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11/17/2012 - 8:20pm

The 2012 National Lacrosse League Champion Rochester Knighthawks will "ring" in the upcoming season on Friday, November 23rd with their Championship Banquet. The players, coaches, ownership and staff will receive their 2012 World Championship rings to kick off its opening weekend of Training Camp.

The event will take place in the grand ballroom of the Radisson Riverside Hotel. Doors open at 7:30 with dinner scheduled for 8:00 p.m., followed by the ring ceremony at 9:00 p.m. Rochester defeated the Edmonton Rush 9-6 on May 19th to capture the franchise's third championship.

On Saturday, November 24th, the Knighthawks will “eat fresh” before kicking of their Training Camp. Knighthawks Joe Walters, Jordan Hall and Matt Vinc will sit down for subs at the Perinton Subway location before signing autographs and greeting fans. The players will make an appearance at the Subway at 16 Perinton Hills Mall in Fairport from noon to 2:00 p.m. Fans can win tickets and prizes, and take advantage of the special sub promotion. That day, if you buy one footlong sub and a 30-ounce drink, you will receive an additional footlong sub for free. The Knighthawks have teamed up with the Perinton Subway location for the 2013 season. The team will hold future promotional appearances and launch a special Knighthawks sub in January.

Fans can meet the players and grab lunch before heading to Total Sports Experience in Gates to watch the Knighthawks open their Training Camp. The team will undergo fitness testing from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. with practice slated for 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. The second day of camp is set for Sunday, November 25th from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. All the practices are free and open to the public.

The Knighthawks will host the Minnesota Swarm in a National Lacrosse League preseason game at The Blue Cross Arena on Saturday, December 8th at 8:00 p.m. FREE Tickets are available online at Fans must have a ticket to enter the game.

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