• Rochester holds sixth and seventh overall picks(July 22, 2016)… For the second straight year, the Rochester Knighthawks will have two first-round picks in the National Lacrosse League Entry Draft. The Knighthawks currently hold the sixth and seventh overall picks in this year’s draft. Gillies was the ninth overall pick in the 2015 Draft.Rochester is one of three teams with multiple first-round selections. The Saskatchewan Rush hold the first overall pick, along with two more first-rounders a

  • (July 18, 2016)… The Rochester Knighthawks kicked off their second Under Armour© Lacrosse Camp of the summer today at Victor Dyer Road Park. The camp, which runs from Monday through Thursday, is under the direction of Knighthawks players Brad Gillies and Joe Walters. This morning, the 70 kids began learning field and box skills from some of the top professional and collegiate players in Rochester. The campers included youth players from as close as Victor, Livonia, Webster, Brighton and Gree

  • National Lacrosse League departs from NYC for new home in Conshohocken, PAPHILADELPHIA, July 18, 2016 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announced it has officially relocated its corporate headquarters from New York, NY to the Philadelphia suburb of Conshohocken, PA. The new operations center will occupy a top floor suite at Spring Mill Corporate Center at 1100 E Hector Street and accommodate NLL employees at th

  • (July 14, 2016)… The Rochester Knighthawks held their Jr. Knighthawks Tryouts on Wednesday night at Total Sports Experience in East Rochester. Over 60 kids in three age groups vied for spots on the Jr. Knighthawks teams that will compete in the fourth annual Jr. NLL Tournament. “It was a great experience getting to know a lot of the new kids and working in the small space,” said Bantam hopeful Ayden Mowry. “I have box in Penn Yan and it’s a fast-paced game and very fun.” Mowry was on

  • (July 13, 2016)… For the second straight game, the Six Nations Chiefs rallied to earn a tie against one of the top teams in Major Series Lacrosse. On Tuesday night, the Chiefs fought back from three two-goal deficits to earn a point against the league-leading Peterborough Lakers. (Photos by Darryl Smart) “It's not the result we wanted, but I think we can take a lot of positives out of the game where we battled back to tie it,” said Chiefs defenseman Paul Dawson. “With some new faces in t

  • Knighthawks lock up one of their winningest faceoff men(July 13, 2016)… Good things have come in fours for the Rochester Knighthawks this offseason. Two days after announcing the re-signing of Brad Gillies to a four-year deal, the Knighthawks secured another defenseman, Dylan Evans, to a similar contract. “I am excited. My plan is to play here the rest of my career,” said Evans. “I am glad to be back and I am glad it is long term.” For the 28-year-old Brampton, Ontario native, the deal