Hall of Fame Night: The Knighthawks will induct Shawn Williams into the team’s Hall of Fame as its 16th member. “Willy” spent 10 seasons (2002 to 2011) in Rochester and was a three-time captain. He was a key member of the Knighthawks’ 2007 NLL championship team. Williams still ranks first in assists (492), and second in goals (309) and points (801). He also stands third in games played with 160. He was also named an All-Pro twice (2004 and 2007), and in 2010 he received the league’s Sportsmanship Award
Rookies among NLL’s Best: Rochester has three players in the Top 10 in points among league rookies. Kyle Jackson is second with 55 points, while Josh Currier is third with 35 and Dan Lomas is tied for sixth with 33
Killing It: Rochester has the second best penalty-killing unit in the league, stopping opponents 51.5 percent of the time
“It was a special place to play; I spent 10 years there. I got to watch my kids and family grow up while playing for the Knighthawks. I have mixed emotions; however, I know Tucker will be standing right there with us.” -Shawn Williams
Broadcast Info: Friday’s game will be broadcast on WHAM 1180 and wham1180.iheart.com. Saturday’s game will be carried on 107.3 The Bull and is available on the iHeartRadio app.
Fans can also watch both contests on NLL TV (nlltv.com).
- Dan Dawson needs two assists to become only the fourth player in NLL history to reach 800
- Dylan Evans needs four faceoff wins to pass Stephen Hoar (891) to become the franchise’s all-time leader
- The Knighthawks are one win shy of reaching 200 as a franchise
- Joe Resetarits, who has 23 goals, needs just three more to set a career high