FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 14, 2011
FIVE RATTLERS HIT THE FLOOR IN NLL GAMES THIS WEEKEND
Rattlers organization at Knighthawks home opener Saturday Night
ROCHESTER, NY – The opening weekend of the National Lacrosse League’s twentieth season saw five Rochester Rattlers see action in the 10-team league. In Philadelphia, Casey Powell led all goal scorers with five and added two assists in the Blazers 10-6 win over the Philadelphia Wings. Forward Bill McGlone is tied for the Wings lead in goals with two and defender Joe Smith added five loose balls.
Ned Crotty played in the Mammoth’s overtime loss to the Washington Stealth and picked up two penalty minutes, while Scott Ditzell played for the Knighthawks in their overtime win in Minnesota. Both games were 11-10 results.
Rattlers Watch – Week #1
Player Team GP G A PTS PIM PPG SHG LB S SOG
Casey Powell Boston 1 5 2 7 0 3 0 1 15 13
Bill McGlone Philadelphia 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 2 4 3
Joe Smith Philadelphia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0
Ned Crotty Colorado 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
Scott Ditzell Rochester 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
The second week of the NLL season has all five Rattlers players playing on Saturday night. The Rattlers organization will be at the Rochester Knighthawks home opener with season ticket packages available and fans can enter to win Rattlers merchandise!
Saturday, January 15th
Edmonton Rush @ Boston Blazers 7:30pm (Casey Powell)
Buffalo Bandits @ Philadelphia Wings 7:30pm (Bill McGlone & Joe Smith)
Toronto Rock @ Rochester Knighthawks 7:35pm (Scott Ditzell)
Colorado Mammoth @ Calgary Roughnecks 9:30pm (Ned Crotty)
Rochester Rattlers season tickets and Lax Packs for the 2011 season are on-sale. Purchase by Monday, January 31 st to take advantage of the special parking and scarf incentives. Additional information can be found at www.rochesterrattlers.com or by calling (585) 454-5425.
For more information contact the Rattlers Communications Office at (585) 454-5425.