11/30/2018 1:10:00 PM / Jourdon LaBarber
The Buffalo Bandits today announced the team has signed transition players Alex Kedoh Hill and Ethan O’Connor to one-year deals, pending league approval.
Hill (5’11”, 166 lbs., 9/8/1990) returns to Buffalo after playing for the Bandits from 2013 to 2017. In 52 games with the team, Hill recorded 126 points (54+72) and recovered 338 loose balls. In five postseason games with the team, he recorded 16 points (12+4) and collected 29 loose balls. Prior to joining the Bandits, the Six Nations, Ontario, native spent time with both the Rochester Knighthawks and the Edmonton Rush, totaling 22 points (10+12) in 14 games.
O’Connor (6’1”, 185 lbs., 3/5/1992) signs with Buffalo after being acquired from the Georgia Swarm on Oct. 27 in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2021 NLL Entry Draft and a fourth-round pick in the 2019 NLL Entry Draft. The Milton, Ontario, native spent the last four seasons with Georgia, playing in 68 games and notching 34 points (9+25). He also posted four assists in six playoff games and was a member of Georgia’s 2017 Champion’s Cup-winning team.
Prior to joining the Swarm, O’Connor recorded nine points (5+4) and recovered a career-high 133 loose balls in his rookie campaign with the Toronto Rock after being selected by the team in the first round (9th overall) of the 2013 NLL Entry Draft.