• (August 22, 2017)… The Jr. Knighthawks will face their toughest competition this weekend as they travel to the Jr. NLL Tournament. The fifth annual event will take place Friday through Sunday at the Toronto Rock Athletic Center and the Glen Abbey Community Center in Oakville, Ontario. Junior clubs for the Knighthawks, Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, New England Black Wolves, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock and Vancouver Stealth, along with Junior Edmonton

  • (August 18, 2017)… Wayne Van Every finally got his big break in 2017. After attending two previous training camps, the lefty forward made the most of his opportunity with the Rochester Knighthawks. The Six Nations product was one of the surprises of the preseason, which was good enough to land him on the Knighthawks’ 20-man active roster to start the 2017 National Lacrosse League season. On Dec. 29, 2016, his nearly seven-year wait finally ended as he made his professional lacrosse debut.

  • (August 16, 2017)… With the crowning of three champions Sunday, the Rochester Knighthawks wrapped up their first USBOXLA-sanctioned lacrosse tournament. In all, 13 teams competed in the inaugural Upstate Box Lacrosse Invitational, with players and fans coming to Rochester from as far away as Nepean, Ontario and Akwesasne. “I was very pleased with how our first tournament went,” said Knighthawks Academy Director and defenseman Brad Gillies. “Bill Gray’s (Regional Iceplex) was a top-notc

  • (August 12, 2017)… The Jr. Knighthawks came out flying to open their inaugural Upstate Box Lacrosse Invitational today at Bill Gray's Regional Iceplex. The three Rochester Knighthawks junior teams combined for five wins to set the stage for an exciting final day on Sunday. The two-day event is being presented by the US Box Lacrosse Association (USBOXLA) and Visit Rochester. The Jr. Knighthawks are competing in the PeeWee, Bantam and Midget divisions. The Bantams finished with a 2-1 mark, whil

  • (August 11, 2017)… The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that the team has signed free agent Ethan Garland. By agreeing to the one-year deal, the 25-year-old defenseman will get his first shot at making a National Lacrosse League roster. “It was unbelievable,” he said after signing his first pro contract. “Honestly, it’s a dream come true.” Garland has spent the past four seasons with the Victoria Shamrocks of the Western Lacrosse Association. In 2017, he appeared in 18 games and

  • (August 10, 2017)… The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that the team has re-signed Jordan Dance to a one-year deal. The gritty forward appeared in three of the team’s final four games to close out the 2017 National Lacrosse League season. “It’s exciting. I got the taste of being out there over the last four games,” he said. “It’s very exciting that I am still in the league and have a chance to play with the Knighthawks again.” The Georgetown, Ontario native completed his fi

  • (August 10, 2017)… The Rochester Knighthawks announced that they have traded Adam Bomberry to the New England Black Wolves in exchange for Brandon Robinson and the 14th overall selection in the 2017 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft. “Brandon Robinson is a big, strong player who can play both ends of the floor and who has tremendous upside,” said Knighthawks scout Stuart Brown. “At 6-foot-3, 215 pounds, he moves well for a big man, and we think he can develop into a good player for us

  • (August 8, 2017)… The Rochester Knighthawks, through a partnership with the US Box Lacrosse Association (USBOXLA), will host their inaugural Upstate Box Lacrosse Invitational at Bill Gray’s Regional Iceplex from Saturday, Aug. 12 to Sunday, Aug. 13. “I am extremely excited to host our first tournament,” said Knighthawks Academy Director and Knighthawks defenseman Brad Gillies. “We have teams from both the US and Canada which should make for new competition for all teams. “The Jr. Kni