April 1, 2007 |
A late rally fell short and the Wings fell to the Rochester Knighthawks, 12-10, in a National Lacrosse League game last night at Blue Cross Arena. Sean Greenhalgh led the Wings (5-8) with three goals and two assists. Athan Iannucci added a goal and three assists. Jake Bergey scored two goals, while Peter Jacobs, Marc Morley, Kyle Wailes and Jeff Ratcliffe each scored once. First-place Rochester is 11-2.
January 11, 2009 |
The Wings evened their National Lacrosse League record and spoiled the Rochester Knighthawks' season opener last night with a 16-13 win at Blue Cross Arena. Goalie Brandon Miller made 36 saves for the victory. Kyle Wailes collected a goal and six assists for the Wings, who lost their season opener to defending champion Buffalo. Merrick Thomson had four goals and an assist. Former Wing Gary Gait, who came out of retirement this season, scored his 600th career goal. He had five last night.
April 24, 2013
The Wings will travel to Rochester at 5 p.m. Saturday to take on the Knighthawks in the first round of the National Lacrosse League playoffs. The Wings will begin their run at a league-record eighth NLL championship at Blue Cross Arena in a game that will be televised live nationally on the CBS Sports Network. At 7-9, the Wings are the No. 3 seed in the East Division and enter the playoffs with the same record the defending champion Knighthawks had going into the playoffs last year.
February 10, 2007 |
The Phantoms scored three consecutive goals in the second period and held on for a 3-2 win over the Rochester Americans last night in an AHL game at Blue Cross Arena. With just 2 minutes, 15 seconds remaining in the second period, Eric Meloche buried the eventual deciding goal. He picked up the puck in the slot and snapped a shot past goalie Craig Armstrong for the 3-1 advantage. Rochester led, 1-0, in the second period, but the Phantoms responded with two quick goals. First it was Darren Reid at the 8:21 mark.
April 19, 2009 |
The Wings were denied a berth in the National Lacrosse League playoffs when they fell to the Rochester Knighthawks, 11-8, last night at the Blue Cross Arena on the final night of the regular season. Both teams finished 7-9, but Rochester had the tiebreaker. The Wings took a 6-4 lead 31 seconds into the third period on a goal by Kyle Wailes. However, the Knighthawks rallied with six straight goals - four in the third period and two more in the fourth for a 10-6 lead. Matt Giles scored a pair of goals to bring the Wings closer before Rochester's Craig Point scored on a power play.
April 11, 2001 |
The Phantoms will begin their quest for the Calder Cup championship tonight when they meet the Americans in Rochester, N.Y., in the first game of an unusual AHL playoff series. As the higher seed, Rochester elected to exercise its option to play the series in a 1-1-1-1-1 format. Therefore, the series opens at 7:30 tonight at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, then heads to the First Union Center at 7:05 Friday night, before going back to Rochester on Saturday. Game 4, if necessary, will be Monday at the First Union Spectrum, and Game 5 would be at the Blue Cross Arena next Wednesday.
January 21, 2001 |
The Rochester Americans rode a four-goal second period to a 5-3 victory over the Phantoms in an AHL game last night at the Blue Cross Arena. Rochester tied the score, 1-1, early in the second period when Jeremy Adduono found Chris Taylor on the power play. Taylor banged it past Phantoms goalie Brian Regan for his 18th goal of the year. In the second period, Rochester again took advantage of a Phantoms penalty. With Chris Bogas in the box for interference, Francois Methot connected.
April 15, 2001 |
Neil Little made 24 saves to record his first shutout in the Calder Cup playoffs since 1998, and Dan Peters scored the winning goal, as the Phantoms beat the Rochester Americans, 2-0, at Blue Cross Arena last night. The Phantoms lead the five-game series, two games to one, and can close it out at home tomorrow at 7:05 p.m. Game 5, if necessary, would be in Rochester on Wednesday. Peters scored the Phantoms' first goal five minutes into the second period. Michel Picard of the Phantoms and Rochester goaltender Mika Noronen were racing for the puck in the Americans' zone.
April 12, 2001 |
After Mark Greig tied the game late in the third period, Sasha Lakovic scored in overtime to give the Rochester Americans a 4-3 playoff victory over the Phantoms last night at Blue Cross Arena. The win gave Rochester a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five first-round. Game 2 is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. tomorrow at the First Union Spectrum. With goaltender Neil Little pulled for an extra attacker, Greig tied the game, 3-3, with 36 seconds remaining in regulation. Greig beat Americans goalie Mike Noronen from the high slot.
April 29, 2013 |
The Wings ended their season in the first round of the NLL playoffs, losing to the Rochester Knighthawks, 10-8, at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday. It was the second year in a row that the Wings bowed out in the first round. Last year, the Knighthawks bounced the Wings out in the first round with a 14-3 victory on their way to the Champion's Cup. The Wings struggled with a slow start, trailing, 3-0, after the first quarter. The Philadelphia squad rebounded in the second quarter, scoring three straight goals on the way to a four-goal quarter.