NLL: Bandits take down Wings again

January 22, 2019

A four-goal run late in the fourth quarter helped the Buffalo Bandits edge the Philadelphia Wings on Saturday night at KeyBank Center 14-10. The win ends a 3-1 four-game home stand for the Bandits, who’ll play back-to-back road games next weekend. Their overall record improves to 4-1, tying them for first place in the East division with the Toronto Rock. Head coach John Tavares told bandits.com that the win shows…

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NLL: Seals defeat Knighthawks 12-10

January 16, 2019

Saturday night the San Diego Seals (2-2) gave the city of San Diego its first taste of Indoor Lacrosse action. In front of 12,075 fans the Seals picked up their first home win by defeating the Rochester Knighthawks (1-2) 12-10. The Seals were led by Austin Staats who picked up five points on the night (4G/1A) and Kyle Buchanan (2G/3A). But in a twist of fate, the game winner came…

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Press Release: Long Island NLL team names Regy Thorpe head coach and general manager

January 15, 2019

NEW YORK, January 14, 2019 – The New York National Lacrosse League (NLL) team announced today that Regy Thorpe has been named Head Coach and General Manager for the franchise. A decorated former professional lacrosse player, Thorpe brings more than 20 years experience as a coach and general manager at nearly every level of men’s and women’s field and box lacrosse to his new position. The New York NLL team…

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NLL: Big night for Vinc against Knighthawks

January 8, 2019

The Buffalo Bandits took the lead in the beginning and never looked back for a wire-to-wire 13-4 victory over the Rochester Knighthawks on Saturday at KeyBank Center. The win was Buffalo’s third on the season and second consecutive. Defense was key in the win, allowing the fewest goals in a game in franchise history. It was also a big night for the Bandits’ goaltender and off-season acquisition Matt Vinc. He…

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NLL: Knighthawks honour all-time team

January 1, 2019

Saturday night the Rochester Knighthawks opened up their 25th season in the National Lacrosse League in front of 8,144 fans at Connors and Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena, as they faced an old friend in the Philadelphia Wings. Prior to the start of the game, the Knighthawks acknowledged their 25th anniversary all-time team. Each of the players also received a plaque acknowledging the honour. Forwards: John Grant Jr.,…

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NLL: Wings fall to old friends in Rochester

January 1, 2019

Saturday night the Philadelphia Wings fell to 0-2 on the young NLL season with a 13-9 loss to the Rochester Knighthawks. The 8144 fans at Blue Cross Arena were excited to see the rivalry between the Wings and the Knighthawks renewed. After having to sit through Rochester’s opening ceremonies, the Wings came out slow and trailed 5-0 after the first quarter. Cody Jamieson and Cory Vitarelli each scored twice for…

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NLL: Bandits back in win column

December 31, 2018

The Buffalo Bandits moved backed into the win column on Friday night with a 16-10 victory over the visiting Vancouver Warriors at KeyBank Center. The Bandits, now 2-1 on the season, were coming off a loss to the Toronto Rock while the Warriors, now 1-2, were coming off a loss to the Calgary Roughnecks. Both teams suffered those losses in their home openers – their previous victories were on the…

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NLL: Second-quarter comeback leads Rock over Bandits

December 22, 2018

The Toronto Rock and Buffalo Bandits played a classic to open their season series on Friday night at Keybank Center in Buffalo with the Rock prevailing 17-12. A good crowd of 10,370 was on hand for the Bandits’ home opener and the first of three games the rivals will play against each other this season. Their first meeting was a high energy, high scoring affair that saw all the expected…

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NLL: Wings are back, but fall to Bandits 17-15

December 18, 2018

After a four year hiatus, the Philadelphia Wings took the floor once again at Wells Fargo Center to put on a show for 11,023 rowdy fans. Unfortunately, after 60 hard-fought minutes, the visiting Buffalo Bandits ruined the party by edging the Wings 17-15. Prior to the opening faceoff five banners where raised to the rafters. The numbers of Tom “Hollywood” Marachek (42), Jake Bergey (66) and Dallas Eliuk (35) took their…

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NLL Preview: Buffalo Bandits

December 15, 2018

Teams in the National Lacrosse League have spent the offseason getting ready for the upcoming season, and come Saturday, December 15th, fans will get chance to see how much that hard work pays off. No team has had to work harder than the Buffalo Bandits. Coming off a disappointing 8-10 record last season, the Bandits needed to improve their roster. For them, it meant getting faster and stronger in between…

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