• (September 8, 2017)… The Rochester Knighthawks will kick off their 24th season in the National Lacrosse League with a 7:30 p.m. showdown against the Calgary Roughnecks on Saturday, Dec. 9. The Knighthawks will usher in the 2017-18 season with a two-game homestand at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena.Following opening night, the Knighthawks will be back in action on Saturday, Dec. 23, as they battle the Buffalo Bandits at 7:30 p.m. The game is the first of four against their th

  • (September 7, 2017)… The Rochester Knighthawks kicked off a very productive 2016 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft by taking proven scorer Josh Currier. The Peterborough, Ontario native had just completed incredible careers at the collegiate and Junior “A” levels. During his four seasons at Virginia Wesleyan University, the righty was a four-time All-American and graduated as the Old Dominion Athletic Conference’s all-time leader in career points with 353. In juniors, Currier posted i

  • By Craig Rybczynski -- The Jr. NLL Tournament brings out some of the greatest names in the game with current players coaching the future stars of the indoor game. It is also common to see NLL owners, general managers, past players and Hall of Famers in the stands. For former Knighthawks players Tim Soudan and Ron Cogan, the connection to the tournament goes beyond allegiance to their former club. What brought the past K-Hawks to Oakville, Ontario the final weekend of August was to watch their s

  • (September 1, 2017)… The Rochester Knighthawks are pledging their support for flood relief efforts in Texas after Tropical Depression Harvey dropped in excess of 50 inches of rain in Houston and along the Gulf Coast.   The devastation has not only displaced hundreds of thousands of people, but impacted a member of the Knighthawks family as well.   “It hits close to home for me because my family lives in some of the hardest hit areas in southeast Texas,” said Knighthawks marketing manage

  • Tsai Sports & Entertainment awarded a team in San DiegoPHILADELPHIA, August 30, 2017 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announced that it has awarded an expansion team to the city of San Diego and owner Joseph Tsai. The team, which will begin play in December 2018, will be the League’s tenth franchise and play its home games at the historic Valley View Casino Center. "We are thrilled to welcome Joe Tsai an

  • (August 26, 2017)… Needing one more goal to advance to the Jr. NLL Semifinals, the Jr. Knighthawks turned to their leading scorer, Casey McDermott. And the Brighton High School star delivered in the clutch, scoring the overtime game-winner to give Rochester a 6-5 victory over the Jr. Mammoth. “I can’t say enough good things about Casey,” said Jr. Knighthawks coach Brad Gillies. “He has been our top offensive guy, and really took charge at the end and carried us to that win. He’s a re

  • (August 26, 2017)… The Jr. Knighthawks knocked off the previously unbeaten Jr. Roughnecks 6-5 Saturday evening to finish in a first-place tie atop the Blue Division. With a 3-1 record, Rochester earned a trip to the Jr. NLL Playoffs and a first-round date with the Jr. Mammoth. “I am impressed with their work ethic and how they are doing the little things it takes to win games,” said Jr. Knighthawks coach Dan Lomas. “In the last game, they showed the heart and dedication they have for lac

  • (August 26, 2017)… With all the intensity fans have come to expect from a Buffalo-Rochester game, the Jr. Knighthawks and Jr. Bandits played back-to-back games that came down to the final seconds. Behind some late-game heroics, the Jr. Knighthawks were able to sweep the two-game set against Buffalo. “It’s always awesome to beat a Buffalo team at any level – PeeWee, Bantam, Midget or pro,” said Jr. Knighthawks coach Brad Gillies. “Every one of these games have been one or two-goal gam

  • (August 25, 2017)… The Jr. Knighthawks kicked off the fifth annual Jr. NLL Tournament with back-to-back wins over the Jr. Stealth. The Midget team opened the day with a 9-8 victory, while the Bantam side put away the Jr. Stealth 9-7. “I have really been impressed so far,” said Jr. Knighthawks coach Brad Gillies. “Everybody is coming together as a team. We are starting to see some really good things out there. There is a lot we can build off of. To start the day 2-0, there’s not much mo