NLL: Thunderbirds improve to 3-0 with win over Bandits

January 2, 2020

The Halifax Thunderbirds completely dominated the Buffalo Bandits for two quarters and tied one quarter to end up with the 15-10 win on Saturday night at Keybank Center. They move to a 3-0 record while Buffalo drops to 1-1 on the season. Buffalo scored quickly to go up 2-0. However, the Thunderbirds found their footing and went on a 4-0 run before Buffalo recovered and replied with Ian MacKay and…

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NLL: Bandits round up the Seals

December 11, 2019

The Buffalo Bandits wrangled a 13-10 win out of the San Diego Seals on Saturday night and Seals’ head coach Patrick Merrill believes it all came down to goaltending. “We battled pretty hard for four quarters,” he said. “They had a really good performance out of their goaltender, Matt Vinc.” The 13-10 Bandits’ victory could have easily been a Seals’ victory based on the back and forth play. They tied…

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Join the ILWT team!

November 18, 2019

ILWT is looking for new talent to join the team for the upcoming NLL season! We are expanding right along with the NLL and looking to add volunteer writers and photographers in every lacrosse hotbed, covering every level of the game. Current available NLL beats include: Buffalo, Colorado, Halifax, New England, New York, Rochester and San Diego. But don’t let that list stop you – there is lacrosse all over the…

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Press Release: NLL announces 2018-19 season award winners

July 21, 2019

NLL Announces 2018-19 Season Award Winners PHILADELPHIA, July 19, 2019 – The National Lacrosse League officially announced the 2018-19 NLL Season Award winners. All awards are based on regular season performance and voted on by head coaches, general managers and the League’s Board of Governors. The 2018-19 season brought success for the NLL’s 11 active franchises, their front office staff, players, and fans. With growth in fan engagement and partnerships…

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NLL: Duch’s OT goal wins NLL Cup for Calgary Roughnecks

May 29, 2019

On the biggest stage and under the brightest lights, the Calgary Roughnecks and Buffalo Bandits delivered an exceptional performance worthy of a NLL Championship. It only seemed fitting that 60 minutes wouldn’t be enough time to determine a winner. At the 1:12 mark of overtime, the ball found its way into the stick of 11-year veteran Rhys Duch and he did what he’s done his entire career. With his signature…

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NLL: Del Bianco shines in Roughnecks’ game one win over Bandits

May 20, 2019

Winning came easily to the Buffalo Bandits this season, and they got hooked on the highs that came with the success of their 14-4 regular season. It was a harder road for the Calgary Roughnecks, however, to the NLL Cup best-of-three final series. The adversity they faced during a 10-8 season grizzled them. It made them even hungrier in the Bandits, and it showed in their 10-7 win in the…

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Press Release: Bandits announce Party in the Plaza and player arrivals

May 15, 2019

BUFFALO, N.Y. (May 14, 2019) — The Buffalo Bandits today announced the team will host a Party in the Plaza on May 18 beginning at 5 p.m. prior to Game 1 of the NLL Finals against the Calgary Roughnecks. The event will feature Orange Carpet Arrivals presented by Towne Mazda. Fans are invited to line up along the orange carpet and welcome the Bandits players as they proceed across the plaza…

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