News | 9/6/2011 1:56:40 PM | Bandits.com
| Jay Thorimbert (Photo: Bill Wippert)|
Buffalo Bandits Director of Lacrosse Operations Scott Loffler today announced that the team has signed transition player Jay Thorimbert and defenseman Darryl Gibson each to a one-year contract.
Thorimbert (7/6/1986, 6’0”, 200 lbs.) joined the Bandits last season, recording six points (1+5) in 14 games. He ranked second on the team with 84 faceoff wins and fifth on the team with 81 loose balls during the regular season. The Whitby, Ont. native has totaled 32 points and 317 loose balls in 44 career games with Buffalo, Minnesota and Boston.
Gibson (7/28/1976, 6’1”, 205 lbs.) appeared in eight games for the Bandits last season, totaling 24 loose balls and eight penalty minutes. Gibson also dressed for both of the team’s playoff games in 2011. The native of Maple, Ont. has recorded 96 points (28+68) in 132 career NLL games with Buffalo, Chicago, Toronto, Minnesota, Arizona, San Jose and Albany.
The Bandits also announced that they have re-signed forward Wayne Van Every and goaltender Jeff Powless to one-year contracts. Both players joined the Bandits’ practice squad during the 2011 season.