Rochester Knighthawks

Knighthawks, Scoreboard, Restaurant and More Blue Cross Arena News

A press conference was held on Thursday afternoon to announce that Pegula Sports and Entertainment would be awarded National Lacrosse League expansion team. It was also an opportunity for city and state officials to talk about planned upgrades to Blue Cross Arena. Pegula Sports and Entertainment will be keeping the Rochester Knighthawks name and legacy. …
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SMG Removed from Blue Cross Arena Management

The City of Rochester notified SMG on Friday afternoon that in two weeks they would no longer be the the management company for Blue Cross Arena. SMG has been the management company behind the arena since 2000. Jeff Calkins has been the arena manager for the past 30 years through different groups. The current contract was …
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Chris Taylor Looking Over Broad Street

The giant windows at Blue Cross Arena were given a new look this week with the addition of a couple of huge pictures.  Rochester American Chris Taylor is on the Broad Street side of the building and the Rochester Knighthawks first round draft pick Sid Smith is on the Exchange Street side. There’s nothing on …
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Rochester Ranked 10th in Top Minor League Markets

Sports Business Journal did it’s annual ranking of  Top Minor League Markets and Rochester, NY ranked 10th out of 239 markets in the list.  The market rank was based off of three category-specific scores: tenure rank, attendance rank and economic rank (more about this project). Cities ranked in the top 9: 1. Hershey-Harrisburg, Pa 2. …
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Amerks Hire New VP of Sales and Marketing

The Amerks and Knighthawks hired Kerry Atkinson as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, a move that should have a positive impact on the overall game night experience. Atkinson is a former employee of both the Buffalo Sabres and Buffalo Bills so he’ll be yet another known figure that should be able to …
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FREE Bus Trip to New York City

Rochester Americans and Knighthawks Owner Curt Styres has donated five buses to transport Knighthawk lacrosse fans to New York City on Friday May 1st to support the ‘Hawks in their first round playoff game against the New York Titans. What’s the catch?  You just have to buy a $10 ticket.  That’s it.  $10 will get …
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