January 2013

KNIGHTHAWKS TO HOST TONY STEWART SATURDAY
01/31/2013 - 10:27am

(January 31, 2013)… Saturday is usually “Lacrosse Night in Rochester,” but this Saturday lacrosse will share the spotlight with professional auto racing when three-time NASCAR Champion Tony Stewart visits the Rochester...

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WALTERS TO DEBUT ‘J DUB SUB' SATURDAY
01/31/2013 - 9:15am

Rochester Knighthawks forward Joe Walters will dish out more than assists when the defending National Lacrosse League Champions host the Washington Stealth on Saturday, February 2nd. The Rochester native will debut his “J Dub Sub" at noon at the...

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DAN DAWSON TO TAKE OVER @ROCKNIGHTHAWKS TWITTER ACCOUNT MONDAY
01/30/2013 - 3:09pm

Rochester Knighthawks forward Dan Dawson will be taking over the Rochester Knighthawks Twitter account for a live tweet session on Monday, February 4th at noon. He will be answering questions for a one-hour period. Fans can feel free to begin...

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WEEK 4 "PLAY OF THE WEEK"
01/29/2013 - 11:47pm

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 highlight from 2013....

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KNIGHTHAWKS IN THE COMMUNITY
01/29/2013 - 2:54pm

(January 29, 2013)… When Dan Dawson, Tyler Burton and Joe Walters sit down in the Clear Channel studio with John Di Tullio this afternoon, it will mark the third appearance of seven during a busy promotional week for the...

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PLAYERS TELL KIDS 'WE GOT YOUR BACK'
01/29/2013 - 2:40pm

(January 29, 2013)... For Tyler Burton, Monday was the day. The Rochester Knighthawks defenseman was finally ready to share his personal bullying story. His audience was 25 kids – ranging from third to fifth graders – at the...

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KNIGHTHAWKS NEWS & NOTES
01/28/2013 - 8:32pm

The Rochester Knighthawks battled the Toronto Rock on Saturday, January 26th at The Blue Cross Arena. The Knighthawks, now 0-3, dropped an 11-7 decision to the Rock, who now lead the East Division with a 4-1 record.
 
With five points...

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KNIGHTHAWKS TO TAKE ANTI-BULLYING MESSAGE TO GENEVA
01/27/2013 - 9:30am

(January 25, 2013)… Rochester Knighthawks Joe Walters, Dan Dawson and Tyler Burton will carry the team’s anti-bullying message to Geneva on Monday, January 28th at 3:30 p.m. The players will share their stories of bullying with 60 kids at the...

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KNIGHTHAWKS FALL LATE TO THE ROCK
01/26/2013 - 10:01pm

By Travis Larner

The Rochester Knighthawks dropped their third consecutive game to...

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KNIGHTHAWKS PARTNER WITH UPSTATE INDOOR LACROSSE TO GROW THE GAME
01/26/2013 - 4:48pm

(January 26, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks of the National Lacrosse League have partnered with Upstate Indoor Lacrosse to help create the next generation of professional...

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KNIGHTHAWKS WILL TRY TO TURN FORTUNES AROUND TONIGHT
01/26/2013 - 12:41pm

(January 26, 2013)... The Rochester Knighthawks will host the Toronto Rock tonight at 7:30 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena. Fans can catch the game on Sportsradio 950 ESPN and online at ...

JERSEY AUCTION FOR UAR KICKS OFF SATURDAY
01/25/2013 - 12:57pm

The Rochester Knighthawks have teamed up again with the Urology Associates of Rochester to raise money and awareness for prostate cancer. The team will hold an auction beginning on Saturday, January 26th as part of the fundraising efforts to...

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KNIGHTHAWKS ACTIVATE LLORD IN RECENT PLAYER MOVES
01/24/2013 - 3:55pm

Team to shoot around at Rochester Sports Garden Friday night

(January 25, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks have activated veteran defenseman Ian Llord from the practice squad. In a related move,...

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KNIGHTHAWKS PARTNER TO 'END VIOLENCE IN SIX NATIONS'
01/24/2013 - 3:01pm

(January 24, 2013)… Ganohkwasra Family Assault Support Services has partnered with the 2012 National Lacrosse League Champion Rochester Knighthawks to launch the 2013 “End Violence in the Community” campaign....

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KNIGHTHAWKS TO HOST ‘FIRST RESPONDER NIGHT’ SATURDAY
01/23/2013 - 4:02pm

(January 23, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks will sponsor “First Responder Appreciation Night” Saturday when they host the Toronto Rock. That evening, the Knighthawks are offering complimentary tickets to all first responders at...

