Toronto's Adam Jones, a Canisius College graduate, notched three goals and two assists as the desperate Rock handed the Buffalo Bandits a 16-11 loss Saturday night at KeyBank Center.
Buffalo was led by Mitch Jones and Shawn Evans, who both had three goals and an assist. Dhane Smith had one goal and four assists.
Road to the playoffs: Buffalo needed a win and for the …
Faceoff: 8:30 p.m. Friday.
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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…
TORONTO -- The Buffalo Bandits may have a defensive problem.
Last week's 21-11 loss to the Rochester Knighthawks could be written off. The K-Hawks are one of the hottest offenses in the league, burying both the Bandits and Calgary Roughnecks in their first two games.
But after allowing 20 goals again, this time in a 20-13 loss to the Toronto Rock Saturday, there's so…
Buffalo Bandits General Manager Steve Dietrich preached fighting complacency during last year's training camp. The Bandits were coming off a trip to the Champions Cup and brought back nearly the entire roster for another crack at the Saskatchewan Rush.
"Maybe I was the most complacent of the group," Dietrich said.
A roster previously good enough to win the division t…