John Grant scored three goals and added three assists, as the Rochester Knighthawks defeated the Albany Attack, 12-9 at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, NY.
Shawn Williams added two goals and three assists for Rochester. Pat O'Toole picked up the win between the pipes with 31 saves.
Albany was led by Dan Teat and Josh Sanderson, who each had two goals and one assist. Rob Blasdell recorded 36 saves for the Attack.
The game was a defensive battle, with Rochester leading 4-3 at halftime. The Knighthawks outscored the Attack 2-0 in the third quarter en route to the victory.
Rochester improves to 3-2, while the Attack drops to 2-4. The two teams play again tommorow in Albany at 4:00 PM, in the second game of the home-and-home series.