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VOTE FOR YOUR 'PLAY OF THE WEEK'
01/22/2013 - 10:07am

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 highlight from 2013....

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‘PUP’ ADDS SOME MORE BITE TO HIS GAME
01/21/2013 - 7:39pm

By Travis Larner (courtesy of Knighthawks Insider) -- Perhaps the most surprising roster move prior to the 2012 National Lacrosse League season was the trade that sent Shawn Evans to Calgary for the fifth overall draft pick,...

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KNIGHTHAWKS NEWS AND NOTES
01/21/2013 - 2:53pm

By Travis Larner -- The Rochester Knighthawks took on their longtime intrastate rivals, the Buffalo Bandits, in front of 7,834 at The Blue Cross Arena in Saturday’s home opener. The tilt was the 46th regular-season meeting...

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Knighthawks, Stealth Players Connect, Give Sticks to Hundreds of Native Youths
01/20/2013 - 7:31pm

By Casey Vock (special to Knighthawks.com) --
Members of the Washington Stealth and the Rochester Knighthawks, representing a number of different outreach efforts and organizations, made visits last week to three different...

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KNIGHTHAWKS EDGED BY RIVAL BANDITS
01/20/2013 - 12:46pm

By Travis Larner
Tracey Kelusky scored the game-winner on a behind-the-back goal with 13 seconds left to help the Buffalo Bandits (2-1) beat the Rochester Knighthawks (0-2) on the road by a score of 14-13 to spoil their...

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KNIGHTHAWKS FALL TO BANDITS IN FINAL SECONDS
01/19/2013 - 8:58pm

The Rochester Knighthawks fell in the final seconds to the Buffalo Bandits tonight, losing 14-13 at The Blue Cross Arena. Tracey Kelusky netted the game winner at 14:48 to give Buffalo the victory. (Photos by Ward Laforme Jr.)...

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HOME OPENER JUST HOURS AWAY
01/19/2013 - 11:55am

The wait will soon be over for Rochester Knighthawks fans. Tonight at 7:30 p.m., the Knighthawks will raise their 2012 National Lacrosse League Championship banner to the rafters of The Blue Cross Arena.

Rochester (0-1) enters the game in...

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WEST WEBSTER FIRE DEPARTMENT FUNDRAISER SATURDAY
01/18/2013 - 3:47pm

(January 18, 2013)… When the Rochester Knighthawks and Buffalo Bandits meet Saturday to renew their longtime rivalry, the fans of both teams will have the opportunity to come together for one common cause during the National...

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WALTERS AND BURTON STAND UP TO BULLYING
01/18/2013 - 8:00am

One by one hands went into the air as sixth and seventh graders opened up about their experiences with bullying. Stories ranging in seriousness from racial insults to a broken arm were shared in the auditorium filled with 300 students, teachers...

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WNY RIVALRY ON DISPLAY SATURDAY
01/17/2013 - 10:13am

By Travis Larner --

There is no shortage of intriguing storylines for the 46th installment of the New York State Thruway rivalry between the Buffalo Bandits and the Rochester Knighthawks.

Most notably, the...

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KNIGHTHAWKS SIGN ANGUS GOODLEAF
01/16/2013 - 7:54pm

(January 16, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks announced tonight that they have signed goalie Angus Goodleaf to a one-year deal, pending league approval. In a related move, the Knighthawks released goalie Jake Henhawk.

“It...

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KNIGHTHAWK JOE WALTERS TO DEBUT ‘J DUB’ SUB
01/16/2013 - 12:07pm

(January 15, 2013)… Rochester Knighthawks forward Joe Walters will dish out more than assists when the defending National Lacrosse League Champions host the Washington Stealth on Saturday, February 2nd. The Rochester native will...

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WALTERS LAUNCHES FEBRUARY DODGING ACADEMY
01/16/2013 - 8:00am

(January 15, 2013)… Rochester native and Knighthawks forward Joe Walters will host his inaugural Sharp Shooter Dodging Academy from Thursday, February 21st to Friday, February 22nd at All Star Sports Arena. Kids will have...

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KNIGHTHAWKS BATTLE BANDITS IN HOME OPENER
01/15/2013 - 1:56pm

The Rochester Knighthawks will play their home opener on Saturday, January 19th against the rival Buffalo Bandits at 7:30 p.m. at The Blue Cross Arena. The Knighthawks will raise their championship banner before the game. Fans can catch the game...

