NLL: No Byrne, no problem as Smith, Bandits take game one of NLL Finals 

May 28, 2023

The stage was set. The rematch was on. Whatever terminology you’d like to use. For the second year in a row, the Colorado Mammoth and the Buffalo Bandits faced off in the NLL Finals with game one taking place in Buffalo. Hold your breath Bandits faithful, we all know how last year went and just hours before the game, Buffalo received some not-so-good news as Josh Byrne was placed on…


NLL: Byrne, Vinc, Smith lead Bandits to monster game one victory over Rock

May 13, 2023

For the third consecutive year, we are treated to an East Conference Final showdown between the Buffalo Bandits and Toronto Rock. To refresh your memory, the Bandits took the season series against Toronto and clinched the number one overall seed. Those three games had everything a lacrosse fan could ever ask for. This conference finals matchup is going to be one for the ages. In the opening round, both clubs…


PREVIEW: Buffalo Bandits vs Toronto Rock… again

May 12, 2023

All season, it has been abundantly clear that the Buffalo Bandits and the Toronto Rock are in a class of their own atop the East Conference in the NLL. It isn’t much of a surprise that these two heavyweights meet again in this year’s conference finals. If you remember, Buffalo swept Toronto last year in the best-of-three series to punch their ticket to the NLL Finals. Let’s dig deeper into…


NLL: Buffalo offense explodes, cruise to victory over rival Knighthawks

May 11, 2023

All year, a huge question surrounding the Buffalo Bandits has been when is their offense going to jive and put up the numbers we all know they can? Well, it seemed to have been Saturday night in their one-and-done playoff matchup against their crosstown rival, Rochester Knighthawks. Sorry in advance K-hawks faithful, this one got out of hand. In front of 14,000+, the Bandits turned on the gas in the…


NLL: Bandits find offensive spark, clinch league’s number one seed 

May 3, 2023

Going into the final game of the regular season, the Buffalo Bandits and Albany FireWolves were in two totally different positions. Buffalo sat in first place in the East Conference and looked to lock up the league’s top spot with a win. Albany, who clinched a playoff spot in last year’s playoffs, were simply playing for moral victories at this point this year. A huge question around Buffalo was them…


NLL: Bandits clinch number one seed in East in front of an electric Banditland

April 24, 2023

It is physically impossible for the Toronto Rock and Buffalo Bandits to play a boring lacrosse game. To make this contest even more juicy, the winner of this game would be crowned the number one seed in the East Conference going into the playoffs. 16,861 piled into KeyBank Center in Buffalo, prepared to witness, quite possibly, the game of the year. This game had it all. Stout goaltending, tons of…


Live more, laugh more, love more: Bandits win emotional OT game on Tucker Out Lymphoma night

April 18, 2023

“Live more, laugh more, love more” – Tucker Williams Got your tissues ready? Week 20 action came to you live from KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York. Emotions were on high as it was the ninth annual Tucker Out Lymphoma night. Every year the Buffalo Bandits honour the late Tucker Williams, son of former Bandit, Shawn Williams, and raise money and awareness for paediatric cancer, specifically Burkitt’s Lymphoma. They hosted…


NLL: Rock put Bandits on notice with 18-7 win

April 5, 2023

Another week, another chance for the Toronto Rock to move into first place in the Eastern Conference standings. This time, against historic rivals the Buffalo Bandits, the Rock were not going to let the opportunity slip away. Opening the game on a 7-0 run, Toronto scored early and often putting the league on notice with an 18-7 win. “I don’t think we really care what statement it makes to anyone…


NLL: Priolo scores winner as Bandits win low-scoring battle of the conferences 

March 28, 2023

Week 17 action was live from Pechanga Arena in San Diego, California on Saturday night. It was first in the West versus first in the East, as the Buffalo Bandits came into the 619 looking to show they were the better number one team in their respective conference. San Diego, just coming off a win Friday night in Fort Worth, had something to say about it. I say quite frequently…


NLL: Mammoth take Finals rematch, leave Buffalo just as they left in in 2022

March 20, 2023

If you’re a fan of Buffalo Bandits lacrosse, Saturday night’s contest against the Colorado Mammoth had been circled on your calendar for nine months. Last June, the Mammoth took games two and three to capture the Championship, winning game three in Buffalo. The Bandits looked for some revenge, all while sporting some sweet St. Patrick’s Day uniforms. KeyBank Center was bumping in the first quarter. After that, it was eerily…