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Buffalo Wins Thriller over Colorado in Best of Three Opener in Front of 14,274, Can Take NLL Cup with Win Saturday; ESPN+ and TSN Will Provide Live Coverage

Game Two is Saturday, June 11 at 9 p.m. ET in Denver

PHILADELPHIA, June 5, 2022 – The National Lacrosse League Finals continue with Game 2 on Saturday, June 11, when the Buffalo Bandits, 15-14 winners last night in a thrilling Game 1 in front of a boisterous crowd of 14,274 fans in Buffalo, visit the Colorado Mammoth, beginning at 9 p.m. ET. The contest will be broadcast live on ESPN+ and TSN.

The Bandits’ Tehoka Nanticoke had a huge night with five goals and two assists, and Nick Weiss scored the game winner with 0:51 remaining. Zed Williams added four goals and four assists for the Mammoth who return to the “Loud House” at Ball Arena on Saturday to try to even the series.

A win by Colorado would necessitate a third and deciding NLL Finals contest, which would be held on Saturday, June 18, in Buffalo, at 7:30 p.m., also to be covered by ESPN+ and TSN live. A Buffalo win would give them their first NLL championship since 2008.

The Bandits, the overall #1 seed, finished 14-4 in the regular season, then eliminated Albany and swept Toronto in the East Conference Finals. Colorado, 10-8 during the 2021-22 season to earn the #3 West seed, upended Calgary then edged San Diego in three games in the West Conference Finals to advance.

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About the National Lacrosse League

The National Lacrosse League (NLL) is North America’s premier professional lacrosse league. Founded in 1986, the NLL ranks third in average attendance for pro indoor sports worldwide, behind only the NHL and NBA. The League is comprised of 15 franchises across the United States and Canada: Albany FireWolves, Buffalo Bandits, Calgary Roughnecks, Colorado Mammoth, Georgia Swarm, Halifax Thunderbirds, Las Vegas Desert Dogs, New York Riptide, Panther City Lacrosse Club (TX), Philadelphia Wings, Rochester Knighthawks, San Diego Seals, Saskatchewan Rush, Toronto Rock, and Vancouver Warriors.

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