TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 9, 2014) - Nighthawk Gold Corp. ("Nighthawk" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NHK) announced today that the Company has consolidated its common shares ("Common Shares") on the basis of five (5) existing Common Shares for one (1) new Common Share. The Company's Common Shares are expected to commence trading on a consolidated basis on the TSX Venture Exchange under the same symbol at the opening on or about May 13, 2014. Shareholders of the Company approved the consolidation at a special meeting on May 8, 2014.

Pursuant to the consolidation, registered Common Share shareholders can obtain new share certificates for the Common Shares by returning their current share certificates to Equity Financial Trust Company in accordance with the instructions set out in the Company's management information circular dated April 7, 2014.

Nighthawk Gold Corp.

Nighthawk is a Canadian-based exploration company focused on acquiring and developing gold mineral properties in the Northwest Territories, Canada. Its land position covers 229,791 acres or 930 square kilometres in the Indin Lake Gold Camp, located approximately 220 kilometres north of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.

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Contact Information:

Nighthawk Gold Corp.
David Wiley
President & CEO
(647) 260-1247
(416) 363-4567 (FAX)