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The Buffalo Bandits travel a short ways to take on their next opponent. Buffalo will play the Rochester Knighthawks at 7:30 p.m. at Blue Cross Arena. Buffalo allowed the most goals they have all season when the teams last met. The Knighthawks pounded Bandits goalies Zach Higgins and Matt Vinc for 18 goals on 48 shots. Since, Buffalo has gone 4-0, outscoring opponents, 61-…

The Buffalo Bandits will award its Native American Scholarship on Native American Night presented by Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino on March 9, when they face the Georgia Swarm. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be of Native American descent and residents of Western New York or Southern Ontario. To apply, applicants must provide a completed application fo…

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Buffalo is among the 30 finalists to be a host city for the new outdoor Premier Lacrosse League, officials announced Thursday. The league will select 12 cities for the inaugural season, which begins June 1. Rather than having the six teams based in six cities and play multiple home games in each, the league is set up as a tour, similar to golf and NASCAR. There will …

Chris Cloutier made his debut with the Buffalo Bandits in a dramatic way Saturday night at KeyBank Center. The former Philadelpia Wings forward, acquired in a trade last week by the Bandits, scored the goal that gave Buffalo its first lead of the ame in an hard-earned 12-10 victory over the Calgary RoughNecks at KeyBank Center. Cloutier's first goal for the Bandits put th…

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The Buffalo Bandits will kick off the second half of the 2018-2019 season in friendly territory when the Calgary Roughnecks visit the KeyBank Center tonight for a 7:30 game. At 7-2, the Bandits are tied for first place in the Eastern Division with the Toronto Rock, who defeated Buffalo earlier this season. They’ll be looking for their fourth win in a row and their sixth…

The Buffalo Bandits handed Georgia its first home loss of the season and jumped past the Swarm into second place in the National Lacrosse League Eastern Division standings Saturday night with a 19-9 victory in Duluth, Ga. The Bandits (7-2) were all over the Swarm (7-3)from the start on the Georgia team's home floor in the Infinite Energy Arena before a slim crowd of 718. …

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For Jerome Thompson Sr., the 14-hour drive from upstate New York to Duluth, Ga., will easily be worth it. He and his wife Deloris intend to be there Saturday when the Georgia Swarm host the Buffalo Bandits in a game of sweeping importance in the National Lacrosse League. Both teams have lost only twice all season. The winner will remain in close pursuit of Toronto for t…

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The Bandits acquired high-scoring forward Chris Cloutier from the Philadelphia Wings in exchange for transition player Ryan Wagner and a 2021 first-round draft pick, the team announced. Cloutier was selected second overall in the National Lacrosse League draft by the expansion Wings and has seven goals and 17 assists in seven games. He is second in the league in scoring…

The Buffalo Bandits had to fight off three comebacks by the Colorado Mammoth but never trailed Saturday night in their 15-12 National Lacrosse League victory before 10,766 at KeyBank Center. Colorado (1-5) rallied to tie the game at 4-4 in the second quarter and 8-8 in the third before Buffalo (6-2) opened a 14-9 lead with 3:02 left to play. Even that lead wasn't safe, t…

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The Buffalo Bandits and Colorado Mammoth are teaming up to host the sixth annual Tucker Out Lymphoma Night on Saturday. The annual event honors the memory of Tucker Williams, who lost his battle with Burkitt's lymphoma in 2014. Tucker is the son of former Bandits forward and current Mammoth assistant coach Shawn Williams. The Bandits (5-2) and Mammoth (1-4) play at 7…

After giving up 18 goals in a loss at Rochester the night before, the Buffalo Bandits shut the door on the New England Black Wolves Sunday, in a 15-5 rout before 5,096 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Corey Small scored four goals, Thomas Hoggarth and Chase Fraser had three each and Dhane Smith recorded nine assists in the victory, Buffalo’s fifth in seven games.…

Rochester closed the first half with three unanswered goals and went on to an 18-13 National Lacrosse League win over the Buffalo Bandits Saturday night before 8,337 at Blue Cross Arena in Rochester. Austin Shanks led the Knighthawks with seven goals and an assist and Hamburg native Joe Resetarits chipped in with three goals and four assists. There were 29 penalties call…

After enjoying a four-game homestand, the Buffalo Bandits will travel to Rochester for an 8 p.m. game tonight against the Knighthawks. Buffalo (4-1) has not been on the road since their season opening win over the Philadelphia Wings on Dec. 15. They’ll be seeking their fourth straight victory. The Bandits and Knighthawks have met once before this season, a 13-4 Buffa…

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Winless in four National Lacrosse League starts coming in, the Philadelphia Wings were able to throw a scare into the Buffalo Bandits Saturday night in their National Lacrosse League game at KeyBank Center. After falling behind 7-1 midway through the second quarter the Wings rallied. The game was tied before Buffalo finished with four unanswered goals and a 14-10 victor…

The Buffalo Bandits will look for their third win in a row as the rebooted Philidelphia Wings visit the KeyBank Center today. Game time is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia (0-4) opened their first season as an expansion team against Buffalo on Dec. 15. The Bandits came away with a 17-15 win. The Wings are led by 29-year-old forward Kiel Matisz, who has 16 points …