NLL

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Dave Buchanan
January 20, 2019 - 12:34 am
The Buffalo Bandits find themselves back in first place of the NLL East after a 14-10 win over the Philadelphia Wings on a snowy Saturday night at KeyBank Center. The Bandits continued their trend of fast starts as they opened with a 7-1 lead halfway through the second quarter. That advantage...
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Dave Buchanan
December 28, 2018 - 11:39 pm
The Buffalo Bandits got back on the winning track Friday night at the KeyBank Center as they defeated the Vancouver Warriors 16-10 in front of a crowd of 12,005 fans. Buffalo exploded for eight goals in the second quarter to take a 12-4 halftime lead. Shawn Evans contributed on seven of the eight...
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Dave Buchanan
December 21, 2018 - 11:49 pm
The Buffalo Bandits got off to another fast start, but they were unable to hold off the high-powered Toronto Rock offense in a home opening 17-12 loss on Friday night KeyBank Center. The Bandits stormed out to an early 5-1 lead thanks, in part, to the Banditland crowd and a natural hat trick by...
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Dave Buchanan
December 15, 2018 - 4:33 pm
The Buffalo Bandits held on to beat the expansion Philadelphia Wings, 17-15 on Saturday afternoon to open up the 2018-19 NLL season. Shawn Evans scored the game-winning goal with 1:05 to go in regulation to break a 15-15 tie. The Bandits opened the game with a 3-0 lead on goals from Thomas Hoggarth...
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Dave Buchanan
December 13, 2018 - 1:03 pm
The Buffalo Bandits kick off the 2018-19 National Lacrosse League season this Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia against the expansion Wings franchise. Much like their fellow KeyBank Center residents, the Buffalo Sabres, the Bandits have gone through a rebuild of sorts over the last two years with...
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Dave Buchanan
November 27, 2018 - 1:27 pm
The Buffalo Bandits signed free agent goalie Matt Vinc to a three-year deal on Tuesday. The 36-year-old Vinc is a six-time National Lacrosse League Goaltender of the Year and a three-time NLL Champion. The 13-year NLL veteran has spent the last eight seasons with the Rochester Knighthawks, posting...
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Dave Buchanan
November 24, 2018 - 6:58 pm
The National Lacrosse League and the Professional Lacrosse Players Association have reached an agreement on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. The announcement of a new five-year deal between the league and its players will allow the 2018-19 NLL season to take place after the league previously...
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Dave Buchanan
September 20, 2018 - 3:20 pm
Two Buffalo Bandits legends are remaining behind the team's bench for this season, but with new roles and new titles. The team announced on Thursday that Rich Kilgour and John Tavares will both take over as head coach for the 2018-19 season. Kilgour and Tavares were promoted from their assistant...
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Dave Buchanan
September 13, 2018 - 1:54 pm
Terry and Kim Pegula announced on Thursday that they have been awarded an National Lacrosse League expansion franchise for the city of Rochester. The team will begin play for the 2019-2020 NLL season. The Pegula-owned Rochester team will keep the name and legacy of the city's existing team, the...
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Dave Buchanan
April 29, 2018 - 12:24 am
The Buffalo Bandits were eliminated from postseason contention on Saturday night after a 15-13 loss to the Rochester Knighthawks in their final game of the regular season. It marks the second time in franchise history that the Bandits will miss the playoffs in back-to-back seasons. The Bandits were...
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