The Buffalo Bandits today announced the team has signed forward Kyle Buchanan to a one-year contract, pending league approval.
Buchanan (5’8”, 165 lbs., 10/22/1987) joins the Bandits after spending two seasons with the San Diego Seals. During the 2019-20 season, Buchanan recorded 39 points (12+27) in 12 games while ranking fourth on the club with 72 loose-ball recoveries.
During his eight-year NLL career, Buchanan has recorded at least 50 points in six seasons and ranked in the top five on his team in scoring in each of his last seven seasons. He has only topped 10 penalty minutes once in his career and captured the NLL’s Sportsmanship Award in 2015 after completing his second consecutive 18-game season with zero penalty minutes.
The Nepean, Ontario native has 436 points (171+265) in 127 career contests for the Seals, New England Black Wolves, Philadelphia Wings and Washington Stealth. His teams have made the playoffs five times in his career and Buchanan has registered 22 points (9+13) in seven career playoff games.