2019 Buffalo Bandits season

The Buffalo Bandits are a lacrosse team based in Buffalo, New York playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2019 season is their 28th season in the NLL

2019 Buffalo Bandits
East Division Champions
LeagueNLL
Division1st East
2019 record14–4
Home record7–2
Road record7–2
Goals for244
Goals against186
General ManagerSteve Dietrich
CoachJohn Tavares
Rich Kilgour
CaptainSteve Priolo
ArenaKeyBank Center

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Reference: [1]

East Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Buffalo Banditsxyz18144.7780.07–27–2244186+5813.5610.33
2Georgia Swarmx18126.6672.07–25–4230210+2012.7811.67
3Toronto Rockx18126.6672.08–14–5213207+611.8311.50
4New England Black Wolvesx1899.5005.07–22–7213223-1011.8312.39
5Rochester Knighthawks18612.3338.04–52–7212226-1411.7812.56
6Philadelphia Wings18414.22210.03–61–8218246-2812.1113.67
West Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Saskatchewan Rushxy18117.6110.07–24–5222202+2012.3311.22
2San Diego Sealsx18108.5561.06–34–5208217-911.5612.06
3Calgary Roughnecksx18108.5561.05–45–4212201+1111.7811.17
4Colorado Mammothx18612.3335.03–63–6181193-1210.0610.72
5Vancouver Warriors18513.2786.03–62–7179221-429.9412.28

x: Clinched playoff berth; c: Clinched playoff berth by crossing over to another division; y: Clinched division; z: Clinched best regular season record; GP: Games Played
W: Wins; L: Losses; GBGames back; PCT: Win percentage; Home: Record at Home; Road: Record on the Road; GF: Goals scored; GA: Goals allowed
Differential: Difference between goals scored and allowed; GF/GP: Average number of goals scored per game; GA/GP: Average number of goals allowed per game

Game logEdit

Reference:[2]

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 December 15, 2018 @ Philadelphia Wings (2018–) Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia) W 17–15 11,023 1–0
2 December 21, 2018 Toronto Rock KeyBank Center L 12–17 10,370 1–1
3 December 28, 2018 Vancouver Warriors KeyBank Center W 16–10 12,005 2–1
4 January 5, 2019 Rochester Knighthawks KeyBank Center W 13–4 12,480 3–1
5 January 19, 2019 Philadelphia Wings (2018–) KeyBank Center W 14–10 10,509 4–1
6 January 26, 2019 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena L 13–18 8,337 4–2
7 January 27, 2019 @ New England Black Wolves Mohegan Sun Arena W 15–5 5,098 5–2
8 February 2, 2019 Colorado Mammoth KeyBank Center W 15–12 10,766 6–2
9 February 9, 2019 @ Georgia Swarm Infinite Energy Arena W 19–9 7,767 7–2
10 February 16, 2019 Calgary Roughnecks KeyBank Center W 12–10 13,085 8–2
11 February 22, 2019 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena W 16–9 6,672 9–2
12 March 8, 2019 @ Philadelphia Wings (2018–) Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia) W 12–11 OT 10,805 10–2
13 March 9, 2019 Georgia Swarm KeyBank Center L 9–14 15,061 10–3
14 March 16, 2019 @ Saskatchewan Rush SaskTel Centre W 12–11 OT 13,291 11–3
15 March 23, 2019 Toronto Rock KeyBank Center W 8–6 16,580 12–3
16 April 5, 2019 @ Toronto Rock Scotiabank Arena L 11–12 OT 9,565 12–4
17 April 20, 2019 New England Black Wolves KeyBank Center W 12–6 16,559 13–4
18 April 27, 2019 @ San Diego Seals Valley View Casino Center W 18–7 8,357 14–4

PlayoffsEdit

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
Eastern division semi-Final May 4, 2019 New England Black Wolves KeyBank Center W 13–6 11,776 1–0
Eastern division Final May 11, 2019 Toronto Rock KeyBank Center W 12–8 2–0
NLL Final (game 1) May 18, 2019 Calgary Roughnecks KeyBank Center L 7–10 2–1
NLL Final (game 2) May 25, 2019 @ Calgary Roughnecks Scotiabank Saddledome L 13–14 2–2

RosterEdit

Buffalo Bandits roster
Active (21-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
Defensemen
Forwards
Transition
Practice Squad
  •      Dallas Bridle
  • 71   Zach Herreweyers
  •      Devlin Shanahan
Injured Reserve
Head Coach
Assistant Coaches

Equipment Manager

  • Ted Cordingley

Legend
  • * Suspended list
  • (C) Captain
  • (A) Alternate captain

Roster updated 2019-01-06
NLL Transactions

Entry DraftEdit

The 2018 NLL Entry Draft took place on September 25, 2018.[3] The Bandits made the following selections:

Round Overall Player College/Club
1 3 Matt Gilray
1 4 Ian MacKay
4 43 Devlin Shanahan

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NLL Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  2. ^ "2017 schedule". Bandits.com. Retrieved September 26, 2016.
  3. ^ "2018 NLL Draft Results". NLL.com. September 25, 2017. Retrieved November 14, 2015.