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The Captain Is Back

February 12, 2016 - The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that the team has activated team captain Sid Smith. The veteran defenseman returns to the lineup for Saturday's game against the Vancouver Stealth. "I am really looking forward to it. It has been a pretty long layoff for me with the two bye weeks and the one game sandwiched in between there," said Smith. "It's been a few weeks since I've had to play." Smith has appeared in three games this season, missing only the Knighthawks game on Jan. 30th. The 29-year-old is among the team... Full Story

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Knighthawks Acquire Quinn Powless and Mike Manley

February 12, 2016 - The Rochester Knighthawks have acquired forward Quinn Powless and defenseman Mike Manley from the New England Black Wolves today in exchange for forward Jordan Hall. "I am pretty excited to get going with the team this weekend," said Powless, who will join the Knighthawks for their game against the Vancouver Stealth Saturday. Powless comes to Rochester after notching a point-per-game for the Black Wolves this season. The 22-year-old power forward has one goal and three assists in four games with New England. The former... Full Story

Black Wolves Acquire Jordan Hall

February 12, 2016 - UNCASVILLE, Conn. - The New England Black Wolves have acquired Jordan Hall from the Rochester Knighthawks in exchange for Quinn Powless and Mike Manley. The first overall pick in the 2007 NLL Entry Draft, Hall has eight points on four goals and four assists with 24 loose balls through four games. A two-time NLL champion, Hall has 485 career points (167 goals, 318 assists) and 661 loose balls. He was a member of the 2008 All-Rookie Team and a two-time All-Pro (second-team in 2009 and 2010), and he earned NLL Sportsmanship ... Full Story

Mammoth Defeats Defending Champs

February 12, 2016 - DENVER - The Colorado Mammoth was without its leading scorer, Adam Jones, and its captain, Dan Coates. But that didn't stop the Mammoth from defeating the defending-champion Saskatchewan Rush, 9-7, on HealthONE Field at Pepsi Center on Thursday. Colorado managed twenty fewer shots on goal than Saskatchewan, and didn't even throw a shot that got to Rush goalie Aaron Bold in the first nine-plus minutes of the game. But Mammoth netminder Dillon Ward kept his team in the contest, shedding 15 shots in the first 15 minutes. A... Full Story

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