Three Up Three Down: Buffalo Bandits

March 13, 2013

The Bandits have had an interesting season so far, sitting at 5-5 with their new look roster this season. With more than half the season gone, today we look at who the three players are that are on the upswing and the three that aren’t looking nearly as good. Three Up Dhane Smith- He’s lived up to all expectations people should have had for him. The Bandits have had trouble of…


NLL Trade Deadline: Buffalo Bandits

March 12, 2013

Although it may not be as hyped or eventful as the trade deadline in some other sports, the NLL Trade Deadline is a good chance for teams to address a need they might have before they go on their playoff run. For the Bandits, who now sit at 5-5, it’s hard to exactly pinpoint what that need is. Watching the Bandits towards the beginning of the season, it seemed very…


Goods On Lacrosse Relaunches With Derek Hopcroft

March 11, 2013

Tonight Goods On Lacrosse returns on the Lacrosse Radio Network with a whole new revamped look, featuring a brand new logo. After a short hiatus from the network the show will be returning to its regular time slot of 6:00 eastern every Wednesday evening. The first show back will feature Toronto Shooting Stars forward and Buffalo Bandits practice squad member Derek Hopcroft. Hopcroft has been playing in the Canadian Lacrosse…


Bandits Go Down Swinging Against Mammoth

March 10, 2013

It’s hard to leave First Niagara Center and not stop to wonder just what exactly happened between the Colorado Mammoth and the Buffalo Bandits. After Buffalo looked on top of things after one, they slowly fell apart en route to a 12-6 loss to the Mammoth. At the end of the game things boiled over when five fights broke out simultaneously and Bandits coach Darris Kilgour began a verbal assault on…


Bandits Hope To Stay In East Race

March 9, 2013

Tonight the Buffalo Bandits host the Colorado Mammoth at the First Niagara Center, looking for another win to keep themselves in the race for first place in the Eastern Division. They’ll be hoping to take advantage of a Colorado Mammoth team who is now at 2-7 and is coming off a loss last night up in Toronto. The Bandits, who should be a bit more fresh, sit one game back…


Bandits Fall To Wings In Overtime

March 2, 2013

It wasn’t pretty, but the Philadelphia Wings finished on top. As for the Bandits, they leave feeling like they should of had this game in the bag. After taking a six goal lead, the Bandits slowly watched their momentum slip away. Jordan Hall scored with three seconds left in the fourth to tie it up at 10, and Drew Westervelt scored in overtime to give Philadelphia the 11 to 10…


Rochester And Colorado Matchup In Last Place Battle

March 1, 2013

Neither of these teams hoped that they’d be in this place at this point this season, but both the Rochester Knighthawks and the Colorado Mammoth are in last place in their respective divisions. Tomorrow, both will look to turn things around when they match-up at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Colorado (2-5) is coming off a 14 to 12 loss to the Philadelphia Wings, the latest game in the team’s…


What The Atlantic Sun Means For Lacrosse

February 16, 2013

Earlier this week six schools announced their unification to form a new lacrosse conference in affiliation with the already established Atlantic Sun Conference. The schools, Furman, High Point, Jacksonville, Mercer, VMI, and Richmond, plan to form the new conference as soon as 2014. Because the Atlantic Sun already is a multi-sport league and there are six lacrosse members, they are immediately eligible for an automatic qualifier. Before I get into what this means…


NLL: Bandits Look To Turn Things Around In Rochester

February 14, 2013

Oh, what a few weeks can do in the NLL. After a terrible start to the season, the Rochester Knighthawks now look to be one of the more dangerous teams in the league. The Bandits on the other hand, who after looking strong through the first few weeks are now showing signs of weaknesses. That all being said, both teams are tied at 3-3. Last week these two teams played…