Bandits drop season opener 12-8

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (WIVB) – The Buffalo Bandits opened the 2015 season with a loss Friday night, falling to the New England Black Wolves 12-8.

New England is a new member in the National Lacrosse League this year, with the franchise moving from Philadelphia.

Buffalo led 4-2 after the first quarter, but found itself playing catch-up for the entire second half.

The Bandits return home for their first game of the year at the First Niagara Center Saturday night at 7:30pm against Edmonton. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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