‘The Pirates are expected to reveal the name of their new NHL parent in the near future. "We will be announcing on Friday a timetable for our announcement," said Brian Petrovek, the Pirates’ managing owner/CEO. The Buffalo Sabres, who ended their 29-year affiliation with the Rochester Americans earlier this year, are expected to become the Pirates’ new NHL parent.’
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