NLL: Thunderbirds complete an epic comeback win against the Bandits 

February 20, 2024

The Halifax Thunderbirds took Marvel Superhero night very seriously.  Their Friday night home game against the Buffalo Bandits mirrored a script from a superhero movie. The Thunderbirds were down 8-2 in the second quarter against a team that has caused them the most trouble out of anyone in the regular season. Coming into this game, Halifax had lost five-straight games to Buffalo. However, the Thunderbirds came back and scored the…

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NLL: Bandits hold off Knighthawks to complete season sweep of crosstown rivals

February 7, 2024

There are a couple things in our lives that are for certain: death, taxes, and the inability for the Buffalo Bandits and Rochester Knighthawks to play a boring lacrosse game. For the second week in a row, the Saturday Night Showcase featured the Buffalo Bandits, this time with them on their home floor against Rochester in their second meeting of the season. In front of 15,000+ we can assure you…

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NLL: Rock unbeaten no more as Fraser scores 4, Bandits explode for 16

January 29, 2024

Everyone loves a good rivalry game, right? The Saturday Night Showcase came to you from FirstOntario Center in Hamilton, as the Toronto Rock hosted the Buffalo Bandits. This was the tale of two sides, as Toronto came in as the league’s only unbeaten team left, and Buffalo was sputtering a bit. Earlier on in the day, Tom Schreiber was activated off IR for the Rock, so that was going to…

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NLL: Teat, Riptide steal win on Tucker Out Lymphoma Night 

January 23, 2024

Tucker Out Lymphoma night in Buffalo, New York is a big deal. It’s always an emotional night as we remember the life and legacy of Tucker Williams. The son of former Buffalo Bandit and current Las Vegas head coach, Shawn Williams, Tucker was only eight years old when he lost his battle with Burkitt’s Lymphoma. It’s been nine years since his tragic death, but the lacrosse community will always remember…

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NLL: Bandits hold off cross-town rivals

January 17, 2024

The first installment in 2024 of the I-90 rivalry between the Buffalo Bandits and Rochester Knighthawks was a banger. These games always tend to be high intensity and a split crowd as Buffalo fans travel well. A snowstorm in the Buffalo area did affect some of the travellers, but there still was a sea of orange and black at Blue Cross Arena. This contest was as back-and-forth as it gets…

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NLL: Bandits beat familiar foes

January 14, 2024

The Buffalo Bandits and Colorado Mammoth are no strangers to one another. The two clubs have faced off darn near 10 times over the course of the last three seasons, most notably in the 2022 and 2023 NLL Finals, where each team secured a championship. In front of 15,147 in Banditland on Friday, January 6, it was almost a mirror image of the week before for the Mammoth. If you…

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NLL: Dobson, Swarm stand tall in massive win in Banditland

December 31, 2023

Brett Dobson attended St. Bonaventure University, a college located just over an hour away from Buffalo, New York. The youngster and his team, the Georgia Swarm, walked into KeyBank Center on Friday night and put on a show. In front of 16,763 fans, Georgia used only three goal scorers, and Dobson completely shut down the high-powered Bandits offense, walking out with a 9-8 win. Buffalo did win the faceoff battle…

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NLL: Defending champs raise their banner in style

December 20, 2023

The defending champion Buffalo Bandits were back on their home floor for a huge Week 3 matchup, on the most special of nights. The Bandits’ fifth championship banner from the 2022-23 season was set to hit the rafters at KeyBank Center. In front of commissioner Brett Frood and 17,200 Banditland faithful, a beautiful opening ceremony set the tone for a monster game against the visiting San Diego Seals. The East…

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NLL: FireWolves continue hot start to season by defeating Buffalo

December 13, 2023

Yes, you clicked on the right article. Saturday’s game between the Buffalo Bandits and Albany FireWolves was almost an exact replica of Buffalo’s season opener last year. The Bandits walked into Albany and got smacked around, figuratively and literally. With 29 penalty minutes in the first quarter, a couple of fights, and strong performances from their young core, the FireWolves knocked off the defending champs, 17-13. Ethan Walker got the…

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NLL: Buffalo Bandits 2023-24 Season Preview

November 27, 2023

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, not the holiday season. Rather, the NLL season! The season kicks off in just about a week, and if this season is anything like last, we’re in for a treat. This little blurb is going to get y’all set up for what’s going on in the 716. We’re going to discuss the boys in the orange and black, the defending champs,…

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