2008 Buffalo Bandits Roster

National Lacrosse League (NLL)
Team Record: 10-6
Finishing 1st in the NLL's Eastern Division
Postseason: 3-0
Won Championship
Coach: Darris Kilgour (10-6)
Location: Buffalo, New York
Attendance: 135,120, Avg. 15,013 in 9 home dates
2008 Buffalo Bandits Statistics

The Buffalo Bandits of the National Lacrosse League ended the 2008 season with a record of 10 wins and 6 losses, finishing first in the NLL's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 3-0.

The Bandits scored 203 goals and surrendered 174. Mark Steenhuis netted 34 goals for Buffalo, while John Tavares tallied twenty-five or more, too. John Tavares contributed 58 assists. Mike Thompson topped the team with 5 wins. Ken Montour recorded a 10.25 goals against average, leading goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Darris Kilgour coached the team. The 2008 Buffalo Bandits won the Championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Mike AccursiFFebruary 25, 19755'11"175Welland, ON
Cory BomberryFAugust 4, 19766'0"215Hamilton, ON
Brett BucktoothM,AApril 25, 19836'2"195Nedrow, NY
Kevin DostieFNovember 8, 19805'6"200Ottawa, ON
Brandon FrancisFAugust 4, 19836'2"245
Clay HillTMay 17, 19765'11"185Hamilton, ON
Rich KilgourTJanuary 14, 19696'0"185Niagara Falls, NY
Rusty KrugerFMarch 26, 19755'8"175Guelph, ON
Kyle LavertyMarch 29, 19806'1"200Peterborough, ON
Andrew LazoreFNovember 14, 1984
Ian LlordDJune 9, 19856'2"192St. Catharines, ON
Pat McCreadyTOctober 18, 19746'1"195St. Catharines, ON
Ken MontourGSeptember 9, 19795'11"190Brantford, ON
Delby PowlessFApril 2, 1959
Dan SamsGMarch 7, 19865'9"175
Phil SandersonDJanuary 23, 19775'9"175Oakville, ON
Kyle SchmelzeDNovember 16, 19856'2"210
Billy-Dee SmithMJune 30, 19826'3"215St. Catharines, ON Canada
Joe SmithDJuly 29, 19806'1"205Syracuse, NY
Mark SteenhuisMDecember 3, 19805'11"195St. Catharines, ON
Brandon SwampFDecember 7, 19845'10"190
John TavaresFSeptember 8, 19685'11"185Toronto, ON
Dan TeatFDecember 9, 19715'11"180Toronto, ON
Mike ThompsonGJune 16, 19775'10"240Masscal, NY
Roger VyseAOctober 31, 19815'10"185Hagersville, ON
Chris WhiteDApril 26, 19806'0"205Peterborough, ON


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