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John Tavares of the Buffalo Bandits(Not New York Islanders) was named NLL player of March on Friday. Tavares is the first offensive player to win the award this season. Alex Gajic of the Colorado Mammoth was named rookie of the month. Tavares played his first full month after suffering a leg injury, and helped the Bandits scoring eight goals along with ten assists to stack up eighteen points for a Bandits team trying to make the playoffs. The Bandits are 4-0 in the month of March, also since Tavares' return. In three games in March, Gajic scored eleven goals in three games along with four assists. Unfortunately, the Mammoth went 0-3 in that span. The awards are voted on by the GMs and Managers of each team.