KNIGHTHAWKS BLAST BANDITS IN PRESEASON ACTIONNov 19, 2017
(November 19, 2017)… The preseason edition of the I-90 rivalry headed to the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena (ILA) Sunday morning and the Rochester Knighthawks emerged victorious, taking down the Buffalo Bandits 12-8. With the win, the Knighthawks improved to 2-0 in the preseason, while Buffalo fell to 1-1.
Matt Vinc, who made his first start of the preseason, turned aside 33 Buffalo shots in three quarters of work to earn the win. Meanwhile, Angus Goodleaf entered the game in the fourth and stopped the first eight shots he faced to finish with 11. He also picked up an assist on Mike Triolo’s breakaway goal.
Triolo finished the game with four points (1+3), while Luke Laszkiewicz, Jordan Dance, Cody Ward and Chad Levick all scored a pair of goals. Rochester also received single goals from Josh Currier, Wayne Van Every and Eric Fannell.
Rochester will close out its preseason slate with a 6:00 p.m. showdown against the defending champion Georgia Swarm on Saturday, Dec. 2 at the ILA.