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) returns for his second season with the Bandits after finishing among the team leaders in both assists (3rd, 38) and points (5th, 57) in 17 games in 2021-22. He also added 15 points (6+9) in six playoff games for Buffalo last season.
During his nine-year NLL career, Buchanan has recorded at least 50 points in seven seasons and ranked in the top five on his team in scoring in each of his last eight 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 493 points (190+303) in 144 career contests for the Bandits, San Diego Seals, New England Black Wolves, Philadelphia Wings and Washington Stealth. His teams have made the playoffs six times in his career and Buchanan has registered 37 points (15+22) in 13 career playoff games.