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Minnesota Swarm
(0-1 H 0-0 A 0-1)

Buffalo Bandits
(1-1 H 1-1 A 0-1)

The Swarm Power Out Played in the Fourth

Saturday, January 12, 2013
Buffalo, New York
Attendance: 15,238

Game Links

Watch On Demand Minnesota Swarm Game Center  Bandit Notes 
Box Score  

Game Notes

  • Ryan Beneach led the Swarm with four goals and three assists including two goals in the fourth quarter. Benesch also scored the first two goals of the season for the Swarm.
  • Shayne Jackson scores his first NLL goal and gets his first NLL Hat Trick
  • Tyler Hass scored the 1,500th goal in Swarm Team Regular Season History at 10;44 of the first quarter
  • Evan Kirk saved 45 shots, the second most in his Swarm career
  • Greg Downing scooped nine loose balls to lead the team. The nine LB's are the most for Downing in a Swarm jersey.
  • The Swarm led throughout the entire game until the 7:19 mark of the fourth quarter
  • The Bandits scored three power play goals in the fourth quarter to come back to win
  • The Swarm had leads of 8-4 in the second and 10-7 in the fourth.
  • Andrew Suitor did not play due to suspension
  • Jeff Gilbert was named a full-time assistant captain before the game. Callum Crawford was named an assistant for this game
  • The Swarm chased the Bandits starter Anthony Cosmo after Tyler Hass scored to make it 3-0 in the first quarter
  • Four of the top five picks in the 2012 NLL Entry Draft played in the game
    • Brock Sorensen (2nd - swarm) 5 LB
    • Kiel Matisz (3rd - Swarm) 1a 6 LB
    • Shayne Jackson (4th - Swarm) 3g 1a 2 PPG
    • Dhane Smith (5th - Bandits) 3g 1a GWG
  • John Tavares with one goal and four assists is the first player to score over 100 regular season points against the Swarm (37g 65a 102pts)
  • Former Swarm player Chad Culp scored three goals and two assiss to lead the Bandits. Two of the goals came in the fourth quarter.


Team Stats 1 2 3 4 OT F Sv/S PIM PP SH S SOG LB FT FO
Minnesota 3 5 1 3   12 45/58 20 3/4 1 64 40 79 4 15/28
Buffalo 2 4 1 6   13 28/40 15 5/8 0 75 58 74 6 13/28


# Minnesota G A Pts PIM PPG SHG S SOG LB FT FO
21 Ryan Benesch 4 3 7 0 1 0 12 7 4 0 0/0
98 Callum Crawford 2 3 5 0 0 0 8 7 5 0 0/0
32 Shayne Jackson 3 1 4 2 2 0 5 4 5 0 0/0
9 Tyler Hass 1 1 2 6 0 0 2 2 4 1 0/0
24 Jordan MacIntosh 1 0 1 0 0 1 6 2 7 1 15/26
33 David Earl 1 1 2 4 0 0 1 1 7 1 0/0
94 Joel Henry 0 2 2 0 0 0 7 5 3 0 0/0
46 Kiel Matisz 0 1 1 0 0 0 5 2 6 0 0/0
84 Corbyn Tao 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 1 3 0 0/2
85 Mitch Belisle 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0/0
3 Brock Sorensen 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 5 0 0/0
4 Jeff Gilbert 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 5 0 0/0
8 Greg Downing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0/0
10 Alex Crepinsek 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0/0
22 Andrew Watt 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0/0
35 Evan Kirk 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
39 Dan Ball 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0/0
77 Jay Card 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 6 2 1 0/0
79 Nik Bilic 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 0/0
30 Tyler Carlson Did Not Play - Back Up Goaltender
20 Andrew Suitor Did Not Dress
27 Pat Smith Did Not Dress
66 Matt Gibson Did Not Dress
 
# Minnesota MIN GA Saves Shots Dec  
35 Evan Kirk 60:00 13 45 58 L 0-1  
30 Tyler Carlson 0:00 0 0 0    
 
# Buffalo G A Pts PIM PPG SHG S SOG LB FT FO
19 Chad Culp 3 2 5 0 1 0 5 5 6 1 0/0
11 John Tavares 1 4 5 0 0 0 13 9 4 0 0/0
92 Dhane Smith 3 1 4 0 1 0 11 11 0 0 0/0
51 Shawn Williams 1 3 4 0 1 0 6 2 5 0 0/0
15 Luke Wiles 0 3 3 0 0 0 5 3 3 0 0/0
9 Mark Steenhuis 2 0 2 0 0 0 9 6 8 1 0/0
17 Tracey Kelusky 1 1 2 0 1 0 7 7 5 0 0/0
37 Nick Cotter 1 1 2 2 0 0 6 4 6 0 0/0
10 Aaron Wilson 0 2 2 0 0 0 7 5 3 0 0/0
75 Jay Thorimbert 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 2 8 1 13/27
23 Steve Priolo 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0/0
38 Kurtis Wagar 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0/0
4 Scott Self 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0/1
6 Derek Suddons 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0/0
7 Jon Harasym 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 2 2 0/0
13 David Brock 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0/0
14 Mike McNamara 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0/0
18 Glen Bryan 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0/0
44 Anthony Cosmo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
98 Jimmy Purves 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0/0
28 Mike Hominuck Did Not Dress
89 Carter Bender Did Not Dress
97 Hayden Smith Did Not Dress
 
