News | 1/28/2009 2:08:56 PM | Bandits.com
The National Lacrosse League today announced that Buffalo Bandits goaltender Mike Thompson has been named the Defensive Player of the Week.
This is the third week in a row that a Bandits goaltender has been named Defensive Player of the Week. Thompson made 58 saves in Buffalo's 10-9 victory over the Minnesota Swarm last week. The 58 saves were two short of the Bandits franchise record set last season by Daniel Sams. The effort has placed Thompson third in the league with an .818 save percentage and eighth in the NLL with a 10.00 GAA. Fellow Bandits goaltender Ken Montour leads the league in both categories with an .879 save percentage a 6.00 GAA.
The Bandits will play their second of three-straight road games tomorrow against the Edmonton Rush at 9 p.m. Fans can watch the game on the NLL Network at NLL.com by following the link on www.bandits.com or catch the action on WWKB 1520 AM.
Buffalo's next home game is Saturday, February 14 against the Toronto Rock at HSBC Arena. Game time is 7:30 p.m. Canadian fans can purchase tickets at par by entering the promotional code: CANADA at www.tickets.com or by calling 1-888-467-2273. Season tickets in all price levels are still available for the 2009 season. Individual tickets are still available for the Bandits next home game against Toronto with 300 level tickets starting at $18 pre-sale and $22 the day of the game. For more ticket information call 1-888-467-2273 or log on to www.bandits.com .