1996 Buffalo Bandits Roster

Major Indoor Lacrosse League (MILL)
Team Record: 8-2
Finishing 1st in the MILL
Postseason: 2-0
Won Championship
Coach: Les Bartley (8-2)
Location: Buffalo, New York
1996 Buffalo Bandits Statistics

The Buffalo Bandits of the Major Indoor Lacrosse League ended the 1996 season with a record of 8 wins, 2 losses and 0 ties for points, finishing first in the MILL, and compiled a postseason mark of 2-0.

The Bandits scored 173 goals, best in the league. Buffalo conceded 127 goals. John Tavares netted 41 goals for the team and contributed 40 assists, while Pat O'Toole recorded a 11.98 goals against average, leading qualifying goalkeepers.

Les Bartley coached the team. The 1996 Buffalo Bandits won the Championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Dean CecconiFNovember 2, 19695'10"175Dayton, OH
Mark CochraneFebruary 17, 1966
Troy CordingleyFJanuary 9, 19675'10"175
Ross CowieGApril 2, 19646'2"195Peterborough, ON
Kevin CoxF
Neil DoddridgeFSeptember 16, 19696'0"195Mississauga, ON
Ted DowlingFMarch 2, 19705'10"190Mississauga, ON
Gary Edmands
Steve FannellFFebruary 27, 19715'10"188Wolverhampton, England
Brian HallFebruary 2, 19615'7"165
Mike HasenDJune 19, 19726'0"185Toronto, ON
Bob HenryFAugust 8, 19736'0"207Lewiston, NY
Matt Hunt
Clint JonesFJuly 6, 19746'3"210Gowanda, NY
Darris KilgourFSeptember 21, 19706'1"210Niagara Falls, NY
Rich KilgourTJanuary 14, 19696'0"185Niagara Falls, NY
Travis KilgourFJuly 9, 19736'2"250Niagara Falls, NY
Jason LukeFAugust 11, 19756'0"180
Pat O'TooleGDecember 24, 19716'0"215Toronto, ON
Tom PhairFJuly 10, 19705'10"181Brampton, ON
Brian StevensMarch 18, 19776'0"200
John TavaresFSeptember 8, 19685'11"185Toronto, ON
Jim VeltmanMarch 8, 19666'2"180Brampton, ON


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