• NLL Announces Draft and Combine Dates Ahead of 2018 Season(July 21, 2017)… For only the second time in 24 years, the Rochester Knighthawks will make three selections in the first round of the National Lacrosse League Entry Draft. The Knighthawks own the second, fifth and sixth overall picks in the draft, which will be held on Monday, Sept. 18 at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre (TRAC) in Oakville, Ontario. “It’s going to be another deep draft this year,” said Knighthawks head coach Mike

  • (July 21, 2017)… Rochester Knighthawks forward Luke Laszkiewicz saved his best performance of the season for the final game. In a showdown against Georgia, Laszkiewicz scored two goals and added one assist in a 9-8 road win. “It felt great. I was really excited to play,” said Laszkiewicz after his career night on April 29. “I am glad a couple of shots fell tonight.” Laszkiewicz’s goals gave Rochester one and two-goal leads. It was a game he had been dreaming about ever since the Knig

  • (July 18, 2017)… As part of the Rochester Knighthawks’ support for Shootout for Soldiers, Knighthawks transition man Brad Gillies will hold a free one-hour lacrosse clinic on Sunday, July 23 at Canandaigua Academy. The clinic will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the field adjacent to the main turfed stadium. Shootout for Soldiers is a 24-hour national fundraising lacrosse event that benefits American military veterans. Veterans Outreach Center will also receive some of the proceeds. The 24 one-hou

  • (July 17, 2017)… John Grant Jr., one of the greatest players in National Lacrosse League and Rochester Knighthawks history, announced his retirement today. “I love my family, and I love lacrosse,” said the 42-year-old Grant. “The game has given so much to me. It’s bittersweet to accept that my playing career is over, but I can retire knowing that I’ve given the sport and the people who support it everything I had. “Thank you to the Rochester Knighthawks for drafting me, and to the

  • (July 17, 2017)… The National Lacrosse League announced its 2017 All-Pro teams today and Rochester Knighthawks defenseman Graeme Hossack was named to the Second Team. Earlier this summer, the second-year pro was voted a finalist for the league’s Defensive Player of the Year award. “Defense is not just an individual effort,” he said. “I wouldn't have had the individual success this season without the rest of the team playing strong team defense.” This past season, the Port Perry, Onta

  • (July 17, 2017)… The National Lacrosse League announced today that Rochester Knighthawks Josh Currier and Kyle Jackson have been named to the 2017 All-Rookie Team. It marks only the second time in franchise history that the Knighthawks have had two players selected to the team in the same season. The only other time was in 2012 when Stephen Keogh and Johnny Powless were named to the NLL All-Rookie Team. “Both players are well on their way to becoming all-stars in this league,” said Knighth

  • (July 14, 2017)... Oakville, Ontario native Sean Young had quite the freshman season in the National Lacrosse League in 2017. After starting the season in Duluth, Ga., the 25-year-old moved up north to play in Rochester. Joining the Knighthawks midway through the year not only brought the rookie closer to home, but solidified his role as an everyday defenseman. Young was a welcomed addition to the Knighthawks’ defense and was an immediate impact player. Just two days after agreeing to a one-ye