KHAWKS ON UNIVERSAL SPORTS NETWORK FRIDAY
Taken from www.knighthawks.com
(March 31, 2014)… The Rochester Knighthawks will get primetime billing Friday as they will take on the Minnesota Swarm at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. The 8:30 p.m. game, which be available exclusively on UniversalSports.com, kicks off a home-and-home series between Rochester and Minnesota. The two-game set shifts to Rochester on Saturday, April 5th for a 7:30 p.m. contest at The Blue Cross Arena.
Rochester Time Warner Cable subscribers, who have the Sports Pass, can watch the game on UniversalSports.com. Knighthawks fans who live in Canada can watch live action on UniversalSports.com without a subscription.
The broadcast is part of the National Lacrosse League’s partnership with the Universal Sports Network, which is also available from Cox Communications, Verizon FiOS, CenturyLink Prism, satellite providers DIRECTV and DISH, as well as numerous regional cable and IPTV operators in markets across the United States and Canada. To find where Universal Sports is available, please visit their channel finder at UniversalSports.com. Friday and Saturday’s games are also available on Sportsradio 950 ESPN and online at www.sportsradio950espn.com.
Rochester opened the 2014 season with an 8-6 win over the Minnesota Swarm. The Knighthawks lead the all-time series with an 11-5 record, which includes a 7-2 record at home. The teams have met once in the postseason with Rochester defeating the Minnesota Swarm 12-10 to win the 2013 East Division title.
Rochester enters the series atop the East Division with a 9-4 record, courtesy of winning four of its last five games. The Swarm enter the week in fifth place in the East Division with a 3-10 record.
On Saturday, the Knighthawks clinched a spot in the 2014 NLL Champion’s Cup Playoffs, following Minnesota’s loss to Calgary. The playoff berth is the third straight and the 18th in the 20 seasons of Knighthawks lacrosse. Rochester will enter the postseason tied for the third-most Champion’s Cup titles in NLL history with four.