MEDIA ADVISORY: National Lacrosse League Statement and Update on Game Play 3/12/2020

March 12, 2020

MEDIA ADVISORY March 12, 2020 “The National Lacrosse League has determined that it is in the best interests of our fans, our players, our coaches and our staff to temporarily suspend play until further notice due to concerns over COVID-19. We will continue to evaluate this situation and remain in constant communication with health, team, business and league officials across North America. Security and safety is our top priority and focus in…


Rock Shuts the Door on the Bandits 2/9/2020

February 9, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Toronto Rock On Sunday February 9, the Buffalo Bandits (6-2) visited the Toronto Rock (5-2) at the Scotiabank Arena on Sunday afternoon after defeating the Vancouver Warriors on Friday night in Vancouver.  The Rock were looking to take down their second North Division foe in as many weeks and climb back into the conversation as the Number One…


Bandits Offense Steamrolls Warriors 2/8/2020

February 8, 2020

Ron Schell, Correspondent Vancouver Warriors Lacrosse Is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Di Miller On Friday February 7, the Vancouver Warriors hosted the Buffalo Bandits at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia in front of 7,215 Warrior fans. The game long unrelenting barrage of shots, physical bone-rattling picks and tenacious battles for loose balls by the Bandits offence physically ground down the Warriors defence. Vancouver’s three game winning streak was…



February 1, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] Featured Image Photo Credit:  Kate Frese (Buffalo, NY) – Another back-and-forth offensive battle came down to the final few seconds of regulation as the Buffalo Bandits (5-1) scored with eight seconds remaining to force overtime before winning in the extra frame to hand the Rochester Knighthawks (1-6) a 16-15 loss Friday at KeyBank Center. Holden Cattoni matched a season-high with a nine-point effort on the strength of three…


Mammoth Outgunned by the Bandits Lose Heartbreaker in OT 1/25/2020

January 26, 2020

Di Miller, Correspondent Colorado Mammoth Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Di Miller The Colorado Mammoth (4-4) hosted the Buffalo Bandits (4-1) at the Pepsi Center in Denver on Saturday January 25.  It was Beach Party night at the Loud House and the 10,094 Mammoth fans were excited to see their team back in action after three weeks on the road.  Colorado had just come off a strong win…


Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 9 -1/24/2020

January 24, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Justin Ivey 25-10 Shawn Palmer 22-13 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 20-15 Chris Vale 18-17 Vancouver started off last weekend with a low scoring win over Colorado, setting the stage for an underdog weekend that saw both New York and Rochester get their first wins as franchises.  Philadelphia flexed their muscles, pushing New England to OT in a loss on Saturday, and then completely dismantling…


Colorado Looks to Keep Rolling as Mammoth Host Bandits 1/24/2020

January 24, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE] Featured Image Photo Credit:  Di Miller LOOKING BACK: Colorado finished last weekend’s back-to-back series with a 12-6 victory over the Saskatchewan Rush Jan. 18 after dropping a 7-5 decision to Vancouver Jan. 17 to open the trip. Despite spotting Saskatchewan an early 3-0 lead, the Mammoth limited the Rush to scoring three goals for the rest of the contest and logged five-consecutive tallies in the second quarter. Colorado…


Rock End Three Win Game Streak on the Road in Buffalo 1/18/2020

January 18, 2020

Shawn Palmer, Correspondent Toronto Rock Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Sara Schmidle The Toronto Rock (3-2) drove down the QEW highway to visit the Buffalo Bandits (3-1) at the KeyBank Center in front of 12, 026 Bandits fans.  Unfortunately, they had to do it without two of their top offensive players as Tom Schreiber and Adam Jones were both out with upper body injuries.  They started fast and…


Bandits Break Out in Georgia & Dominate Swarm 1/11/2020

January 12, 2020

Chris Vale, Correspondent Buffalo Bandits Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Kyle Hess The Buffalo Bandits (2-1) came off the bye week and headed down to Georgia and took down the Swarm (2-2) by the score of 16-10. One big take away from this game was the return of Bandit’s forward Chase Fraser (3G, 3A) who had himself a six point night and earned himself the Player of the…


Justin and Friends NLL Picks Week 7 -1/10/2019

January 10, 2020

Justin Ivey, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Standings: Shawn Palmer 15-7 Justin Ivey 14-8 Stephonya Hunter-Penner 14-8 Chris Vale 12-10 Week 6 only had two games, but they were exciting!  The Colorado Mammoth completed an outstanding come from behind victory over the Vancouver Warriors on the back of their gritty defense.  The New York Riptide had a similar scenario to get their first win of the season against the Philadelphia…


GEICO Extends Partnership With National Lacrosse League For Full 2019-20 Season 1/9/2020

January 9, 2020

[MEDIA RELEASE]  Renewal of League’s Major Partnership Another Big Step Forward For NLL And The Sport of Lacrosse  Philadelphia, January 9​, 2020 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL) has announced an extension of its groundbreaking partnership with GEICO, one of the largest insurance providers in the United States.  GEICO will be the official insurance provider of the NLL for the full season after becoming a partner in March of 2019….


Thunderbirds Rumble in Buffalo 12/28/19

December 29, 2019

Di Miller, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Bill Wippert On Saturday December 28, 2019 the Halifax Thunderbirds (3-0) headed down to Buffalo to face their North Division rivals the Bandits (2-1) at KeyBank Center.  The Bandits drew the most fans in the league this weekend in their game last night boasting 13,576 in total.  But the Halifax offense coupled with amazing net minding; and a total…