Bandits Survive Swarm

September 30, 2013 Updated Mar 27, 2011 at 5:30 PM EDT

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Bandits Survive Swarm

September 30, 2013 Updated Mar 27, 2011 at 5:30 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, MN (WKBW) - The Buffalo Bandits clinched a playoff spot on Sunday by beating the Minnesota Swarm 12-9.

Buffalo's Tracey Kelusky scored three goals and an assist in the win. Chad Culp and Mark Steenhuis both had a pair of goals. Steenhuis added three assists.

John Tavares registered one goal and three assists for the Bandits.

Buffalo has now won four straight games and six of their last seven contests. They improve to 8-3 and pull to within a half-game of first place Toronto in the East Division.

The Bandits host the Washington Stealth on Saturday.