“I am going to bring energy and physicality, but I need to play smart and make sure I remain on the active roster. I'm thankful to the coaches. This is a defining weekend for the Knighthawks and I want to do anything I can to help.”
-Joel Matthews, Knighthawks defenseman
Knighthawks Acquire Picks from Mammoth in exchange for Stephen Keogh: The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that they have acquired a first-round pick in the 2018 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft and a second-round pick in the 2019 draft from the Colorado Mammoth in exchange for forward Stephen Keogh.
“Words can’t describe how much you appreciate and thank somebody like that. He’s done whatever we’ve asked of him. He’s got grit, he can score and he will stand up for his teammates. He’s going to be missed.”
-Mike Hasen on Stephen Keogh
Broadcast Info: The game will be broadcast on 107.3 The Bull and is available on the iHeartRadio app. Fans can also watch the contest on NLL TV (nlltv.com)
Milestone Watch: Goalie Matt Vinc needs just 94 saves to reach 4,000 as a Knighthawk
- The Knighthawks are only five wins away from reaching the 200-win plateau as a franchise.
Right To Play Weekend: As part of a league-wide initiative, the Knighthawks will participate in the National Lacrosse League’s Right to Play weekend on Saturday. Players, coaches and staff from all nine NLL teams will be auctioning player jerseys and hosting fundraising activities to benefit the global organization. Right To Play is dedicated to educating and empowering youth in need through sport and games, while driving lasting social change in their communities.
Knighthawks Next Game: Rochester will battle the Georgia Swarm on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 6:05 p.m. at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field at Infinite Energy Arena.