Knighthawks Hold Bandits to 7th Consecutive Loss

April 20, 2014

The Rochester Knighthawks (13-4) defeated New York state rival Buffalo Bandits (8-9) by a score of 8-4 on the turf of the Blue Cross Arena Saturday night.  The defensive battle began with Joe Resetarits picking up the lone goal of the opening quarter, giving Buffalo a 1-0 lead on the powerplay. The Knighthawks would control play in the second quarter, outscoring the Bandits 4-0 in the frame thanks to single…

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John Tavares Thinking Retirement?

April 19, 2014

John Tavares has been with the Buffalo Bandits since the beginning, and as the NLL’s all time leading scorer, his production has never been a question. Last week he was a healthy scratch for the first time in his career, and it has him thinking differently. From the Buffalo News: “I was a healthy scratch for the first time in my career,” Tavares said, adding that retirement popped into his…

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Bandits Lose Sixth Straight; Rock Stay Hot

April 19, 2014

After losing the previous five games, the Buffalo Bandits were hoping to finally get that monkey off their back and return to their winning ways in their matchup today against the Toronto Rock. With the Bandits unable to secure the victory tonight against the Rock, they watch their possibility of hosting the opening round of the playoffs against the Rock slipping away. The Rock (8-9) were able to score three…

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Bandits Lose Fifth Straight; Defense Banged Up

April 14, 2014

The Buffalo Bandits fell to the Minnesota Swarm 10-9 this weekend to cap off their fifth straight loss. With one more win the Bandits can still clinch the second seed in the playoffs, but the Rochester Knighthawks have already clinched the top seed in the eastern division. Buffalo went up 1-0 in the game against the Swarm but after the Swarm scored soon after and then the Bandits tied it,…

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SWARM STING BANDITS WITH 10-9 OVERTIME THRILLER

March 23, 2014

After walking away from the Rexall Place with a crushing 14-5 defeat at the hands of the undefeated Edmonton Rush on Friday, the Buffalo Bandits had little time for reflection as playoff possibilities were the focus of their matchup today against the Minnesota Swarm. The Buffalo Bandits were unable to bounce back from the loss to the Rush on Friday as they tie the season series at 1-1 in their…

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Bandits Hope to Stop Edmonton’s Rush

March 21, 2014

With a little over half of the 2014 season now over, the Buffalo Bandits (8-2) are still the team to beat in the Eastern Division. Riding high on a three-game win streak, the Bandits continue to pour on the offensive pressure in the fourth quarter to close out games against their opponents. Heading into their Week 13 showdown against the undefeated West Division-leading Edmonton Rush (10-0) Friday night at the…

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Bandits Slay Mammoth in 12-9 Victory

March 16, 2014

The Buffalo Bandits were looking to make it six straight home victories heading into their week 12 showdown Saturday night with the Colorado Mammoth. The Bandits (8-2) were able to close the game out with a 3-1 run late in the fourth quarter to come away with the 12-9 victory over the Colorado Mammoth (5-8) in front of 15,445 fans at the First Niagara Center. This evening, the Bandits secured…

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