic director on lacrosse knowledge

Syracuse search committee wanted athletic director who could connect with fanbase

6 reasons why Syracuse hit the nail on the head hiring Mark Coyle from Boise State as AD

10 things to know about new Syracuse athletic director Mark Coyle

The 7 biggest challenges facing Syracuse's new athletic director

Syracuse athletic director search: Bucknell AD John Hardt staying put after garnering interest from SU

Syracuse men's lacrosse player arrested for possession of alcohol, hid from police

Almost 100 years after World War I, William Shemin's Medal of Honor reunites two families