Dan DawsonNumber: #

Pro Experience:

13th season

College/Last Team:

Rochester (2013)




Oakville, Ontario


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


He is in his 13th season in the NLL and second with the Knighthawks… Won his first Champion’s Cup in 2013… Seventh on NLL’s all-time assist and point lists…Second in NLL Playoff assists, fourth in points and seventh in goals… Six-time NLL All-Star and seven-time NLL All-Pro Selection… 2009 NLL MVP with the Boston Blazers…Has played in all 16 regular season games for 11 consecutive years (2003-13)… 118 career playoff points (45+73) in 18 games… He has played in 187 games, notching 946 career points with 369 goals and 577 assists… On 4/27/13, he moved past Mark Steenhuis for seventh place on the NLL’s all-time playoff goal-scoring list… 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… Named the NLL Offensive Player of the Week after notching 17 points (5+12) in two games (4/13 to 4/14)… Notched his 550th career assist on 3/2/13… Scored his 350th career goal on 2/8/13 as part of a four-goal, seven-assist performance… Eclipsed the 100-point mark for the third time in his career in 2012 with the Philadelphia Wings…Scored 25 goals and a career-high 78 assists for 103 points…Scored game-high seven points (1+6) in 2012 NLL All-Star Game…Scored at least 30 goals each season from 2009-11 with Boston…Led the Portland LumberJax to the NLL Championship Game against Buffalo in 2008…Led Portland with 31 points (15+16) in three playoff games in 2008…Made three appearances in the finals in four seasons (2005 & 2007 with Arizona, 2008 with Portland)…Scored a career-high 107 points (47+60) in 2007 with the Arizona Sting…Netted career-high 48 goals in 2005…Won four Mann Cups with the Brampton Excelsiors (2002, 2008, 2009, 2011) and one with the Victoria Shamrocks in 2005…Gold medalist with Team Canada in 2007 and 2011 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships…Won silver in 2010 with Team Canada in World Lacrosse Championships.