• (June 26, 2017)… The National Lacrosse League has begun announcing its year-end awards and two Rochester Knighthawks were among the finalists. Graeme Hossack was named one of the league’s top defensemen, while Kyle Jackson was one of the NLL’s top rookies. On Friday, Hossack joined Jason Noble of Georgia and Steve Priolo of Buffalo as one of the three finalists for the NLL Defensive Player of the Year award. It was an impressive accomplishment for the 24-year-old Hossack and proof that he

  • (June 23, 2017)… When Rochester Knighthawks fans think of Ironman streaks, Dan Dawson immediately comes to mind. The veteran forward owns the league’s consecutive games streak. But sitting in section 205 is another man who has amassed a record that is as equally impressive. Season ticket holder Larry Profetta has been there since the team’s first home game in January of 1995 to the final home contest of 2017. He has been there through the building renovation and the championships. All the

  • By Craig Rybczynski -- The moment that Tom Emmick stepped onto the turf at the Rochester War Memorial, he knew that professional indoor lacrosse was here to stay.“It was awesome,” said Emmick, as he fondly recalled opening night in 1995. “I think the players were a little nervous about how the Rochester fans were going to accept us, but the minute we ran onto the turf for the first time we knew we had great support.”The 48-year-old was a member of the Knighthawks’ inaugural team 22 ye

  • PHILADELPHIA, June 21, 2017 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, has announced a series of dates for key transactions as teams build out their rosters leading up to the 2018 season. Beginning July 1, trades and roster transactions are permitted among teams. The NLL free agency period will then open on August 1, allowing teams to contact, speak and sign Rostered Restricted Free Agents (RFAs) and Rostered Unrestricted F

  • (June 21, 2017)… Here is your chance to have a professional athlete visit your summer camp. The Rochester Knighthawks are offering three FREE programs: Healthy Hawks, Anti-Bullying and Lacrosse 101. The community initiatives are conducted by a Knighthawks player and include great student-player interaction. Healthy Hawks, which is sponsored by Power Train, is a program designed to educate students on the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The event includes a presentation by a Knig

  • By Craig Rybczynski -- After years of playing lacrosse in his hometown of Brampton, Ontario, Dan Teat finally got his shot at pro lacrosse in 1997. Back then, at 25 years old, Teat was an undrafted free agent who made the Rochester Knighthawks following an impressive showing in rookie camp. At the time, the Knighthawks were already an established franchise having advanced to playoff berths – including one Finals appearance – in their first two seasons of operation. The roster was full of fu

  • (June 9, 2017)… The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that they are offering an intro to the Junior Knighthawks Box Academy. The introductory box lacrosse program is open to boys born in the years 2007 and 2008. The sessions will be held at Bill Gray’s Regional IcePlex on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on July 11, 18, 25, and August 8. The cost is $50 and spots are limited to 25 runners and 2 goalies. There are no tryouts, and it’s first come, first serve. Equipment can be provided fo

  • (June 9, 2017)… After years of coming to Rochester Knighthawks games with West Irondequoit lacrosse, Deborah Boe and her family became avid fans in 2014. It was an incredible season as the Knighthawks pulled off the first three-peat in National Lacrosse League history. The following season, the Boes became season ticket holders. Aside from the championship in 2014, Deborah’s biggest thrill as a fan was watching her son Ryan play for the Jr. Knighthawks PeeWee team at the 2016 Jr. NLL Tournam

  • (June 2, 2017)… Brian Kiefer has witnessed the Rochester Knighthawks celebrate four of their five National Lacrosse League championships. He even made the trek to Glendale, Arizona to watch his beloved Knighthawks capture the franchise’s second championship. The 35-year-old Wayland, NY native, however, was not raised on lacrosse. Nor did he have an affection for the indoor game as a kid. That all changed in 2002 with the encouragement of two of his friends. That night, they introduced him to