For the third time in a row, the Buffalo Bandits have advanced to the NLL Finals.
The Bandits swept the Toronto Rock in the best-of-three East Conference Finals, capped off by a 17-8 victory in Game 2 on the road Saturday night. Chris Cloutier had a game-high six goals and Josh Byrne led the team with 10 points.
They defeated Toronto 14-5 in Game 1 on Friday at KeyBank Center.
Buffalo will play the winner of the West Conference Finals between Colorado and Calgary.
UPDATE: The Mammoth and Roughnecks will play a decisive Game 3 on May 20 at Scotiabank Saddledome.
Schedule information for the NLL Finals will be available following Game 3 of the West Conference Finals. As the No. 1 overall seed, the Bandits have home-field advantage in the best-of-three. Tickets for Game 1 of the NLL Finals are on sale now.
Buffalo fell to Colorado in the NLL Finals last season and to Calgary in 2019 (the NLL Finals were not held in 2020 or 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic). The Bandits are seeking their first championship since 2008.