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The Buffalo Bandits acquired transition player Thomas Hoggarth in a trade with the Vancouver Stealth. Buffalo sent forward Pat Saunders to Vancouver in exchange. Hoggarth, 22, was selected 20th overall in the 2015 National Lacrosse League draft by the Geogia Swarm. Since joining the Stealth in 2016, the Lakefield, Ont., native had eight goals and four assists in 24 games…

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A seven-goal burst to close out the third quarter and start the fourth propelled the Buffalo Bandits to a 16-14 win at Rochester Saturday night. Rookie Josh Byrne, the first overall pick in last year’s draft, scored a career-high five goals to lead the Bandits (4-3) to their second straight win and third in the last four games. Dhane Smith added three goals and a sea…

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Faceoff: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Blue Cross Arena. Online: NLL TV. Radio: 1520 AM. Records: Buffalo 3-3, Rochester 2-4. Last time out: The Bandits pulled off a miraculous comeback on Jan. 19 against the previously undefeated Saskatchewan Rush. Buffalo stormed back from down 12-5 in the third quarter to beat the Rush, 16-15. Pat Saunders was the overtime hero, scori…

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Buffalo Bandits forward Pat Saunders tied the bow on one of the most improbable comebacks you'll ever see in the National Lacrosse League two weekends ago, but he doesn't want to dwell on it. "We're back to Square One," Saunders said. "It's nice to win in Saskatoon after that poor start there, but we've got Rochester this weekend. That's what we have to focus on." Sa…

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SASKATOON, Sask. – Pat Saunders was a healthy scratch for the Buffalo Bandits the previous two games, but Friday night he was an overtime hero. The second-year Bandit scored just under two minutes into overtime to lift Buffalo to a 16-15 win over the Saskatchewan Rush. The go-ahead tally completed a ferocious comeback for the Bandits, who were down 6-0 in the first q…

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The Buffalo Bandits are at the Saskatchewan Rush tonight in an 8:30 p.m. start. You can watch the game live on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/i/events/921109119116853248 Follow twitter coverage from the Bandits and other team and league accounts below: Tweets from https://twitter.com/TBNSports/lists/bandits-coverage !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsBy…

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Faceoff: 8:30 p.m. Friday. Online: NLL TV, Twitter. Radio: 550 AM. Records: Buffalo 2-3, Saskatchewan 4-0. Last time out: Bandits forward Mitch Jones scored an equalizing goal with 21 seconds left in regulation, but Vancouver's Joel McCready responded with a goal in overtime to give the Stealth an 11-10 victory. The win was Vancouver's first of the season. Sask…

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Calling defenseman Bill O'Brien a fan favorite in New England might be an understatement. The recently-signed Buffalo Bandit spent the previous three National Lacrosse League seasons with the Black Wolves, endearing himself to the local fanbase through his work in the community and rough play on the floor. So, there was a heavy backlash when New England cut the former S…

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The Buffalo Bandits clawed back, but couldn't keep the Vancouver Stealth from earning their first win of the season. Minutes after Mitch Jones scored an unlikely equalizer with 21 seconds remaining in regulation, Joel McCready beat Bandits goalie Alex Buque with a shot to the right side to give the Stealth an 11-10 overtime victory and quiet the announced crowd of 12,61…

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The Vancouver Stealth, 24-7 losers last week, appeared to be in for another long night after the Buffalo Bandits went up 3-0 after one quarter. The Stealth stormed back, and Joel McCready beat Alex Buque in overtime to clinch an 11-10 Vancouver victory. Vancouver's Corey Small, who had a natural hat trick in the second, finished with four goals and four assists, while L…

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The Buffalo Bandits had been eyeing forward Jordan Durston for a while before they acquired him hours before the National Lacrosse League Draft in September. Buffalo General Manager Steve Dietrich said the Bandits had been inquiring about the young forward for a year before a trade was finally completed. After months of back and forth negotiation, he finally found a ret…

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Faceoff: 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Online: NLL TV. Radio: 1520 AM. Records: Buffalo 2-2, Vancouver 0-4. Last time out: The Bandits bounced back after a pair of blowout losses the previous two weeks, defeating the Calgary Roughnecks 13-8 last Saturday. Jordan Durston scored two goals and three assists and goalie Alex Buque made 44 saves to push the Bandits back to .50…

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Buffalo Bandits goalie Alex Buque and the entire defensive unit entered Saturday's game against the Calgary Roughnecks with plenty of uncertainty after a pair of disastrous performances the past two weeks. Buffalo was blown out twice on the road, falling 21-11 to the Rochester Knighthawks on Dec. 23 and 20-13 to the Toronto Rock on Dec. 30. Buque was pulled in the fi…

The Buffalo Bandits, coming off two straight blowout losses, got back on track Saturday with a 13-8 victory against the Calgary Roughnecks. Buffalo never trailed in the game, benefitting from outstanding play from goalie Alex Buque. The Buffalo starter, pulled in the first quarter of the previous two games, had a much-needed bounceback performance. He made 44 saves on 5…

Faceoff: 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Online: NLL TV, Twitter. Radio: 1520 AM Records: Buffalo 1-2, Calgary 1-2. Last time out: The Bandits defense gave up at least 20 goals for the second game in a row, falling to the Toronto Rock, 20-13, Saturday at the Air Canada Centre. Calgary also lost, but the Roughnecks' issues were on the offensive end. The Colorado Mammoth hel…