Dan DawsonNumber: #

Pro Experience:

15th season

College/Last Team:

Rochester (2015)




Oakville, Ontario


Acquired from Philadelphia in a six player, two draft pick deal on December 14, 2012.


He enters his 15th season in the NLL and fourth with the Knighthawks…Scored the game-winning goal with 36 seconds to play in the East Division Finals on 5/16/15… 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)… Has played in every regular season game for 12 consecutive years (2003-14), and owns the second longest consecutive games played streak in NLL history with 215… Sixth on NLL’s all-time assist list (709) and seventh in points (1,119)… Seven all-time in team history in assists (186)… Second in NLL playoff assists (81), second in points (133) and tied for sixth in goals (52)… Six-time NLL All-Star and seven-time NLL All-Pro Selection… In 2014, he broke the Knighthawks’ single-season assist record with 72 assists, along with Cody Jamieson… Won four Mann Cups with the Brampton Excelsiors (2002, 2008, 2009, 2011) and one with the Victoria Shamrocks in 2005… Named the 2002 OLA Junior “A” MVP… In 2005 and 2006, he won the Bill Ellison Award as the WLA Senior “A” MVP… In 2007, he was named a First Team WLA All-Star… Played for Brampton for six seasons (2008-13)… Gold medalist with Team Canada in 2007 and 2011 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships… Won silver in 2010 with Team Canada in World Lacrosse Championships… Named to Team Canada for the 2015 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championships.