NLL Finals: Rush Looking to Defend Title Against Buffalo

May 28, 2016

Following the brutal Eastern Division Finals slugfest that saw the Buffalo Bandits emerging victorious over the New England Black Wolves with two consecutive victories, the team will face their greatest challenge when they host the defending NLL Champion Saskatchewan Rush at 7:30 p.m. Saturday night at the First Niagara Center for Game 1 of the Champion’s Cup Finals. Bandits’ defensive coach Rich Kilgour addressed the media earlier this week about…

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NLL Playoffs: Black Wolves Open East Semis vs Bandits

May 16, 2016

After an incredible record breaking 2016 NLL regular season that saw the team secure first place in both the Eastern Division and the National Lacrosse League, and set a new franchise single-season record with 13 wins, the Buffalo Bandits will not be satisfied until they’re finally able to bring their fifth championship back home to the fans in Banditland. The organization’s drive for five begins Monday night when the Bandits…

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Audio: John Tavares on Bandits 25th Season, His First Year Coaching

April 26, 2016

On Saturday night, we caught up with Buffalo Bandits and National Lacrosse League great John Tavares to discuss his storied career, the Bandits 25th season in the NLL, and his first year behind he bench as one of their coaches. Buffalo defeated the Rochester Knighthawks 15-13 on Saturday night, and will be heading to the post season.

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Knighthawks Battle for Playoff Spot, Face Bandits

April 23, 2016

The Buffalo Bandits (11-5) and their Thruway rivals the Rochester Knighthawks (6-9) will face off in their third and final divisional showdown of the 2016 NLL regular season Saturday night at the Blue Cross Arena. In their first two matchups of the season, the Buffalo Bandits came away with the 13-10 victory at home against the Knighthawks on March 11th and picked up the 14-12 victory again at home on…

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Rock Hold on to Top First Place Bandits

April 16, 2016

The Toronto Rock kept their playoff hopes alive on Friday night at the Air Canada Centre as they took down the first place Buffalo Bandits 12-9. The Rock took the first game of this weekends home and home series despite their patchwork lineup. Down 7-5 at the half, the Rock rallied for three straight goals in the third and kept the Bandits off the scoresheet to take an 8-7 lead….

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Bandits Continue Playoff Race Against Knighthawks

April 9, 2016

The Buffalo Bandits (9-4) and their Thruway rivals the Rochester Knighthawks (6-7) will face off in the second of three divisional showdowns during the 2016 NLL regular season Saturday night at the First Niagara Center. In their first matchup of the season, the Buffalo Bandits came away with the 13-10 victory at home against the Knighthawks on March 11. Coming up big offensively for the Bandits on the score sheet…

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Bandits Look to Control East, Face Swarm

April 1, 2016

The Buffalo Bandits (8-4) and the Georgia Swarm (4-8) will face off in their third and final divisional showdown of the 2016 NLL regular season Saturday night at the Infinite Energy Arena. In their first matchup of the season, the visiting Buffalo Bandits came away with the 21-14 victory over the Swarm on February 14. In their second showdown of the season, the visiting Georgia Swarm returned the favor with…

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Bandits Top Knighthawks on John Tavares Night

March 12, 2016

After coming away with two huge Western Division victories over the Saskatchewan Rush and Vancouver Stealth in recent weeks, the Buffalo Bandits were faced with the difficult challenge of making it three wins in a row when they faced off against their Thruway rivals the Rochester Knighthawks at the First Niagara Center Friday night. In their first of three important regular season matchups on the schedule with Rochester, the Bandits…

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Buffalo Bandits Will Retire John Tavares Number This Week

March 8, 2016

  The Buffalo Bandits will hold John Tavares Night this Friday, March 11 when the Bandits take on the Rochester Knighthawks. The No. 11 jersey that Tavares wore will be retired as a part of a special pre-game ceremony with Tavares joining Darris Kilgour (No. 43) and Rich Kilgour (No. 16) as the only Bandits players in franchise history to have their numbers retired. Fans are asked to be in…

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Cosmo Leads Bandits Past Stealth in Vancouver

March 6, 2016

When you’re down 4-1 before the first television timeout, your starting goalie is pulled after being overwhelmed for the second game in a row and Dhane Smith is starting to get hot, the chances of winning that game are about the same as the Vancouver Canucks making the playoffs. The Vancouver Stealth went 6-1 after a quarter of play and eventually found themselves down 10-3 at halftime, largely the byproduct…

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