Bandits Swat Swarm, Comeback to Win 12-9

March 9, 2014

With a little over three weeks off from NLL regular season play, there was some talk going around the fans in Banditland about the team possibly showing some signs of rust after their extended break. The Buffalo Bandits were able to shake off any remaining rust they had and returned to the win column with their first of three 2014 regular season matchups with the Minnesota Swarm Saturday night at…


Staff NLL Week 11 Predictions

March 7, 2014

Week 11 in the National Lacrosse League is already here, and every team is in action except for Toronto. We have our weekly game picks from the NLL staff, and the only game that seems to have some question is Calgary vs Colorado. Week 11 v   v  v v Daniel Pattison Ian Neadle   Di Miller Nicole Sulinski Brendan Staudt Jordan Hernandez Jim Flannery Alex Urquhart Rocco Granato   Pat…


Bandits, Stealth Face Long Breaks

Both the Buffalo Bandits and Vancouver Stealth are facing an oddity in the National Lacrosse League as both teams will not play for three weeks, not back in action until March 8. Vancouver this weekend is coming off of a win and a loss while Buffalo is coming off of a blowout win over Philadelphia. Both teams are heading in drastically different directions as they head to this break. Buffalo…

February 18, 2014

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