Buffalo Bandits General Manager Steve Dietrich has announced the team’s 21-man roster and practice squad for the 2019-20 season.
The 2019-20 roster will see the return of several Bandits veterans including Kevin Brownell, Steve Priolo and Dhane Smith. First-year Bandits highlighting the roster are offseason trade acquisition Doug Buchan and free agent signings Marcus Minichiello and Quinn Powless. Also making the team is Brent Noseworthy, the Bandits’ first-round pick in this year’s NLL Entry Draft.
The team also assigned Okaeme Chukwuemeka and Devlin Shanahan to the practice squad. Thomas Hoggarth and Ethan O’Connor will spend the 2019-20 season on the physically unable to perform list.
The roster breakdown is below:
Forwards (7): Dallas Bridle, Josh Byrne, Chris Cloutier, Chase Fraser, Quinn Powless, Corey Small, Dhane Smith
Transition (5): Kevin Brownell, Matt Gilray, Ian MacKay, Brent Noseworthy, Nick Weiss
Defensemen (7): Mitch de Snoo, Jon Harnett, Justin Martin, Marcus Minichiello, Steve Priolo, Matt Spanger, Bryce Sweeting
Goalies (2): Doug Buchan, Matt Vinc
Practice Squad (2): Okaeme Chukwuemeka, Devlin Shanahan
Physically Unable to Perform (2): Thomas Hoggarth, Ethan O’Connor