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VITARELLI WINS "PLAY OF THE WEEK"
01/14/2013 - 12:18pm

The votes have been tallied, and the winner of the season-opening Knighthawks Play of the Week has been decided. Cory Vitarelli’s finish of behind-the-back passes from Cody Jamieson and Johnny Powless was crowned the Play...

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KNIGHTHAWKS IN THE COMMUNITY
01/13/2013 - 4:13pm

(January 13, 2013)… When Rochester Knighthawks star Joe Walters sits down with Brother Wease Monday morning, it will kick off a five-day community blitz for the defending champion Knighthawks. 

At 10:00 a.m., Walters will...

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RYBCZYNSKI TO SPEAK IN GREECE SUNDAY
01/12/2013 - 10:16am

Rochester Knighthawks Broadcaster Craig Rybczynski will talk about the 2013 National Lacrosse League season on Sunday, January 13th at noon at the Greece Baptist Church.

This longest-tenured broadcaster in league history is in his...

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KNIGHTHAWKS TAKE ANTI-BULLYING MESSAGE TO BURGER
01/12/2013 - 8:40am

(January 12, 2013)… Rochester Knighthawks Joe Walters and Tyler Burton will carry the team’s anti-bullying message to Henrietta on Monday, January 14th. The players will share their stories of bullying with over 300 sixth and...

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R. THUNDER TO SHOW OFF NEW LOOK AT OPENER
01/11/2013 - 10:17am

(January 11, 2013)… When Rochester Knighthawks’ mascot R. Thunder charges out of the tunnel for the home opener, he will reveal his new look for the 2013 season. For months, he has been in training to help the team defend its...

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VINC WINS NLL WEEKLY AWARD
01/09/2013 - 4:31pm

(January 9, 2013)… The National Lacrosse League has recognized Rochester Knighthawks goalie Matt Vinc as Defensive Player of the Week after the Knighthawks kicked off the 2013 season in Washington on Saturday, January 5th.

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OPENING NIGHT NOTEBOOK
01/08/2013 - 4:40pm

(January 8, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks opened their title defense in Everett, Wash. Saturday in front of a national viewing audience. The game against the Washington Stealth at Comcast Arena was the lone contest to open the...

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VOTE FOR YOUR PLAY OF THE WEEK
01/07/2013 - 12:28pm

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 choose the ultimate highlight from the...

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KNIGHTHAWKS EDGED BY STEALTH
01/06/2013 - 2:13am

By Travis Larner -- The Rochester Knighthawks opened the season with a heartbreaking 13-12 loss to the Washington Stealth. (Photo Credit: Richard Olson)

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SMITH NAMED KNIGHTHAWKS CAPTAIN
01/05/2013 - 2:27pm

Accursi and Kirk will serve as assistants
The defending World Champion Rochester Knighthawks have selected their captains for the 2013 season. This morning in Washington to open the National Lacrosse League season...

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KNIGHTHAWKS, STEALTH GIVING LACROSSE BACK TO NATIVE TRIBES
01/05/2013 - 3:24am

January 4th, 2013 by Casey Vock (ILindoor.com)-- Dean Hill and Brett Bucktooth of the Stealth introduced lacrosse to numerous Natives at a University of Washington inter-tribal Powwow last year.

When the Washington...

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KNIGHTHAWKS GAME NOTES
01/04/2013 - 11:10am

(January 4, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks will begin their title defense on the road to open the 2013 season. The World Champions will kick off their 19th season against the Washington Stealth at 10:00 p.m. (EST) on Saturday,...

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KNIGHTHAWKS SET TO BEGIN TITLE DEFENSE
01/03/2013 - 4:37pm

By Travis Larner, Knighthawks beat writer for NLL.com -- 
Rochester visits Washington to open 2013 NLL regular season

The New Year’s resolution for the Rochester Knighthawks can summed up...

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POWELL AND WALTERS ON THE AIR
01/02/2013 - 8:02pm

Two Rochester Knighthawks players, Casey Powell and Joe Walters, will be featured on the Rochester radio airwaves this week as the Knighthawks prepare for their season opener this weekend in Washington. 

The Knighthawks will be taking on...

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KNIGHTHAWKS RANKED AMONG WORLD’S BEST
01/02/2013 - 12:27pm

By Travis Larner -- The Rochester Knighthawks placed three players in the Top 10 on ILIndoor.com’s recent poll of the best players in the National Lacrosse League. 

Two-time NLL Goaltender of the Year Matt Vinc led all...

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4/19/2014
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4/19/2014
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