June 2014

EARLY BIRDS GET THE EXCITEMENT
06/29/2014 - 10:30am

The early bird gets the savings and the hottest ticket in town to watch the three-peat Champion Rochester Knighthawks. With the purchase of a 2015 Rochester Knighthawks Early Bird ticket package, fans can experience the excitement of Knighthawks...

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PAT McCREADY A FINALIST FOR NLL HOF
06/27/2014 - 3:06pm

(June 27, 2014)… Former Rochester Knighthawks star Pat McCready was named a finalist today for the National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame Class of 2014. The other nominees on the ballot this year include Jake Bergey, Pat Coyle,...

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SELF RECALLS NHL DRAFT DAY
06/27/2014 - 2:24pm

By Craig Rybczynski -- (June 27, 2014)… With the National Hockey League Entry Draft tonight, Brad Self remembered the day that changed his fortunes in two professional sports.

It was June 26, 1999, and Bill Clinton was in...

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JOE KNOWS ALL-STAR GAMES
06/26/2014 - 12:49pm

(June 26, 2014)… Rochester Knighthawks forward Joe Walters will hit the turf tonight at Harvard Stadium in the 2014 Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game. Walters, who plays for the Chesapeake Bayhawks, will suit up for Team MLL,...

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KNIGHTHAWKS KICK OFF CAMPS MONDAY
06/25/2014 - 2:30pm

(June 24, 2014)… The Rochester Knighthawks, in conjunction with Rochester Youth Camps, will kick off their first camp of the summer on Monday, June 30th at McQuaid Jesuit High School. Knighthawks stars Joe Walters, Brad Self and...

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THREE NAMED TO IROQUOIS ROSTER
06/25/2014 - 9:42am

(June 25, 2014)… Three players from the Rochester Knighthawks have been named to the Iroquois Nationals’ 27-man roster for the upcoming FIL World Lacrosse Championships. Three-time National Lacrosse League champions Cody Jamieson...

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STYRES A FINALIST FOR NLL EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR
06/23/2014 - 3:39pm

(June 23, 2014)… Rochester Knighthawks Owner and General Manager Curt Styres has been named one of three finalists for the 2014 National Lacrosse League Executive of the Year Award. Styres, who is also in the running for NLL...

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KNIGHTHAWKS AMONG MSL LEADERS
06/23/2014 - 10:43am

(June 23, 2014)… After playing in a franchise-record 24 games en route to their third straight National Lacrosse League Championship, members of the Rochester Knighthawks are back in action in Major Series Lacrosse. (Main...

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WALTERS STILL ENJOYING THE MOMENT
06/20/2014 - 1:19pm

By Craig Rybczynski - (June 20, 2014)... With not a cloud in the sky and the sounds of baseball in the distance, Frontier Field served as the backdrop to Joe Walters’ latest hometown Champion’s...

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JAMIESON NAMED NLL MVP FINALIST
06/19/2014 - 3:44pm

(June 19, 2014)… Rochester Knighthawks forward Cody Jamieson moved one step closer today to becoming the second player in team history to win the National Lacrosse League’s Most Valuable Player Award. Jamieson was among the MVP...

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VINC NAMED NLL MVP FINALIST
06/19/2014 - 3:22pm

(June 19, 2014)… Rochester Knighthawks goalie Matt Vinc was named a finalist for the National Lacrosse League’s Most Valuable Player Award. Vinc was one of three candidates for the league’s top honor, along with teammate Cody...

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WALTERS TO THROW OUT FIRST PITCH
06/18/2014 - 10:13am

(June 18, 2014)… Rochester native Joe Walters will take the mound for the hometown Red Wings Thursday afternoon to throw out the ceremonial first pitch. The Wings will host the Pawtucket Red Sox in a Triple-A baseball game at 1:...

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VINC A FINALIST FOR GOALIE OF THE YEAR
06/17/2014 - 2:11pm

(June 17, 2014)… After backstopping the Rochester Knighthawks to the first three-peat in National Lacrosse League history, Matt Vinc was named a finalist for the 2014 NLL Goaltender of the Year Award. The veteran netminder joins...

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WALTERS AND KEOGH GO OUTDOORS
06/17/2014 - 10:08am

(June 17, 2014)… Rochester Knighthawks forwards Stephen Keogh and Joe Walters both notched four-point efforts in Major League Lacrosse action Saturday night.

Keogh, who was making his 2014 debut with the Florida Launch,...

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POWLESS PICKS UP AWARDS OFF THE TURF
06/16/2014 - 3:05pm

By Craig Rybczynski - (June 15, 2014)… Rochester Knighthawks forward Johnny Powless has become accustomed to winning awards for his skills on the lacrosse field. On Saturday, the 21-year-old superstar picked up more hardware, but...

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JAMIESON AND VINC BACK IN ACTION
06/13/2014 - 1:49pm

(June 13, 2014)… Cody Jamieson and Matt Vinc made their 2014 Major Series Lacrosse debuts, guiding their respective teams to Thursday night victories. It was just two weeks ago that the duo was raising the Champion’s Cup with the...

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KNIGHTHAWKS ANNOUNCE SUMMER CAMPS
06/13/2014 - 10:19am

(June 13, 2014)… The Rochester Knighthawks, in conjunction with Rochester Youth Camps, have announced their summer camp lineup for 2014. At the camps, kids will learn from world-class athletes and Knighthawks stars Joe Walters,...

