NLL: Jamieson leads Thunderbirds over Bandits

March 11, 2020

Cody Jamieson carried the Halifax Thunderbirds to an 11-9 victory over the Buffalo Bandits on Sunday afternoon at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax. With two minutes left in the game, Corey Small scored to give Buffalo the 9-8 lead. But Jamieson refused to let Halifax lose. He scored a point in all of Halifax’s six goals in the first half and still had some magic left in the fourth quarter….

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NLL: Split weekend for Swarm

March 9, 2020

The Georgia Swarm went 1-1 on the weekend as they defeated the New York Riptide on Saturday and lost to the Philadelphia Wings at home on Sunday. Georgia now sits in second place in the East Division with a 7-5 overall record. Against the Riptide, it was a defensive battle and Georgia could not get anything to go on the offensive end. Entering the third trailing 2-1, Georgia started to…

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NLL: Rochester’s Rylan Hartley gets first win

March 5, 2020

Saturday night the Rochester Knighthawks (2-8) survived a late rush by the New York Riptide (1-11) to escape with a 13-12 victory in front of 6,006 fans at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester New York. Rylan Hartley collected his first career NLL victory by stopping 49 of 61 shots including some very crucial saves in the final couple minutes. “I’m just worried about the next shot and focus on…

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NLL: Bandits win it for Tucker

March 4, 2020

The Bandits won one for Tucker. On a special night in Buffalo, Banditland came together to honour the memory of Tucker Williams and came away with a 13-9 victory over the Halifax Thunderbirds. It was the Bandits’ seventh annual Tucker Out Lymphoma game. “Both teams fought hard to win that game in tribute to Tucker,” said Bandits’ head coach John Tavares. The 8-year-old son of former Bandits’ great Shawn Williams…

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NLL: New England ends three-game losing streak

March 2, 2020

New England’s three-game losing streak came to an end as they defeated the Rochester Knighthawks 18-7 on February 22. In a game that saw the most goals scored by New England so far in the 202 season, the Black Wolves started this game down two as Rochester notched a pair of early goals. In a matter of six separating goals from New England’s Callum Crawford and Joe Nardella, the two-goal…

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Press Release: Tucker Out Lymphoma Night returns for 7th year

February 25, 2020

BUFFALO, N.Y. (February 24, 2020) — The Buffalo Bandits today announced the team will host its seventh annualTucker Out Lymphoma Night when the Halifax Thunderbirds visit KeyBank Center on Saturday, Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. The evening will honor the memory of Tucker Williams. Tucker, the son of former Bandits player Shawn Williams, lost his battle with Burkitt lymphoma in 2014. Dylana Williams, Tucker’s sister, will sing the Canadian national…

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NLL: Wings edge out Bandits 7-6

February 19, 2020

Saturday night the Philadelphia Wings (5-3) shuffled their way to a 7-6 victory over their arch nemesis Buffalo Bandits (6-3) in front of 12,459 fans at KeyBank Center. Buffalo was without two big components of their offense in Dhane Smith and Chase Fraser. Liam Patten, a second year defenseman with the Wings, started the ball rolling by scoring on transition and beating Matt Vinc. Garrett Billings would put the ball…

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NLL: Divisional win for Swarm over Riptide

February 18, 2020

The Georgia Swarm took down divisional foe New York Riptide 14-9 on Saturday night to even up the season series and get revenge for last month’s loss to the Riptide on Long Island. Down in Georgia this time around, the Swarm were buzzin’ the whole game. Tyler Digby got New York on the board first in the opening minutes of the contest, but the defense quickly set in on both…

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NLL: Jones’ OT winner lifts Warriors past Knighthawks

February 14, 2020

Sunday afternoon the Rochester Knighthawks (1-7) fell to the Vancouver Warriors (4-5) in overtime by a score of 11-10 in front of 4,063 at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. This was the second consecutive loss by the Knighthawks in overtime (January 31st loss to Buffalo 16-15). The Knighthawks have now lost five games by a margin of three goals or fewer. Joel McCready and Mitch Jones tallied four goals apiece…

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