2005 Buffalo Bandits Roster

National Lacrosse League (NLL)
Team Record: 11-5
Finishing 2nd in the NLL's Eastern Division
Postseason: 0-1
Lost Division Semifinal
Coach: Darris Kilgour (11-5)
Location: Buffalo, New York
Attendance: 82,306, Avg. 10,288 in 8 home dates
2005 Buffalo Bandits Statistics

The Buffalo Bandits of the National Lacrosse League ended the 2005 season with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses, finishing second in the NLL's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

Buffalo recorded 217 goals and surrendered 183. John Tavares scored 43 goals for the Bandits, while Mark Steenhuis, A.J. Shannon and Dan Teat each netted twenty-five or more, too. John Tavares contributed 59 assists. Steve Dietrich earned 9 wins in front of the net for the team and a team-best 10.89 goals against average, leading keepers with significant playing time.

Darris Kilgour coached the team. The 2005 Buffalo Bandits lost in the Division Semifinal.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Aime CainesFOctober 18, 19756'2"175Windsor, ON
Drew CandyMarch 6, 19796'2"215London, ON
Kyle CoulingDNovember 15, 19736'0"190Coquitlam, BC
Jason CrosbieFJune 25, 19755'11"205Bowmanville, ON
Jonas DerksFNovember 24, 19745'9"165Newmarket, ON
Steve DietrichGFebruary 18, 19705'9"240Kitchener, ON
Greg FlorisDSeptember 20, 1981
Tyler FranceyDMarch 5, 19786'2"215Brampton, ON
Derek GeneralGJuly 30, 19716'0"160Brantford, ON
Jon HarasymTDecember 13, 19795'9"180Edmonton, AB
Clay HillTMay 17, 19765'11"185Hamilton, ON
Mike HominuckFMay 4, 19815'9"170
Kyle JamiesonFNovember 3, 19815'10"195
Bryan KazarianTJune 30, 19815'10"195
Rich KilgourTJanuary 14, 19696'0"185Niagara Falls, NY
Kyle LavertyMarch 29, 19806'1"200Peterborough, ON
Pat McCreadyTOctober 18, 19746'1"195St. Catharines, ON
Tom MontourMJune 7, 19826'1"170Ohsweken, ON
Delby PowlessFApril 2, 1959
A.J. ShannonM,FJune 8, 19806'0"213Whitby, ON
Billy-Dee SmithMJune 30, 19826'3"215St. Catharines, ON Canada
Mark SteenhuisMDecember 3, 19805'11"195St. Catharines, ON
John TavaresFSeptember 8, 19685'11"185Toronto, ON
Dan TeatFDecember 9, 19715'11"180Toronto, ON
Chris WhiteDApril 26, 19806'0"205Peterborough, ON


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