Bandits Defeat Wings; Tavares Nabs 900th Assist

After a disappointing Week 7 loss on the road to the Rochester Knighthawks, the Buffalo Bandits were looking for a little bit of redemption in their season series finale with the Philadelphia Wings Saturday night. The Bandits (6-2) responded in a major way by giving the Philadelphia Wings (3-6) a complete 60 minute performance and clinching their season series with a commanding 13-7 victory in front of 13,980 Banditland faithful…

February 16, 2014

Game Preview: Wings vs Bandits

This week the Philadelphia Wings (3-5) shuffle off to Buffalo (or should we say shovel after the latest snow storm), to face the Bandits (5-2) at 7:30 pm Saturday night. The Wings are coming off a lost weekend where they fell 20-10 to Toronto, and then fell 8-6 in a defensive battle against the Edmonton Rush. The Bandits are coming off a 9-6 loss to Rochester which saw their five…

February 14, 2014

Power Rankings Week 7: Rush Remain On Top; Bandits & Hawks Close

Week 7 :  Top 3 remains the same.  Edmonton still undefeated, Hawks get back on track, Bandits streak ends at five and the Mammoth with a spark from Casey Powell ride a two game winning streak.  What will Week 8 hold…. NLL Power Rankings: Week 7 (last week: 1) 1 Edmonton Rush (6-0)  Defeated the Wings 8-6 in a defensive battle. Aaron Bold kept the Wings’ top scorers invisible and the…

February 10, 2014

Bandits Streak Ends At Knighthawks, Vinc

From the old proverb by Geoffrey Chaucer, all good things must come to an end. The Rochester Knighthawks (4-2) defense and the stellar play of superstar goaltender Matt Vinc were the reasons why they earned their 9-6 victory against the Buffalo Bandits (5-2) Saturday night in front of 9,280 fans at the Blue Cross Arena. The Knighthawks outscored the Bandits 5-0 after the first half and held off a four…

February 9, 2014

Bandits Finding Success Through Goaltending

Heading into a weekend matchup versus in-state rival Rochester Knighthawks (3-2), the eastern division leading Buffalo Bandits (5-1) are in the midst their longest winning streak of the new decade with five consecutive wins. Buffalo’s unexpected success is largely attributable to the man between the pipes in Banditland, Anthony Cosmo. The 14-year NLL veteran is making the most of his third season with the Bandits; currently leading the league in…

February 8, 2014

NLL Preview: Bandits Battle Rival KHawks

With one third of the 2014 season now over, the Buffalo Bandits (5-1) are the team to beat in the Eastern Division. The Bandits are firing on all cylinders and have a five game win streak to show for their efforts. Heading into their Week 7 showdown against the Rochester Knighthawks (3-2) Saturday at the Blue Cross Arena in Rochester, Buffalo will look to increase their commanding lead in the…

February 6, 2014

Power Rankings Week 6: Rush On Top, Bandits Stealing the Show

Week 6 did not disappoint. Three games decided by a total of 5 goals. Casey Powell returns and helps the Mammoth to a huge win. Edmonton stays undefeated. Bandits are for real, and the Stealth get bombed.   Power Rankings   Week 6 (1) 1—Edmonton Rush (5-0)  Defeated the Knighthawks in overtime 8-7 on a pretty goal by Mark Matthews. Aaron Bold was strong in net for the Rush. Edmonton travels…

February 3, 2014