The Washington Stealth beat the defending champion Rochester Knighthawks, 13-12 to open the 2013 NLL regular season. (Photo: Richard Olson)
The 2013 National Lacrosse League regular season opened in thrilling fashion on Saturday night as the Washington Stealth silenced the defending champion Rochester Knighthawks by a score of 13-12 at Comcast Arena in Everett, Wash.
See below for reactions and recaps from various outlets:
To read the recap from NLL.com's Stealth beat writer Ben Tole, please click here. Click here for the game story and here for the blog in the Everett Herald by Aaron Lommers. Find Jim Riley's recap in the Seattle Times here and the story from the Stealth's website here.
Five games are slated for Week Two of the 2013 NLL regular season, starting with the Philadelphia Wings hosting the Buffalo Bandits for their season opener on Friday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. ET at Wells Fargo Center.
The Bandits return home the following night to host the Minnesota Swarm on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m. ET at First Niagara Center. At 9 p.m. ET on Saturday, the Stealth travel to take on the Mammoth at Pepsi Center in Colorado while the Calgary Roughnecks host the Toronto Rock at Scotiabank Saddledome.
On Sunday, Jan. 13, the Rock will play again in Alberta, this time at Rexall Place against the Edmonton Rush at 4 p.m. ET.