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Dan Dawson



  • DOB: 12/11/1981
  • Ht: 6-5
  • Wt: 210
  • Shoots: RIGHT
  • Years on Team: 5
  • School: Sheridan College
  • Hometown: Oakville, Ontario
  • Drafted: 2012

He enters his 17th season in the NLL and sixth with the Knighthawks… Fourth all-time in NLL history in assists (802), and fifth in goals (469) and points (1,271)… Fourth all-time in team history in assists (277) and points (400)… Second in NLL playoff assists (92) and points (146), and tied for sixth in goals (52)… Six-time NLL All-Star and seven-time NLL All-Pro Selection… Became only the fourth player in NLL history to reach 800 assists on 4/28/17… Reached 400 points in his Knighthawks career on 4/29/17… Played in his 250th pro game on 3/4/17… Holds the NLL Ironman streak by playing in 234 straight games (3/9/02 to 12/29/16)… On 5/1/16, he reached the 40-goal plateau for the third time in his career… On 4/23/16, he became only the fifth player in NLL history to reach 1,200 points; scored his 100th goal as a Knighthawk… In 2015, he led the team with 62 assists and finished second with 85 points… His 62 assists tied him for fourth best in the league… On 4/17/15, he became the sixth player in NLL history to reach 700 career assists… Became only the seventh player in NLL history to hit 1,100 points on 4/11/15… Became only the ninth player in NLL history to score 400 career goals on 2/28/15… Set a career high with 11 assists on 2/1/15… Won back-to-back Champion’s Cups (2013-14)… Named the 2014 Championship Game MVP… In 2014, he and Cody Jamieson broke the Knighthawks’ single-season assist record with 72 … Finished tied for second in the NLL in assists and tied for fourth in points (91)… Collected his 1,000th career point on 3/15/14... Notched his 600th career assist on 2/15/14, as part of a 10-assist night… Won his first Champion’s Cup in 2013… In 2013, he finished second on the team in points and assists… Was seventh in the NLL with 52 assists and 10th in points with 75… Registered 25 goals and a career-high 78 assists for 103 points… Scored at least 30 goals each season from 2009-11 with Boston… 2009 NLL MVP with the Boston Blazers… Won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2007, 2011 and 2015 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship… Won silver in 2010 with Team Canada at the World Lacrosse Championship… Named 2002 Junior “A” MVP.

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