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KHAWKS USE CELEBRATION TO THANK FANS
06/12/2014 - 10:00am

By Craig Rybczynski - (June 12, 2014)… The Rochester Knighthawks celebrated their third straight Champion’s Cup Tuesday with a parade and Championship Celebration. Over 20 cars, trimmed in teal and purple, drove from...

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HASEN FINALIST FOR NLL COACH OF THE YEAR
06/11/2014 - 4:36pm

(June 11, 2014)… Mike Hasen of the Rochester Knighthawks has been named one of the three finalists for the 2014 National Lacrosse League Head Coach of the Year Award. The other coaches in the running for the Les Bartley Award are...

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STYRES A FINALIST FOR NLL GM OF THE YEAR
06/10/2014 - 7:03pm

(June 10, 2014)… Just three hours after Rochester Mayor Lovely A. Warren proclaimed June 10th “Rochester Knighthawks Day,” Curt Styres received more good news. The Knighthawks Owner and General Manager was named one of the three...

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CHAMPIONSHIP PARADE TUESDAY, JUNE 10
06/09/2014 - 12:15pm

(June 6, 2014)… The Rochester Knighthawks will hold a 2014 NLL Championship Parade on Tuesday, June 10th at 11:45 a.m. The procession will start at The Blue Cross Arena and end at City Hall on Church Street. Knighthawks Owner and...

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KEOGH GOES BACK TO WORK
06/09/2014 - 11:26am

By Craig Rybczynski -- After winning his third straight National Lacrosse League Championship, Stephen Keogh was back on the floor Sunday night. The Rochester Knighthawks forward returned to the Major Series Lacrosse circuit with...

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FOUR KNIGHTHAWKS MAKE BEST PLAYS
06/08/2014 - 9:31pm

(June 8, 2014)... A quartet of Rochester Knighthawks made the NLL Best Plays for 2014. Cory Vitarelli and Stephen Keogh made the list with great individual efforts in Game Two of the Champion’s Cup Finals series. Goals...

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WALTERS TO ATTEND PRESS-RADIO CLUB NEWS CONFERENCE
06/08/2014 - 1:00pm

(June 8, 2014)… The Rochester Press-Club’s Day of Champions’ pre-dinner news conference with Buffalo Bills’ legends Andre Reed, Thurman Thomas, Steve Tasker and Darryl Talley will be held Monday, June 9th, from 4:00 to 4:20 p.m....

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NLL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME 2, MINI-GAME HIGHLIGHTS
06/05/2014 - 9:48pm

(June 5, 2014)... Highlights from Game Two and the mini-game of the 2014 NLL Championship, courtesy of The Lacrosse Network.

The Knighthawks erased a 1-0 series deficit by downing the Roughnecks 16-10 in Game Two...

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WALTERS BACK ON THE TURF TONIGHT
06/05/2014 - 1:16pm

By Craig Rybczynski - (June 5, 2014)… Five days after helping the Rochester Knighthawks win their third straight National Lacrosse League championship, Joe Walters will return to the turf tonight in Rochester.

Just five...

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FANS INVITED TO HELP SELECT NLL HALL OF FAME CLASS
06/04/2014 - 3:39pm

The National Lacrosse League invites fans to suggest candidates for the next round of nominations for the NLL Hall of Fame. Fans can submit their suggestions via the National Lacrosse League's Facebook and Twitter pages until Tuesday, June 10,...

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KHAWKS BROADCASTER TO JOIN ROCHESTER PRESS BOX
06/04/2014 - 10:27am

Joining the Rochester Press Box this week from the Rochester Knighthawks is Broadcaster and Director of Communications Craig Rybczynski. The veteran play-by-play man will join local panelists on the Rochester Press Box, which is hosted by Bill...

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JAMIESON SHARING THE GAME HE LOVES
06/03/2014 - 1:55pm

By Craig Rybczynski – What Rochester Knighthawks Cody Jamieson has achieved the past three seasons would rival anything in professional sports. Jamieson has led the Knighthawks to an NLL record three straight Champion’s Cup...

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DAWSON, CHAMPIONSHIP GAME MVP
06/02/2014 - 10:26am

By NLL.com -- After an inspiring return from injury, Dan Dawson helped the Rochester Knighthawks to a comeback of their own en route to their league-record third-straight title as 2014 NLL champions. On top of the right to again...

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VITARELLI MAKES SPORTSCENTER’S TOP 10
06/01/2014 - 8:15pm

Rochester Knighthawks forward Cory Vitarelli seized the spotlight last night with back-to-back goals to give his team a lead they would never relinquish in Game Two of the Champion’s Cup Finals.

His second of two goals...

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KNIGHTHAWKS WIN THIRD STRAIGHT TITLE
06/01/2014 - 10:40am

By Knighthawks beat writer Jeremy Pike -- With one last Matt Vinc save at the buzzer, the Rochester Knighthawks made National Lacrosse League history, winning their third straight Champion's Cup. The Knighthawks defeated the...

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THE THREE-PEAT IS COMPLETE
06/01/2014 - 12:35am

(May 31, 2014)... History was made at The Blue Cross Arena Saturday night as the Rochester Knighthawks became the first team in National Lacrosse League History to win the Champion’s Cup three seasons in a row after defeating the...

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