Rochester Knighthawks begin new era

Rochester Knighthawks

By Neil Becker Sports Writer Things are changing for the Rochester Knighthawks who now have a new logo and operations staff. The Knighthawks are now under the ownership of Pegula Sports and Entertainment (PSE). PSE also operates the Buffalo Bandits, the Buffalo Bills (NFL), Buffalo Sabres (NHL) and Rochester Americans (AHL) and operations of the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. The Knighthawks are now entering their inaugural campaign as one of two expansion teams in the NLL. The move follows the relocation of the original Knighthawks franchise to Halifax, Nova Scotia where the team will operate under the name of the Thunderbirds and under the ownership of Six Nations’ Curt Styres. Thunderbirds was chosen to honour the Indigenous people of the Halifax area. The team will retain all players and…

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