November 2013

“Air Dogger” Lands Three-Year Extension
11/28/2013 - 9:00pm

The two-time defending National Lacrosse League champion Rochester Knighthawks and highlight-reel goal scorer Cory Vitarelli have agreed to a three-year deal through the 2016 season.

“It feels great (to re-sign with Rochester),” Vitarelli...

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TICKETS, HOLIDAY PACKS ON SALE
11/27/2013 - 12:38pm

(November 27, 2013)… The back-to-back National Lacrosse League Champion Rochester Knighthawks will give their fans the opportunity to give the gift of lacrosse this holiday season. The Knighthawks unveiled their two Holiday Packs...

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KNIGHTHAWKS BRING BACK MAC
11/27/2013 - 9:50am

(November 27, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks have signed Mac Allen to a one-year deal, bringing the defenseman back for his second tour with the team. 

“When I was given the opportunity to sign with another team,...

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KNIGHTHAWKS GO BACK TO WORK
11/26/2013 - 2:54pm

(November 26, 2013)... The Rochester Knighthawks were back in action over the weekend, holding a two-day training camp at Total Sports Experience in East Rochester. The back-to-back National Lacrosse League champs began their...

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BRANDON STYRES SIGNS HISTORIC DEAL
11/26/2013 - 12:07pm

(November 26, 2013)… Before the Rochester Knighthawks opened training camp with their first practice, Curt Styres went to lunch with his son Brandon. What happened that afternoon is something the Styres family may never forget....

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WALTERS PROMOTING ANTI-BULLYING TODAY
11/25/2013 - 10:23am

(November 25, 2013)… Rochester Knighthawks forward Joe Walters will bring the team’s Anti-bullying program to Mt. Morris this afternoon. The Rochester native will address nearly 600 kids in the Mt. Morris Central School system,...

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NLL teams with Under Armour
11/25/2013 - 9:00am

League's new exclusive supplier of performance apparel and equipment

(November 25, 2013)... The National Lacrosse League is proud to announce Under Armour (NYSE:UA) as the league’s new exclusive...

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KNIGHTHAWKS RE-SIGN HUMMEL
11/24/2013 - 10:28pm

(November 24, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks have re-signed transition man Matt Hummel to a one-year deal for the upcoming 2014 National Lacrosse League season.

“It’s awesome (to re-sign with Rochester). To be with a...

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KNIGHTHAWKS SIGN FREE AGENT TOM JOHNSON
11/23/2013 - 2:58pm

(November 23, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks signed free agent Tom Johnson to a one-year deal. The forward joins the back-to-back National Lacrosse League Champions for Training Camp this weekend.

“It’s very exciting,”...

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KHAWKS OPENING CAMP TODAY
11/23/2013 - 10:23am

(November 23, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks will officially kick off the 2014 season today with the opening of Training Camp at the new state-of-the-art Unity Health System Total Sports Experience location in East Rochester....

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INDIVIDUAL PRICING, HOLIDAY PACKS ANNOUNCED
11/22/2013 - 10:28am

(November 22, 2013)… The back-to-back National Lacrosse League Champion Rochester Knighthawks will give their fans the opportunity to give the gift of lacrosse this holiday season. The Knighthawks unveiled their two Holiday Packs...

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KHAWKS SIGN FREE AGENT WENSTER GREEN
11/21/2013 - 3:40pm

(November 21, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks signed free agent Wenster Green to a one-year deal today. The defenseman/transition man will join the back-to-back National Lacrosse League Champions this weekend for the opening of...

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KNIGHTHAWKS RE-SIGN LLORD FOR TWO YEARS
11/20/2013 - 4:14pm

(November 20, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks have re-signed veteran defenseman Ian Llord to a two-year deal. The seven-year NLL pro ended his first season in Rochester with the second Champion’s Cup of his career.

“Ian...

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McLEOD RE-SIGNS WITH KNIGHTHAWKS
11/20/2013 - 3:52pm

(November 20, 2013)… Defenseman Cody McLeod re-signed a one-year deal with the back-to-back World Champion Rochester Knighthawks. McLeod, who spent his rookie season on the practice squad, is ready to take the next step in his...

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TRAINING CAMP OPENS SATURDAY
11/19/2013 - 2:36pm

(November 19, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks will officially kick off the 2014 season with the opening of Training Camp on Saturday. Knighthawks Training Camp will take place at the new state-of-the-art Unity Health System...

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BRAD SELF AGREES TO FOUR-YEAR DEAL
11/18/2013 - 2:13pm

(November 18, 2013)… The back-to-back National Lacrosse League Champion Rochester Knighthawks have re-signed unrestricted free agent Brad Self to a four-year deal today.

“It’s great knowing I...

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VINC’S STELLAR STOP SAVES CANADA
11/17/2013 - 10:45pm

(November 17, 2013)… Matt Vinc’s last-second save on Roger Vyse Sunday afternoon allowed Team Canada to hold on for a 12-11 victory over the Iroquois Nationals. 

