• (September 29, 2016)… Two days after going primarily with offense at the 2016 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft, the Rochester Knighthawks reinforced their defense by signing free agent Jordan Houtby (pronounced HOUT-bee) to a one-year deal. “I was really excited. There are so many new lacrosse players coming in, especially before the draft. You don’t know what teams have roster spots and what they are looking for,” he said. “As soon as I got the call, no questions asked, I was read

  • Knighthawks’ defenseman recognized by NLL for stellar 2016 season(September 28, 2016)… Rochester Knighthawks defenseman Graeme Hossack was named a member of the National Lacrosse League’s All-Rookie team Tuesday night at the league’s annual Season Awards Night Ceremony. Hossack joined fellow first-year standouts Randy Staats, Jesse King, Lyle Thompson and Chad Tutton of the Georgia Swarm and Wes Berg of the Calgary Roughnecks on the All-Rookie Team. “I am honored. It’s an elite group

  • (September 26, 2016)… The Rochester Knighthawks went with offense by selecting forwards Josh Currier and Kyle Jackson with the sixth and seventh overall picks in the 2016 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft. Rochester used five of its six selections Monday night to take offensive players. The 23-year-old Currier, who was selected sixth overall, was a three-time 30-goal scorer during his Junior “A” career with the Peterborough Lakers. In four seasons with the hometown Lakers, Currier poste

  • Rochester to pick sixth and seventh overall(September 26, 2016)… For the Rochester Knighthawks it’s déjà vu all over again at the National Lacrosse League Entry Draft. For the second straight season, the Knighthawks own two first-round picks. It was just a year ago that Rochester selected Graeme Hossack second overall and followed that up by taking Brad Gillies with the ninth overall pick. The draft also yielded defenseman Adam Bomberry in the second round. At the 2016 NLL Entry Draft, Roc

  • (September 23, 2016)… The National Lacrosse League has teamed up with New Era Cap to present the official 9FIFTY snapback hat for the 2016 NLL Draft! #ThisIsTheCap that will be worn on-stage when future NLL stars are welcomed to the league after hearing their names called at the podium. Fans are on the clock with these limited edition caps on sale now (while supplies last). Click here to order your official Rochester Knighthawks New Era Draft Cap.  Watch the 2016 NLL Entry Draft live on NLL.

  • Rochester owns two first-round picks in Sept. 26 Draft (September 22, 2016)… There was no offseason this summer for the Rochester Knighthawks’ scouting department, as they traveled around the U.S. and Canada identifying future impact players. On Monday, Sept. 26, the Knighthawks will add five players to their roster at the 2016 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft. The six-round draft will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, Ontario. Rochester will kick off th

  • Rochester opens season with Thursday night showdown against Toronto (September 20, 2016)… The Rochester Knighthawks will kick off their 23rd season in the National Lacrosse League with a pair of home games at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena. The Knighthawks, who announced their complete schedule this afternoon, will battle the rival Toronto Rock on Thursday, Dec. 29 at 7:30 p.m. to usher in the 2017 campaign. The following week, Rochester will host the New England Black Wol

  • Rochester to play its first Thursday night home game(September 15, 2016)… It will be a historic Opening Night on Dec. 29 at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena when the Rochester Knighthawks host the Toronto Rock. The 7:30 p.m. contest marks the first time in team history that the Knighthawks will play a Thursday night home game. “We are excited to kick off our 23rd season at home,” said Knighthawks Director of Tickets Nate Snyder. “This is a great opportunity for families