# Buffalo MIN GA Saves Shots Dec  
44 Anthony Cosmo 10:44 3 6 9  
38 Kurtis Wagar 49:16 9 22 31 W 1-1  


Scoring
Qtr Time MN BUF Team Goal 1st Assist 2nd Assist Notes
1 2:29 1 0 Minnesota Ryan Benesch Callum Crawford Corbyn Tao  
1 10:28 2 0 Minnesota Ryan Benesch Callum Crawford   PP
3 10:44 3 0 Minnesota Tyler Hass David Earl    
1 12:40 3 1 Buffalo Nick Cotter Luke Wiles Shawn Williams  
1 13:19 3 2 Buffalo Dhane Smith Luke Wiles John Tavares  
2 0:35 4 2 Minnesota Callum Crawford Ryan Benesch Joel Henry  
2 1:49 5 2 Minnesota Shayne Jackson     PP
2 4:18 5 3 Buffalo Tracey Kelusky Aaron Wilson John Tavares PP
2 5:55 6 3 Minnesota Callum Crawford Shayne Jackson    
2 6:22 6 4 Buffalo Chad Culp Dhane Smith Steve Priolo  
2 8:09 7 4 Minnesota Shayne Jackson Ryan Benesch Joel Henry PP
2 9:54 8 4 Minnesota Shayne Jackson Kiel Matisz Ryan Benesch  
2 10:44 8 5 Buffalo Mark Steenhuis      
2 13:55 8 6 Buffalo John Tavares Tracey Kelusky Chad Culp PP
3 2:34 8 7 Buffalo Jay Thorimbert Kurtis Wagar    
3 8:05 9 7 Minnesota Jordan MacIntosh Mitch Belisle   SH
4 2:34 10 7 Minnesota David Earl Tyler Hass    
4 2:49 10 8 Buffalo Dhane Smith John Tavares Chad Culp PP
4 4:49 10 9 Buffalo Mark Steenhuis      
4 6:36 10 10 Buffalo Shawn Williams John Tavares   PP
4 7:19 10 11 Buffalo Chad Culp Shawn Williams Aaron Wilson PP
4 7:59 11 11 Minnesota Ryan Benesch Callum Crawford    
4 8:40 12 11 Minnesota Ryan Benesch      
4 10:26 12 12 Buffalo Chad Culp Shawn Williams    
4 10:49 12 13 Buffalo Dhane Smith Luke Wiles Nick Cotter GWG


Penalties

Qtr Time Team Player Penalty Bench Duration
1 3:11 Buffalo Glen Bryan Checking from Behind   2:00
1 7:04 Minnesota David Earl Holding   2:00
1 10:10 Buffalo Jon Harasym Roughing   2:00
1 13:44 Buffalo David Brock Roughing   2:00
1 13:44 Buffalo Jon Harasym Illegal Cross Checking   5:00
1 13:44 Minnesota Tyler Hass Roughing   2:00
1 13:44 Minnesota Tyler Hass Illegal Cross Checking   2:00
2 2;58 Minnesota Dan Ball Unsportsmanlike Conduct X 2:00
2 6:51 Buffalo Jay Thorimbert Checking from Behind   2:00
2 12:25 Minnesota Tyler Hass Holding   2:00
3 4:30 Minnesota David Earl Illegal Cross Checking   2:00
3 6:58 Minnesota Shayne Jackson Holding   2:00
3 14:02 Buffalo Nick Cotter Illegal Cross Checking   2:00
4 0:58 Minnesota Alex Crepinsek Holding   2:00
4 5:59 Minnesota Jeff Gilbert Delay of Game   2:00
4 6:21 Minnesota Brock Sorensen Illegal Cross Checking   2:00


Referees
Crew Chief Assistant Referee Shot Clock Operator
Chris Williams Robert Hollingsworth Roger Nurse

Next Games After This Match Up

  • Minnesota at Toronto - Friday, January 25th, 2013 6:30 pm Central
  • Buffalo at Rochester - Saturday, January 19th, 2013 6:30 pm Central