“It happened so fast,’’ he said. “I was just trying to get...

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KNIGHTHAWKS NEWS AND NOTES
11/15/2013 - 3:34pm

(November 15, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks will hit the road Saturday to attend two events prior to next weekend’s Training Camp. The Knighthawks enter their historic 20th season as the back-to-back National Lacrosse League...

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KNIGHTHAWKS DESCENDING ON MONTREAL
11/14/2013 - 11:02am

(November 14, 2013)… Seven members of the back-to-back National Lacrosse League Champion Rochester Knighthawks will hit the turf at the Bell Centre in Montreal for an international exhibition on Sunday, November 17th.

“I...

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KNIGHTHAWKS CONGRATULATE TED NOLAN
11/13/2013 - 11:35am

(November 13, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks are proud to congratulate Ted Nolan as the interim head coach of the Buffalo Sabres. Nolan has been a member of the Knighthawks family for the past five years and the back-to-back...

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HASEN RE-SIGNS MULTI-YEAR DEAL
11/12/2013 - 9:52am

Rochester coach has led team to back-to-back NLL Championships

(November 12, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks announced today that Head Coach Mike Hasen has agreed to a four-year deal. The...

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PAUL DAWSON RE-SIGNS FOR FOUR YEARS
11/11/2013 - 2:25pm

(November 11, 2013)… The back-to-back defending World Champion Rochester Knighthawks have re-signed the second half of the Dawson duo to a multi-year deal. Paul Dawson will continue playing alongside his older brother, Dan, after...

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KNIGHTHAWKS EXPAND PRESEASON SCHEDULE
11/11/2013 - 10:02am

(November 11, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks announced their full preseason schedule today, which now includes scrimmages against the Toronto Rock and Calgary Roughnecks. Rochester will open its three-game slate on Saturday,...

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FRIDAY FLASHBACK: ONE-TWO PUNCH
11/08/2013 - 4:52pm

By Travis Larner -- Rochester’s opponents may sleep a little easier tonight knowing that two of the fiercest fighters from the last decade have hung up their gloves for good.

The dangerous duo of Troy Bonterre...

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KNIGHTHAWKS RE-SIGN PURVES FOR TWO YEARS
11/08/2013 - 12:06pm

(November 8, 2013)… The Rochester Knighthawks secured one of the fastest, toughest players from the 2013 National Lacrosse League Championship team with the re-signing of Jimmy Purves to a two-year deal. Purves (pronounced...

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KNIGHTHAWKS IN THE COMMUNITY THIS WEEKEND
11/08/2013 - 11:42am

(November 8, 2013)… With Training Camp just two weeks away, the Rochester Knighthawks will make several stops this weekend to interact with fans and sponsors. The back-to-back National Lacrosse League Champions will kick off camp...

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POINT RE-SIGNS FOR SEVEN YEARS
11/07/2013 - 2:54pm

(November 7, 2013)… Sevens have certainly been wild for the Rochester Knighthawks. Today, forward Craig Point became the third member of the back-to-back National Lacrosse League Champions to re-sign for seven years,...

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JAMIESON & POINT SHARE STICKS, LOVE OF LACROSSE
11/06/2013 - 2:53pm

(November 6, 2013)... For Rochester Knighthawks Cody Jamieson and Craig Point, lacrosse is a way of life. As professional lacrosse players, they eat, sleep and breathe the sport, and train endlessly to improve. But for the two...

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NEWS & NOTES: ROOKIES SIGN FIRST CONTRACTS
11/05/2013 - 3:57pm

(November 5, 2013)… Rochester Knighthawks rookies Mark White and Taylor Northway both agreed to one-year deals for the 2014 season. White and Northway were the Knighthawks top two picks in the 2013 National Lacrosse League Entry...

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NORTHWAY READY TO PROVE HIMSELF
11/05/2013 - 3:24pm

(November 5, 2013)... Taylor Northway has a long way to travel for his first practice as a member of the Rochester Knighthawks. It’s a mere 3,000 miles from his home in Delta, British Columbia to Rochester. Yet despite the...

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ROOKIE WHITE SIGNS FIRST CONTRACT
11/04/2013 - 2:53pm

(November 4, 2013)... Rookie transition man Mark White signed his first professional lacrosse contract, officially making him a member of the back-to-back National Lacrosse League Champions. White agreed to a one-year deal,...

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WALTERS TAKING ANTI-BULLYING MESSAGE TO HOLY CROSS CYO TEAMS
11/03/2013 - 8:10pm

(November 3, 2013)… Rochester Knighthawks forward and Irondequoit native Joe Walters will bring the team’s “We Got Your Back” anti-bullying message to over 250 kids on Sunday, November 10th at 11:30 a.m. The program, presented by...

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EVANS RE-SIGNED TO A THREE-YEAR DEAL
11/01/2013 - 12:48pm

(November 1, 2013)... The Rochester Knighthawks retained another member of member of their back-to-back championship defense by signing Dylan Evans to a three-year deal. The announcement of Evans’ new contract comes just days...

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